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FRAUD in big red letters

Parliament backs proposals to combat credit card and mobile payment fraud

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice, and home affairs committee today backed new proposals to combat credit card fraud and counterfeiting. The new law will also cover other non-cash...
Money in an envelope to finance terrorism

S&Ds lead fight against terrorist financing with tighter controls on cash leaving and entering the EU

The European Parliament’s committees for economic and monetary affairs and civil liberties, justice, and home affairs today backed tighter rules for those carrying or sending large amounts of cash...

Udo Bullmann: How many more lives must be lost in the Mediterranean for Europe to act?

In view of the commencing work to prepare decisive talks between EU governments in Vienna and Salzburg, S&D Group president, Udo Bullmann stated: “Enough is enough with inaction and...
The European Parliament has shown the way for the next Commission migration agenda.

Udo Bullmann: EU policy solutions on migration revolve around solidarity

Ahead of the EU member states discussions next week and again at end of August on combating refugee smuggling and preventing loss of lives in the Mediterranean, S&D Group president, Udo Bullman,...
Pre-summit preparation meeting in Ħamrun, Malta, PES president Sergei Stanishev and S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, migration, asylum, #EuwakeUp,

S&D Group on the results of the independent judicial inquiry in Malta

The S&D Group in the European Parliament takes note of the latest political developments in Malta where an independent judicial inquiry confirmed that all allegations against the Prime Minister...
Viktor Orban in front of lots of Hungarian flags

Zero tolerance for Orbán’s asylum policies

Socialists and Democrats welcome today’s decision taken by the European Commission to launch an infringement procedure against Hungary concerning its “Stop Soros” package of laws. The legislation...
Pittella: Trump is the expression of a virus spreading across the US and EU. The EU must now reform, abandon step-by-step policy and address people's concerns

If we want to ensure peace, we have to defend democracies against Trumpism, says Bullmann

On the occasion of the NATO Summit, S&D president Udo Bullmann says: "The world will not become a safer place with a US president who only calls for more and more military spending and alienates...