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Iratxe García demands important clarifications from von der Leyen ahead of the Commissioner-designate hearings

Today at the Conference of political group leaders in the European Parliament, the president of the Socialists and Democrats expressed concerns and

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Brazilian environment and human rights defenders - S&Ds nominees for the 2019 Sakharov Prize

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have jointly nominated three Brazilian activists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize. They represent

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S&Ds call for more robust response to money laundering

Speaking ahead of Council and Commission statements on the state of implementation of anti-money laundering legislation, S&D MEPs have called on EU

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EU 2020 budget: “we stand for climate and social justice. Cuts are not acceptable!”, say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs today in the Strasbourg Plenary session warned national governments that they will not accept the cuts in the draft 2020 budget proposed

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S&Ds call for in-depth inquiry through special EP committee into foreign interference in European democratic processes

At the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament today held a debate on foreign interference and disinformation in national

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Iratxe García: We will be on Lagarde's heels to ensure monetary policy focuses on sustainability and improving people's lives

Ahead of a plenary vote on the appointment of Christine Lagarde as the next European Central Bank president, t he leader of the Socialists and

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 16 to 19 September 2019 

The UK’s withdrawal from the EU Wed 18/09 The European Parliament will debate Brexit next week and update our position in light of the worrying

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S&D MEPs - “European Parliament would support Brexit extension to avoid no-deal”

Leaders of the main pro-European political groups in the European Parliament today confirmed that they would support a Brexit extension as a way to

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“S&D Commissioners will drive the progressive agenda towards a sustainable future through key Commission portfolios” says Iratxe García

Today Ursula von der Leyen announced the distribution of portfolios among the Commissioners-designate, as well as the way the next European Commission

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We stand with Kaftancioglu, leading opposition figure in Turkey, against unacceptable sentence of 9 years

Today an Istanbul court sentenced the main opposition CHP (Republican People's Party) Istanbul head Canan Kaftancioglu to 9 years and 8 months in