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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.

Muscat hits back at LIBE report: ‘No corruption accusations against me’
Former PM Joseph Muscat says claims by MEPs that he remains ‘unprosecuted’ for corruption is unsubstantiated and demands rectification
MEPs set up cross-party group on legalisation of personal use of cannabis
Cyrus Engerer among group of MEPs in cross-party group on cannabis legalisation
Written press most trusted, but online and social media most read by Maltese
Maltese respondents to a Eurobarometer survey on the media said they trust Malta’s written press – and its online presence – the most, second only to public...
‘Thing of the past’: why cheap flights face price hikes over fuel changes
Labour MEPs have voted against the European Parliament’s negotiating position with EU governments over the introduction of sustainable aviation fuel: the reason are the...
Access nuclear and natural gas can help attain green deal targets - Alfred Sant
Whilst acknowledging they are not environmentally neutral, Sant said they offer reasonable transitional paths to environmentally neutral energy
Sant, Engerer back EP resolution to enshrine right to legal abortion
Resolution adopted with 324 MEPs in favour, calls for the amendment of Article 7 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, to add that “everyone has the right to safe...


Labour MEPs break ranks to defeat socialist resolution against EU funding of gas

MEPs rejected motion from socialists, Greens and Left to oppose gas and nuclear energy being included in EU list of  environmentally sustainable...

MEPs rejected motion from socialists, Greens and Left to...

Croatia on course to adopt the euro after European Parliament gives the green light

Croatia is set to adopt the euro as its currency as from 1 January 2023

Croatia is set to adopt the euro as its currency as from 1...

Alfred Sant casts doubt on ECB inflation forecast

Labour MEP Alfred Sant says high inflation could persist beyond...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant says...

Josianne Cutajar demands European Commission act on air travel disruptions

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says ticket price increases, long delays, lost luggage and last-minute flight cancellations were jeopardising Europe's...

Labour MEP Josianne Cutajar says ticket price...

[WATCH] ‘These are the new public utilities of our time’: Labour MEP on regulating tech giants like Facebook, Google

Alex Agius Saliba says representing 27 member states meant European negotiators could leverage their weight to regulate the digital ecosystem

Alex Agius Saliba says representing 27 member states meant...

[WATCH] Energy crisis: With war, EU needs fallback position on Green Deal

Labour MEPs Alfred Sant and Josianne Cutajar explore the different ways the war in Ukraine could affect Malta and the wider bloc

Labour MEPs Alfred Sant and Josianne Cutajar explore the...

Wrong to dismiss inflation and assume it won't get worse - Roberta Metsola

Business and employers lobbies spoke to Metsola about concerns related to transportation of goods, lack of workers and rising fuel prices

Business and employers lobbies spoke to Metsola about...

[WATCH] Cyrus Engerer questions abortion ban: ‘Shouldn’t that woman’s life been saved in Malta?’

The Labour MEP questioned what will happen if a Maltese woman is in the same position without the insurance Andrea Prudente had

The Labour MEP questioned what will happen if a Maltese...

Agius Saliba asks European Commission to investigate Maltese telecom operators

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba is asking Brussels to investigate Maltese telecom operators over their decision to charge consumers a fee if they do not have a...

Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba is asking Brussels to...

Voting for MEPs from other countries? It could be on the way

Electoral reform at EU level has been on the agenda for years.

Electoral reform at EU level has been on the agenda for...

EU rapporteur adds to pressure for Brussels to give Balkans ‘something’ amid Ukraine push

EU-member Slovenia is pushing for accelerated admission of aspiring members in the Western Balkans and unconditional candidate status for Bosnia-Herzegovina,...

EU-member Slovenia is pushing for accelerated admission of...

MEPs endorse alleviating consequences of war for EU fisheries and aquaculture

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), according to the text adopted by MEPs, would support companies whose fishing operations have been jeopardised...

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), according...

MEPs push forward emissions reform in major Fit For 55 climate step

Overwhelming support for Casa’s Social Climate Fund in European Parliament

Overwhelming support for Casa’s Social Climate Fund...

Overwhelming support for Casa’s Social Climate Fund in European Parliament

Nationalist MEP David Casa will now lead the negotiations on behalf of the European Parliament

Nationalist MEP David Casa will now lead the...

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