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E-privacy: S&Ds call on the Council to protect citizens’ interests over lobbying efforts of big business

Ahead of the Telecommunications Council meeting of later today, the S&D Group calls on the European ministers to prioritise the confidentiality of the communication of European citizens over the...
Boat in Mediterranean and words Where has the solidarity gone?

The EU of solidarity cannot lose to the EU of xenophobia

Following the death of more than 50 people in the Mediterranean, S&D Group vice-presidents Elena Valenciano and Tanja Fajon, said: “We deeply regret the appalling loss of lives off the Tunisian...
Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the appointment of PSOE leader Pedro Sánchez as the new prime minister of Spain, following a no-confidence vote against Mariano Rajoy...
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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...

The true cost of a Big Mac - S&Ds urge Commission to crack down on abusive zero-hour contracts

Following a series of petitions sent to the European Parliament signed by more than 31,000 people, the S&D Group has urged the Commission to crack down on multinational companies that use abusive...
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European Commission needs to act so that rights of civil partners are respected in EU member states

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to come forward with proposals to ensure that EU member states respect the rights of citizens who are in civil partnerships and provide them with...