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German Chancellor Angela Merkel in strasbourg parliamnt debate

Merkel's pro-European sentiment is not enough. EPP must show what type of Europe they truly stand for, says Bullmann

In the latest of the series of debates on the Future of Europe in the European Parliament, German Chancellor Angela Merkel came before the plenary this afternoon. Responding to her intervention on...

S&Ds criticise Austrian presidency on political exploitation of UN global migration compact

Following the announcement of the Austrian government, and decisions by Hungary and the United States not to join the UN Global Compact for Migration, the S&D Group has successfully called for an...
Hungarian Parliament and Hungarian flag

Bullmann: Time for EPP to get serious about the authoritarian slide in Hungary

S&D MEPs are deeply concerned by the attempts of the Austrian Presidency and other EPP leaders to block meaningful action against Victor Orbán’s government in Hungary, following consistent...
Letter written by the First Vice-President Frans Timmermanns on the refugee crisis and the Turkey-negotiations

Progressives unite behind Frans Timmermans

After Frans Timmermans was endorsed as the PES Common Candidate by fellow Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič , the president of the S&D Group Udo Bullmann hosted an exchange with Frans Timmermans at the...
US Congress mid term elections 2018

Americans show yellow card to Trump. S&Ds congratulate US Democrats on the outcome of the midterm elections

Following the midterm elections of the US Congress in which Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives, the president of the S&D Group Udo Bullmann said: “This is not only a good...
Spitzenkandidat commission president blue chair and EU flag stars

Tomorrow in Brussels: S&Ds kick off EU election race with Frans Timmermans as lead candidate

Ahead of the European Parliament elections 2019, the S&D Group will hold an exchange with Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President European Commission, who has presented himself as PES...