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S&Ds on EU-UK negotiations: The lack of progress is extremely worrying

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for significant more progress in the negotiations between the UK and the EU on the

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S&Ds: Without parliamentary scrutiny or free speech, Hungary is no longer a functioning democracy

S&D MEPs today condemned the emergency measures taken in Hungary in response to the Covid-19 crisis that allow Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to rule by

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S&D MEPs vote to deny UK access to fingerprint data exchange

The S&D Group in the European Parliament voted to uphold high standards of data protection and safeguard fundamental rights of EU citizens when MEPs

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S&D online event tonight: Iratxe García & progressive leaders to discuss their vision for “A new beginning for Europe!”

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman declaration (9 May), progressive forces are coming together for an event on solidarity. The COVID-19

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Turning apps into electronic tags will not restore our basic freedoms, say S&Ds

The S&D Group in the European Parliament underlines that contact tracing apps can only be part of a broader strategy in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic

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Permanent solidarity mechanisms on migration and asylum will put an end to slow and unreliable responses

S&D MEPs are urging the European Commission and the Council to deliver a permanent search and rescue mechanism in the Mediterranean, together with a

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PiS is playing with fire by pushing for presidential elections in Poland to take place in May

Following yesterday’s vote in the Polish Parliament, where, despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the PiS majority have forced the presidential elections

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Hungary is becoming the first dictatorship in the EU. The Commission and the Council must act now, says Iratxe García

This week, the Hungarian Prime Minister, Victor Orbán, introduced an indefinite and uncontrolled state of emergency, suspending the national

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Coronavirus is no excuse for lockdown of democracy

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament condemn the steps taken by Prime Minister Orbán, under the cover of the COVID-19 outbreak, to

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S&Ds to EU leaders: All forms of racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia and hate-speech are a crime

In response to offensive anti-Semitic and homophobic displays at carnival parades in the EU, the Socialists and Democrats called on EU leaders to