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Pittella: EU cannot remain hostage of Cameron’s caprice. We must define new relationship with UK as soon as possible

Following the adoption of a resolution on the outcome of the British referendum by the overwhelming majority of the EU Parliament, the S&D Group leader, Gianni Pittella, stated: “The EU must...
Gianni Pittella: "PSOE is the reference point for the left in Spain"

Gianni Pittella: "PSOE is the reference point for the left in Spain"

Commenting on the outcome of yesterday's national elections in Spain, in which the Spanish socialists PSOE obtained 22.66% – 85 seats – and remained the second largest political group, S&D Group...
Gianni Pittella: A sad day for Europe but not the end of Europe, Great Britain, #Brexit,

Gianni Pittella: A sad day for Europe but not the end of Europe

Following the result of the UK referendum, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “This is a sad day for Europe but it is not the funeral of Europe. We wanted Great Britain to stay in Europe...
of president of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to the European Parliament

There is never a wrong time for peace, says S&D Group

Following the speeches of president of Israel Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to the European Parliament today and yesterday, the S&D Group reiterated its call for peace...
#4Africa, 4Africa, Pittella: S&D calls for an international inquiry on the massacre taking place in DR Congo,  Pittella, Valenciano, Beni city massacre,

Pittella: S&D calls for an international inquiry on the massacre taking place in DR Congo

During a debate in Plenary on the massacres in Eastern Congo, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella called for an international inquiry. President Pittella said: "This conflict has resulted in six...
A new step in the fight against tax avoidance but more needs to be done, say S&Ds,  #TaxJustice, taxjustice, taxJustice, Hugues Bayet, two-speed Europe, Luxleaks, Pervenche Berès,

A step forward in the fight against tax avoidance but more needs to be done, say S&Ds

S&D MEPs today welcomed the agreement reached by the EU finance ministers on new rules to fight tax avoidance by big multinationals as a "step forward". The European Parliament’s rapporteur,...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

Weekly Update - 17/06/2016

Quote of the Week We are ending this week in a deeply sad note. Our former colleague, MP Jo Cox has lost her life in an unbearable act of violence. “We are deeply shocked and saddened at this tragic...

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