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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 action was co-financed by the European Union in the frame of the European Parliament's grant programme in the field of communication. The European Parliament was not involved in its preparation and is, in no case, responsible for or bound by the information or opinions expressed in the context of this action. In accordance with applicable law, the authors, interviewed people, publishers or programme broadcasters are solely responsible. The European Parliament can also not be held liable for direct or indirect damage that may result from the implementation of the action.

Robots to verify farmers’ crop photos to claim EU support
Malta will deploy Artificial Intelligence to identify crops and trees from geo-tagged photos, uploaded by farmers through BiedjaCam, a government app
Nato post mulled for Ursula von der Leyen keeps rumour mill running on Metsola future
Italian press report that European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen could be touted to succeed Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg, reopen yet again prospect of...
Chicken farmers hen-pecked by EU plans on cages
Maltese chicken farmers face new hurdles by end of 2023 as the European Commission seeks to legislate against caged farming
President Zelenskyy and Ukrainians awarded with Sakharov Prize
European Parliament President Roberta Metsola announced the Sakharov Prize winner following a decision by Parliament’s Conference of Presidents 
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...

Maltese respondents to a Eurobarometer survey on the media...

‘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...

Labour MEPs have voted against the European...

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

Whilst acknowledging they are not environmentally...

Sant, Engerer back EP resolution to enshrine right to legal abortion

Resolution adopted with 324 MEPs in favour, calls for the amendment of Article...

Resolution adopted with 324 MEPs in favour, calls for the...

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...

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