• Eurovision Debate: Timmermans promises a Europe that leaves nobody behind

    Frans Timmermans tonight set out his progressive vision for a European Union which prioritises the fight against climate change, tackles inequalities and injustice, and is true to its core values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

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  • ARD debate: Timmermans discusses ideas for a fairer and more sustainable Europe

    Frans Timmermans set out his plans for the future of the European Union during a live TV debate on ARD in Germany.

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  • Frans Timmermans wins key debate in race for EU Commission top job

    Socialist candidate for the next President of the European Commission puts in confident performance at Maastricht debate.

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  • From north to south, European voters are backing progressive politics

    Spain is the latest country to say it’s time to put socialists and social democrats back in charge.

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