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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

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights And What's Coming Up

Quote of the week Europe needs social democracy more than ever. Citizens expect us to draw inspiration from our original values in order to solve the

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Iratxe García addresses the SPD parliamentary group in Berlin: “We count on you to build a more sustainable and progressive Europe”

Today S&D leader Iratxe García attended the extraordinary opening session of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, upon invitation from

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Iratxe García welcomes new Italian government, which includes S&D MEP Roberto Gualtieri

Following the announcement that a new Italian government will be sworn on Thursday, the leader of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Iratxe

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S&Ds satisfied with Lagarde’s hearing as ECB president candidate. EPP shows itself to be blind and deaf to the need for change

Following the committee hearing with Christine Lagarde, the S&D Group expresses its overall satisfaction with the detailed answers she provided in a

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S&Ds: The unjustified and undemocratic decision by Turkish authorities to remove Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van mayors should be reversed

This morning the Turkish interior ministry replaced the HDP mayors of the cities of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van. State governors have been appointed in

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights And What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Jonás Fernandez, MEP and S&D spokesperson on economic affairs “It is shameful how Western corporations use dodgy tax schemes to

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Mauritius Leaks show Parliament's tax committee must continue to fight against tax crimes, say S&Ds

Today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published the Mauritius Leaks which reveal how multinational companies, with the help