In Focus - EU Institutions

EU signs deal with GSK for supply of potential COVID drug

EU signs deal with GSK for supply of potential COVID drug

The European Union has signed a contract with GlaxoSmithKline for the supply of up to 220,000 treatments of its investigation...
EU says it is on track for 70% vaccination target by end summer

EU says it is on track for 70% vaccination target by end summer

The European Union is on course to hit a target of fully vaccinating at least 70% of the adult population by the end of summe...
EU freezes legal steps against Britain after UK request for standstill

EU freezes legal steps against Britain after UK request for standstill

The European Commission said it would not move to the next step of its legal action against Britain for unilaterally changin...
EU calls for “return to normality” for institutions in Tunisia

EU calls for “return to normality” for institutions in Tunisia

The European Union said it was following developments in Tunisia closely and called for a return to normal in the ...

Malta Insights

Malta: Internal tourism accounts for 90% of Gozo visitors in 2020

Malta: Internal tourism accounts for 90% of Gozo visitors in 2020

Domestic tourism between Malta and Gozo rose to 360,460 in 2020, an increase of 52 per cent from 2019. Data by the National Statis...
Malta: Electric and hybrid cars increase by a fifth in the second quarter

Malta: Electric and hybrid cars increase by a fifth in the second quarter

The annual rate of inflation in July stood at 0.7 percent, the lowest increase in the months under review since January 2018. Figu...
Malta: House prices drop in the first quarter

Malta: House prices drop in the first quarter

The House Price Index fell by 1.6 per cent between January and March this year compared to the preceding quarter. Data by Eurostat...
Malta: Retail registers one of the highest annual increases in the EU

Malta: Retail registers one of the highest annual increases in the EU

Total retail trade grew by 22 per cent between May 2020 and May 2021, well above the 9.0 per cent average registered in the EU. Da...