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Parliament backs new rules on cash entering and leaving the EU

Today large sums of cash are often used for criminal activities, such as money laundering or terrorism, because cash is easily transferable and very difficult to trace. This is why people carrying...
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Single Resolution Board chair is renewed, but not without concerns

The Socialists and Democrats in the economic and monetary affairs committee, today, backed the renewal of Elke König as chair of the Single Resolution Board. However, they have raised concerns...

Pittella: Centeno as Eurogroup president is a victory for Europe against blind austerity

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella congratulates Portuguese minister of finance Màrio Centeno who has been elected as the new president of the Eurogroup. Màrio Centeno will replace Jeroen...
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Pittella: A common progressive candidate for European Commission presidency is a victory for democracy and the EU

Following the PES Council in Lisbon and the decision to preserve the Spitzenkandidaten system for the election of the next president of the European Commission, the S&D leader, Gianni Pittella,...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week Only a strategic long-term vision and initiatives, such as the EU's External Investment Plan (EIP) for Africa, will enable us to fight effectively against the root causes of...
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S&Ds: We cannot back budget that is too weak to tackle many challenges EU faces

The S&D Group today abstained on a vote on the EU’s annual budget for 2018. This was the first time that the Group has ever not backed an annual EU budget. Eider Gardiazabal Rubial, S&D Group...