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Hands painted with EU flags and words happy YOUrope day

Udo Bullmann: it is time to stand up and fight for a Europe that protects people

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Europe Day, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann, says: “68 years after the Schuman Declaration, the European Union is under attack from populists and anti-Europeans...
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Independent press is essential for a functioning democracy; the EU must do more to protect it

The European Parliament today backed a report calling for the EU to do more to protect journalists and independent media in the EU. The report was voted on world press freedom day and at a time that...
Childs hand, one world, one democracy

S&Ds: member states must act to protect child migrants

During a debate in the European Parliament in Brussels, S&D MEPs today urged EU member states to do more to protect child migrants arriving in Europe. Caterina Chinnici MEP, S&D Group...
Viktor Orban in front of lots of Hungarian flags

Bullmann to Weber: You must finally tell Orbán to shape up or get out

Following a meeting between leaders of the EPP Group in Brussels and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said: "For the last eight years Viktor Orbán has been...
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Facebook and Twitter need to be accountable for the spread of fake news on their platforms

S&D MEPs have welcomed that the European Commission finally came forward with proposals to tackle the dissemination of fake news on online platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. The aim of...
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European Commission needs to be bolder on artificial intelligence

S&D MEPs welcomed the fact the European Commission has come forward with proposals on the future of artificial intelligence but were disappointed by the ambition shown. S&D Group vice-...
Tax Justice - all companies must pay

Time to put an end to forum shopping and letter-box companies

The S&D Group welcomed proposals from the European Commission designed to create clearer rules for when a company wants to move across borders, and also to crack down on companies artificially...
Protect whistle blowers text on whistle

Finally, European Commission backs S&D’s call for protection for whistle-blowers

The S&D Group today welcomed the proposal from the European Commission on the protection of whistle-blowers in the EU. S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The S&D Group have been calling...