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Boat in Mediterranean and words Where has the solidarity gone?

The EU of solidarity cannot lose to the EU of xenophobia

Following the death of more than 50 people in the Mediterranean, S&D Group vice-presidents Elena Valenciano and Tanja Fajon, said: “We deeply regret the appalling loss of lives off the Tunisian...
Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the appointment of PSOE leader Pedro Sánchez as the new prime minister of Spain, following a no-confidence vote against Mariano Rajoy...
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Parliament backs S&D’s call for full investigation into Cambridge Analytica scandal

Following pressure from the S&D Group, the European Parliament will launch a series of three hearings into the misuse of millions of people’s data by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The...
Stamp of ZERO HOUR CONTRACTS

The true cost of a Big Mac - S&Ds urge Commission to crack down on abusive zero-hour contracts

Following a series of petitions sent to the European Parliament signed by more than 31,000 people, the S&D Group has urged the Commission to crack down on multinational companies that use abusive...
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European Commission needs to act so that rights of civil partners are respected in EU member states

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to come forward with proposals to ensure that EU member states respect the rights of citizens who are in civil partnerships and provide them with...
EU flag and words GOLDEN VISA

Cash-for-residency: European Commission needs to ensure proper oversight of golden visas

Following various scandals involving the selling of citizenship or residency in EU countries, the European Parliament today debated the issue of so-called ‘Golden Visas’. Ahead of the debate S&D...
S&Ds back civil society’s call on EU leaders for a more humane and sustainable Europe, Kathleen Van Brempt, Maria João Rodrigues,

S&Ds: Italy shows us that it is high time for a new Europe

Against the backdrop of the current political situation in Italy and on the occasion of a visit in Milan on Thursday, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann urgently calls for a reform of Europe and a...