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S&Ds slam Merkel’s proposal for 'Jumbo Council' with finance and economy ministers as dead-end for Eurozone

Reacting to a proposal made by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech to her CDU /CSU parliamentary group on Tuesday to convene a Jumbo Council meeting

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S&Ds: the Selmayr scandal was a disgrace for all EU institutions. Commission must adopt new, more transparent, rules by September 2018 and reassess the post

Following today's vote in plenary, where an overwhelming majority has approved a compromise resolution on the integrity policy of the Commission, in

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Udo Bullmann: Parts of CDU/CSU still adhere to yesterday’s failed ideas

Ahead of an important debate in the Bundestag, S&D Group President, Udo Bullmann, urged hawks in the conservative CDU/CSU parliamentary group to

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S&D: When Juncker goes, the Secretary General post must be reassessed according to new rules based on transparency, collegiality and equal opportunities

Following today's hearing of Commissioner Gunther Oettinger in the budgetary control committee on the Selmayr affair, the S&D Group underlines its

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S&D Euro MPs pushed towards harmonised corporate taxation to end tax race to the bottom

Today, S&D Euro MPs backed a set of proposals to upgrade the tax system in Europe and to ensure that tech giants such as Google and Facebook pay their

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Parliament backs overhaul of how EU is funded - with more money for young people and tackling climate change. Fake pro-Europeans instead abstain

The European Parliament today backed an ambitious reform of how the EU is financed. The Parliament voted on two joint reports, one on Parliament’s

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S&Ds: A new European budget investing in Europe, in people and in sustainable well-being for all

The European Parliament budget committee today backed a report calling for an ambitious and responsible future EU financing. This report will be the

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Pittella: Centeno as Eurogroup president is a victory for Europe against blind austerity

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella congratulates Portuguese minister of finance Màrio Centeno who has been elected as the new president of the Eurogroup

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S&Ds: We cannot back budget that is too weak to tackle many challenges EU faces

The S&D Group today abstained on a vote on the EU’s annual budget for 2018. This was the first time that the Group has ever not backed an annual EU

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The EU must step up efforts to be more efficient against VAT fraud say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the European Commission’s new proposals to combat VAT fraud following the revelations of the Paradise Papers and called on