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S&Ds ready to fight to secure better access to products and services for people with disabilities

Next week in Strasbourg S&D Euro MPs will take the lead in the fight to secure a majority on an ambitious proposal to strengthen the rights of people with disabilities. The European Parliament...
S&D Joint Extremism/Digital Europe Working Group Conference - Fake News: Political and Legal Challenges.

Commission must do more to tackle the spread of fake news

S&D MEPs have today called for the European Commission to come forward with proposals to tackle the spread of fake news online. The call came ahead of a high level discussion on fake news and...
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Pittella: The Google decision shows that Europe is not the Wild West

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Commission’s decision to sanction Google with a fine of € 2.45 billion for breaching EU anti-trust rules. Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has...
S&D Group to approve Mariya Gabriel as new Commissioner but want more focus on digital skills, digitalunion, Dan Nica MEP, Silvia Costa MEP, digital revolution,

S&D Group to approve Mariya Gabriel as new Commissioner but want more focus on digital skills

Following a joint hearing yesterday in the European Parliament of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner-designate for digital economy and society, the S&D Group are satisfied that she understands the...
Online platforms: We need to improve the environment for innovation in the EU, but not at expense of our social model

Online platforms: We need to improve the environment for innovation in the EU, but not at expense of our social model

The European Parliament today backed two reports on the collaborative economy and online platforms such as AirBnB, Uber, Facebook or Amazon marketplace. The S&D Group ensured that both reports...
S&Ds step up climate action and deliver on effort sharing as Trump abandons Paris agreement, #EuropeTogether, COP21, greenhouse gas emissions, Kathleen Van Brempt, Miriam Dalli, right-wing EPP and ECR groups,

S&Ds step up climate action and deliver on effort sharing as Trump abandons Paris agreement

At the Socialists and Democrats request the European Parliament today debated US president Trump’s decision to leave the Paris climate agreement (COP21). In the debate the S&D Group highlighted...