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Negotiations on the mobility package come to an end. “This is the beginning of safe roads and the end of exploitation of workers”, say S&Ds

Early this morning, a long-awaited agreement was reached among EU governing bodies regarding the new mobility package. Safer roads, no more

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S&Ds: The alarming Thomas Cook bankruptcy shows the need for a European legislation that guarantees workers’ and consumers’ rights

Following the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, the European Parliament, with the full support of the S&D Group, adopted a joint resolution which calls on

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S&Ds: Timmermans is the right person to ensure the EU lives up to the Green New Deal citizens expect

Following today's hearing with the environment (ENVI), transport (TRAN) and industry, research and energy (ITRE) committees, the Socialists and

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At last, lorries will also contribute to lowering CO2 emissions, say S&Ds

Heavy-duty vehicles produce around 6% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions, and the EU will soon enforce a new legislation aiming at drastically

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Mobility Package: S&Ds help to broker a compromise to improve working conditions of professional drivers

The European Parliament today backed a cross-party deal on the so-called Mobility Package, which includes new rules on posting of drivers; working and

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Less CO2 emissions from cars and vans: S&Ds negotiate cleaner future for citizens

Today the European Parliament backed the deal negotiated with the Council by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli to reduce CO2 emissions by cars and vans. The strong

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The EU Parliament backs Marita Ulvskog’s proposal to end the seasonal time change by 2021

he European Parliament has taken up the demand signed by four million Europeans to stop changing the clock one hour ahead or one hour back every six

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S&Ds demand that the seasonal time change is abolished by 2021

Strong controversy has arisen in recent years on the pros and cons of seasonal time change. Many countries decide to change to summer or wintertime to

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EU Parliament and Council reach a deal on new public procurement rules to promote clean mobility

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the agreement reached last night on revised rules on public procurement under the Clean

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Trans-European networks are crucial for a cohesive Europe, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats want the next seven-year financial framework to give the impulse to the European Union to change its current course of