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EU: Production in construction down

Employment construction in Malta dropped by 5% according to the National Statistics Office data issued in June 2012. Compared ...

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012, 12:35

[VIDEO] Kicking out smoking through football

The European Commission (EC) and FC Barcelona (Barça) announced an unprecedented partnership. ‘Quit Smoking with ...

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012, 06:01

EU on quality and excellence in teaching

Higher education is crucial for developing the knowledge and skills that Europe needs to compete in the world economy, but Member ...

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012, 17:07

Spain pledges reform timetable, paves way for bailout

Spain told euro zone finance ministers on Friday it will set clear deadlines for structural reforms by the end of the month, ...

Monday, 17 Sep 2012, 22:54

Eurozone ministers signal easing on austerity

The eurozone could be turning its back on the all-austerity answer to the sovereign debt crisis as finance ministers consider ...

Monday, 17 Sep 2012, 12:48

EU split over timing of ECB supervisory start date

The Irish Times says that EU finance ministers are split over moves to have the European Central Bank (ECB) supervise eurozone ...

Monday, 17 Sep 2012, 12:38

EU: International trade in 15.6 bn euro goods surplus

The first estimate for the euro are (EA17) trade in goods balance with the rest of the world in July 2012 gave a 15.6 bn euro ...

Monday, 17 Sep 2012, 12:25

Spain and Portugal march against austerity

Thousands of Spanish and Portuguese protesters have taken to the streets of Madrid and Lisbon to rally against new anti-austerity ...

Sunday, 16 Sep 2012, 20:42

Major Madrid rally against cuts

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in the Spanish capital, Madrid, to protest against spending cuts and tax rises in the ...

Saturday, 15 Sep 2012, 17:44

Optimism prevails after EZ meeting in Cyprus

Finance ministers from across the Euro-zone welcomed the conditionality requirement of the European Central Bank’s bond ...

Saturday, 15 Sep 2012, 08:14

Brussels drops plans for EU law limiting right to strike

The European Commission has withdrawn proposed legislation limiting workers’ right to strike, amid a furore from trade ...

Friday, 14 Sep 2012, 22:58

Better food quality labels in the EU soon

The time it takes to obtain an EU quality label for farm produce from a given geographical area, or produced in a traditional ...

Friday, 14 Sep 2012, 10:47

EU’s blue growth

To make it through the crisis, Europe needs the contribution of all sectors of its economy. In a Communication on 'Blue ...

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012, 13:04

Minimum rights for crime victims across the EU

All crime victims will have the same basic rights across the EU, including an assessment of their specific needs, under a directive ...

Thursday, 13 Sep 2012, 11:01

Barroso State of the Union 2012 address

The President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, has today delivered the State of the Union 2012 address. ...

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012, 16:53

Local news

[VIDEO]: "A new Labour govt will listen to ...

The topics discussed on the third consecutive ...

Employers support PL on minimum wage

The Malta Employers’ Association (MEA) ...

[VIDEO]Gonzi pushed out after coming election

During tomorrow’s mass meeting of ...

[VIDEO]: Senglean residents outraged as trees ...

Senglean residents are outraged with the ...

World news

Mediterranean at risk

Growing demands on the Mediterranean region's ...

Romney: Palestinians don't want peace

A new secret video clip has emerged of remarks ...

Egypt orders arrest of US Copts

Authorities in Cairo have ordered the ...

New EU plan to boost integration

Eleven EU countries have a drawn up a ...

Earlier European corner

MEPs call for burden sharing of asylum seekers

Relocation of internationally-protected ...

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012, 21:46

Banking union leak points to sweeping powers ...

Blueprints for a European banking ...

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012, 09:59

EU on Youth: jobs and social inclusion top ...

The EU Youth Report published today ...

Monday, 10 Sep 2012, 13:27

Malta + 8 EU countries: no fees for first ...

The cost of higher education for ...

Monday, 10 Sep 2012, 13:20

Soros: Germany must lead or leave

International financier George Soros ...

Monday, 10 Sep 2012, 08:46

Monti calls for EU summit to confront populism

Italian Premier Mario Monti on Saturday ...

Sunday, 09 Sep 2012, 07:52

A first in Europe – Malta leads seabird research

  Researchers from the EU LIFE+ Malta ...

Sunday, 09 Sep 2012, 06:46

Malta meeting to set European health roadmap

  Health ministers and senior officials ...

Saturday, 08 Sep 2012, 11:54

European Asylum Support Office has new offices ...

On Friday the European Asylum Support ...

Friday, 07 Sep 2012, 13:39

EU on brink of recession

Both the Eurozone and the EU27 are ...

Friday, 07 Sep 2012, 06:25

European Court: Religious prosecution grounds ...

Deutsche Welle reports that the EU's ...

Thursday, 06 Sep 2012, 12:34

Barroso aligns with Merkel in push for treaty ...

European Commission President José ...

Thursday, 06 Sep 2012, 06:09

EU Globalisation Fund supported over 21 000 ...

More than 21 000 workers dismissed ...

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012, 14:03

Commissioner proposes gender quotas for companies

The EU Commission wants the proportion ...

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2012, 12:13

EU industrial producer prices up by 0.4%

Malta experienced the smallest increase ...

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2012, 11:33