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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.

Malta ‘dead in the water’ without united front that can influence costly EU laws
MEPs, industrialists and business lobbyists in Chamber event told ‘united front on challenging EU laws or Malta is dead in the water’
[WATCH] Metsola: ‘Severe, swift Russia sanctions must leave nobody off the table’
“We can be no longer under any illusion – this attack goes right to the heart of a European model of a democratic society. Putin wants to divide Europe because he...
No Champions League final in St Petersburg after MEPs’ protest
MEPs asked UEFA to terminate the cooperation with Gazprom as UEFA sponsor
MEPs will hold extraordinary plenary over Russian invasion
European Parliament Conference of Presidents convened by President Roberta Metsola to discuss a response to Russia’s invasion into Ukraine
Nothing to be gained from Polish tug of war on rule of law, say MEPs in Warsaw
MEPs in Poland on fact-finding mission on rule of law following ECJ ruling on legality of conditionality mechanism to refuse EU funds on breaches of rule of law
Foreign affairs MEPs call for strong EU sanctions against Russian mobilisation
MEPs call onEU step up economic assistance to the Ukrainian economy in order to increase the resilience of the Ukrainian population


Agius Saliba takes aim at Von der Leyen over Pfizer vaccine text messages

“Von der Leyen must lead by example and come clean about her hidden text messages” - Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba

“Von der Leyen must lead by example and come clean...

David Casa condemns Victor Vella’s suspension from editor

Suspended editor Victor Vella finds solidarity from Co-Chair of the European...

Suspended editor Victor Vella finds solidarity from...

EU Court throws out Hungary, Poland challenge to rule of law regulation

Conditionality of EU funds linked to respect of the rule of law “is non-negotiable for the European Parliament”, says Roberta Metsola

Conditionality of EU funds linked to respect of the rule of...

Metsola to launch sanctions against Bulgarian MEP who gave fascist salute

“A fascist salute in the European Parliament is unacceptable to me”, said EP president Roberta Metsola 

“A fascist salute in the European Parliament is...

Pegasus: MEPs criticise lack of EU action against spyware company

Imagine that every time you take your smartphone out of your pocket, you are...

Imagine that every time you take your smartphone out of...

MEPs resolved to send Putin ‘clear bill with high cost’ over Russian aggression

MEPs on Ukraine:  Putin only understands “the language of power”, call for sanctions that would present him with a “clear bill...

MEPs on Ukraine:  Putin only...

European Citizens’ Panel: yes to strong borders, but also for bigger welcome to economic migrants

Frontex should have more power to protect borders, however equally a transparent screening process for economic migrants as well as welcoming reception...

Frontex should have more power to protect borders, however...

Sant warns green kerosene tax punishes small European airlines

Small islands and legacy airlines will face kerosene taxes for short flights...

Small islands and legacy airlines will face kerosene taxes...

Manfred Weber: Ukraine stand-off incomparable to 1962 Cuba missile crisis

‘What scares Vladimir Putin the most is not NATO soldiers in Ukraine but seeing Ukraine succeed as a democratic state’

‘What scares Vladimir Putin the most is not NATO...

MEPs want ban on golden passports and strict rules on residence-by-investment

Malta’s citizenship-by-investment scheme is increasingly being targeted by strong MEP stance on golden passports and visas

Malta’s citizenship-by-investment scheme is...

Progress ramps up on EU social climate fund as MEPs table draft report

MEPs David Casa and Esther de Lange have tabled a draft report on the Social Climate Fund regulation to mitigate the social impact of climate change measures...

MEPs David Casa and Esther de Lange have tabled a draft...

Vella meets Metsola: ‘European Parliament a fundamental pillar of democracy’

President George Vella hails role of European Parliament in conveing the voice of citizens directly to the EU institutions

President George Vella hails role of European Parliament in...

Agius Saliba decries Facebook and Insta withdrawal threats over EU rules

Labour MEP says Meta threat to withdraw Facebook and Instagram over EU privacy rules is hollow threat

Labour MEP says Meta threat to withdraw Facebook and...

UK medicines to Malta: Engerer negotiator for longer importation period

Cyrus Engerer appointed Socialists & Democrats negotiator on two key derogations for Malta on British medicinals

Cyrus Engerer appointed Socialists & Democrats...

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