Muscat says EU27 will play hardball with UK in Brexit talks
Prime minister Joseph Muscat tells Politico that the UK, in its negotiations on leaving the EU, should expect the other 27 member states to play hardball
Updated | Malta to host Brexit negotiations, Muscat says EU's four freedoms 'cannot be decoupled'
After Theresa May announces that UK will launch formal Brexit talks with EU leaders before end of March 2017, Muscat says the freedom of movement, capital, persons, and services...
Malta to focus on core issues in six-month EU council presidency stint

When Malta takes over the presidency of the EU Council in January, it will be focusing its attention and effort on immigration, security, competitivity and the...

When Malta takes over the presidency of the EU Council in...

European Council ignores MEPs’ vote and approves Leo Brincat nomination to Court of Auditors

As expected, Malta has pushed through Leo Brincat's nomination to the European Court of Auditors

As expected, Malta has pushed through Leo Brincat's...

Malta shown yellow card over failure to transpose EU rules on professional services

European Commission launches infringement procedures against Austria, Cyprus, Germany, Malta, Poland and Spain for excessive and unjustified obstacles in the...

European Commission launches infringement procedures...

MEP says EU citizens deserve affordable access to cancer treatment

‘Give citizens affordable access to treatment and care against cancer as...

‘Give citizens affordable access to treatment and...

Commission proposes transparency register for EU lobbyists

  Transparency register for EU lobbying to become mandatory as...

  Transparency register for EU lobbying to...

European Parliament opens Panama Papers inquiry

A panel of 65 members heard from journalists involved in...

A panel of 65 members heard from journalists...

Panama Papers committee chairman: Konrad Mizzi will be called to testify

First meeting of the PANA committee in the European Parliament invites ICIJ journalists to discuss their work on Panama Papers

First meeting of the PANA committee in the European...

Gozo farmers facing harsh foreign competition, need more land to keep up with demand

Farmers tell Labour MEP Alfred Sant of extreme underutilization of agricultural land in Gozo owned by the government which can be used for vine, olive and...

Farmers tell Labour MEP Alfred Sant of extreme...

European Investment Bank to loan government €50m for social housing project

Agreement with EIB provides Maltese government with €75m loan facility for major projects and a separate €50m loan for a social housing project

Agreement with EIB provides Maltese government with...

Malta to host EU summit in February

European Union leaders will meet in Malta next year to decide how to best implement the European ideal of a single market

European Union leaders will meet in Malta next year to...

Leo Brincat approval by EU ambassadors signals Council’s green light for Malta nominee

Despite European Parliament’s vote against former Labour minister Leo Brincat to become member of European Court of Auditors, it is likely that EU...

Despite European Parliament’s vote against former...

‘No one knows’ what UK wants out of Brexit, Joseph Muscat protests

Prime Minister adamant that the United Kingdom’s deal with the European Union must be ‘inferior to membership’

Prime Minister adamant that the United Kingdom’s deal...

Prime Minister calls for human traffickers to be brought to justice by international courts

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has called for countries to work together on the issue of human traffickers for their role in last year’s migration crisis

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has called for countries to...

Updated | Sant reveals Casa ‘suggested’ Leo Brincat should ignore EP vote • PN MEP hits back

David Casa allegedly told Alfred Sant: ‘Leo Brincat shouldn’t repeat Toni Abela’s ‘mistake’ of binding himself to the vote...

David Casa allegedly told Alfred Sant: ‘Leo Brincat...

Alfred Sant accuses PN of plotting to undermine Maltese presidency of the European Council

Labour MEP says after Brincat’s floundering in EP, Nationalists ‘only interested in puerile political calculation and not country’s...

Labour MEP says after Brincat’s floundering in EP,...

EU states could veto Brexit deal threatening free movement

Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic says it is ready to veto any deal...

Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic says it is...

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