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Small EU island states cannot be treated like the centre of Europe

State aid rules within the European Union are being applied to peripheral or isolated regions and islands as if they belong to the mainstream and better endowed centres of the Union. This approach cannot be justified by the argument that structural and cohesion funds already compensate for the disadvantages with which these territories are burdened.

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Obesity one of the health priorities during Maltese Presidency

Parliamentary Secretary Chris Fearne said that obesity will be one of the health priorities for Malta’s EU Presidency. Dr. Fearne was addressing a roundtable discussion in Brussels on obesity organised by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) together with a group of interested stakeholders and political champions to share information and discuss

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Europe’s challenges will affect Malta during 2016

Malta’s future in 2016 depends much on the way Europe will meet its challenges on immigration, terrorism, the Eurozone’s performance and the UK/EU negotiations which will lead to the Referendum on UK membership. The UK has for long been one of our longest business partners and Malta will be affected should the UK leave the

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I will defend Malta’s interests when Europe discusses its future

Alfred Sant, Head of the Maltese Delegation at the S&D group at the European Parliament, said in a televised New Year’s Message from Strasbourg that during 2016 he will continue to promote the national interests of Malta at the European Parliament when the debate of the future of Europe unfolds. Dr. Sant said that there

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Messaġġ għas-Sena 2016 tal-Kap tad-Delgazzjoni Maltija tal-S&D fil-Parlament Ewropew

Matul is-sena 2015, fil-Parlament Ewropew rajna jiżvolġu sensiela ta’ kriżijiet fi ħdan l-Unjoni Ewropea, u li għalihom għad trid tinstab soluzzjoni. Bħala membri tal-grupp tas-Soċjalisti u d-Demokratiċi fil-Parlament, ma’ sħabi Marlene Mizzi u Miriam Dalli tad-delegazzjoni Maltija, segwejt mill-qrib l-avvenimenti. Għamilna l-interventi meħtieġa biex kull fejn stajna, inħarsu l-interessi ta’ Malta. F’dan, fejn kien neċessarju