Dried sausage, pretzels, wine, and other diplomatic baubles among 142 gifts received by Metsola
Roberta Metsola declares 142 gifts in EP register, missing deadline by just one week
Under Qatargate shadow, MEPs tell poorly attended House on need for stricter measures
One month after the allegations, MEPs took stock of developments and demanded concrete action to close loopholes
Ex-MEP charged over Qatargate corruption scandal cuts deal with Belgian prosecutors to tell all

Italian former MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri admits guilt in the Qatargate corruption scandal, agrees to tell all in exchange for reduced sentence in deal with...

Italian former MEP Pier Antonio Panzeri admits guilt in the...

European parliament agrees to ban plastic waste exports outside the EU

A report negotiated by Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer proposing a complete ban on plastic waste exports to third countries is supported by 93% of MEPs

A report negotiated by Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer proposing a...

Roberta Metsola to propose temporary lobbying ban for ex-MEPs - reports

Reports suggest that European parliament President Roberta Metsola will put forward 14 proposals to tighten lobbying and transparency rules after the Qatargate...

Reports suggest that European parliament President Roberta...

Croatia is latest EU country to adopt the euro

Croatia’s euro coins depict a map of the country, the national animal and...

Croatia’s euro coins depict a map of the country, the...

Metsola launches procedure to waive immunity for two MEPs as Qatargate probe deepens

The European Parliament president launched the urgent procedure after receiving a request from the Belgian judicial authorities

The European Parliament president launched the urgent...

Updated | Metsola head of cabinet will not be brother-in-law

Long-time assistant of EP president will not be elevated to head of cabinet as...

Long-time assistant of EP president will not be elevated to...

Three killed, four wounded in Paris shooting as police probe racial motive

Elderly gunman detained after killing two people and injuring others in a shooting in central Paris

Elderly gunman detained after killing two people and...

It's Christmas in jail for former European Parliament vice president, Belgian court rules

Eva Kaili will remain in detention in Belgium after the court ruled against early release from pre-trial arrest as the Qatargate probe widens • S&D...

Eva Kaili will remain in detention in Belgium after the...

Deal reached on multi-billion EU fund to help the vulnerable through climate transition

PN MEP David Casa was lead negotiator after being appointed Social Climate Fund rapporteur

PN MEP David Casa was lead negotiator after being appointed...

Foul play called over former Metsola cabinet chief's appointment as EU Secretary General

Media reports alleged that a backroom deal was struck between a number of political groups, with Eva Kaili breaking ranks with the Socialists and voting for...

Media reports alleged that a backroom deal was struck...

Metsola announces reform package following Qatar corruption allegations

President Roberta Metsola says European Parliament must send a ‘powerful message’ to external actors who try to undermine it

President Roberta Metsola says European Parliament must...

No agreement yet on Gas Price Gap at Brussels Energy Council

Energy Minister Miriam Dalli says value at which presidency is proposing to...

Energy Minister Miriam Dalli says value at which presidency...

European Parliament ‘under attack’, Metsola tells plenary after Qatar corruption allegations

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola insists there will be no ‘impunity’ following allegations of corruption by Qatar

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola insists there...

European parliament corruption: Four charged in Qatar scandal

Four people have been charged in connection with an anti-corruption...

Four people have been charged in connection with an...

Protection of SLAPP targets should not hinder access to justice, say member states

European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová is hopeful an agreement would be reached under the Swedish Presidency of the EU Council

European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová is...

Engerer backs mandatory transparency register for all MEPs, Commission and Council meetings

Transparency International EU finds patchy publication of lobby meetings among MEPs

Transparency International EU finds patchy publication of...

EU Ombudsman to investigate discriminatory recruitment at Commission delegation to Malta

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba has successfully obtained an investigation by the EU Ombudsman into allegedly discriminatory practices by the European Commission

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba has successfully obtained an...

EU Court rolls back beneficial ownership rules in a blow to transparency

The European Court of Justice rules against public access to registers that list the ultimate beneficial owners of companies

The European Court of Justice rules against public access...