MEPs ask EU to relax state aid rules for islands like Malta after coronavirus crisis
Labour MEPs join call to European Commission to relax state aid rules for island-economies that are dependent on tourism and air travel
Europe’s financial ‘bazooka’ not big enough for post-COVID recovery – Sant
Labour MEP Alfred Sant: EU underestimating ripple effects of COVID-19 economic downturn
European Greens say Malta cannot be left to face migrant crisis alone

Greens says solution must protect lives of migrants and prevent a...

Greens says solution must protect lives of migrants...

Delia tells EU commissioner asylum seekers must be redistributed among member states

PN leader speaks to EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson, saying rejected asylum seekers must be repatriated with immediate effect

PN leader speaks to EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson, saying...

Dalli leads socialist MEPs in coronavirus plan for green economic recovery

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli is part of a new EU initiative to sustainably revive Europe’s economy after COVID-19

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli is part of a new EU initiative to...

Malta’s €100m Libya proposal aims to turn war-torn state into ‘safe port for migrants’

Letter to EU’s external relations commissioner says humanitarian mission will deter smugglers’ business model by keeping migrants inside Libya

Letter to EU’s external relations commissioner says...

Coronavirus: EU agrees on €500 billion rescue package

Some EU countries have announced they would start relaxing lockdown measures...

Some EU countries have announced they would start relaxing...

EU ministers’ stalemate, Scicluna: ‘If EU fails in this hour of need, it can pack up’

Malta finance minister pushing for compromise, expects agreement today but also ‘showmanship and some cliffhanger negotiations’

Malta finance minister pushing for compromise, expects...

European Commission urges member states to prolong travel restriction

The European Commission has urged EU member states to prolong temporary...

The European Commission has urged EU member states to...

Coronavirus: EU deploys doctors, nurses to Italy’s worst-hit areas

A team of doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway has been deployed through...

A team of doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway has...

Metsola joins EPP delegation heads in call to bring Orban to heel

PN’s head of delegation Roberta Metsola says EPP must take clear stand on...

PN’s head of delegation Roberta Metsola says EPP must...

Coronavirus: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to...

Brussels waives VAT on medical devices and testing kits

The European Commission has published a decision to help Member States affected...

The European Commission has published a decision to help...

Malta €350 million coronavirus aid approved by European Commission

Commission approves €350 million Maltese guarantee scheme to support...

Commission approves €350 million Maltese guarantee...

European Commission proposes €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives

The European Commission is squeezing every euro at its disposal to support jobs in member states as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks economic havoc

The European Commission is squeezing every euro at its...

George Vella casts doubts on EU warship mission to block Libyan arms trade

EU sea operation to block arms shipments to Libya met with scepticism by President George Vella, who questions why land and air routes weren’t also...

EU sea operation to block arms shipments to Libya met with...

Coronavirus: EU support required to tackle job security, unemployment, Miriam Dalli says

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says schemes targeting minimum income and unemployment could help families, workers, self-employed and small businesses with no...

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says schemes targeting minimum...

Malta non-committal on COVID-19 eurobond, Scicluna prefers credit lines

Malta non-committal on the COVID-19 eurobond, or ‘coronabond’ so that member states can receive a massive liquidity injection to keep public...

Malta non-committal on the COVID-19 eurobond, or...

Missing in action: Where is the EU in the war against COVID-19?

The arrival of a contingent of 50 medics from communist Cuba in Lombardy, one...

The arrival of a contingent of 50 medics from communist...

More must be done at EU level, Sant says on €37 billion coronavirus initiative

Alfred Sant supports Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative but insists that more needs to be done at EU level

Alfred Sant supports Coronavirus Response Investment...