Belarussian democratic opposition receives 2020 Sakharov Prize
2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought was received by the Coordination Council of the Belorussian opposition, an initiative of brave women, and political and civil...
EU sanctions on authoritarian leaders can help democratic oppositions
Democratic opposition in Belarus wins Sakharov Prize. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, now the leading representative of the democratic opposition in Belarus, says the EU can do more
[WATCH] Brussels opens Malta infringements on spring hunting and finch trapping

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive with its spring hunting and finch trapping derogations • Government insists enforcement is...

European Commission says Malta is breaching Birds Directive...

European Medicines Authority calls out UK’s 'hastiness' in approving COVID-19 vaccine

European Medicines Authority says its procedure, in deeming a vaccine safe or not, is based on more evidence and stricter checks

European Medicines Authority says its procedure, in deeming...

UK approves use of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, rollout to begin next week

The UK will begin rolling out the first 800,000 doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine as of next week • European Medicines Agency to consider...

The UK will begin rolling out the first 800,000 doses...

European Parliament approves Agius Saliba ‘right to disconnect’ report

‘Right to disconnect’ report presented by MEP Alex Agius Saliba approved by European Parliament 

‘Right to disconnect’ report presented by MEP...

Engerer breaks ranks to support MEP vote condemning Polish abortion ban

Newly-elected Labour MEP joins 455 MEPs in supporting resolution condemning abortion ban in Poland by ‘judges dependent on ruling politicians’

Newly-elected Labour MEP joins 455 MEPs in supporting...

MEP welcomes government plan for ‘right to disconnect’ law

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba hails government talks aimed at recognizing right...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba hails government talks aimed...

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine shows promising immune response among elderly people

A coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford for AstraZeneca shows promising signs it could be effective among higher risk groups

A coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of...

[WATCH] History is made as Metsola elected First Vice-President of the European Parliament

First Maltese to hold position of First Vice-President is Roberta Metsola

First Maltese to hold position of First Vice-President is...

European Parliament secures added finances for Erasmus+

Weeks of negotiations between Parliament and Council have resulted in a...

Weeks of negotiations between Parliament and Council have...

Rule of law breaches will mean less EU funds, MEPs reach deal with Council

MEPs reach ‘historic deal’ to tie EU funds to the respect for the rule of law in member states

MEPs reach ‘historic deal’ to tie EU funds to...

[WATCH] Cyrus Engerer wins MEP seat in casual election for Miriam Dalli seat

Cyrus Engerer, who had inherited 2,200 votes from Miriam Dalli when she was elected MEP in 2019, is now Malta’s sixth MEP

Cyrus Engerer, who had inherited 2,200 votes from Miriam...

[WATCH] Three people killed, one beheaded, in church terrorist attack in Nice

Three people, one of whom was beheaded were killed in the French city of Nice in what authorities are describing as a terrorist attack

Three people, one of whom was beheaded were killed in the...

European Court of Justice hears Repubblika submissions on Maltese judicial appointments

Jason Azzopardi put forward the submissions on behalf of Repubblika 

Jason Azzopardi put forward the submissions on behalf of...

Sant’s warning on CAP: without €3 million support Maltese farmers could face collapse

Sant votes against new CAP strategy and warns against erosion of Maltese agricultural sector • Peter Agius: government not coorindating national effort...

Sant votes against new CAP strategy and warns against...

Alfred Sant appointed head of Labour MEP delegation

Former prime minister Alfred Sant has been appointed head of the Labour...

Former prime minister Alfred Sant has been appointed head...

Metsola wins EPP nomination for European Parliament vice-president

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola could be in line for powerful role of European...

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola could be in line for...

Maltese totally agree: make EU funds conditional on respect for rule of law

Almost one in nine Maltese want the EU to have wider powers to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

Almost one in nine Maltese want the EU to have wider powers...

Malta golden passport: EU should take action on Portugal too, says Green MEP

German MEP Sven Giegold:  the Commission should also address seriously the investor programs of Bulgaria, Portugal and other member states

German MEP Sven Giegold:  the Commission should...