Malta’s €100m Libya proposal aims to turn war-torn state into ‘safe port for migrants’
Letter to EU’s external relations commissioner says humanitarian mission will deter smugglers’ business model by keeping migrants inside Libya
Coronavirus: EU agrees on €500 billion rescue package
Some EU countries have announced they would start relaxing lockdown measures from this month
Coronavirus: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to...

Brussels waives VAT on medical devices and testing kits

The European Commission has published a decision to help Member States affected...

The European Commission has published a decision to help...

Malta €350 million coronavirus aid approved by European Commission

Commission approves €350 million Maltese guarantee scheme to support...

Commission approves €350 million Maltese guarantee...

European Commission proposes €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives

The European Commission is squeezing every euro at its disposal to support jobs in member states as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks economic havoc

The European Commission is squeezing every euro at its...

George Vella casts doubts on EU warship mission to block Libyan arms trade

EU sea operation to block arms shipments to Libya met with scepticism by President George Vella, who questions why land and air routes weren’t also...

EU sea operation to block arms shipments to Libya met with...

Coronavirus: EU support required to tackle job security, unemployment, Miriam Dalli says

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says schemes targeting minimum income and unemployment could help families, workers, self-employed and small businesses with no...

Labour MEP Miriam Dalli says schemes targeting minimum...

Malta non-committal on COVID-19 eurobond, Scicluna prefers credit lines

Malta non-committal on the COVID-19 eurobond, or ‘coronabond’ so that member states can receive a massive liquidity injection to keep public...

Malta non-committal on the COVID-19 eurobond, or...

Missing in action: Where is the EU in the war against COVID-19?

The arrival of a contingent of 50 medics from communist Cuba in Lombardy, one...

The arrival of a contingent of 50 medics from communist...

More must be done at EU level, Sant says on €37 billion coronavirus initiative

Alfred Sant supports Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative but insists that more needs to be done at EU level

Alfred Sant supports Coronavirus Response Investment...

Roberta Metsola praises EU response to Covid-19, says action 'cannot be half-hearted'

PN MEP Roberta Metsola said “the cost of inaction or hesitation will be too high a price to pay”  

PN MEP Roberta Metsola said “the cost of inaction or...

Dalli pushes for joint EU procurement of medical supplies in COVID-19 task force

Labour MEP calls on EU to ensure the continuous supply of essential goods, and vital medical and protective equipment within its member states

Labour MEP calls on EU to ensure the continuous supply of...

[WATCH] Coronavirus: Italy shuts factories, offices as it tightens restrictions on ugliest day yet

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte shuts down all non-essential workplaces across Italy as it combats the deadly spread of the coronavirus

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte shuts down all non-essential...

Coronavirus: Italy records 800 new deaths and almost 5,000 infections in 24 hours

Italy continues to see an exponential rise in Covid-19 infections and deaths despite a country-wide lockdown • Overstretched health authorities...

Italy continues to see an exponential rise in Covid-19...

OLAF launches inquiry into fake Covid-19 related products

The European Anti-Fraud Office says that the coronavirus has offered new...

The European Anti-Fraud Office says that the coronavirus...

European Commission allows member states full flexibility under state aid rules

European Commission adopts Temporary Framework to enable member states to further support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak

European Commission adopts Temporary Framework to enable...

[WATCH] Coronavirus: EU to ban all non-essential travel to Europe

European Commission proposes temporary ban on non-essential travel to 27...

European Commission proposes temporary ban on non-essential...

Roberta Metsola calls for urgent EU measures to tackle coronavirus impact

PN MP Robert Metsola says EU needs multi-pronged approach to deal with Covid-19 by prioritising safeguarding of people’s health

PN MP Robert Metsola says EU needs multi-pronged approach...

[WATCH] Coronavirus: All of Italy on lockdown – prime minister

All of Italy will be placed under the lockdown conditions in a bid to control...

All of Italy will be placed under the lockdown conditions...