Tag: European Commission

Tribunal rejects appeal against Central Link Project

The Environment and Planning Review Tribunal has refused the appeal to revoke the permit for the Central Link Project. Minister for Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg announced the news on his Facebook page.

“Richer will get more”: Poorer states say EU spending proposals unfair

The European Union's eastern and southern countries on Tuesday rejected efforts to cap aid they receive from the EU budget and attach...

Romania’s proposed government faces confidence vote key for EU policymaking

Romanian lawmakers will hold a vote of confidence on Monday for the centrist minority cabinet of Prime Minister-designate Ludovic Orban, the outcome...

Changes in trapping season legislation based on non-factual demands – BirdLife...

The 2019 trapping season that opened last Sunday have seen introduced several changes. BirdLife Malta feels that these changes are a result of non-factual...

€2m renewable energy tenders project under scrutiny – Sant

A proposal to help local island authorities with tendering renewable energy projects by Maltese Labour MEP Alfred Sant, has reached the stage of trilogue...

Macron proposes Atos CEO Thierry Breton as new French EU commissioner

France has proposed Atos technology group Chief Executive Officer Thierry Breton as its candidate to head industrial policy in the next...

‘We need 400K signatures to push social housing change at the...

‘We need to collect 400,000 signatures in Malta to encourage the EU to change the directive on social housing’, CEO of SOS...

EU should accept UK’s request for extension – European Council President

The European Union should ‘accept the UK’s request for an extension’ over Brexit, the President of the European Council has said. Donald...

Over 2% of Maltese GDP lost to tax evasion in 2016

Over 2% of Malta’s Gross Domestic Product (the economy) in 2016, was lost to international tax evasion, a new European Commission study finds.

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature European deaths in 2016 – EU...

Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, and almost every...