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EU Digital Markets Act a step closer to reality as committee endorses provisional agreement
The Digital Markets Act lays down obligations for large online platforms acting as 'gatekeepers' and will allow the Commission to sanction non-compliant behavior
Peter Agius petitions MEPs over woman still fighting for maintenance from ex-husband
Former MEP candidate Peter Agius says cross border enforcement is 'inadequate' with reference to a woman who has not received child maintenance in 11 years...
More stringent carbon emissions for cars proposed in line with climate target
Environment Committee MEPs upheld a document that lays the path towards zero-emission road mobility in 2035 for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles  
Cutajar says internet access for all must become digital right for EU citizens
Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar marks Europe Day finale to Conference on Future of Europe with push for digital rights and connectivity
MEPs urge resumption of rule-of-law hearings on Hungary and Poland
European Parliament criticized Council and Commission in bid to protect common values in Hungary and Poland with Article 7 Hearings
Labour MEPs disagree about new transnational list for European elections
Maltese MEPs showed mixed feelings in last Tuesday’s vote on introducing transnational lists for the next European elections in 2024


Agius Saliba delegate to UN state parties conference on rights of disabled persons

Laboyr MEP Alex Agius Saliba is one of seven MEPs nominated by political groups to attend a UN conference on the rights of people with disabilities  

Laboyr MEP Alex Agius Saliba is one of seven MEPs nominated...

[WATCH] ‘Youths told us Europe must do more on climate and Ukraine. We must respond’

Unpacking an EU Treaty is no mean feat, but Roberta Metsola is hoping she can find a balance between legislative changes and the more treacherous path to...

Unpacking an EU Treaty is no mean feat, but Roberta Metsola...

Metsola says Europe must look eastwards as ‘Future of Europe’ faces down cynics of EU project

President of the European Parliament on CFOE proposals: More Europe needed on defence, health, energy, and climate

President of the European Parliament on CFOE proposals:...

[WATCH] Europe must change now, it’s a matter of survival: Verhofstadt to ‘Future’ conference

“This is now a matter of survival, and the Conference offers us the proposals for us to continue on this road, for Europe not to disappear”

“This is now a matter of survival, and the Conference...

Europe’s blueprint for the future

The Conference on the Future of Europe ends formally on Monday. A look at the citizens’ proposals outlines what could be the first of the EU’s...

The Conference on the Future of Europe ends formally on...

Citizens’ Assembly can chip away at EU trust deficit

Only through this kind of democratisation process can Europe’s social...

Only through this kind of democratisation process can...

Russia must return stolen airplanes, demand MEPs

MEPs demand Russia return stolen airplanes, applaud the work of EU...

MEPs demand Russia return stolen...

Metsola toasts Europe of differences, resolute in face of Russian aggression

‘Putin assumed European differences were weakness. He was wrong. These are our strengths’

‘Putin assumed European differences were weakness. He...

Russian oil embargo comes late in the day, MEPs tell Von der Leyen

EU sanctions include phase-out of Russian crude and refined petroleum, as...

EU sanctions include phase-out of Russian crude and refined...

As Frontex boss resigns over human rights violations, MEPs refuse budget for border agency

Discharge delayed: MEPs vote against signing off on EU border agency Frontex’s accounts

Discharge delayed: MEPs vote against signing off on EU...

Voters in MEP elections could choose ‘EU-wide’ candidates in proposed rules change

MEPs start work on overhaul of the EU Electoral Act, turning 27 separate elections and their different rules into a single pan-European election

MEPs start work on overhaul of the EU Electoral Act,...

George Hyzler secures post in European Court of Auditors with strong majority

The European Parliament voted strongly in favour of George Hyzler's nomination as the Maltese member in the European Court of Auditors

The European Parliament voted strongly in favour of George...

EU’s media freedom act is next weapon in arsenal for journalists

EP president Roberta Metsola and Commissioner Věra Jourová in debate on...

EP president Roberta Metsola and Commissioner Věra...

Future of Europe proposals head for final presentation to EU institutions

The Conference Plenary concluded its work, with MEPs expressing their approval of the outcome and announcing that Parliament intends to kick-start EU reforms

The Conference Plenary concluded its work, with MEPs...

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