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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 president Iratxe Garcia Perez on the UK leaving the European Union “This was always going to be a difficult moment for many

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S&Ds welcome Albanian MPs' decision to put the new media law on hold

Today, the Albanian Parliament has withdrawn the vote on the so-called “Anti-Defamation” package, as this new law must be first examined by the Venice

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Conservatives and liberals lack ambition to close gender pay gap

During a vote in the European Parliament today in Brussels, liberals and conservatives watered down an amendment introduced jointly by the Socialists

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“The Commission Working Programme can only work with proper funding”, say Iratxe García & Simona Bonafè

Today the European Commission presented its Working Programme for 2020 to the European Parliament. After the plenary debate, the leader of the

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“A common charger for all mobile phones in the EU”, say S&Ds

Today, in the European Parliament, S&D MEPs backed a proposal for the development of a single mobile charger across the EU. The Parliament is calling

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S&Ds: We need a real peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, based on international law

Following the presentation of President Trump’s ‘peace‘ plan to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the presence of the Israeli Prime Minister, the S

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A sad moment in the UK and the EU’s shared history

MEPs today vote on the withdrawal agreement that paves the way for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January at midnight. This is a sad moment for the EU

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The S&D Group is organising an open farewell event for UK Labour MEPs this Wednesday at 12:00 in Brussels: It’s not goodbye - It’s au revoir

In light of this week’s vote on Brexit and the Withdrawal Agreement in the EP plenary on Wednesday, the S&D Group is organising a farewell event for

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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, let’s strengthen our fight against anti-Semitism and all kinds of intolerance, says Iratxe García

This year the International Holocaust Remembrance Day coincides with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, a Nazi

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

Quote of the week “With EU leaders today signing the withdrawal agreement and with MEPs preparing to vote in plenary next week, we are reminded that