Lifeline standoff: Migrants face another night at sea as horse-trading among EU leaders continues
Rescue vessel will only allow ship to dock when it has pledges from other EU member states to take in migrants • Malta, Italy and France have made public commitments
Van crashes into leading Dutch newspaper’s office
Reporters Without Borders condemn attack, call for thorough investigation
Updated | Muscat discusses migration with Macron as Aquarius starts journey to Valencia

The Maltese Prime Minister said that Malta and France’s policies in the sector converge and the two countries would work together going...

The Maltese Prime Minister said that Malta and...

Metsola calls on European leaders to reform Dublin System

The Nationalist MEP said that a European Council summit to be held at the end...

The Nationalist MEP said that a European Council summit to...

[WATCH] Updated | Aquarius standoff: First group of migrants transferred from rescue ship to Italian coast guard vessel, onwards to Spain

More than 400 people left to be transferred according to initial plan • 12 migrants dead and a further 41 rescued by Sea Watch 3 some 20 miles off the...

More than 400 people left to be transferred according to...

Update 2 | Aquarius standoff: Spain will take rescue ship with 629 migrants on board

Spanish Prime Minister gives orders for Aquarius to dock in Valencia • The rescue vessel remains in international waters as Malta and Italy hold their...

Spanish Prime Minister gives orders for Aquarius to dock in...

European Commission will ‘refrain’ from signing new agreements with Oxfam

The Commission was replying to a parliamentary question by MEP Miriam Dalli, about what action it would be taking against the charity in light...

The Commission was replying to a parliamentary question...

European Banking Authority investigating FIAU handling of Pilatus Bank

In a letter to MEPs, the authority said it would be investigated whether any EU laws were breached by the FIAU while not excluding a separate investigation...

In a letter to MEPs, the authority said it would be...

EC launches project on clean air in EU islands

The project will aim to assist EU islands to develop clean and eco-friendly...

The project will aim to assist EU islands to develop clean...

Rule of law: Civil Liberties MEPs to report on corruption and press freedom

The European Parliament is concerned about the lack of progress in both murder investigations, repeated claims of harassment and intimidation of journalists...

The European Parliament is concerned about the lack of...

Miriam Dalli says policymakers should trigger change towards clean energy

PL MEP Miriam Dalli said policymakers should not wait for change to happen, but trigger change towards clean energy 

PL MEP Miriam Dalli said policymakers should not wait for...

Visa restores payments crash after hardware malfunction

A statement released on Visa Europe’s website said that users can go back...

A statement released on Visa Europe’s website said...

Miriam Dalli hits back at claims by MEPs investigating rule of law

In a Facebook post, MEP Miriam Dalli slammed comments made by MEPs Ana Gomes...

In a Facebook post, MEP Miriam Dalli slammed comments made...

Updated | Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

President Sergio Mattarella agreed to a revised slate of ministers, including Matteo Salvini, Luigi Di Maio, Giuseppe Conte, and Paolo Savona who was...

President Sergio Mattarella agreed to a revised slate of...

Marlene Mizzi to call it a day in European politics

The Labour MEP declared she will not run again for the European elections in...

The Labour MEP declared she will not run again for the...

Italy President appoints interim prime minister until fresh elections

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked former IMF economist, Carlo...

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked former IMF...

EU proposes banning plastic cotton buds, straws in bid to reduce marine litter

European Commission submits proposal to ban ten single-use plastic products and fishing gear

European Commission submits proposal to ban ten single-use...

Di Maio calls for Mattarella to be impeached after candidate vetoed

Giuseppe Conte gave up his mandate to form a government after the Italian...

Giuseppe Conte gave up his mandate to form a government...

Italy in crisis after president rejects Eurosceptic as economy minister

An attempt to form a government in Italy has failed after the president rejected the choice of a Eurosceptic in the role of economy minister • The move...

An attempt to form a government in Italy has failed after...

Updated | Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes defeat, as exit polls show clear pro-choice win

Exit polls by The Irish Times and RTÉ indicates that around 69% of voters in a referendum in Ireland have voted to repeal a constitutional ban on...

Exit polls by The Irish Times and RTÉ indicates...