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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...

EU urged to tackle food shortages and price hikes

At the initiative of the S&D Group, Euro MPs in Strasbourg today called on the EU to urgently establish a system of food stocks to tackle price volatility in agriculture and to ban financial...

Innovation is the key to recover from the crisis - Photos of the debate available here

Socialists and Democrats made clear today that citizens are at the heart of Europe's change by taking in creating an innovative society. At an S&D public debate dedicated to the Innovation Union...

European semester: "A bad start" say Socialists and Democrats

S&D Euro MPs today strongly rejected the economic analysis and policy recommendations of the European Commission's annual growth survey and call on the European Council to agree on a different...