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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.

Carbon tax delay reveals EP’s divide on climate crisis
MEPs will be split over whether taxing buildings and private transport with a carbon tax to push consumers to make the green switch should happen sooner rather than later
EU states, MEPs clinch deal on adequate minimum wage law
Minimum wages: Council and European Parliament reach provisional agreement on new EU law
[WATCH] Labour MEP accuses telecoms companies of price-fixing after raising charges
Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba says Go-Melita-Epic decision to increase fees for clients who do not use direct debit to pay for their services, could be price-fixing
Alfred Sant calls out EU attitudes on spying software: ’It happens possibly within the EU’
The Labour MEP and former prime minister argues that people are quick to protest when spying happens against them, but fall silent when it affects people they consider...
Metsola warns EU could lose face with too much flexibility on Russian sanctions
Metsola told a special meeting of the European Council that Europe had to remain in the lead and give Ukraine candidate status for EU membership
Agius Saliba asks Facebook vice president to end discrimination against Maltese content creators
Labour MEP Alex Agius Saliba was part of an eight-member delegation from the European Parliament that discussed developments in the European digital sector with companies like...


[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...

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee...

In Davos, Roberta Metsola renews appeal for EU enlargement

European Parliament president Roberta Metsola made her strongest...

European Parliament president...

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

The President of the European Parliament spoke about...

Sant: green kerosene tax to reduce island’s competitiveness

Tax on airline jet fuel could penalise islands like Malta which depend on air...

Tax on airline jet fuel could penalise islands like Malta...

[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

The MEPs met Prime Minister Robert Abela at Castille on...

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

Spanish MEP banned from visit to Palestinian occupied...

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...

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