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Agreement on 2021 EU budget – now the ball is in Hungary and Poland’s court

Negotiators from the European Parliament concluded an agreement with the Council earlier today on the EU’s budget for the upcoming year. This

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

S&D Group leader Iratxe García Pérez on the Portuguese presidency “The Portuguese presidency will be an opportunity to show that we can overcome the

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The Portuguese EU presidency will boost a response to Covid based on solidarity, says Iratxe García

Ahead of the six-month Portuguese presidency of the European Union, starting on 1 January 2021, the president of the European Parliament and the

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Agreement on Interreg: “A climate-friendly programme with less bureaucracy and solutions for small projects” say S&Ds

The S&Ds managed to put their socially just and green stamp on the conclusion of negotiations on Interreg, a successful programme that has been

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S&Ds call for Frontex Director to resign

The S&D Group in the European Parliament today called for the Executive Director of Frontex to resign following months of allegations on the agency’s

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S&Ds welcome Eurogroup breakthrough on ESM reform to reduce risks for the banking sector

Last night’s Eurogroup agreement ends a year-long blockage that will finally update the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) by improving the credit

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Council conclusions on taxation are encouraging sign EU ministers are willing to crack down on harmful tax practices

Reacting to the recent conclusions on taxation from the EU economic and finance ministers, Pedro Marques MEP, S&D spokesperson on tax matters, said:

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Work is invading your private life? S&Ds fight for your right to disconnect

On the initiative of S&D MEP Alex Agius Saliba, the employment and social affairs committee today calls on the Commission to regulate the right to

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S&Ds: Citizens cherish Schengen but reform needed to restore its integrity

At the first Schengen Forum, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament led calls for Schengen reform to include a greater role of EU

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S&Ds host a webinar on ‘EU Health Union’ on Tuesday with Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and health ministers from Spain, Italy and Sweden

The unprecedented global Covid-19 pandemic has taken the lives of many thousands of people worldwide. In the face of this formidable challenge, the EU