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Solidarity saves lives: Council fails to make progress on an EU-wide mechanism on disembarkation

While justice and home affairs ministers met in Luxembourg in the last two days to discuss the state of play on migration in the EU, at least 13 more

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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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S&D Group praises Kosovo for calm and orderly elections

Last Sunday extraordinary legislative elections took place in Kosovo. The elections had been well managed, transparent and competitive with a vibrant

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Josep Borrell – Best man for a difficult job as Europe's top diplomat

Following today's hearing with the members of the foreign affairs committee, the S&D Group expressed its full confidence in Josep Borrell’s

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Iratxe García congratulates António Costa: Portugal has proved that growth is compatible with solidarity and sustainability

Following the parliamentary elections held yesterday in Portugal, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García

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We will push Commission vice-president designate Šuica to ensure that people are fully involved in the debate on the future of Europe, say S&Ds

Following yesterday's hearing of Commission vice-president designate Dubravka Šuica, our group has decided to give its support to the Croatian

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

Quote of the week by Heléne Fritzon, on the hearing of Commissioner designate Nicolas Schmit "With a comprehensive European Strategy to combat poverty

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S&Ds: Gentiloni is the most suitable candidate to be the next EU Commissioner for Economy

Following today's hearing with the economy, budget and employment committees, Paolo Gentiloni fully satisfied with his answers, explanations and

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If anyone can deliver a progressive, sustainable approach on cohesion and reforms, it’s Elisa Ferreira, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs gave their full backing to the appointment of Elisa Ferreira as Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms following her hearing yesterday in

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S&D Euro MPs want further clarifications from Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard

Commissioner-designate Sylvie Goulard today has failed to convince the Socialists and Democrats who will ask for further clarifications, following her