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EU consumers will be better protected when buying package holidays

The European Parliament, with the support of S&D Euro MPs, today gave the green light to the directive on package holiday and assisted travel

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Abolishing visas is a big step for Moldovans on their European journey

The European Parliament today gave the green light to granting Moldovan citizens who have a biometric passport the right to visa-free access in the 26

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S&Ds defend enhanced safety and workers' rights in new railway legislation

The European railway network will soon be improved with better inter-operability, enhanced safety, more transparent information for users and clearer

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S&D Euro MPs lead vote on emergency eCall system in all cars from 2015

S&D Euro MP Olga Sehnalová today led a cross-party majority on a proposal to equip from 2015 all new models of passenger cars with an eCall device

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An eCall for cars to save lives on roads across Europe

From October 2015, all new cars will be equipped with an eCall system which will be activated in case of accident or emergency, according to a

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S&D Group: Europe should pay more attention to Arctic issues

The Arctic is increasingly on the international agenda. The S&D Group is taking the lead on addressing the challenges of the Arctic. Last Saturday,

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The smart tachograph will enhance safety and respect for drivers' rights

Truck drivers in Europe will enjoy improved road safety and better working conditions following the adoption today of new legislation on the use of

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S&D MEPs ensure air passengers’ rights will soon be better protected

Overbooking, delays, cancellations, lost baggage, missed connecting flights… Many EU citizens have experienced these problems when travelling by plane

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Clean fuel will save money and improve efficient transport within the EU

The Transport committee in the European Parliament today backed a proposal for a new directive which foresees the deployment of alternative fuel

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“European Council and Telecoms: Listen to the Parliament”

The European Parliament today voted on a report reviewing the result of the telecoms package. The Socialists and Democrats Group had hoped that the