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"Irresponsible" deal on economic governance reform, say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs voiced concerns about economic governance reform following an agreement struck today by EU finance ministers. Said group spokesperson on economic and monetary affairs Udo Bullmann: "...

Schulz awarded Hungarian press prize for his fight for media freedom

S&D leader Martin Schulz was today awarded the Free Press Foundation of Hungary prize in Budapest for his fight for media freedom. In a crunch vote last week, the S&D Group - the main...

S&D Euro MPs step up pressure for a European Rating Agency

S&D Euro MPs will this week push for the creation of an independent EU rating agency. The MEPs will present their demand during a vote in Brussels on the future of the agencies. Said S&D...

Stress tests urged for Europe's nuclear reactors

The chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee today called for stress tests on the 143 nuclear power stations across the EU. German Euro MP Jo Leinen said he expected EU energy...

“All of humanity must help Japan,” says Schulz

European Parliament Socialists and Democrats leader Martin Schulz today call for a massive world aid effort in response to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster. “All of humanity must do...

Gaddafi's brutality must stop now

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the vote in the plenary on Libya and stress that the European Union and its Member States must honour their Responsibility to...

Hungarian media law: announced changes are insufficient, says EP

The Hungarian media law should be suspended as a matter of urgency and further reviewed to fully ensure media pluralism and independence, said EU lawmakers in a resolution adopted after a crunch vote...

Eurozone Summit urged to act on Robin Hood tax

After the European Parliament's landslide vote for a financial transaction tax in Europe, S&D Group leader Martin Schulz today urged EU heads of state and government to address the issue at the...