27th Feb 2024


Tax haven accusations very unfair, says Maltese minister

A report by European Parliament's Green group labelling Malta a tax haven was "unprofessional" and "very unfair", Maltese finance minister Edward Scicluna said on Thursday. He told journalists there were "lots of untruths" in the report, which he said did not take into account other research, such as OECD's evaluations.

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For Ukraine's sake, pass the EU due diligence directive

The EU Commission's 2022 CSDDD proposal did not include provisions incorporating "conflict due diligence", they were added, after the Russian invasion, by the European Parliament and Council into the final directive text — for Ukraine's sake, vote for it.

Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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