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Daphne Caruana Galizia

We need full independent investigation into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

The S&D Group has called for a full independent investigation into the murder of the Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The call came during a debate in the European...
EU countries must do more to protect refugees during current cold snap

We need to act now to prevent asylum crisis on Greek islands this winter

All EU member states must immediately stop sending asylum seekers back to Greece under the Dublin system. That was one of a series of urgent measures called for by the S&D Group in a debate in...
male industry workers lining up for a job

S&Ds secure new anti-dumping rules to protect European industries and workers

The European Parliament will today vote on a new anti-dumping methodology. Under the leadership of the Socialists and Democrats, Parliament succeeded at an early stage in preventing the Commission...
Students at graduation ceremony

S&Ds encourage national EU leaders to take education seriously as part of the Social Pillar

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the plan published today by the Commission to create an EU 'area of education' by 2025. It has been presented as a contribution...
S&Ds congratulate LUX Prize winner Sami Blood, a film exposing racism and xenophobia

S&Ds congratulate LUX Prize winner Sami Blood, a film exposing racism and xenophobia

Sami Blood, a film by the Swedish screenwriter and director Amanda Kernell, has won the European Parliament’s 2017 LUX Prize. Set in the 1930s, in the beautiful landscape of Lapland, it addresses...
Trees on small island and words eradicate tax havens

Pittella: Let’s stop being surprised at every leak. EU Council must finally deliver on tax havens and tax evasion

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella today urged EU governments to finally act decisively against tax fraud and tax evasion in Europe, during a debate in Strasbourg on the latest leak to emerge,...
Words consumer protection

Consumers will be better protected thanks to new rules pushed by S&Ds

The European Parliament today adopted an S&D-led report that will strengthen national authorities’ powers to enforce consumer rights. The Consumer Protection Co-operation Regulation established...
letter C and green globe for O and letter P - COP23 in Bonn, Germany

We can all contribute to achieving the Paris goals, say S&D MEPs attending the COP 23 in Bonn

The Group of the Socialists and Democrats has been very active since the preparations for the COP 21 in Paris and is closely following the implementation of the commitments made two years ago. This...