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Black lives matter: systemic racism must be eradicated

Reacting to the massive protests that have swept the US and the solidarity protests in various European countries following the killing of George

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S&Ds reject Commission classifying COVID-19 as mid-level threat – a slap in the face for frontline workers

Following today’s decision by the European Commission to classify COVID-19 as a biological agent level 3, the Socialists and Democrats announced they

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COVID-19 heroes deserve decent minimum wages

Ahead of today’s launch of the second phase of the consultation on minimum wages by the European Commission, the Socialists and Democrats in the

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S&Ds tell Ursula von der Leyen to remain firm when negotiating the Recovery Plan with the Council

Today the Group of the Socialists and Democrats hosted Commission president Ursula von der Leyen during its remote meeting. In a lively exchange, S&D

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Iratxe García on the Recovery Plan “This week’s proposals include the necessary new instruments to face the

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S&Ds: If the UK is serious about a deal, significant progress is needed next week

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is calling for significant progress in next week’s negotiations between the EU and the UK on the future

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Covid-19 is no excuse for ripping up the rulebook on democracy and fundamental rights

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today published a recovery plan for democracy and fundamental rights. As the world has worked

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“The Recovery Plan is a historical investment that we owe to future generations,” says Iratxe García

Today, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen presented to the plenary of the European Parliament three proposals for a Recovery Plan, a

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Iratxe García and Jens Geier call on incoming German EU-Presidency to make Europe stronger and more united

To prepare the next rotating EU- Council Presidency when Germany will take over on the 1st of July 2020, group leaders in the European Parliament will

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S&Ds call for solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and end of general sanctions ahead of Donors’ Conference

Speaking ahead of today’s International Donors’ Conference in solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and migrants, jointly organised by the European