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EP Demands For Immediate Embargo On Importation Of Russian Energy Sources

The European Parliament voted for an immediate and full embargo on Russian imports of oil, gas, coal and nuclear energy in light of the war crimes being perpetrated by Russia in Ukraine. In a resolution adopted on Thursday MEPs called for additional punitive measures, including “an immediate full embargo on Russian imports of oil, coal, … Continued

PN To Decide Whether Or Not Bernard Grech Will Remain Party Leader

The PN has officially begun the process to assemble a general council, which will decide whether or not Bernard Grech will remain the party leader following another devastating loss at the polls last month. According to the party’s statute, following a general election, party councillors must be given the opportunity to choose whether or not … Continued

Watch: ‘Ukraine Is Fighting For Our Values, We Should Not Ignore Them,’ EP President Roberta Metsola Tells MEPs

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola urged MEPs to continue supporting war-torn Ukraine in the face of the Russian government’s invasion. This comes shortly after her visit to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, where she met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Ukrainian Parliament Chairperson Ruslan Stefanchuk. “It was a difficult decision to go but it meant a great deal … Continued

Breaking Down The Key Facts About ADPD’s Court Case Which It Hopes Will Get Green MPs Elected To Parliament

ADPD is trying to shake up Malta’s electoral system through a constitutional court case challenging the powers that be. It’s a long shot that the green party hopes will result in them finally electing a MP to Parliament, but what does it mean? The case, presented by ADPD Chairperson Carmel Cacopardo and Secretary General Ralph Cassar, … Continued

A First-Time Voter’s Guide To Surviving A Maltese Election

With the general election presumably just around the corner, the younger generation is being faced with a new responsibility: the power to vote.  The forthcoming election will be the first general election after the Vote 16 reforms which were implemented in March 2018. People between the ages of 16 and 22 will be amongst the … Continued

WATCH: Konrad Mizzi Storms Off During PAC Meeting As MP Karol Aquilina Calls Him A ‘Lagħqi’

Former minister Konrad Mizzi stormed out of a public accounts committee meeting in Parliament, refusing to answer PN MPs’ questions over his involvement in the Electrogas power station project. Mizzi chose to walk out of the hearing after asking Speaker Anglu Farrugia for a ruling on the way he was being treated during the committee … Continued

‘Europe Has Lost A Leader, I Lost A Friend’: Roberta Metsola On David Sassoli’s Death

First Vice President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, has issued a touching tribute for EU Parliament President David Sassoli, who died on Tuesday morning. “I am heartbroken. Europe has lost a leader, I have lost a friend, democracy has lost a champion. David Sassoli dedicated his life to making the world a better, fairer … Continued

EU Parliament President David Sassoli Dies 

The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, has died aged 65. Sassoli has been hospitalised in Italy since 26th December 2021. This was the second admission in a span of a few months, with Sassoli admitted to hospital last September with pneumonia. “David Sassoli passed away at 1.15am on 11 January at the CRO … Continued

‘EU Is Responsible For Protecting Children’: MEPs Discuss Illegal Adoption Of Child Refugees From Ukraine

MEPs held a discussion with experts from around the world about the protection and illegal adoption of child refugees from Ukraine. On Thursday evening, Members of the European Parliament came together to discuss how Ukrainian children from institutional care are at risk when fleeing the war. The discussion was held by MEPs who form part … Continued