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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.

[LIVE] Conference on the Future of Europe officially in business with today’s first plenary session
The Conference on the Future of Europe begins in earnest today with its first plenary session
Malta to receive €40.5 million in EU Brexit adjustment funds
MEPs reach political agreement over Brexit adjustment funds with first payments to EU member states to be made by December
New rules have a big cost for small businesses, Sant says
‘When new legislation is being mooted, like in the digital area, we all stress the need for regulations to maintain proportionality...In practice, new rules are being...
Engerer named S&D negotiator on migrant reception centre standards
Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer lands second S&D appointment to serve as negotiator on migration-related issues
Sant accuses European Parliament of 'overstepping its role on rule of law'
It is unacceptable that a political entity such as the European Parliament, with many of its Members having a direct conflict of interest in the case, attempts to impose its will...
‘Free Roman Protasevich’ poster welcomes travellers to Malta International Airport
‘We decided to endorse this initiative and show our solidarity by prominently displaying the journalist’s photo’ – Malta International Airport


Casa thanks Coleiro Preca for ‘sound advice’ on child guarantee in €88 billion ESF+

“I want to publicly thank her. She knows the subject well and she helped me a great deal in this area, which is, naturally, important to her.”

“I want to publicly thank her. She knows the subject...

European Parliament approves digital COVID certificate to restart tourism in July

All EU member states will accept certificates for a year proving vaccination, negative test result or recovery from a COVID infection come 1 July, pending...

All EU member states will accept certificates for a year...

€90 billion in EU funds ready for use with green light for Casa’s ESF

The almost €90 billion can now start being used by the 27 Governments of the EU’s Member States through various schemes, for the upcoming...

The almost €90 billion can now start being used by the...

High-level discussions alone are no panacea for EU SMEs’ post-COVID challenges

Maltee MEP Josianne Cutajar says that although the COVID-19 recovery phase is starting, it is still too early to lift the liquidity relief measures that have...

Maltee MEP Josianne Cutajar says that although the COVID-19...

Pro-life doctors tell MEPs to vote down ‘abortion right’ report

MEPs to vote on report calling on EU states to give women access to abortion

MEPs to vote on report calling on EU states to give women...

‘Fix our planning system’, Metsola says in seven-point ‘green manifesto’

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola posts seven tangible suggestions on reconciling environment with economic growth

Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola posts seven tangible...

Face-mask scandal is grist to Agius Saliba’s mill after German MEP’s telling-off

German face-mask scandal and American sanctions on Bulgaria give Labour MEP a springboard to hit back at EPP members Monika Holhmeier and Roberta Metsola

German face-mask scandal and American sanctions on Bulgaria...

COVID-19: Maltese more uncertain, frustrated, fearful and lonely than fellow Europeans

46% of Maltese said they were seeing things in the country going the wrong way, slightly more optimistic than their European counterparts at 57%.

46% of Maltese said they were seeing things in the country...

SLAPPs: 'The pressure is on us at the EP to get this right' – Roberta Metsola

Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola acknowledges the pressure is on her as co-rapporteur and on the EP as a whole to deliver on the anticipated upcoming anti-SLAPP...

Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola acknowledges the pressure is on...

Victory for transparency campaigners as MEPs clinch public tax reporting deal on multinationals

The deal struck between European Parliament and Council negotiators sets in place rules that require multinationals and their subsidiaries with annual revenues...

The deal struck between European Parliament and Council...

Labour MEP calls for vaccine certificates at EU and international level

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says vaccine certificates are important for countries like Malta who rely heavily on tourism

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says vaccine certificates...

Hardline stance from Malta against migration pact

Malta takes hardline stance at EP against new migration pact, says it provides...

Malta takes hardline stance at EP against new migration...

Disorder in the House as Agius Saliba clashes with MEP over EU funds debate

Sparks flew in the Budget Control Committee: watch the moment heated argument between MEP Alex Agius Saliba and the committee’s Chair over the...

Sparks flew in the Budget Control Committee: watch the...

Engerer appointed to EP roles on legal migration, marine protection

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer has been appointed to two S&D roles of crucial...

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer has been appointed to two S&D...