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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.

[WATCH] Maltese justice ‘excruciatingly slow and half-hearted’, rule of law MEPs conclude
The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee MEPs acknowledge Malta’s reform process since 2020 but says it lacks speed and is sometimes done...
In Davos, Roberta Metsola renews appeal for EU enlargement
European Parliament president Roberta Metsola made her strongest pitch yet for the enlargement of the EU bloc, as war on the continent raises questions on Europe’s...
Roberta Metsola says she raised issue of murdered Palestinian journalist during Israel visit
The President of the European Parliament spoke about Shireen Abu Akleh's murder, as well as her funeral, with both Israeli and Palestinian authorities
Sant: green kerosene tax to reduce island’s competitiveness
Tax on airline jet fuel could penalise islands like Malta which depend on air travel for transport and tourism
[WATCH] MEPs highlight Malta’s slow judicial process during meeting with Prime Minister
The MEPs met Prime Minister Robert Abela at Castille on Tuesday afternoon as part of a fact-finding mission on Malta's rule-of-law progress
Israel MEP ban: Palestine delegation says Metsola raised complaint with Lapid
Spanish MEP banned from visit to Palestinian occupied territories says Roberta Metsola raised issued with foreign minister


Metsola heckled by extremists, tells Knesset European Parliament supports two-state solution in Middle East

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola earns wide applause but instigates fiery response from extremists when addressing a special session of the...

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola earns wide...

Israel refuses entry to pro-Palestine MEP as delegation boycotts visit

European Parliament president Roberta Metsola said she would raise the issue of the blacklisting of Spanish MEP Manu Pineda

European Parliament president Roberta Metsola said she...

LIBE committee MEPs for Malta rule of law visit

MEPs from the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee will assess...

MEPs from the European Parliament’s civil liberties...

EU called to set up war crimes tribunal to hold Russian regime to account

Busy day in Brussels as MEPs support raft of resolutions for war crimes tribunal, new EU candidates, and trade liberalisation for Ukraine

Busy day in Brussels as MEPs support raft of resolutions...

Gas storage for European winter: MEPs, ministers reach provisional agreement

European gas storage policy will allow member states to share storage of gas for upcoming winter due to unreliable supply because of war in Ukraine

European gas storage policy will allow member states to...

Engerer backs ban on waste exports to states failing EU standard

Cyrus Engerer leads S&D call to ban the export of waste to third countries...

Cyrus Engerer leads S&D call to ban the export of waste...

Ride-hailing and food delivery: MEPs get ready to battle over platform workers rules

Brussels wants to end the ‘self-employed’ model that made platforms like Bolt so successful. Now MEPs from the European People’s...

Brussels wants to end the ‘self-employed’...

Casa proposal for social climate fund receives decisive backing from joint committee

Proposal for a Social Climate Fund that MEP David Casa has been the rapporteur for, received broad support by two EP committee

Proposal for a Social Climate Fund that MEP David Casa has...

Europe as a beacon of LGBTI rights can use soft power for global effect

EP President Metsola, Terry Reintke and Mark Angel reaffirm Europe's commitment to equality on the International day against Homophobia, Biphobia,...

EP President Metsola, Terry Reintke and Mark Angel reaffirm...

Sant urges common EU food purchases to counter sharp rise in prices

Labour MEP Alfred Sant advocates for a common purchase platform to shield EU...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant advocates for a common purchase...

EU Digital Markets Act a step closer to reality as committee endorses provisional agreement

The Digital Markets Act lays down obligations for large online platforms acting as 'gatekeepers' and will allow the Commission to sanction...

The Digital Markets Act lays down obligations for large...

Peter Agius petitions MEPs over woman still fighting for maintenance from ex-husband

Former MEP candidate Peter Agius says cross border enforcement is 'inadequate' with reference to a woman who has not received child...

Former MEP candidate Peter Agius says cross border...

More stringent carbon emissions for cars proposed in line with climate target

Environment Committee MEPs upheld a document that lays the path towards zero-emission road mobility in 2035 for new passenger cars and light commercial...

Environment Committee MEPs upheld a document that lays the...

Cutajar says internet access for all must become digital right for EU citizens

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar marks Europe Day finale to Conference on Future of Europe with push for digital rights and connectivity

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar marks Europe Day finale to...

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