European Commission proposes new whistleblower protection rules
It said whistleblowers were essential because they help detect, investigate  and sanction abuses of EU law
Resolution on anti-Slapp legislation to be voted on today
MEP Roberta Metsola said that journalism was crucial for any democracy, and that the European Parliament should safeguard mediahouses and journalists
Russia calls 'insinuations' on Skripal poisoning a 'total fake on a global level'

In statement forwarded by the Russian Embassy in Malta, Russia's foreign ministry spokesperson dismisses “insinuations” about incident in...

In statement forwarded by the Russian Embassy in Malta,...

Update 3 | Tributes to heroism of policeman killed in France supermarket hostage situation flood in

Two people were killed and many injured by the Moroccan gunman • The suspect, who was said to be heavily armed, asked for the release of Salah...

Two people were killed and many injured by the Moroccan...

Deadlock over as Italy agrees on speakers for Senate and Chamber

Ex-magistrate Maria Elisabetta Casellati from Forza Italian elected Senate...

Ex-magistrate Maria Elisabetta Casellati from Forza Italian...

Catalan separatist leaders detained after clashes

Protesters clashed with police as the Spanish Supreme Court stepped up legal...

Protesters clashed with police as the Spanish Supreme Court...

EU recalls Russia ambassador after UK nerve agent attack

The EU has recalled its ambassador from Moscow after agreeing it was...

The EU has recalled its ambassador from Moscow after...

MEPs urge Greece not to extradite Pilatus Bank whistleblower Maria Efimova to Malta

MEPs from across the political spectrum have called on Greece to keep Maria Efimova safe, after the former Pilatus Bank employee gave herself up to Greek...

MEPs from across the political spectrum have called on...

EU and UK reach Brexit transition deal

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit minister David Davis hailed the new draft withdrawal agreement and transition deal as a ‘decisive’...

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit minister...

MEPs back common corporate tax proposal with big majority

MEPs across various parties have pushed through a report backing the European...

MEPs across various parties have pushed through a report...

Education the first step to fighting cybercrime, Miriam Dalli tells European Parliament

The Labour MEP said investing in security infrastructure was important, but warned governments not to underestimate the importance of...

The Labour MEP said investing in security infrastructure...

Nationalist MEPs on new tax committee vow to defend Maltese system

David Casa and Roberta Metsola will sit on the special committee on financial...

David Casa and Roberta Metsola will sit on the special...

Under EU law, accountants and lawyers will have to report ‘aggressive’ tax planning schemes

A draft directive on tax transparency will require tax advisors, accountants and lawyers that promote tax planning schemes to report schemes that are...

A draft directive on tax transparency will require tax...

Brussels assessing how anti-SLAPP laws can be introduced across EU

MEP welcomes Timmermans’s announcement that European Commission is...

MEP welcomes Timmermans’s announcement that European...

Malta braces itself  for MEPs’ vote on  common corporate tax

MEPs this week vote on a common corporate tax proposal, raising fears of...

MEPs this week vote on a common corporate tax proposal,...

Angry MEPs take Brussels to task over ‘skulduggery’ in Martin Selmayr appointment

MEPs are livid at the appointment of Martin Selmayr to EU secretary-general in apparent violations of EU norms

MEPs are livid at the appointment of Martin Selmayr to EU...

Leave Juncker’s ‘monster’ alone, Malta says of Brussels enforcer gifted with top EU job

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat says Juncker’s all-powerful aide Martin Selmayr is ‘true European’ who made European Commission...

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat says Juncker’s...

Malta requests to join European public prosecutor’s office on tax evasion and fraud

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the justice and home affairs ministers' meeting in the European Council

Malta announced its intention to join the EPPO in the...

Brussels opens infringement against Malta over lucrative yacht lease VAT system

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres if they are used for leasing, and Brussels is not happy about it

Malta charges a 5.4% rate on yachts longer than 23 metres...

Brussels calls out member states attracting business through ‘aggressive tax planning’

European Commission semester reports ‘names and shames’ seven member states, Malta included, for using aggressive tax structures to attract FDI

European Commission semester reports ‘names and...

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