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The articles hereunder form part of a content series called Ewropej. This is a multi-newsroom initiative part-funded by the European Parliament to bring the work of the EP closer to the citizens of Malta and keep them informed about matters that affect their daily lives. These articles reflect only the authors’ views. The European Parliament is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information these articles contain.

Pandemic sees migration spike in the Mediterranean but numbers plummet elsewhere
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on migration flows into the EU, with numbers close to tripling in the Mediterranean but dropping sharply elsewhere
MEPs look to target broadcasters, not viewers, over illegal sports content
In their latest bid to stem the high tide of pirated live sporting events, MEPs are looking at a raft of new rules that would target what they describe as “professional...
MEPs begin drawing up contentious resolution on rule of law in Malta
Resolution to be voted upon by the European Parliament’s plenary session later this month, had become a major bone of contention between Labour and Nationalist MEPs
[WATCH] Insularity: Josianne Cutajar calls for a ‘new pact’ between the EU and its islands
MEP Jsoianne Cutajar says that one size does not, in reality, fit all and that the EU needs to recognise the challenges and specificities of islands much better
Rule of law in Europe needs fact-based approach, not partisan debates says Sant
Labour MEP says rule of law mechanism for EU must be free of partisan political manoeuvring
‘Sofagate’: MEPs issue condemnation of Erdoğan’s disrespect and inaction from Michel
MEPs have condemned President Erdoğan’s disrespect and President Michel’s inaction as “a blatant sign of how far we still have to go to finally achieve...
Citizens get to decide the future of the EU on a multilingual digital platform

Conference on the Future of Europe: launch of the citizens’ platform on 19 April

Conference on the Future of Europe: launch of the...

COVID-safe tourism in Europe should include ‘EU hygiene seal’ for businesses

MEPs demand safe and clean travel

MEPs demand safe and clean travel

Labour MEP urges European Commission to ensure Malta has access to affordable medicines

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba warns that the current European Union rules create unfair discrimination against member states with smaller health systems

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba warns that the current...

17 Black: Dubai has sent Maltese police all information, David Casa says

Nationalist MEP who asked magistrate to investigate leaked FIAU report on 17 Black says UAE authorities have supplied Malta with all information on Yorgen...

Nationalist MEP who asked magistrate to investigate leaked...

Cyrus Engerer appointed S&D negotiators on protection of workers from asbestos

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer appointed negotiator for the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament on the protection of workers from asbestos

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer appointed negotiator for the...

Robert Abela invites European Parliament party leaders to Malta to witness institutional reforms

In a meeting with European Parliament President David Sassoli, Maltese Prime Minister Robert Abela reiterates that Malta has introduced reforms to...

In a meeting with European Parliament President David...

MEPs on latest revelations in Daphne murder: ‘She is still working for the truth’

The European Parliament discussed the latest developments surrounding the Daphne Caruana Galizia assassination in Malta.

The European Parliament discussed the latest developments...

European Parliament fast-tracks approval for Digital Green Certificate

Most MEPs supported the Digital Green Certificate during the debate but warned that all efforts to recover will be void unless Europeans are vaccinated more...

Most MEPs supported the Digital Green Certificate during...

MEPs say the EU should go it alone on minimum corporate tax rate

European taxation of the digital economy: MEPs lay out plans

European taxation of the digital economy: MEPs lay out plans

Labour MEP ahead of Daphne debate: ‘European Parliament cannot act as a court’

‘This is not the time to have this debate’ – Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba

‘This is not the time to have this debate’...

Social media: easy to forget repercussions of words

What we write online and what we decide to share with our friends and family...

What we write online and what we decide to share with our...

MEPs will debate latest Caruana Galizia assassination revelations

The European Parliament will be debating the latest revelations emerging from...

The European Parliament will be debating the latest...

COVID-19 vaccines: MEPs quiz top officials on authorisation and contracts

On Tuesday, MEPs quizzed the European Commission and European Medicines Agency on latest developments concerning the authorisation and purchase of COVID-19...

On Tuesday, MEPs quizzed the European Commission and...

European Parliament decision on Caruana Galizia murder debate expected on Tuesday

The European Parliament's decision on whether it will be debating new findings on Daphne Caruana Galizia murder is expected to be announced on...

The European Parliament's decision on whether it will...