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One step closer in allowing Europeans to bring lawsuits collectively

EU member states have finally agreed a common position on proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large

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S&Ds: EU and world leaders can no longer turn a blind eye at the next COP25. Climate emergency requires solidarity and concrete actions

In the light of the upcoming COP25 in Madrid from 2 to 13 December, the S&D Group underlines the importance of the EU taking the lead in fighting

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S&Ds urge EU governments to finally heed citizens’ call for tax transparency

Ahead of tomorrow’s meeting of the Competitiveness Council, Socialists and Democrats call on EU governments to use the opportunity created by the

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Time to shine the spotlight on foreign interference in elections

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is keeping the pressure on EU member states and the European Commission to take tougher action at the

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“We back the new Commission with a demanding, loyal and vigilant vote,” says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats voted in favour of the new European Commission, after five months of intense negotiations with the Commission

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S&Ds: Trump administration acting like a bull in a china shop at the expense of Palestinians and Israelis

Following the unacceptable declaration by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, Socialists

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One in every 5 euros will go to tackling climate change, thanks to S&Ds. We are starting to deliver on citizens’ expectations

S&D MEPs today gave their support to the EU 2020 budget, which they consider the most progressive one so far. For the first time ever, it devotes 21%

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"No child left behind" say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats led the European Parliament in sending a message that children’s rights must be at the heart of EU policies. The European

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Save the WTO from deadly blow by Trump, urge S&Ds in defence of rules-based trade

The European Parliament’s international trade committee yesterday evening unanimously backed a strong resolution calling for an urgent unblocking of

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Violence against women and girls must be recognised as a crime under European Treaties!

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women , the Socialists and Democrats call on member states to prove with acts, and