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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...

Women need special attention as Alzheimer patients and caretakers

The European Parliament today strongly supported the new EU Initiative on Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Socialists and Democrats welcomed this proposal to step up cooperation and...

Clear rules on cross-border healthcare will benefit all EU citizens

Socialists and Democrats today welcomed the outcome of the vote on the directive of the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare that puts an end to patients' uncertainty and...

Schulz urges Hungarian premier to withdraw media law

S&D leader Martin Schulz today led calls in the European Parliament for the withdrawal of Hungary's controversial media law, condemning it for "falling outside the rule of law as we understand it...

Belarusian authorities must respect democratic principles

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament strongly condemn the events that took place in Belarus during the presidential election in the country. These events constitute a severe violation...

Amend Hungary’s media law so that we can move forward

The media law adopted by Hungary’s parliament seems at odds with European values, creating pointless tensions that are preventing the Hungarian Presidency from moving forward and providing solutions...