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S&Ds: It is time to set up a European Health Union. If not now, when?

The coronavirus emergency has clearly highlighted the limited tools the European Union can rely on when it comes to fighting the spread of a deadly

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S&Ds launch Recovery Plan for Europe to build a fair and sustainable future for all

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today launched a Recovery Plan to tackle the immediate economic and social aftermath of the

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Turning apps into electronic tags will not restore our basic freedoms, say S&Ds

The S&D Group in the European Parliament underlines that contact tracing apps can only be part of a broader strategy in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic

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If convergence is sacrificed in the COVID-19 response, the whole EU project will be at risk, Iratxe García told Commission president today

Today the group leaders and the president of the European Parliament held a special meeting in the presence of Commission president Ursula von der

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Social Democrats take the lead in Europe’s commitment towards the Western Balkans

Ahead of the EU-Western Balkan summit, and as a sign of the commitment to the enlargement process, the Socialists and Democrats in the European

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Standing up with workers on Labour Day

This year, the First of May is not like any other year. Millions of workers around the world face uncertainty. More than 50 million Europeans risk

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

Quote of the week by Iratxe García, S&D Group president “This year, 1st May is not like any other year. More than 50 million Europeans are at risk of

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Citizens have a voice in Petitions Committee

Confinement or not, Petitions Committee is still working to attend citizens' concerns and direct appeals on #COVID19. Watch what our coordinator Alex

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We need an urgent safety net to save jobs, says Iratxe García on the eve of Labour Day

On the eve of Labour Day, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García called on the European Commission and

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Modernised EU-Mexico agreement will strengthen multilateralism and help fight corruption in Mexico, say S&Ds

S&D MEPs welcome the consensus reached this week between Commissioner for trade, Phil Hogan, and the Mexican minister for economy, Graciela Márquez