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Cambridge Analytica and FB logos

Parliament backs S&D’s call for full investigation into Cambridge Analytica scandal

Following pressure from the S&D Group, the European Parliament will launch a series of three hearings into the misuse of millions of people’s data by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. The...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

S&D president calls for webstream of meeting with Facebook-CEO Zuckerberg

Following the decision of the conservative and far-right forces in the parliament to question Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg behind closed doors, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has called for the...
Rabbit and make up brush and words End this Cruelty

Animals should be spared cruel tests by the cosmetic industry, says S&D MEP Miriam Dalli

In many countries outside of Europe, animals are still submitted to painful experiments to produce new lipsticks or shampoos. Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice are commonly submitted to...
Dieselgate Clean Up, car fumes with green background

S&Ds tighten up rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

In response to the Dieselgate scandal, which had revealed serious loopholes in the system set up for approving and surveilling new cars, the Socialists and Democrats had taken the lead in tightening...
Energy Efficiency: buildings, green infographic with factories

Energy-efficient buildings will save money and improve people’s quality of life in Europe

Buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption in Europe and therefore making them efficient is crucial, both to save money and to achieve the EU 2030 energy and climate goals. Today the...
Climate change - time to act - writing on green leaves

S&Ds criticise the two-face approach of EU member states on emissions and climate change

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to delivering on the promises made in Paris at the COP 21 UN summit on climate change. The S&D Group is pushing for ambitious binding targets on...