#DaphneCaruanaGailizia – European Parliament agrees to new prize for investigative journalism

The Bureau of the European Parliament on 16 December decided to create a prize for investigative journalism named after the murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia (pictured). MEPs supported the creation of a prize in 2019 in their resolution of 15 November 2017 on the Rule of Law in Malta. The decision comes as court proceedings in […]

#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]

EU negotiators ready to agree on EU taxonomy for sustainable finance

After long negotiations in the European Parliament, EU officials expect on Thursday the finalisation of the “EU taxonomy for sustainable finance” regulation that will provide a common set of standards determining whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable. In an effort to become the first supranational regulator to provide a regulatory framework for banks and funds to […]