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EU must reject the right’s hysterical reaction to the UN migration and refugee compacts

The S&D Group added an urgent debate to the European Parliament’s agenda today on the UN migration and refugee compacts. The debate came after various EU governments such as Austria, Hungary and...
Tax transparency: EU member states lack ambition yet again, tax evasion by multinational companies, Ecofin Council, country-by-country reporting of the taxes and revenues of multinational companies, Emmanuel Maurel, Elisa Ferreira,

CumEx scandal: It is high time to end the impunity of corporate crimes

The S&Ds called today for a thorough inquiry by the European Supervisory Authorities into dividend arbitrage trading schemes such as ‘Cum-Ex’ or ‘cum-cum’ and their impact on the integrity of...
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European Parliament rejects EPP attempt to make internal borders within the Schengen area permanent

The European Parliament today backed proposals to update the rules governing the EU’s Schengen border free travel zone. An attempt by the supposedly pro-European EPP Group to add amendments that...
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The Progressives will be in Kraków this Friday: Social Europe has to be at the heart of European elections

Socialist and democrat politicians will gather with academics and civil society activists in Kraków on Friday to discuss what we can do better to win back our citizens’ trust and pave the way for a...
S&Ds call for fair trade with a strong development agenda ahead of Kenya WTO summit, World Trade Organisation (WTO), least developed countries (LDCs), Bernd Lange MEP, David Martin MEP, Doha Round, Global trade, climate change and sustainability, SMEs,

The European Union must lead drive for a reformed WTO

The European Parliament today backed a report calling for the EU to lead the drive for a reformed World Trade Organization (WTO). S&D MEPs stressed the need for the EU to continue to stand up for...
Nikola Gruevski

The Gruevski affair undermines credibility of EU enlargement policy: Orbán must extradite him to Skopje

At the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament called today on Hungary to extradite to Skopje Nikola Gruevski, the former Macedonian Prime Minister who fled to Hungary...
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S&Ds support a net zero-carbon economy by 2050 but demand actions for a just transition

Socialists and Democrats welcome the European Commission proposal to end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. However, S&Ds want to make sure that the transition to a net zero-carbon economy will...
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EU must act against alleged illegal passport selling in Bulgaria

Leading S&Ds are calling for the European Commission and European Parliament to look into the allegations of illegal selling of passports in Bulgaria. Leading politicians from the governing party...