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There are no winners or losers when we establish the EU budget. Only Europe as a whole can lose, says Iratxe García

Today the European Parliament held a plenary debate on the next seven-year EU budget for the period 2021-2027. During the debate, the leader of the S

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S&Ds: Polish authorities want to withdraw Poland from the EU legal order. We must prevent this!

The European Parliament will again debate tonight the deteriorating situation of rule of law in Poland. The Socialists and Democrats will call on the

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 10 to 13 February 2020

Wednesday 12 February Preparation of the Extraordinary European Council Meeting of 20 February 2020 on the Multiannual Financial Framework "The EU has

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S&Ds: New methodology of enlargement must focus more on the rule of law and the social and green dimension

The S&Ds welcome the proposed new methodology of the accession negotiation, presented today by the European Commission. We agree that particular focus

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Romanians need a stable government that respects democracy and the rule of law, say Iratxe García and Dan Nica (EN/RO)

Romanians need a stable government that respects democracy and the rule of law, say Iratxe García and Dan Nica Today, the motion of non-confidence

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S&Ds witness deeply concerning conditions in camps on Bosnian border

S&D MEPs took part in a mission to Croatia and Bosnia to assess the situation of refugees living in very precarious conditions in camps on the Bosnian

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Review of fiscal rules is a golden opportunity to change the direction of Europe, say S&Ds, as Commission unveils plans

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the opening of the public consultation on the review of EU economic governance as a

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S&Ds: Transparent elections and full participation of the opposition are the only way forward to cease violence in Cameroon

Today, S&D MEPs (Carlos Zorrinho, Maria Noichl, Norbert Neuser, Hannes Heide and Juozas Olekas), all members of the EU-African-Caribbean-Pacific Joint

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S&D Group on EU-UK future partnership: levels of ambition depend on commitments to a level playing field

Today, the European Commission presented its proposals for opening negotiations on a new partnership between the EU and United Kingdom. The mandate

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

Quote of the week by S&D president Iratxe Garcia Perez on the UK leaving the European Union “This was always going to be a difficult moment for many