Freedom of Information requests almost double in a single year
Freedom of information requests almost doubled between 2020 and
Belgian finance minister pledges crackdown on Malta yacht tax loophole
Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister tasked with
European Parliament resolution calls for withdrawal of FOI appeals against The Shift
Members of the European Parliament are calling on the
European Commission ‘taking very seriously’ reports on Malta’s secret agreement with Azerbaijan’s SOCAR
The European Commission is “taking very seriously” reports on
Impact of the EU Media Freedom Act on Malta’s landscape
A leaked copy of the draft Media Freedom Act
Persistence pays
Despite the efforts the authorities devote to burying information
Flamingo is third casualty of illegal hunting within days of start of season
A flamingo was recovered by a fisherman from the
Wanted: A leader to lead, starting yesterday
Our prime minister’s prolonged absence from public engagement is
Brussels names Muscat, Malta shrugs
This week we had two EU reports on Malta’s
The cost of convenience: the real story behind Uber
While virtually every single press outlet in Malta hailed
Analysis shows Malta shipping firms rapidly increased Russian oil shipments since start of war
A new investigation by international NGO Global Witness has
Brussels fudges responses to questions about legality of state aid to floundering Enemalta
The European Commission – the guardian of the EU
Press freedom organisations call for a strong Media Freedom Act
To mark Europe Day on 9 May 2022, 17
The massacre
In the south of Malta, a few hours after
Speaker’s response on Council of Europe report on Rosianne Cutajar unknown as deadline looms
The status of the information the Parliamentary Assembly of
Overwhelming majority votes in favour of EU report to abolish ‘golden passport’
A European Parliament vote to ban citizen by investment
UPDATED: Maltese government defiant on ending passport sales to Russians as pressure increases
Updated to add government’s change in decision.  The Maltese
Bulgaria’s cash for passports scheme under EU scrutiny
After Bulgaria pledged to end its ‘golden passport’ scheme
EU ‘complicit’ in secretive Libyan prison and shadow immigration systems
An investigation by The New Yorker has shone a light
With passport sales, we undermine our sovereignty
Many readers of The Shift will already be sympathetic
Platform to combat disinformation discussed at Croatian media festival
A pilot project to create a platform that will
Law student organisations face criticism for not signing statement calling for resignations
Law student organisations are facing criticism for their failure
SLAPPs are misuse of justice systems aimed at intimidation of journalists, EP report says
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation constitute a misuse of
Dark clouds on the horizon
Robert Abela has chosen his hill to die on.
Malta receives a whole raft of warnings from the European Commission
As international media organisations welcomed action by the European
Tarnished gold
Finally, after far too many long years, the European
Hijacked nation
The European Parliament’s resolution condemning the Malta Labour Party’s
PN agrees with passport scheme, subject to an ‘open and transparent’ process
The findings that emerged from a joint media investigation

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