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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.

Voters in European elections could get two votes with transnational lists
EU-wide list would be submitted by coalitions of national political parties or European political parties
Brussels tells Malta to withdraw Russian golden passports over any links to Ukraine war
European Commission issues recommendation for withdrawal of naturalisations to Russians with links to Putin regime or war in Ukraine
EU, MEPs reach agreement on new rules to control Big Tech companies
Digital Markets Act puts an end to the ever-increasing dominance of Big Tech companies most prone to unfair business practices, such as social networks or search engines
MEPs highlight need of transatlantic unity during Trudeau address in Brussels
MEPs hark back to end of Cold War as Russian invasion ushers in new struggle between democracies and autocratic systems
Metsola: Putin miscalculated resistance and strength of democratic order
European Parliament president says EU must respond to refugee influx with legislation that addresses largest humanitarian crisis since WWII
More transparency requested from Brussels over EU cash flowing to oligarchic groups
MEPs say the EU’s capacity to stop oligarchs from receiving EU funds is limited, due to highly fragmented reporting systems and lack of cooperation by the EU countries


Cutajar to sit on new EP committee on COVID-19 pandemic

European Parliament establishes new special committee on foreign interference...

European Parliament establishes new special committee on...

MEP proposes ‘revolving door’ rules for European elites who facilitate Russian interests

Russia uses ‘elite capture’ to pay off European politicians to soften their image abroad

Russia uses ‘elite capture’ to pay off European...

Artifical Intelligence: EU rules must ward of threat to fundamental rights

MEPs say public debate on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) should focus on technology’s enormous potential to complement humans

MEPs say public debate on the use of artificial...

MEPs cautious on proposal to raise multinationals minimum EU tax to 21%

Economic affairs committee MEPs express caution on amended proposal of EC minimum tax for multinationals to be raised to 21%

Economic affairs committee MEPs express caution on amended...

Metsola casts early vote in Malta election with appeal to voters

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola says war in Ukraine proves the...

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola says war in...

COVID resilience fund key to gain energy independence from Russia – MEP

MEPs discuss Recovery and Resilience Fund with Portuguese prime minister Antonio Costa

MEPs discuss Recovery and Resilience Fund with...

MEPs ready to regulate cryptocurrency with EU law

Proposal delves into what proofs will be needed of a crypto-company to operate...

Proposal delves into what proofs will be needed of a...

No fast-track EU membership for Ukraine as leaders meet in Versailles

Metsola to EU leaders: national defence budgets must be raised and more EU...

Metsola to EU leaders: national defence budgets must be...

MEPs tell Brussels to punish errant member states by cutting off EU cash

MEPs tell European Commission to immediately trigger the ‘rule of law conditionality mechanism’ to stop member states that violate rule of law...

MEPs tell European Commission to immediately trigger...

Malta pipeline: MEPs vote down objection to PCI gas projects

MEPs have voted down an objection filed by Green MEPs to a list of EU-funded...

MEPs have voted down an objection filed by Green MEPs to a...

‘Europe must send message of support to all Russian women arrested for protesting Putin’

Metsola: war has returned to Europe and women and girls were once again, as in other crises, among the first victims

Metsola: war has returned to Europe and women and...

Labour MEPs on their own as European Parliament majority says no to golden passports

Labour MEPs the only members of the entire S&D Group not to vote in favour of a report that calls on the European Commission to propose rules that will...

Labour MEPs the only members of the entire S&D Group...

MEPs launch stark warning against Russian disinformation and effects on European life

“Putin’s propaganda machine has been working in Europe for decades already, attempting to poison and divide our society”

“Putin’s propaganda machine has been working in...

Brussels monitoring Gazprom for uncompetitive behaviour

MEPs question energy commissioner Kadri Simson over soaring gas prices in...

MEPs question energy commissioner Kadri Simson over soaring...

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