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MEPs re-elect Emily O'Reilly as European Ombudsman

MEPs put their faith in the S&D-backed candidate, Emily O'Reilly, by renewing her mandate as European Ombudsman. The S&D Group look forward to working

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No matter where there is a breach of the law and no matter who is in government, people must be able to trust in democracy and rule of law, say S&Ds

S&D MEPs today voted in favour of a resolution on the rule of law in Malta which came following recent developments around the murder of Daphne

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S&Ds: No bees, no food, no life. The EU Commission must take immediate action to reduce the use of pesticides and save pollinators

The S&D Group welcomes the approval today in plenary of the Resolution on the ‘EU Pollinators initiative’, which highlights the importance of

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Conservatives and liberals vote down key instrument to crack down on tax avoidance

The European Parliament today approved the Tinagli report on ‘Digital taxation and the ongoing reforms in the framework of the G20 and OECD (BEPS 2.0)

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China must release Ilham Tohti, Sakharov Prize 2019 laureate, and close the ‘re-education camps’ for Uyghur’s minority. We are ready for targeted sanctions

Socialists and Democrats call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Ilham Tohti, an economist fighting for the rights

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Homophobia has no place in Europe. S&Ds demand an EU LGBTI strategy to end discrimination based on sexual orientation

With the strong support of the Socialist and Democrats, today the European Parliament adopted a resolution, condemning the so called ‘LGBT ideology

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S&Ds make money work for the people and the planet in taxonomy deal

After tense moments in the Council, member states and European Parliament negotiators endorsed last night the political compromise on the world's

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The 1989 Romanian Revolution was a turning point in European history, say S&Ds

30 years after the Revolution in Romania, the event that put an end to the communist dictatorship, the European Parliament recognises its significance

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S&Ds: COP25 ends with disappointing outcome. Our fight for fair and bold climate action goes on

After more than 10 days of intense negotiations, the COP25 in Madrid has come to an end with a very disappointing outcome and another missed

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We need the resources to match our ambition for climate neutrality, Iratxe García demands the European Council

Following the two-day meeting of national leaders in the European Council, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament