Close call: Abstentions alone save Malta in European Parliament vote on tax haven blacklist
With 327 votes in favour and 327 votes against, it was only because of 24 abstentions that a proposal to list Malta with 42 other blacklisted tax havens was defeated in the...
Socialist MEPs back Panama report addition to consider Malta a tax haven
An amendment to the final report by the PANA committee of MEPs by the S&D group wants to recognise Malta as a tax haven together with Luxembourg, Ireland and the Netherlands
Oxford Circus reopened after evacuation, gunshots false alarm

Area had been cleared of people and traffic, in the midst of today’s...

Area had been cleared of people and traffic, in the midst...

The euro falls after German coalition talks fail

The euro was down 0.6% against the yen and slipped 0.5% against the US dollar

The euro was down 0.6% against the yen and slipped 0.5%...

French policeman kills three close to Paris before killing himself

Domestic dispute between police officer and girlfriend leads to two-passers by,...

Domestic dispute between police officer and girlfriend...

UK could increase offer to Brussels on Brexit bill

Senior ministers will meet on Monday to decide what to do in light of...

Senior ministers will meet on Monday to decide what to do...

UK to test driverless cars as early as 2018

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond set to announce regulations allowing...

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond set to announce...

Metsola hits out at Labour claims of being lax on Hungary

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola accuses Labour of insinuating that PN...

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola accuses Labour of...

Malta withdraws bid to host European Medicines Agency

Malta has withdrawn its bid to host the European Medicines Agency, which is...

Malta has withdrawn its bid to host the European Medicines...

The EP’s ‘rule of law’ resolution on Malta: what does it say?

11 major points from the European Parliament's resolution on the rule of...

11 major points from the European Parliament's...

Large majority of MEPs vote in favour of resolution on rule of law in Malta

466 MEPs vote in favour of resolution asking Commission to start dialogue with Maltese government on rule of law on the island

466 MEPs vote in favour of resolution asking Commission to...

Brussels sounds note of caution in midst of MEPs’ criticism in Malta rule of law debate

Austrian far-right MEP likens Malta to drug cartel TV series ‘Narcos’ in rule of law debate that also focuses on taxation and passport sale

Austrian far-right MEP likens Malta to drug cartel TV...

MEPs demand stepped up fight against tax evasion by European council, member states

During an urgent debate on ‘sharp practices’ prompted by the Paradise Papers leak, finances ministers were told they should not hide behind...

During an urgent debate on ‘sharp practices’...

Personal transfers sent by EU residents down to €30.3 billion in 2016

Dropping from €31.3 billion in 2015, flows of money sent by migrants to their country of origin have decreased, with a deficit...

Dropping from €31.3 billion in 2015, flows...

Updated | Dalli: Metsola against sending MEPs on ‘rule of law’ mission to Hungary

Labour MEP says Nationalists voted against sending MEPs on mission investigating rule of law in Orban’s Hungary earlier this week • Metsola says...

Labour MEP says Nationalists voted against sending MEPs on...

Sant hits out at ‘orchestrated effort’ at damaging Malta inside the European Parliament

Former Labour prime minister says EPP is defending Poland and Hungary on accusations of undermining the rule of law, while hitting out at Malta • PN says...

Former Labour prime minister says EPP is defending Poland...

European Parliament to ask Police Commissioner to investigate Panama Papers revelations and FIAU PEP reports

All EP groups bar the S&D call on Malta to publish names of IIP citizens, investigate Pilatus Bank licence granting

All EP groups bar the S&D call on Malta to publish...

EU: Britain has two weeks to clarify Brexit bill

EU insists Britain must clarify financial commitment, Irish border issue and...

EU insists Britain must clarify financial commitment, Irish...

EU deadlock on controversial Glyphosate weed-killer licence renewal

Malta votes with eight other EU member states to block Commission proposal to...

Malta votes with eight other EU member states to block...

MEPs publish final Panama Papers report: nine main takeaways on Malta

Digested read of all things Malta inside the PANA committee's final report...

Digested read of all things Malta inside the PANA...

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