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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] George Hyzler clears first hurdle in approval process for European Court of Auditors post
Malta’s nominee for the European Court of Auditors, George Hyzler, has cleared the first stage of his approval process after a grilling at the hands of MEPs
[WATCH] Malta investigators pass the buck on EU fraud, top prosecutor complains to MEPs
EU’s financial crime watchdog Laura Codruţa Kövesi has told MEPs that national authorities in Malta are “unable to respond to simple questions”
Common mobile phone charger legislation gets green light from EP's internal market committee
The main aim of the legislation is to improve market conditions for consumers, as well as lessen the environmental burden generated by the excess electronic waste produced as a...
European Parliament votes for immediate and full import ban on Russian fossil fuels
MEPs have voted strongly to cut off imports of Russian oil, gas, coal and nuclear fuel to hurt the Russian war effort in the wake of atrocities that have emerged in Ukraine
Malta’s low-tax attraction will only last ‘a little while longer’, Metsola warns
EP President Roberta Metsola says Malta must seek alternative attraction to low-tax status and cautions against harm to upright businesses in effort to get off the greylist
Don’t ignore economic inequalities, Sant warns on €392 billion cohesion policy fund
Sant calls for the Euopean Union to give more weight to socioeconomic and cohesion priorities  


Hungary dogged by Article 7 suspension of funds as MEPs continue debates

MEPs contined to debate over which correct course of action should be taken against ‘rebel states’ Hungary and Poland and their respective...

MEPs contined to debate over which correct course of action...

Von der Leyen says Green Deal will not be sacrificed by Russian invasion

EU pursuing LNG fuels because infrastructure is the same for transporting green hydrogen, says Commission president

EU pursuing LNG fuels because infrastructure is the same...

Gas pipelines included in projects list for EU funding despite protests

EP sets out new criteria for EU funding for energy projects but some MEPs complain about continued funding of gas

EP sets out new criteria for EU funding for energy projects...

Orbán re-election met with trepidation as MEPs continue rule of law talks

EPP leader:  “What I want to see is a court case in Luxembourg, because judges should decide about rule of law, not politicians.”

EPP leader:  “What I want to see is a court...

Ukrainian child refugees face trafficking peril as MEPs call for action

European Commission and the French Presidency’s 10-point plan to protect children and young people fleeing violence

European Commission and the French Presidency’s...

Metsola: 'EU must ensure Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine is costliest mistake Kremlin ever made'

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola condemns war crimes in Ukraine, calling for further sanctions and warning that Europe must urgently reduce its...

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola condemns war...

Future of Europe proposals: minimum level of education on environment and digital media

Future of Europe: MEPs to assess outcome of Conference’s Working Groups

Future of Europe: MEPs to assess outcome of...

Emissions trading: MEPs want to extend the market stability reserve to 2030

Market stability reserve in the EU Emissions Trading System must be extended to 2030 to render it adaptable to major shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic, MEPs...

Market stability reserve in the EU Emissions Trading System...

No cash for Frontex over rule of law violations

MEPs vote to withhold discharge of EU border control agency accounts over rule...

MEPs vote to withhold discharge of EU border control agency...

MEPs lead EU push for strict crypto rules to stop illicit cash flows

MEPs turn their attention to crypto-currencies to stop criminals utilising the...

MEPs turn their attention to crypto-currencies to stop...

MEPs set out vision of ‘right to repair’ ahead of the Commission’s draft

Yes to a right of repair, but consumer goods must also become more durable, MEPS says

Yes to a right of repair, but consumer goods must also...

Metsola addresses MPs at Verkhovna Rada: ‘Ukraine is Europe’

“The EU and the world has seen: you are the defenders of your country....

“The EU and the world has seen: you are the defenders...

Putin’s criminal invasion of Ukraine will not go unchallenged, Metsola tells Ukrainians

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola visits Kyiv in a show of solidarity, promises full support for Ukraine’s ambition to become a candidate...

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola visits Kyiv...

Could Roberta Metsola be the PN’s messiah for a 2027 bid?

Roberta Metsola’s incredible CV has inevitably boosted her stature as the...

Roberta Metsola’s incredible CV has inevitably...

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