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Newly elected S&D president Iratxe García: Europe must regain its social soul and place people at the heart of its political action

Today the Spanish MEP Iratxe García Pérez has been elected as president of the Group of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, the

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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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At last, lorries will also contribute to lowering CO2 emissions, say S&Ds

Heavy-duty vehicles produce around 6% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions, and the EU will soon enforce a new legislation aiming at drastically

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S&Ds bring new era of work-life balance to Europe

With the European Parliament’s final vote today, new rules for work-life balance in Europe can finally become a reality: Ten paternity days for

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Last chance to tackle violence against women before the European elections, warn S&Ds

After two years of unsuccessful negotiations for the EU's ratification of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women

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Mobility Package: S&Ds help to broker a compromise to improve working conditions of professional drivers

The European Parliament today backed a cross-party deal on the so-called Mobility Package, which includes new rules on posting of drivers; working and

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Less CO2 emissions from cars and vans: S&Ds negotiate cleaner future for citizens

Today the European Parliament backed the deal negotiated with the Council by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli to reduce CO2 emissions by cars and vans. The strong

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The EU Parliament backs Marita Ulvskog’s proposal to end the seasonal time change by 2021

he European Parliament has taken up the demand signed by four million Europeans to stop changing the clock one hour ahead or one hour back every six

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Gender fairness needs strong commitment without playing games

The Socialists and Democrats take gender equality seriously: with the nomination of Philip Lane as a member of the Executive Board of the European

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Progressive forces in Europe promote gender balance - S&Ds frontrunner for equality

The European Parliament held in Strasbourg today a high-level debate in plenary at the request of the S&D Group on gender balance in EU economic and