Cyprus decriminalises abortion
Cypriot parliament passes law with overwhelming majority allowing abortion up to 12 weeks of gestation, 19 weeks in case of rape
Russia calls 'insinuations' on Skripal poisoning a 'total fake on a global level'
In statement forwarded by the Russian Embassy in Malta, Russia's foreign ministry spokesperson dismisses “insinuations” about incident in Salisbury
EU and UK reach Brexit transition deal

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit minister David Davis hailed the new draft withdrawal agreement and transition deal as a ‘decisive’...

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit minister...

MEPs back common corporate tax proposal with big majority

MEPs across various parties have pushed through a report backing the European...

MEPs across various parties have pushed through a report...

Education the first step to fighting cybercrime, Miriam Dalli tells European Parliament

The Labour MEP said investing in security infrastructure was important, but warned governments not to underestimate the importance of...

The Labour MEP said investing in security infrastructure...

Nationalist MEPs on new tax committee vow to defend Maltese system

David Casa and Roberta Metsola will sit on the special committee on financial...

David Casa and Roberta Metsola will sit on the special...

Under EU law, accountants and lawyers will have to report ‘aggressive’ tax planning schemes

A draft directive on tax transparency will require tax advisors, accountants and lawyers that promote tax planning schemes to report schemes that are...

A draft directive on tax transparency will require tax...

Brussels assessing how anti-SLAPP laws can be introduced across EU

MEP welcomes Timmermans’s announcement that European Commission is...

MEP welcomes Timmermans’s announcement that European...

Malta braces itself  for MEPs’ vote on  common corporate tax

MEPs this week vote on a common corporate tax proposal, raising fears of...

MEPs this week vote on a common corporate tax proposal,...

Angry MEPs take Brussels to task over ‘skulduggery’ in Martin Selmayr appointment

MEPs are livid at the appointment of Martin Selmayr to EU secretary-general in apparent violations of EU norms

MEPs are livid at the appointment of Martin Selmayr to EU...

Leave Juncker’s ‘monster’ alone, Malta says of Brussels enforcer gifted with top EU job

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat says Juncker’s all-powerful aide Martin Selmayr is ‘true European’ who made European Commission...

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat says Juncker’s...

Malta requests to join European public prosecutor’s office on tax evasion and fraud

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the justice and home affairs ministers' meeting in the European Council

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the...

Brussels opens infringement against Malta over lucrative yacht lease VAT system

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres if they are used for leasing, and Brussels is not happy about it

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres...

Brussels calls out member states attracting business through ‘aggressive tax planning’

European Commission semester reports ‘names and shames’ seven member states, Malta included, for using aggressive tax structures to attract FDI

European Commission semester reports ‘names and...

Press freedom groups call on Europe to stop region becoming unsafe for journalists to work in

‘A climate in which impunity prevails and in which journalists are only respected when they serve the interests of those in power, paves the way for...

‘A climate in which impunity prevails and in which...

Right-winger Matteo Salvini claims right to form next Italian government

Matteo Salvini from the right-wing Lega is insisting he should be given the first chance to form a government after his party got the most votes within Silvio...

Matteo Salvini from the right-wing Lega is insisting he...

Cancer survivor Alfred Sant calls for affordable colorectal screening across EU

Half-a-million Europeans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year • Labour MEP Alfred Sant says all EU citizens deserve affordable screening

Half-a-million Europeans are diagnosed with colorectal...

[WATCH] Italy election delivers a hung parliament; Five Star Movement wins big

Exit polls suggest the Five Star Movement created by comedian Beppe Grillo has obtained the largest share of the vote • Silvio Berlusconi’s...

Exit polls suggest the Five Star Movement created by...

Britain braces for flooding and black ice following Storm Emma

Flood warnings and treacherous conditions arise as snow thawing...

Flood warnings and treacherous conditions arise as snow...

[WATCH] The Beast from the East blankets Europe and causes shutdowns and chaos

Severe weather causes shutdowns and casualties all over Europe, with at least 55 deaths due to the freezing temperatures 

Severe weather causes shutdowns and casualties all over...

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