European Commission will ‘refrain’ from signing new agreements with Oxfam
The Commission was replying to a parliamentary question by MEP Miriam Dalli, about what action it would be taking against the charity in light of allegations of...
European Banking Authority investigating FIAU handling of Pilatus Bank
In a letter to MEPs, the authority said it would be investigated whether any EU laws were breached by the FIAU while not excluding a separate investigation into the MFSA
Updated | Populist government sworn in, ending Italy's political deadlock

President Sergio Mattarella agreed to a revised slate of ministers, including Matteo Salvini, Luigi Di Maio, Giuseppe Conte, and Paolo Savona who was...

President Sergio Mattarella agreed to a revised slate of...

Marlene Mizzi to call it a day in European politics

The Labour MEP declared she will not run again for the European elections in...

The Labour MEP declared she will not run again for the...

Italy President appoints interim prime minister until fresh elections

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked former IMF economist, Carlo...

Italian President Sergio Mattarella has asked former IMF...

EU proposes banning plastic cotton buds, straws in bid to reduce marine litter

European Commission submits proposal to ban ten single-use plastic products and fishing gear

European Commission submits proposal to ban ten single-use...

Di Maio calls for Mattarella to be impeached after candidate vetoed

Giuseppe Conte gave up his mandate to form a government after the Italian...

Giuseppe Conte gave up his mandate to form a government...

Italy in crisis after president rejects Eurosceptic as economy minister

An attempt to form a government in Italy has failed after the president rejected the choice of a Eurosceptic in the role of economy minister • The move...

An attempt to form a government in Italy has failed after...

Updated | Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes defeat, as exit polls show clear pro-choice win

Exit polls by The Irish Times and RTÉ indicates that around 69% of voters in a referendum in Ireland have voted to repeal a constitutional ban on...

Exit polls by The Irish Times and RTÉ indicates...

Alfred Sant contests EC statement that Malta is affected by large share of non-performing loans

Concern about non-performing bank loans has not featured in Malta’s Country Specific Recommendations in recent years

Concern about non-performing bank loans has not...

‘Malta must step up fight against corruption’ or risk investment scare, Brussels warns

The European Commission says Malta is not supervising its financial services industry well enough

The European Commission says Malta is not supervising its...

Mark Zuckerberg appears before European Parliament

The meeting comes in the same week that the EU's General Data...

The meeting comes in the same week that the EU's...

Next MEP election dates confirmed for May 2019

European Parliament elections are expected to take place between 23 and 26 May...

European Parliament elections are expected to take place...

Italy’s next 'politically unknown' prime minister taught in Malta

Italy’s next prime minister is expected to be law professor Giuseppe...

Italy’s next prime minister is expected to be law...

Bet365 admits Malta expansion, plays down major relocation of staff from Gibraltar

Bet365 will be increasing its infrastructural capabilities in Malta and recruiting more staff but firm says it will remain committed to Gibraltar after Brexit

Bet365 will be increasing its infrastructural capabilities...

Over 31,000 unaccompanied minor asylum seekers registered in the EU in 2017

Only five unaccompanied minor asylum seekers applied for international protection in Malta in 2017

Only five unaccompanied minor asylum seekers applied...

Miriam Dalli’s ambitious CO2 emissions cut proposal for new cars finds resistance

The Labour MEP is the lead rapporteur for the regulation proposed by the European Commission on setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars...

The Labour MEP is the lead rapporteur for the regulation...

Malta urged to do more on migrant integration by Council of Europe anti-racism body

Council of Europe's anti-racism commission says refugees in Malta remain the 'most vulnerable and marginalised group' as it urges country to adopt...

Council of Europe's anti-racism commission says...

[WATCH] Updated | Foreign minister says it is premature to comment as Italy's next government could up the stakes on migration

Italy could finally have a government next week and it will be a radical shake-up for Europe and Malta as Lega and Movimento Cinque Stelle reach an agreement...

Italy could finally have a government next week and it will...

Maltese MEPs nominate Bjorn Formosa for the European Citizens’ Prize

Maltese MEPs David Casa, Miriam Dalli, Roberta Metsola, Marlene Mizzi, and Francis Zammit Dimech joined forces and nominated ALS activist Bjorn Formosa...

Maltese MEPs David Casa, Miriam Dalli, Roberta...

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