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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.

Alfred Sant calls for open debate on abortion
Labour MEP Alfred Sant says it is hypocritical to project people in favour of abortion as heartless but insists issue should be resolved nationally without EU pressure
Maltese MEPs in mixed vote as Matic ‘abortion’ report passes through EP
Maltese MEPs demonstrated a mixed voting pattern on Thursday on the controversial Matic report calling for the provision of universal access to safe and legal abortion across...
Rainbow flags unfurled over EP buildings after Hungary LGBTQI football spat
Rainbow flags were unfurled above European Parliament buildings across Europe on Wednesday where they will remain over the course of Thursday,
Rule of law: EP President demands action from Commission over member states' 'flagrant violations'
European Parliament President David Sassoli calls out European Commission for failing to crack down on wayward member states violating the rule of law
European socialist MEPs to hold group meeting in Malta in September
‘It will be great to support the progressive work being done by the Maltese government’ – S&D President Iratxe Garcia Perez
Engerer to vote in favour of Matic report on ensuring access to abortion services
‘The report is based on science. It is useless to argue that we believe in science to get the vaccine, but then do not rely on it for other issues’


Submissions now open for the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize will be awarded this October, with...

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize will be awarded this...

Alfred Sant insists European Parliament should not interfere with member states’ national plans

Labour MEP Alfred Sant votes in favour of a resolution on the scrutiny of the European Parliament (EP) on the on-going assessment of the national recovery and...

Labour MEP Alfred Sant votes in favour of a resolution on...

SLAPPs: draft report calls for 'effective penalties against abusive actions' – Metsola

A cross-party draft European Parliament report drawn up by Maltese MEP and EP First Vice-President Roberta Metsola and S&D MEP Tiemo Wölken provides...

A cross-party draft European Parliament report drawn up by...

[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

The Conference on the Future of Europe begins in earnest...

Malta to receive €40.5 million in EU Brexit adjustment funds

MEPs reach political agreement over Brexit adjustment funds with first payments...

MEPs reach political agreement over Brexit adjustment funds...

New rules have a big cost for small businesses, Sant says

‘When new legislation is being mooted, like in the digital area, we all...

‘When new legislation is being mooted, like in the...

Engerer named S&D negotiator on migrant reception centre standards

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer lands second S&D appointment to serve as...

Labour MEP Cyrus Engerer lands second S&D appointment...

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...

It is unacceptable that a political entity such as the...

‘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...

‘We decided to endorse this initiative and show our...

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...