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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.

European Parliament wants to be judge, jury and executioner says Agius Saliba
Labour MEP takes aim at proponents of resolution on the rule of law in Malta and the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia
Malta resolution: in rare move, socialists join all groups for rule of law motion
In rare move, all European parliamentary groups, even S&D, sign Malta resolution on rule of law and Caruana Galizia investigation
Lockdown Festival Malta awarded European Parliament’s Citizen’s Prize 2020
Maltese citizens choose an initiative supporting struggling freelance artists hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the first time the award’s nominations were opened to the...
Cyrus Engerer digs heels in ahead of Malta resolution debate
Engerer has accused the Nationalist Party of “pushing through a partisan resolution full of half-truths about Malta”
Will EU rules on facial recognition put Malta’s Safe City in jeopardy?
New rules on artificial intelligence unveiled by the European Commission and set to be debated on Thursday by MEPs, clearly throw facial recognition out the window and could spell...
[LIVE] MEP negotiators welcome ‘historic’ climate agreement, but say they wanted more
The European Parliament’s negotiators on the EU’s newly-struck climate agreement, which they believe will see the EU take the global lead in battling climate change,...


‘Historic’ digital platform gives citizens their say in Conference on the Future of Europe

‘This is not a not a consultation or a Eurobarometer survey, citizens will be the actual flywheel of the Conference’ – MEP Guy Verhofstadt

‘This is not a not a consultation or a Eurobarometer...

Roberta Metsola appointed rapporteur for EU anti-SLAPP efforts

Roberta Metsola will be tasked with issuing a report on having EU rules to...

Roberta Metsola will be tasked with issuing a...

MEPs’ sports group condemns controversial plans for new football super league

‘The proposed closed competition of super rich clubs would form a privileged caste outside of the structures of European club football, with no other...

‘The proposed closed competition of super rich clubs...

European Parliament battle-lines redrawn as new alliances loom

Shockwaves reverberated through the European Parliament in early March when...

Shockwaves reverberated through the European Parliament in...

Labour MEP: Households should be allowed to pool ‘cannabis quotas’

Cyrus Engerer says households who cannot grow cannabis plants should be allowed to pool their rights to social enterprises tasked with growing...

Cyrus Engerer says households who cannot grow...

Cutajar meets MHRA: 'Tourism should be adequately recognized at EU level'

The pandemic is a chance for tourism to be adequately recognized at EU level, said Josianne Cutajar

The pandemic is a chance for tourism to be adequately...

Pandemic sees migration spike in the Mediterranean but numbers plummet elsewhere

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on migration flows into the EU, with numbers close to tripling in the Mediterranean but dropping sharply...

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on...

MEPs look to target broadcasters, not viewers, over illegal sports content

In their latest bid to stem the high tide of pirated live sporting events, MEPs are looking at a raft of new rules that would target what they describe as...

In their latest bid to stem the high tide of pirated live...

MEPs begin drawing up contentious resolution on rule of law in Malta

Resolution to be voted upon by the European Parliament’s plenary...

Resolution to be voted upon by the European...

[WATCH] Insularity: Josianne Cutajar calls for a ‘new pact’ between the EU and its islands

MEP Jsoianne Cutajar says that one size does not, in reality, fit all and that the EU needs to recognise the challenges and specificities of islands much...

MEP Jsoianne Cutajar says that one size does not, in...

Rule of law in Europe needs fact-based approach, not partisan debates says Sant

Labour MEP says rule of law mechanism for EU must be free of partisan political manoeuvring

Labour MEP says rule of law mechanism for EU must...

‘Sofagate’: MEPs issue condemnation of Erdoğan’s disrespect and inaction from Michel

MEPs have condemned President Erdoğan’s disrespect and President Michel’s inaction as “a blatant sign of how far we still have to go to...

MEPs have condemned President Erdoğan’s...

Citizens get to decide the future of the EU on a multilingual digital platform

Conference on the Future of Europe: launch of the citizens’ platform on 19 April

Conference on the Future of Europe: launch of the...

COVID-safe tourism in Europe should include ‘EU hygiene seal’ for businesses

MEPs demand safe and clean travel

MEPs demand safe and clean travel