Bertrand Borg

is online editor of the Times of Malta.


Cover for: Islands of (in)stability

Islands of (in)stability

Netherlands, Austria and Malta after the European elections

The Labour Party’s surprising success in the Netherlands may merely have proven opinion polls wrong but the political earthquake experienced in Austria will clearly have lasting consequences. Both Austria and Malta happened to achieve gender equality among elected MEPs, prefacing a drive to achieve the same among appointments to top EU jobs.