Belgian MEP resigns as EP human rights chair over Qatar flight and hotel freebies
Belgian MEP Maria Arena’s position as Chair of the
Metsola sets transparency plan in response to Qatargate scandal
Updated to include comments from European Parliament President Roberta
Qatargate: Metsola waives two MEPs’ immunity after Belgian judicial request
In what was undoubtedly one of her first orders
European Parliament insists on reforms following Qatar scandal
MEPs overwhelmingly voted in favour of a resolution for
Governing under influence
Sam Bankman-Fried is currently facing charges in The Bahamas
The European Parliament’s Qatar World Cup scandal explained
On Monday, President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola
European Parliament resolution calls for withdrawal of FOI appeals against The Shift
Members of the European Parliament are calling on the
Thousands commemorate Daphne Caruana Galizia, 5 years since her assassination
Malta, Europe and much of the world on Sunday
Roberta Metsola urged to rein in tech lobbyists following Uber files revelations
German MEP Daniel Freund has asked European Parliament President
Press Freedom NGOs call for maximum punishment for Daphne Caruana Galizia killers
International press freedom organisations have called for the maximum
‘Unity in Adversity’ and the Pariah Island
It has been described as a bloodied silver lining
UPDATED: Maltese government defiant on ending passport sales to Russians as pressure increases
Updated to add government’s change in decision.  The Maltese
‘A strong democracy needs a strong press’: Tributes to Ján Kuciak mark four years since assassination
Political leaders, journalists and press freedom organisations on Monday
Stream of congratulations for Roberta Metsola, European parliament’s new president
After a plenary session which saw Maltese MEP and
Roberta Metsola secures European Parliament presidency in landslide victory
Securing 67% of all votes, Roberta Metsola became the
Defamation law in the hands of ‘malicious parties’ is chilling for journalists – OSCE
The use of criminal and civil lawsuits against journalists
Metsola for President? Activate rent-a-mob!
Later today, a meeting of the 178 MEPs of
SLAPPs are misuse of justice systems aimed at intimidation of journalists, EP report says
Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation constitute a misuse of
Ambitious timeline for EU anti-SLAPP directive
An ambitious timeline has been set for the introduction
Truth is the enemy
“The PN turned the European Parliament against Malta with
‘When journalism is threatened, democracy is at stake’
As the world marks Press Freedom Day, several organisations,
It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault
It’s all Roberta Metsola’s fault. The European Commission is
Wash, rinse, repeat
When The Shift started monitoring government disinformation tactics in
Angry? Get in line please
It was just over a month ago that Tim
Public outrage at Mario Philip Azzopardi after vilification of MEP
Updated with Minister for Culture and Arts Jose Herrera’s
Role of Steward Healthcare questioned again in light of pre-fabricated hospital
The announcement of a government call for a pre-fabricated

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