26th Feb 2024


Malta charges three with journalist's murder

Police in Malta have charged three Maltese men with last month's murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The three, Vince Muscat and brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio, pleaded not guilty to the car-bomb killing, according to the Malta Independent. The manhunt, aided by the FBI and by Europol, came amid suspicion her killing was linked to her revelations of corruption in Maltese politics.

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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.


Far-right MEPs least disciplined in following party line

In a fractious parliamentary vote, the level of party discipline often decides the fate of legislation. Party discipline among nationalists and far-right MEPs is the weakest, something potentially significant after the June elections. Data by Novaya Gazeta Europe and EUobserver.

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