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It’s time to end plastic marine pollution to save our oceans, say S&Ds

If we don’t want to have more plastic than fish in our oceans by 2050, we must act now. Every year in Europe, 150 000 tonnes of plastic are dumped

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S&Ds behind the two-state solution: No EU member state embassy in Jerusalem

Commenting on the situation in the Middle East and the ongoing escalation of violence around the Gaza Strip, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said:

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European Parliament sends strong signal of support for countries wishing to join the EU

Today, the European Parliament voted on the new financial Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA III) devoted to support the candidate and

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Less CO2 emissions from cars and vans: S&Ds negotiate cleaner future for citizens

Today the European Parliament backed the deal negotiated with the Council by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli to reduce CO2 emissions by cars and vans. The strong

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most

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Parliament backs action against discrimination and harassment of people of African descent

The European Parliament today for the first time supported a report on the fundamental rights of people of African descent. Harassment and

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S&Ds: Mr. Trump thinks he can give Golan Heights to his friend Mr Netanyahu as a gift. The EU will never accept it

The S&D Group fiercely protests against the decision to recognise the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli territory . S&D Group vice-president for

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S&Ds remain firmly committed to Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The European Parliament will debate tonight the current situation in Crimea. Five years after Russia’s illegal annexation of the peninsula in 2014,

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National governments must stop blocking proposals to allow EU citizens to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies

The European Parliament today approved proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies, a process known

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Final EU tax report voted: How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Following leadership from the Socialists and Democrats, the most ambitious report from the European Parliament so far on how to tackle tax evasion,