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S&Ds back a more representative Parliament and pave way for transnational lists of MEPS

The European Parliament’s constitutional affairs committee today backed a report outlining the make-up of the Parliament for the 2019 European elections. The main question for the report was how to...
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Marrakesh treaty will help bring new works to blind and visually impaired people

The European Parliament today backed the signing of the Marrakesh treaty that will help improve the availability and cross-border exchange of published works for blind and visually impaired people. S...
Gianni Pittella from Malta: Europe united against Trump, #EuwakeUp, undermining EU values and threatening our democracies, refugee crisis, asylum, migration, refugees, investment and jobs and the creation of a true European social pillar, #SocialRights,

S&Ds: Situation in Malta – need for further investigation

Speaking after comments from Ana Gomes MEP regarding the situation in Malta, S&D Group Vice-President Tanja Fajon, said: “Regarding comments from my colleague Ana Gomes MEP regarding the...
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Pittella: Trump has forgotten again to engage his brain before talking

The S&D Group strongly condemns the latest declarations of the US president Donald Trump, calling African countries, El Salvador and Haiti ‘shithole countries’. By insulting other nations, the...
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Parliament backs new rules to tackle financing of terrorism and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today backed new rules that will make it easier to freeze and confiscate money or assets generated by criminal activity...

Pittella: We are worried about the extreme-right drift in Austria. Sanctions cannot be excluded.

Speaking after the formation of a coalition government in Austria, where the far-right Freedom party will hold various key ministries, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: "We are deeply...