Malta drug bust makes it to top-10 European airport seizures
Almost 10kg of cocaine discovered in the luggage of a passenger arriving in Malta last September is one of 10 cases flagged in the annual review of western European airport...
European Commission probing Hungarian law that bans LGBTIQ content for people under 18
European Commission President confirms that controversial Hungarian law banning the sharing of LGBTIQ content is being assessed for possible breach of EU law
Dalli secures derogation for €400 million gas pipeline to be eligible for EU funding

Malta negotiates derogation to allow €400 million pipeline project to be considered as Project of Common Interest for eligibility to Connecting...

Malta negotiates derogation to allow €400 million...

Commission urges Malta to end road tax discrimination against EU car imports

Brussels raises eyebrows over Malta’s discriminatory road tax regime on vehicles registered before 1 January 2009

Brussels raises eyebrows over Malta’s discriminatory...

Malta must stop finch trapping as Brussels sees through ‘research’ ploy

The European Commission gives the Maltese government one month to remedy the situation and halt finch trapping for research purposes or else face court action

The European Commission gives the Maltese government one...

Impact assessments needed on carbon neutrality measures, PM tells European Council

Robert Abela argued that island Member States have specific realities that need to be accounted for when planning for carbon neutrality

Robert Abela argued that island Member States have specific...

Malta gets €177 million as European Commission disburses €14.1 billion in assistance to member states

The European Commission approved the disbursement of €420 million to Malta under the SURE instrument. With today’s instalment, Malta has thus far...

The European Commission approved the disbursement of...

EU imposes new economic sanctions on Belarus over flight forced to land in Minsk

EU leaders impose new economic sanctions against Belarus and disciplinary measures against its national airlines after a Ryanair flight was forced to...

EU leaders impose new economic sanctions against Belarus...

EU deal secures coronavirus vaccine booster shots and anti-variant doses from BioNTech-Pfizer

The European Commission signs deal with BioNTech-Pfizer for an additional 1.8 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to cover the period between end 2021 to 2023

The European Commission signs deal with BioNTech-Pfizer for...

EU demands ceasefire and stop to Israel attacks in Palestine

Bartolo: evictions, rockets and airstrikes must stop. Norwegian Refugee...

Bartolo: evictions, rockets and airstrikes must stop....

Malta retains first place in LGBTIQ+ rights index for sixth year running

Malta scores 94% in ILGA-Europe’s Rainbow Map, retaining the top spot for LGBTIQ+ rights for the sixth year running

Malta scores 94% in ILGA-Europe’s Rainbow Map,...

Government missed deadline to tap into EU COVID recovery funds, says Peter Agius

The EU's Recovery and Resilience Facility could see Malta receiving up to €316 million in recovery funds, but government seems to have missed a...

The EU's Recovery and Resilience Facility could see...

Malta nominee for European prosecution office accepted

Police Assistent Commissioner Martin Sammut has been accepted by the College of...

Police Assistent Commissioner Martin Sammut has been...

EU sues AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine delivery shortages

The European Commission has started legal proceedings against drug-maker...

The European Commission has started legal proceedings...

Johnson & Johnson suspends delivery of COVID vaccine to EU over rare blood clots

The rollout of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine is paused in the EU, along with South Africa and the United...

The rollout of the Johnson & Johnson single-dose...

EMA stops short of imposing age restriction on AstraZeneca COVID vaccine despite thrombosis risk

A European Medicines Agency evaluation of blood clotting incidents linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is unable to identify common risk factors but...

A European Medicines Agency evaluation of blood clotting...

UK regulator considering change in advice on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for young people

The UK vaccines regulator is considering advising against young people taking the AstraZeneca vaccine over fears of rare blood clots

The UK vaccines regulator is considering advising against...

COVID-19: Malta is fast to vaccinate elderly, but rest of Europe lags behind

Politico vaccine data shows only five countries have met EU targets to vaccinate 80% of people aged over 80

Politico vaccine data shows only five countries have met EU...

Maltese say they approve increase in EU humanitarian aid to developing countries

More than half the Maltese want the EU to spend more on humanitarian aid than it currently does

More than half the Maltese want the EU to spend more on...

European Commission proposes digital certificate for COVID vaccination and testing

The certificate will serve as proof that a person has either been vaccinated against COVID-19, has tested negative, or has recovered from COVID-19

The certificate will serve as proof that a person has...