Green light for Nuns Valley cable car

Environmental impact test passed

Nuns Valley headline in JM

JM’s headline this morning announces that the Environmental Impact Assessment Authority has given a favourable opinion on the completion of the Nuns Valley cable car, although … Read more

easyJet bomb hoax latest

Spanish fighter plane intercepts easyJet flight

easyJet bomb hoax

Various media sources report that a Spanish fighter plane intercepted an easyJet flight on Sunday after bomb hoax allegedly made by a British teenager … Read more

Tobacco ban for under 21’s?

More tax on alcohol possible

Alcohol and tobacco

Press agency Lusa report that the Portuguese Government’s new National Strategy for the Fight against Cancer to last until 2030, presented by the Directorate-General for Read more

Funchal records first tropical night

… of summer 2022

Tropical night in Funchal

The Diario reports on the first tropical night of this Summer 2022, in Madeira, was recorded in Funchal on the night of this Sunday, the 3rd … Read more

Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United

… and wants to play in the Champions League

Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United
Ronaldo pictured on holiday on his yacht in Majorca last week

The UK press is full of the story this morning … Read more

Oceans Conference focuses on microplastics

European Commissioner calls for action


Público on the mainland reports that microplastics on beaches are the focus as the European Commissioner for the Environment, Ocean and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, … Read more

Sister Maria Caldeira da Silva

Franciscan sister dies aged 95

Convento de Santa Clara, where Sister Maria Caldeira da Silva worked
Convento de Santa Clara

FN report that Sister Maria Caldeira da Silva, who belongs to the Portuguese Province of the Franciscans of Maria, died yesterday … Read more

O’Leary: fares will rise for 5 years

Average Ryanair flight to rise from €40

O'Leary, claiming fares will rise for 5 years

Thanks to PeterA for a link to the FT, where Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has warned fares will rise for the next … Read more

More road accidents and casualties

Six flights cancelled yesterday

Road accident headline in JM

JM reports that “incorrect behaviour” by drivers is the main reason for road accidents on Madeira’s roads, according to the Commander of the PSP Traffic PoliceRead more

Madeira Day – another concert today

Doca do Cavacas reopened

Concert details for tonight

At the invitation of the Presidency of the Regional Government of Madeira, the Academic Orchestra of the Conservatory – Professional School of the Arts of Madeira, … Read more

Madeira Day celebrated

Region day marked with usual protocol

After the traditional solemn session in the Main Hall of the Regional Assembly was concluded as usual this morning to mark Madeira Day, the … Read more

Recycled beach bags

… part of Madeira’s circular economy

recycled beach bags
Susana Prada with the Recycled beach bags at Campo da Barca Building

JM reports that there were 350 recycled beach bags created through reused … Read more

1900 new homes in Funchal

Forum to see 6-8,000 new residents

Forum Madeira, where new homes will be added

The Madeira News website, with its automated 24/7 news feed has picked up a report that the west zone of the city of … Read more

House prices up 6.4%

… in just one quarter in Madeira

Funchal, where house prices average over €2,385 per square metre

The Madeira News website, with its automated 24/7 news feed has picked up a report that house prices in the Autonomous Region … Read more

Beaches get jellyfish flag

Doca do Cavacas bathing suspended

JM reports that the first flag that signals the presence of jellyfish in the sea was delivered yesterday afternoon at the Lido Bathing Complex, by … Read more

Heathrow cancels more flights

30 more cancellations this morning

Heathrow, where more flights have been cancellaed

Heathrow Airport has requested airways to remove another 30 flights from Thursday morning’s schedule as a result of its anticipating extra passenger numbers than it … Read more

Covid features in 1 in 5 deaths

Masks to continue on public transport

Covid headline in the Diario

The Diario headlines the statistic that that 20% of the 244 people who died up to June 26 this year in the Region were … Read more

Festas de São Pedro are back in Ribeira Brava

One of the major festivals on the island

Festas de São Pedro are back in Ribeira Brava

São Pedro da Ribeira Brava, considered one of the biggest festivals in Madeira, is back in full force and with a lot … Read more

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