May concludes Brexit talks but risks Commons defeat as Labour shifts
While UK Prime minister and 11 senior ministers conclude talks on UK's approach to Brexit,  Jeremy Corbyn may back rebel Tory amendment, putting May's plan at...
Mizzi leads creation of ‘digital gateway’ that will cut down on red tape
The new website will allow businesses and citizens to find all member states’ administrative information
EU court bars sexuality tests for asylum seekers

The EU’s top court has rules that psychological tests should not be used...

The EU’s top court has rules that psychological tests...

Updated | MEPs voice concerns about Malta becoming one of EU’s weakest links

Despite calls for further investigations by some, and reassurances from Justice minister Owen Bonnici, the general sentiment expressed was that Malta needed to...

Despite calls for further investigations by some, and...

Malta will get none of the UK MEPs’ seats after Brexit

Brexit leaves 73 MEP seats empty, but only 27 seats will be apportioned between...

Brexit leaves 73 MEP seats empty, but only 27 seats will be...

Socialist MEP calls for whistleblower status for former FIAU investigator

Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes says former FIAU investigator Jonathan Ferris should be granted whistleblower status

Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes says former FIAU investigator...

Tax transparency yes, harmonisation no, insists Labour MEP Alfred Sant

Labour MEP Alfred Sant said the Bulgarian EU presidency could raise further awareness on the state of peripheral countries where tax flexibility was...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant said the Bulgarian EU presidency...

No breach of EU rules in election eve extension of Electrogas guarantee, European Commissioner says

The loan guarantee extension was approved by the government without fanfare and only came to light last November • The guarantee has since been lifted...

The loan guarantee extension was approved by the government...

EU Commissioner dubs Malta a ‘fiscal black hole’ in latest skirmish on tax

“Some European countries are fiscal black holes,” EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici said. “Tax flows are going to countries like Ireland, the...

“Some European countries are fiscal black...

MEP Alfred Sant admits Malta facing governance and corruption problems

Former Maltese PM says island faces clear problem in governance and control of corruption but said MEPs' mission to Malta on rule of law was...

Former Maltese PM says island faces clear problem in...

Socialist MEP critical of Joseph Muscat does not speak on behalf of all, S&D group says

Socialists and Democrats vice president Tanja Fajon says group will make its decisions on allegations of wrongdoing based on clear evidence

Socialists and Democrats vice president Tanja Fajon says...

No mandate to open debate on abortion, Joseph Muscat tells human rights commissioner

Council of Europe human rights commissioner urges Malta to facilitate access to safe and legal abortion in letter to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat

Council of Europe human rights commissioner urges Malta to...

Russian woman told MEPs she was not Daphne Caruana Galizia’s ‘original source’ on Egrant

European Parliament report calls for removal of Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri from public office over involvement in Panama Papers and allegations of money...

European Parliament report calls for removal of Konrad...

‘Uncertain Italy election could increase anti-migration sentiment’

Political instability in Italy might create migration issues, eurozone trouble, according to former foreign minister George Vella and economist Philip von...

Political instability in Italy might create migration...

Theresa May's reshuffle: who's in, who's out, and what didn't change

Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle was thrown off-course yesterday when senior...

Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle was thrown off-course...

[WATCH] Storm Eleanor blasts across Europe

Heavy winds gust across European countries, causing at least three deaths and...

Heavy winds gust across European countries, causing at...

Looking at 2018 | The thin red line of tax sovereignty

Looking at 2018 | Malta and Ireland have long argued that being on the...

Looking at 2018 | Malta and Ireland have long argued...

Italians vote on 4 March in election that could shake the EU

Italian President Sergio Mattarella dissolved both houses of parliament, ending...

Italian President Sergio Mattarella dissolved both houses...

Analysis | Malta and taxation: The whole picture and nothing but that

MEPs berating Malta’s tax system have only painted a partial picture that...

MEPs berating Malta’s tax system have only painted a...

10 insights into why the Maltese say they are happy with family, work and life in the EU

Most Maltese are happy with their family life and occupation, while 73% believe that everyone in the country has a chance to succeed in life, the survey reveals

Most Maltese are happy with their family life and...

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