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European Parliament backs data protection rules fit for the digital age

The European Parliament today backed a package of measures designed to bring Europe's data protection laws into the 21st Century. It involves two

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Turkey should align itself with EU values so accession process can speed up

European Socialists and Democrats stress the importance of today's adoption, by the European Parliament, of the progress report on Turkey, and

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Gianni Pittella: Combined PNR and Data Protection Package can be a useful tool but only if national governments decide to fight terrorism together

The European Parliament today backed the Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive along with the Data Protection Package, which creates a legal framework

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Commission must put forward proposals to help protect whistle-blowers in the EU

The S&D Group has called on the European Commission to put forward new proposals to protect whistle-blowers in the EU exposing illegal or unethical

06 Apr 2016
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45 Years of International Roma Day - Taking forward the fight against anti-gypsyism

45 Years of International Roma Day - Taking forward the fight against anti-gypsyism.Please register by 12h00 on 15 March 2016.[[{"fid":"133904","view

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Pittella: Fico should revise his political alliance with nationalist party SNS

In response to the developments in the Slovakian government formation negotiations, Gianni Pittella, president of the S&D Group, stated:"Robert Fico's

16 Mar 2016
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S&D Demonstration : No More Walls in Europe. #EUWakeUp

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Pittella to Cameron: We must fight to keep UK in but no discrimination against EU citizens

Gianni Pittella, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, met with UK prime minister David Cameron this morning to

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S&Ds warmly welcome Bosnia and Herzegovina's application for EU membership

After lagging behind most other countries of the Western Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina today presented a formal application to join the EU. As

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No more delays on regulating endocrine disruptors, says Jytte Guteland

Endocrine disruptors are substances that interfere with human hormones. We are all exposed to them on a daily basis through products such as food