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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.

Sant votes against resolution calling for convention to revise EU treaties: ‘It’s a bad idea’
Labour MEP Alfred Sant says the agenda for a convention to revise EU treaties includes extending qualified majority voting that disadvantages small states
Candidate status for Ukraine sends strong political signal – Roberta Metsola
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola welcomes move to grant Ukraine candidate status
Climate deal back on track as centre-right, socialists clinch deal on carbon tax
MEPs have revived climate laws that until a few days ago were ‘killed’ by eleventh-hour amendments that were not accepted by all MEPs
MEPs set for showdown with Brussels over gas and nuclear as ‘green’ investments
MEPs need majority in European Parliament to vote down EC’s delegated act to classify fossil gas and nuclear as ‘green investments’
Sant says EU should not drain developing countries of doctors and nurses
Labour MEP takes different view of Brussels plan for legal route for skilled non-EU workers
Brussels to verify high radioactivity levels in Malta-Sicily pipeline route
Sicilian regional authorities call for re-routing of Malta-Sicily gas pipeline fearing environmental degradation of past industrial activity and concentrations of radioactive...


EU paves way for Constitutional Convention as MEPs initiate process

Final decision now rests with the EU’s prime ministers and heads of...

Final decision now rests with the EU’s prime...

Roe v Wade: Labour MEPs support parliamentary appeal to prevent backslide on reproductive rights

Cyrus Engerer and Alfred Sant back resolution calling for protection of women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights worldwide, other MEPs do...

Cyrus Engerer and Alfred Sant back resolution calling for...

Maltese authorities urged to clamp down on communication companies over extra charges

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says communication companies are in breach of EU directives when levelling extra charge on consumers who do not settle bills by...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says communication companies...

Fit for 55: EPP attempts to water down climate laws pushed back by MEPs

Key climate proposals turned by MEPs following EPP efforts to water them down

Key climate proposals turned by MEPs following EPP...

Women on boards: MEPs win 2026 date for mandatory female directors for listed companies

MEPs and EU ministers clinch deal for gender parity on listed-company boards where corporations employ over 250 workers

MEPs and EU ministers clinch deal for gender parity on...

Alex Agius Saliba takes on Apple as EU agrees common charger rules

‘If Apple want to benefit from the EU market and consumers they have to...

‘If Apple want to benefit from the EU market and...

Carbon tax delay reveals EP’s divide on climate crisis

MEPs will be split over whether taxing buildings and private transport with a...

MEPs will be split over whether taxing buildings and...

EU states, MEPs clinch deal on adequate minimum wage law

Minimum wages: Council and European Parliament reach provisional agreement on...

Minimum wages: Council and European Parliament reach...

[WATCH] Labour MEP accuses telecoms companies of price-fixing after raising charges

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says Go-Melita-Epic decision to increase fees for clients who do not use direct debit to pay for their services, could be...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says Go-Melita-Epic decision...

Alfred Sant calls out EU attitudes on spying software: ’It happens possibly within the EU’

The Labour MEP and former prime minister argues that people are quick to protest when spying happens against them, but fall silent when it affects people...

The Labour MEP and former prime minister argues that...

Metsola warns EU could lose face with too much flexibility on Russian sanctions

Metsola told a special meeting of the European Council that Europe had to remain in the lead and give Ukraine candidate status for EU membership

Metsola told a special meeting of the European Council that...

Agius Saliba asks Facebook vice president to end discrimination against Maltese content creators

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba was part of an eight-member delegation from the European Parliament that discussed developments in the European digital sector...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba was part of an eight-member...

[WATCH] Maltese justice ‘excruciatingly slow and half-hearted’, rule of law MEPs conclude

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee MEPs acknowledge Malta’s reform process since 2020 but says it lacks speed and...

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee...

In Davos, Roberta Metsola renews appeal for EU enlargement

European Parliament president Roberta Metsola made her strongest...

European Parliament president...

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