Angry MEPs take Brussels to task over ‘skulduggery’ in Martin Selmayr appointment
MEPs are livid at the appointment of Martin Selmayr to EU secretary-general in apparent violations of EU norms
Leave Juncker’s ‘monster’ alone, Malta says of Brussels enforcer gifted with top EU job
Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat says Juncker’s all-powerful aide Martin Selmayr is ‘true European’ who made European Commission efficient and pragmatic 
Malta requests to join European public prosecutor’s office on tax evasion and fraud

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the justice and home affairs ministers' meeting in the European Council

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the...

Brussels opens infringement against Malta over lucrative yacht lease VAT system

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres if they are used for leasing, and Brussels is not happy about it

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres...

Brussels calls out member states attracting business through ‘aggressive tax planning’

European Commission semester reports ‘names and shames’ seven member states, Malta included, for using aggressive tax structures to attract FDI

European Commission semester reports ‘names and...

Press freedom groups call on Europe to stop region becoming unsafe for journalists to work in

‘A climate in which impunity prevails and in which journalists are only respected when they serve the interests of those in power, paves the way for...

‘A climate in which impunity prevails and in which...

Right-winger Matteo Salvini claims right to form next Italian government

Matteo Salvini from the right-wing Lega is insisting he should be given the first chance to form a government after his party got the most votes within Silvio...

Matteo Salvini from the right-wing Lega is insisting he...

Cancer survivor Alfred Sant calls for affordable colorectal screening across EU

Half-a-million Europeans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year • Labour MEP Alfred Sant says all EU citizens deserve affordable screening

Half-a-million Europeans are diagnosed with colorectal...

[WATCH] Italy election delivers a hung parliament; Five Star Movement wins big

Exit polls suggest the Five Star Movement created by comedian Beppe Grillo has obtained the largest share of the vote • Silvio Berlusconi’s...

Exit polls suggest the Five Star Movement created by...

Britain braces for flooding and black ice following Storm Emma

Flood warnings and treacherous conditions arise as snow thawing...

Flood warnings and treacherous conditions arise as snow...

[WATCH] The Beast from the East blankets Europe and causes shutdowns and chaos

Severe weather causes shutdowns and casualties all over Europe, with at least 55 deaths due to the freezing temperatures 

Severe weather causes shutdowns and casualties all over...

Malta should not be burdened with defence spending by EU - Alfred Sant

Labour MEP Alfred Sant says the EU is not a military union and member states that have opted out of the common defence policy should not be burdened with...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant says the EU is not a military union...

Maltese MEPs don’t want new tax committee ‘wasting resources’ on Malta’s tax system

MEPs have set up a new committee to investigate tax avoidance practices across the EU: Malta could be a target

MEPs have set up a new committee to investigate tax...

EU to publish to publish first Brexit treaty, saying Northern Ireland should stay in EU customs union

The European Union is due to lay out its first complete Brexit strategy draft, which will suggest that as a last resort to avoid a hard border, Northern...

The European Union is due to lay out its first complete...

Malta revenues risk being cut by half under EU single tax proposal, MEP warns

Labour MEP Alfred Sant votes against single EU corporate tax regime reports

Labour MEP Alfred Sant votes against single EU corporate...

Slovak journalist and girlfriend murdered at home

Jan Kuciak and his partner were killed on Sunday evening, making him the second...

Jan Kuciak and his partner were killed on Sunday evening,...

May concludes Brexit talks but risks Commons defeat as Labour shifts

While UK Prime minister and 11 senior ministers conclude talks on UK's...

While UK Prime minister and 11 senior ministers conclude...

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

The new website will allow businesses and citizens to find...

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