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Phone calls from one EU country to another should cost almost the same as a national call, say S&Ds

The S&D Group led the European Union’s quest to put an end to roaming charges and it is now pushing for a drastic reduction in the price of intra-EU calls. Yesterday evening the European...
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Transparency battle won: S&Ds successful in push for webstreaming of meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

Following the announcement that the meeting of Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg with representatives of the European Parliament will be webstreamed, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “Thanks to our...
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...
Progressive Society

Europeans expect us to curb inequality, and we will do it, says Udo Bullmann

Socialists and Democrats set up a six-month lab to contribute to an alternative model of development for the EU. The European Union was built on solidarity, cohesion and the prospect of a better life...
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Empower small business Davids against digital Goliaths, demand S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome today the Commission’s ‘platforms to business proposal’, which seeks to regulate for the first time the relationship between large tech...