Foreign Minister laments 'ineffective' EU anti-smuggling operation in central Mediterranean
Carmelo Abela tells EU colleagues in Luxembourg that a drop in the EU's central Mediterranean surveillance mission is making human traffickers more daring
[WATCH] Malta supports Frans Timmermans for European Commission president
What is the Prime Minister's future in Malta? 'I'm off to work because I have another appointment'
Italy faces Brussels disciplinary action over debt

The European Commission proposes Italy be placed under excessive deficit...

The European Commission proposes Italy be placed under...

[WATCH] Massive cruise ship crashes into Venice wharf, five injured

Horns blaring, the MSC Opera scraped along a dockside and knocked into a...

Horns blaring, the MSC Opera scraped along a dockside and...

Horse-trading for EU top jobs starts over dinner

Manfred Weber will face resistance from European leaders to become president of...

Manfred Weber will face resistance from European leaders to...

From green wave to black tide

The European People's Party is projected to remain the largest party but liberals and greens could be kingmakers as Eurosceptic populist parties win in...

The European People's Party is projected to remain the...

[WATCH] Theresa May announces she will resign as Prime Minister on 7 June

May says on Friday she will step down as Tory leader after three years in which she failed to deliver Brexit, triggering a contest to replace her as UK Prime...

May says on Friday she will step down as Tory leader after...

[WATCH] UK lawmakers could get vote on holding second Brexit referendum

The vote on a referendum will only be had if MPs approve draft legislation implementing the divorce agreement negotiated with the EU

The vote on a referendum will only be had if MPs approve...

Dalli and Metsola at war over MEP vote on taxation report that punished Malta

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli accuses PN MEPs of doing nothing to avert a direct challenge from the EU on Malta’s sovreignity on taxation • PN says Labour...

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli accuses PN MEPs of doing nothing to...

UN Refugee Agency calls for migrants in Tripoli to be evacuated to safety

The UNHCR said that an airstrike had hit a target 100 metres away from a detention centre holding over 500 people yesterday

The UNHCR said that an airstrike had hit a target 100...

UK will take part in European elections, Theresa May's deputy admits

The UK will have to hold European elections, despite hopes from the government...

The UK will have to hold European elections, despite hopes...

[WATCH] European Commissioner hails Malta for having shown 'most solidarity' on migration

Dimitris Avramopoulos commended Malta for being one of the main proponents of the EU's policies on migration and security

Dimitris Avramopoulos commended Malta for being one of the...

London not Brussels has to find answers to Brexit, says EU chief Brexit negotiator

Michel Barnier said the EU was open to any wish by the UK for it to remain in the customs union but insisted that on finding a way forward, the ball was...

Michel Barnier said the EU was open to any wish by the...

Roberta Metsola is Malta’s most active MEP

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola and Labour MEP Miriam Dalli were both fourth...

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola and Labour MEP Miriam Dalli...

No guarantee of full Maltese translation for new MEPs

Full translation services for the Maltese language might not be available for...

Full translation services for the Maltese language might...

Sant’s parting shot to MEPs: ‘Parliament gave in to facile stigmatisation of Malta’

Labour MEP Alfred Sant abstains on resolution dealing with MEPs’ right of inquiry over way Malta was ‘stigmatised’ by European Parliament

Labour MEP Alfred Sant abstains on resolution dealing with...

[WATCH] Miriam Dalli’s new EU car emissions regulation signed into law

The Labour MEP said this was the last step towards a law that effectively reduces CO2 emissions in all EU member states, including Malta

The Labour MEP said this was the last step towards a law...

Terrorist content online should be removed within one hour, European Parliament decides

Companies that systematically and persistently fail to abide by the law may be sanctioned with up to 4% of their global turnover

Companies that systematically and persistently fail to...

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca elected president of European children’s rights network

The former president was uncontested for the role in an organisation that has 176 members in 34 countries

The former president was uncontested for the role in an...

Metsola’s EU border guards law gets strong approval from European Parliament

‘Metsola law’ will see addition of 10,000 European border and coast guards in times of migration crisis

‘Metsola law’ will see addition of 10,000...