Malta opts out of European public prosecutor’s office on tax evasion and fraud
Malta and eight other member states opted out of a new European public prosecutor that could bring actions on tax evasion and fraud directly in front of national courts
OLAF has opened investigation into EU leaders in Panama Papers scandal
The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF is investigating several European politicians and high-ranking civil servants for tax evasion, using information leaked in the Panama Papers...
Edward Scicluna denies Malta’s intention ‘to slow down’ tax avoidance drive

Ahead of the meeting of EU finance ministers in Valletta, Finance Minister Edward Scicluna insisted that the Maltese Presidency will ‘push as many...

Ahead of the meeting of EU finance ministers in Valletta,...

Mandatory systematic checks of EU citizens crossing external Schengen borders

In the case of Malta, citizens will undergo a systematic border check when flying to and from airports in the United Kingdom and airports such as Istanbul,...

In the case of Malta, citizens will undergo a systematic...

EU finance ministers discuss common solution for non-performing loans

ECB vice president says that NPL issue could be alleviated if EU economic...

ECB vice president says that NPL issue could be alleviated...

Eurogroup chief announces ‘breakthrough’ in Greek bailout talks

Euro area ministers meeting in Malta reach agreement on ‘overarching...

Euro area ministers meeting in Malta reach agreement on...

MEPs demand action on illegal bird hunting activities

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission to act against...

Members of the European Parliament urge European Commission...

Houses in Malta record highest price increase across the EU

House prices in Malta increased by 6% during the fourth quarter of 2016

House prices in Malta increased by 6% during the fourth...

Sant warns European values struggling to cope with ethical and social tensions

We must update our values to respond to hate speech, populism and fake news, Alfred Sant tells European Parliament

We must update our values to respond to hate speech,...

Eurozone ministers push for Greece bailout deal

Eurozone finance ministers will discuss the state of Greek negotiations...

Eurozone finance ministers will discuss the state of Greek...

Sant abstains on Brexit resolution, says EP negotiator Verhofstadt has conflict

Labour MEP Alfred Sant: Brexit proposals may increase uncertainties with UK rather than minimise them

Labour MEP Alfred Sant: Brexit proposals may increase...

European Parliament approves red lines for Brexit negotiations

Brexit champion Nigel Farage compares EU to ‘Mafia’ during debate...

Brexit champion Nigel Farage compares EU to...

Panama committee chairman challenges Malta government claims questioning legal mandate

Panama Papers committee Werner Langen expresses surprise at statements by Maltese government officials questioning legal mandate of committee requesting Keith...

Panama Papers committee Werner Langen expresses surprise at...

European Parliament approves tighter regulations on car emissions

The European Parliament has approved concrete proposals to tighten rules and to...

The European Parliament has approved concrete proposals to...

Sant insists fishing data undermining traditional Maltese fishermen

In reply to Commission rebuttal, Labour MEP says large-scale fishermen have...

In reply to Commission rebuttal, Labour MEP says...

Brexit committee warns of impact of no deal being reached

British MPs have warned about the risks of the UK and EU failing to reach a...

British MPs have warned about the risks of the UK and EU...

European Commission 'corrects' Labour MEP over EU fisheries policy, Maltese fishing

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has issued a statement contradicting Alfred Sant’s declarations on how EU directives have...

The European Commission’s representation in Malta has...

[WATCH] In Europe, waste crimes top list of crimes against environment

Interpol survey amongst European countries finds that member states are mainly concerned with corruption links to environment crime • Malta still needs to...

Interpol survey amongst European countries finds that...

Greens: One year after Panama Papers, EU states should stop blocking tax reforms

  Biggest leak in history made clear what many had long suspected: how easy it has been to evade taxes or launder dirty money

  Biggest leak in history made clear what many had...

EU vows not to go soft on Gibraltar issue, as territory insists it is ‘not a bargaining chip’

Senior EU diplomats said the bloc will not back down in its support for Spain’s demands when it comes to the Rock of Gibraltar in Brexit...

Senior EU diplomats said the bloc will not back down...