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Make money work for a just and fair society, say S&Ds to Commission

The Socialists and Democrats call on the Commission to endorse the recommendations put forward in a report by the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. If the European Union is serious...
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Pittella: I have fought for 20 years for a progressive Europe. I will now lead the same fight in Italy

Speaking on his decision to stand for election in the upcoming Italian elections, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, said: “I will run as a candidate in the Italian elections as president of...
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Dieselgate: One in four cars still on our roads two years on; member states must act

In its answer to a parliamentary question from S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen Van Brempt, the European Commission has confirmed that two years after...
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Pittella: Italian vote is a turning point for the EU. I will run for election

Following last night’s decision by the Partito Democratico, the leader of the S&D Group Gianni Pittella, accepted to run in the upcoming elections in Italy. Explaining his decision, Gianni...
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Only a multi-lateral system can ensure open, fair and free trade, say S&Ds to Trump

Reacting to US president Trump’s speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos this afternoon, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament reiterated their commitment to a multilateral...
S&Ds very concerned about the election of judge María Elósegui for the ECHR

S&D's very concerned about the election of judge María Elósegui for the ECHR

With regard to the recent election of Ms María Elósegui Ichaso as judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in respect of Spain, S&D Group vice-presidents Elena Valenciano and Tanja...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Gianni Pittella. The possible creation of transnational lists would pave the way for not only a pan-European constituency but also for real European direct-...
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S&Ds: the heinous terrorist attack against Save the Children in Afghanistan is an outrage

Reacting to the attack on the Save the Children offices in Afghanistan today, S&D Group vice-presidents Elena Valenciano MEP and Victor Boștinaru MEP said: “We utterly condemn this horrific...