News updates: 20.3.24

News updates: 20.3.24

Among today’s news updates are crimes going back to 2022 which are now reaching the Funchal court bar, making headlines in today,’s JM, opposite. At issue are essentially four robberies … Read more

Corpse asked to sign bank loan

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A woman who wheeled a corpse into a bank to co-sign a loan has been arrested according to several media sources.

A Brazilian woman who wheeled a corpse into bank … Read more

More yachts “reposition” this month

Funchal hosted 7 “megayachts” at simultaneously

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The arrival of the  Gelliceaux, represented the third yacht that docked in the Port of Funchal today, joining the  Melek that arrived this morning … Read more

Atlantida and Ronaldo both win!

Atlantida and Ronaldo both win! 36

Madeiran water and a Madeiran footballer were both credited with awards

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Hot weather ends?

Hot weather ends? 45

After days of heat, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) predicts that clouds and showers may well return to Madeira this Thursday.

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VAT receipts double

Funchal 2.3ºC warmer in March 

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The news that features most prominently on the first page of this Wednesday’s

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Promise to increase insularity allowance

Wine tasting at the Savoy.

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PS promises to increase insularity allowance 

The Socialist party, once again figures highly on the JM website, which reports PS-Madeira guaranteed yesterday that, if it … Read more

“Free Zone” generates 4,200 jobs

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The Madeira International Business Centre had never generated as many jobs as in 2023. Compared to the previous year, there was an increase of almost 18%. This is the news … Read more

Alleged corruption in Madeira returns to the headlines

The regional economy grew in January, but at a slower rate

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Correio da Manhã makes national headlines today with the ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in Madeira.

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Digital Nomads plant more trees

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Digital Nomads plant more trees 78
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Weather to remain untypically hot

Untypically hotweather

Good morning. The Diario reports that after the almost off-season period of rain and some cold (it even snowed two weeks ago), these have been days of lots of sun … Read more

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Tropical nights return

Temperatures climb above 26 ºC

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Tropical nights were recorded at Funchal weather stations last night, with those located at Observatório (Funchal), Lido, Cancela and Monte, Quinta Grande, Ponta do Sol, … Read more

Public disobedience at all-time high

Drug trafficking at its highest level

Public disobedience making headlines in Madeira

The news that makes the headline of this Wednesday’s edition of the Diario reveals that public disobedience is at a record high. 96 crimes … Read more

New strong wind warning for Wednesday

… issued by port authority

New strong wind warning issued for Wednesday

The Port Authority of Funchal issued, this afternoon, the following information it says it received from the Portuguese Weather Institute, IPMA, a warning of … Read more

Drink drivers: Madeira doubles national averages

Drink drivers in Madeira make headlines

Every week, on average, 20 drink drivers are detected under the influence of alcoholic beverages according to the Diario this morning. The rate of drunk driving crimes in Madeira last … Read more

Machico claims profits from Cais do Sardinha

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The current mayor of Machico, Ricardo Franco, according to the headline in JM this morning, considers that “it would be fair” for the Municipality of Machico to receive part of … Read more

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