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Liberals and conservatives' manoeuvre to thwart MEPs' legislative powers and workers' equality

A political manoeuvre organised by the European right to curb MEPs' powers and pass legislation introducing a two-tier workforce in the EU was denounced today at the European Parliament in Brussels...

Minimum standards are urgent for the emissions trading system

The Commission's explanations after the cyber-theft of 30 million euros in carbon emission allowances are not satisfactory, said the chairman of the European Parliament environment committee today...

S&D tell Hungarian PM to put his country's pride before his own

The S&D Group welcomes the step finally taken by the European Commission to send a strong letter to the Hungarian Government to voice the European concerns over their recently adopted media act...

"Austerity measures may widen health gap in Europe"

Austerity measures may widen the health gap within the EU, warned Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today. They called on member states for more efficient use of public resources...

S&D call for immediate EU-wide ban on 'export of death'

An immediate EU-wide ban on the export of lethal injection drugs was called today in Brussels following some media reports claiming that an UK based company supplied the state of Arizona with the...

Lack of cyber-security undermines EU emissions trading system

A leading S&D Euro MP today condemned cyber-security failures in the EU following the theft of seven million Euros in carbon emissions allowances by hackers in the Czech Republic. The chairman of...

S&D Group supports Serbia's bid for EU membership

The European Parliament's Socialist and Democrats group today gave its support to Serbia's aspirations for EU membership. But the Group stressed that although the country has made important steps in...

International adoption: children's interests must prevail over bureaucracy

European countries were urged today in Strasbourg to ease international adoption procedures within the EU while reinforcing their cooperation against child trafficking. The European Parliament...