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“The Commission is right to act against Google”, say S&D Euro MPs

Pittella: The Google decision shows that Europe is not the Wild West

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Commission’s decision to sanction Google with a fine of € 2.45 billion for breaching EU anti-trust rules. Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has...
Albania socialist winner

Pittella: the Albanian people have clearly chosen the European path

Sunday's general elections in Albania ended with a landslide victory for the Albanian Socialist Party. The Socialist Movement of Integration could also increase the number of seats in the new...
Pittella on Brexit: We will fight for the best deal for EU citizens. Brexiters' lies put UK into chaos, #Brexit, #EuropeTogether

Pittella on citizens’ rights: May’s proposal is discriminatory. Cut-off date must be when UK leaves

Speaking after the announcement of the UK government on EU citizens’ rights, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We have serious concerns about the proposal today from Theresa May on EU...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week “A new partnership with Africa means that Europeans shift their focus to development through investments, democracy, good governance, and education, whilst Africans also have their...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

Pittella: Council conclusions on Africa-EU Partnership show that a more constructive approach is needed

Commenting on the Council conclusions for a renewed impetus on the Africa-EU Partnership and ahead of the World Refugee Day of 20 June, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “The conclusions...

Pittella: Relieved that Brexit negotiations can finally start. Enough time has been wasted on the Tories' electoral gamble

Commenting on the commencement of Brexit negotiations today, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "We are relieved that Brexit negotiations will start today. This is long overdue. Enough...