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Make global digital tax reform work, demand S&Ds from finance ministers

Today in Brussels, EU finance ministers will discuss the state of play of their work on digital taxation and the ongoing reforms in the framework of

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

Quote of the week by Miriam Dalli, S&D Group vice-president “The next COP25 in Madrid will mark a decisive turning point in the fight against climate

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S&Ds urge EU Parliament to declare a climate emergency ahead of COP25

We are rapidly reaching crisis point. Time is running out. In view of the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change in Madrid (COP25), the European

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Landmark agreement with China on European Geographical Indicators is crucial step in fight against imitation and usurpation

Reacting to the conclusion of the negotiations on a bilateral agreement to protect 100 European Geographical Indications (GI) in China and 100 Chinese

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S&Ds condemn the use of lethal force against protestors in Iraq

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament condemn the brutal and deadly crackdown by the Iraq authority forces on the street protestors who

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EPP and far right groups team up against solidarity in search and rescue

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament led the push to call on the EU to bring forward a fair and sustainable approach to

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S&Ds: The alarming Thomas Cook bankruptcy shows the need for a European legislation that guarantees workers’ and consumers’ rights

Following the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, the European Parliament, with the full support of the S&D Group, adopted a joint resolution which calls on

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EU should impose economic sanctions and a full ban on arms sales to Turkey following its military intervention in Syria

In today’s debate in the European Parliament, Socialists and Democrats strongly condemned Turkish military intervention against Kurdish-led forces in

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“The European Court of Auditors must keep a closer eye on EU institutions,” say S&Ds

Today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has presented its annual report for 2018 in front of the European Parliament. Although the ECA report

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S&Ds: Saving bees from pesticides means saving our lives. Commission must assess plant protection products toxicity

Following the vote today in Plenary, the S&D Group welcomes the adoption of a joint resolution on the assessment of the impact of plant protection