Leo Brincat ‘considered resigning’ from Cabinet during Panama Papers debacle • Nomination approved
Brincat expresses satisfaction at having obtained the approval of the majority of committee members • Faced with questions over his decision to support embattled minister...
[Live-blog] EP committee greenlights Leo Brincat's nomination to European Court of Auditors
The European Parliament's Committee for Budgetary Control has voted - by a narrow margin - to approve the nomination of Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors...
European Commission defines fair use policy in another step towards ending roaming charges

The European Commission today presented a draft for the implementing act to end mobile roaming charges, defining different measure to safeguard proper function

The European Commission today presented a draft for the...

Panama Papers expected to feature in ‘awkward’ grilling of ECA nominee Leo Brincat

Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors Leo Brincat faces tough grilling with his refusal to back a no-confidence motion against minister...

Malta’s nominee to the European Court of Auditors Leo...

France’s Marie Le Pen pledges to hold referendum on EU if elected

France’s presidential hopeful and leader of far-right National Front...

France’s presidential hopeful and leader of far-right...

Malta’s tax system harming European solidarity, Austrian Chancellor warns

Christian Kern claims that EU countries with low corporate tax rates are underming the structure of the European Union 

Christian Kern claims that EU countries with low corporate...

Hungarian police recruit ‘border-hunters’ to keep out asylum seekers

Hungarian police launches recruitment drive for 3,000 armed 'border-hunters', who will help police patrol fence by Serbian border for asylum seekers...

Hungarian police launches recruitment drive for 3,000 armed...

Irish government to appeal against EC's Apple tax ruling

Irish government to present parliamentary motion seeking endorsement of its...

Irish government to present parliamentary motion seeking...

Blair insists UK can avoid Brexit if public opinion shifts

Former UK Prime Minister says Remain supporters should continue to warn British...

Former UK Prime Minister says Remain supporters should...

[WATCH] MOAS in race against time as massive migrant rescue mission continues

Number of rescued migrants over the past days continues to soar • Private rescue mission MOAS engaged in four back-to-back operations

Number of rescued migrants over the past days continues to...

Schulz to meet Erdogan in Ankara

The president of European Parliament says he wants to ‘pay tribute to all Turkish citizens who courageously took to the streets to defend democracy

The president of European Parliament says he wants to...

EU outlaws network-wide ad blocking

New guidelines prohibit telecoms companies from installing network-wide ad-blocking software • Consumers still allowed to install ad-hoc apps

New guidelines prohibit telecoms companies from installing...

May warns Cabinet that UK must not stay in the EU ‘through the back door’

UK Prime Minister urges her Cabinet to focus on the opportunities on offer for the UK outside the EU, insisting that 'Brexit means Brexit' 

UK Prime Minister urges her Cabinet to focus on the...

France demands end to TTIP negotiations

French foreign trade minister calls for end to EU-US free trade negotiations, warning they are loaded in favour of the Americans 

French foreign trade minister calls for end to EU-US free...

European Commission orders Ireland to recover €13 billion from Apple

The European Commission has ordered Ireland to recover €13 billion from Apple, after ruling that it had granted unfiar tax benefits to the US...

The European Commission has ordered Ireland to...

German vice chancellor warns Brexit could send EU ‘down the drain’

Sigmar Gabriel insists that talks between the EU and the US on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – aimed at removing or reducing...

Sigmar Gabriel insists that talks between the EU and the US...

May calls for Brexit talks amid fears of Cabinet split

UK Prime Minister Theresa May orders Cabinet ministers to come up with...

UK Prime Minister Theresa May orders Cabinet ministers to...

Hungarian, Czech PMs urge EU to build its own army

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban and his Czech counterpart Bohuslav...

Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban and his Czech...

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