Malta’s tax burden on the economy is sixth lowest in EU
The tax-to-GDP ratio for Malta stood at 32.7% in 2018, Eurostat figures show
UK general election set for 12 December
The UK is set to go to the polls on 12 December after MPs backed Boris Johnson's call for an election following months of Brexit deadlock
EU agrees extension as Boris Johnson looks to trigger UK election

European Council President Donald Tusk has announced that the EU has agreed to...

European Council President Donald Tusk has announced that...

PN MEPs hit back at criticism over EP search and rescue resolution

Casa and Metsola hit back at Alternattiva Demokratika criticism that both...

Casa and Metsola hit back at Alternattiva Demokratika...

Metsola and Casa vote against EP resolution to step up search and rescue efforts

EPP votes against LIBE resolution calling on Brussels to financially and politically support search and rescue zones

EPP votes against LIBE resolution calling on Brussels to...

Climate change emergency needs concrete action not empty rhetoric, Miriam Dalli says

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says climate change action requires money to be invested in the transition to ensure social justice

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says climate change action requires...

David Casa calls for Europe-wide action against lawsuits that cripple journalists

At a panel discussion in the European Parliament, Nationalist MEP David Casa says Konrad Mizzi and Keith Schembri are European problems

At a panel discussion in the European Parliament,...

New Brexit deal has been agreed, Boris Johnson says

The legal text of the new Brexit deal has been agreed upon between UK and EU...

The legal text of the new Brexit deal has been agreed upon...

Brexit deal rejected by DUP as Boris Johnson heads to EU summit

The Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland has announced that 'as...

The Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland has...

MEP calls for stronger EU anti-money laundering efforts amid Deutsche Bank withdrawals

Deutsche Bank's cutting of ties with five eurozone countries is embarrassment for European Banking Union, Sven Giegold says

Deutsche Bank's cutting of ties with five eurozone...

Sant, ever the sceptic on MEPs’ crusades, abstains on Russian disinformation resolution

MEPs vote for European strategy to counter ‘highly dangerous’ Russian propaganda but Sant abstains: ‘Even MEP resolutions on...

MEPs vote for European strategy to...

Five stabbed at Manchester's Arndale shopping centre

No fatalities reported as police arrest man in his 40s

No fatalities reported as police arrest man in his 40s

Labour MEP advances right to disconnect in fight against ‘always on’ work culture

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba presents amendment to EP report calling for right to disconnect digitally for workers

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba presents amendment to EP...

French commissioner-designate rejected by MEPs

Sylvie Goulard, the French nominee for European commissioner, was rejected in a...

Sylvie Goulard, the French nominee for European...

Malta plan for migrant relocation gets tepid reaction from EU ministers

Fast-track relocation plan for boat migrants recued at sea yet to gain traction from rest of EU member states

Fast-track relocation plan for boat migrants recued at sea...

Migration: EU states face crucial decision on shared sea rescue responsibility

Amnesty and Human Rights say EU governments should improve on and then sign up to a plan to ensure timely disembarkation and relocation of people rescued in...

Amnesty and Human Rights say EU governments should improve...

Helena Dalli secures two-thirds support for her nomination as equality commissioner

MEPs green-light Malta’s first female commissioner

MEPs green-light Malta’s first female commissioner

Equality Minister applauds Helena Dalli’s ambitious portfolio after MEP grilling

Equality Minister Edward Zammit Lewis praised Helena Dalli's performance in the European Parliament after an intense grilling session

Equality Minister Edward Zammit Lewis praised Helena...

[WATCH] Helena Dalli performs well at the hands of MEPs

Malta’s commissioner-designate was asked about Daphne Caruana...

Malta’s commissioner-designate was asked about Daphne...

Hungary and Romania have to nominate new commission candidates after rejection

European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen has asked the two eastern bloc countries to present new nominees after their original candidates were...

European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen...