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Congratulations to Macedonians! The Parliament approved the constitutional amendments to change country’s name to North Macedonia

The S&D Group welcomes the outcome of today’s vote in which Macedonian parliamentarians have supported the Prespa agreement reached in June by Prime

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 14 to 17 January 2019

Council and Commission statements - Presentation of the programme of activities of the Romanian Presidency Udo BULLMANN udo.bullmann@europarl.europa

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Mobility Package: S&Ds are the only ones to broker an agreement to defend workers’ rights in the transport sector

The all-party transport committee in the European Parliament today backed the report drafted by S&D MEP Ismail Ertug on cabotage*. It reinforces

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Socialists and Democrats secure stronger supervision of financial sector to better protect people

In a vote in the economic committee of the European Parliament today the Socialists and Democrats led the drive to strengthen the supervision of the

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After populist propaganda and costly confrontations, Italian government is forced to revert to EU rule-based banking and budget flexibility to partially remedy self-inflicted harm

Following the decision by the Italian government to prop up the troubled lender Banca Carige by giving it access to state-backed guarantees for new

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Bullmann: the Euro is one of the great achievements of European integration

On the occasion of the 20th birthday of the introduction of the Euro as Europe’s common currency on 1 January 1999, Udo Bullmann, president of the

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Udo Bullmann calls for a radical change in Europe against growing nationalism

To mark the beginning of the new year, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has made the following statement: “2019 will be a year of setting the course.

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S&Ds ensure consumer protection and affordable prices in the Electricity Market Reform

The European Parliament and the EU Council finally reached a deal late yesterday evening for a reform of the electricity market in the European Union.

  • climate
  • Martina Werner MEP
  • coal
  • electric
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S&Ds demand continued progress for youth opportunities in The Gambia

S&D Euro MPs, who were in The Gambia with a European Parliament delegation this week, urged the government and international community to keep up the

  • #EuwakeUp
  • European migration policy
  • gambia
  • Norbert Neuser MEP
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S&Ds are determinant in brokering an ambitious deal to reduce plastic marine pollution

Following lengthy negotiations with the Council an agreement was reached early this morning that will reaffirm the leading role of the European Union

  • Massimo Paolucci MEP
  • climate
  • plastic
  • marine pollution