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The articles hereunder form part of a content series called Ewropej. This is a multi-newsroom initiative part-funded by the European Parliament to bring the work of the EP closer to the citizens of Malta and keep them informed about matters that affect their daily lives. These articles reflect only the authors’ views. The European Parliament is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information these articles contain.

‘Enthusiasm in the Citizens’ Panels is great, expectations are high, the formula is working’
Second Future of Europe citizens panel, former Belgian PM and liberal MEP Guy Verhofstadt finds heightened enthusiasm
MEPs warn of Turkey diplomatic crisis as ambassadors expelled
Ten ambassadors declared persona non-grata in Turkey over support for Osman Kavala, illegally detained businessman
Sant rails at ‘armchair goodies’ on lack of EU migration response in Lighthouse debate
Lighthouse Reports revealed that masked men operate in a grey zone of deniability to carry out physical assaults, illegal pushbacks, reckless endangerment and rights abuses of...
Abela and Grech in Brussels, meet PES and EPP counterparts ahead of Council
Socialist leaders call for united, European, response to Rule of Law breaches
Frontex budget frozen until fundamental rights monitors are employed
MEPs have frozen 12% of Frontex’s budget for 2022 until the agency remedies shortcomings
Overwhelming MEP vote for action on tax evasion after Pandora Papers
MEPs deplored the fact that following the Pandora Papers revelations, the Council of EU Finance Ministers decided to shorten the EU list of tax havens


Brussels told to devise new legal protection of artists and creatives

MEPs call for minimum social standards for artists and cultural workers

MEPs call for minimum social standards for artists and...

European Parliament to sue Brussels over failure to act on rogue member states

European Parliament to take legal action against European Commission for failing to suspend payments from the EU budget to member states in which the rule...

European Parliament to take legal action against European...

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny awarded Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Russian opposition politician who organised demonstrations against Vladimir Putin and his government

Russian opposition politician who...

Digital decade: MEPs support permanent news media fund to safeguard journalism

What is the future of the media in the EU? An MEP’s report calls for a fund that can help media with a strong ‘public good’ component

What is the future of the media in the EU? An MEP’s...

MEPs take Polish PM Marievsk to task over rule of law problems

In Strasbourg, MEPs and European Commission lead the charge against Polish...

In Strasbourg, MEPs and European Commission lead the charge...

Rising energy prices: Sant calls for direct state aid to citizens and businesses

Labour MEP says rising energy prises will lead to inflation and higher costs and calls for direct state aid

Labour MEP says rising energy prises will lead to...

Social partners debate future of workplace in Europe conference

From zero-hour contract to hybrid workplaces, union bosses and employers map...

From zero-hour contract to hybrid workplaces, union bosses...

Metsola draft on European anti-SLAPP law heads for November vote

Report by Roberta Metsola and socialist MEP Tiemo Wölken...

Report by Roberta Metsola and socialist MEP...

[WATCH] Pegasus Project wins first Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism

European Parliament honours Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia by hosting the first award ceremony of The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for...

European Parliament honours Maltese journalist Daphne...

Depletion of fish stocks reaching irreversible levels, Sant tells plenary

Sant: nonsensical that measures intended to safeguard and rebuild fish stocks appear to serve industrial fishing interests that are source of the stock...

Sant: nonsensical that measures intended to safeguard and...

More ambitious climate targets required from EU, MEPs say

MEPs said that the EU must remain at the forefront in the fight against climate...

MEPs said that the EU must remain at the forefront in the...

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen for European Parliament hearing

Haugen said Facebook had built a machine through algorithms that operates on a...

Haugen said Facebook had built a machine through algorithms...

First Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism to be awarded

European Parliament will honour Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana...

European Parliament will honour Maltese journalist Daphne...

Record gas prices in Europe alarm MEPs as Gazprom cuts EU exports

The rise in energy prices across Europe, prompted by record-high gas prices,...

The rise in energy prices across Europe, prompted by...