Tuesday

21st Nov 2017

Ticker

MEPs adopt resolution on rule of law in Malta

The European Parliament adopted Wednesday a resolution calling for an independent investigation on the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The text, presented by five groups from left and right, calls on the European Commission to look into the situation of the rule of law in Malta as well as on tax evasion and money laundering. It was adopted with 466 votes, against 49 and 167 abstentions.

Opinion

EU must confront Poland and Hungary

Curtailing NGOs and threatening judicial independence are the hallmarks of developing-world dictators and authoritarian strongmen, not a free and pluralistic European Union.

Amsterdam wins EU medicines agency on coin toss

The staff of the London-based EMA will move to the Dutch city of Amsterdam after Brexit, following a coin toss. Chance also decided the new home of the European Banking Authority: Paris.

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