Updated | EU court slams Poland’s law lowering retirement age of judges
The decision will have a bearing on a case in Malta in which Repubblika wants the appointment of six judges and magistrates to be postponed until reforms are made •...
European leaders likely to shun Manfred Weber for top commission post
EU leaders meet today in Brussels to discuss who will fill the bloc’s top posts
Malta's Miriam Dalli is elected vice president of Socialists and Democrats

The Labour MEP is one of nine elected vice presidents of the S&D • Spanish MEP Iratxe Garcia is elected group president

The Labour MEP is one of nine elected vice presidents of...

Foreign Minister laments 'ineffective' EU anti-smuggling operation in central Mediterranean

Carmelo Abela tells EU colleagues in Luxembourg that a drop in the EU's central Mediterranean surveillance mission is making human traffickers more daring

Carmelo Abela tells EU colleagues in Luxembourg that a drop...

[WATCH] Malta supports Frans Timmermans for European Commission president

What is the Prime Minister's future in Malta? 'I'm off to work because I have another appointment'

What is the Prime Minister's future in Malta?...

Theresa May officially quits as Tory leader

May will remain prime minister until her successor is chosen

May will remain prime minister until her successor is chosen

Cocaine floods Europe as container shipping drives South American trafficking

Just like Maltese Customs busts at the Malta Freeport, cocaine seizures are at record levels thanks to maritime shipping

Just like Maltese Customs busts at the Malta Freeport,...

Malta told to beef up police units with rise in gaming and crypto fraud

Rise of gaming, finance and crypto needs beefed-up economic crime police, Brussels tells Malta

Rise of gaming, finance and crypto needs beefed-up economic...

Italy faces Brussels disciplinary action over debt

The European Commission proposes Italy be placed under excessive deficit...

The European Commission proposes Italy be placed under...

[WATCH] Massive cruise ship crashes into Venice wharf, five injured

Horns blaring, the MSC Opera scraped along a dockside and knocked into a...

Horns blaring, the MSC Opera scraped along a dockside and...

Horse-trading for EU top jobs starts over dinner

Manfred Weber will face resistance from European leaders to become president of...

Manfred Weber will face resistance from European leaders to...

From green wave to black tide

The European People's Party is projected to remain the largest party but liberals and greens could be kingmakers as Eurosceptic populist parties win in...

The European People's Party is projected to remain the...

[WATCH] Theresa May announces she will resign as Prime Minister on 7 June

May says on Friday she will step down as Tory leader after three years in which she failed to deliver Brexit, triggering a contest to replace her as UK Prime...

May says on Friday she will step down as Tory leader after...

[WATCH] UK lawmakers could get vote on holding second Brexit referendum

The vote on a referendum will only be had if MPs approve draft legislation implementing the divorce agreement negotiated with the EU

The vote on a referendum will only be had if MPs approve...

Dalli and Metsola at war over MEP vote on taxation report that punished Malta

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli accuses PN MEPs of doing nothing to avert a direct challenge from the EU on Malta’s sovreignity on taxation • PN says Labour...

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli accuses PN MEPs of doing nothing to...

UN Refugee Agency calls for migrants in Tripoli to be evacuated to safety

The UNHCR said that an airstrike had hit a target 100 metres away from a detention centre holding over 500 people yesterday

The UNHCR said that an airstrike had hit a target 100...

UK will take part in European elections, Theresa May's deputy admits

The UK will have to hold European elections, despite hopes from the government...

The UK will have to hold European elections, despite hopes...

[WATCH] European Commissioner hails Malta for having shown 'most solidarity' on migration

Dimitris Avramopoulos commended Malta for being one of the main proponents of the EU's policies on migration and security

Dimitris Avramopoulos commended Malta for being one of the...

London not Brussels has to find answers to Brexit, says EU chief Brexit negotiator

Michel Barnier said the EU was open to any wish by the UK for it to remain in the customs union but insisted that on finding a way forward, the ball was...

Michel Barnier said the EU was open to any wish by the...

Roberta Metsola is Malta’s most active MEP

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola and Labour MEP Miriam Dalli were both fourth...

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola and Labour MEP Miriam Dalli...