Santana upholds UNESCO Biosphere Award

Santana, which was awarded the UNESCO Biosphere Award iin 20111

JM leads today with the headline that the Municipality of Santana has guaranteed that it will continue to value the Biosphere Reserve award, awarded by UNESCO in 2011. But, at … Read more

Italy kicks-off Atlantic Fireworks display

Italy kicks-off Atlantic Fireworks display 4

The first “pyromusical” show of the Atlantic Festival took place yesterday. Starting at 10:30 pm, Italy was the first to light up the skies of Funchal and inaugurate the event … Read more

Elections bring instability

Elections bring instability 8

Various sources report that the “Right” won yesterday’s elections in Madeira but they don’t understand each other. The Left was defeated but admitted its willingness to govern. The PSD won … Read more

Telephone boxes reach the end of the line

Telephone boxes reach the end of the line 11

This is the news that makes today’s headline in the JM, on a front page that highlights telephone booths on the verge of ending. There are fewer and fewer public … Read more

Another weekend of violence

Calhau da Lapa

Another weekend of violence 18

The nightlife in Funchal city centre was once again spoiled by scenes of fighting according to JM, some of which were filmed, highlighting the complete dismay of … Read more

Câmara de Lobos tunnel considered a solution

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Celso Bettencourt, president of the Câmara de Lobos Parish Council, reveals today to JM that he defends a new ring road to Câmara de Lobos bay to alleviate road traffic.… Read more

New project for pet sterilization and vaccination

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The Association of Municipalities of Madeira has just launched a competition worth €146,000 for the sterilization and vaccination of dogs and cats. The investment, which benefits the 11 Councils, includes … Read more

Call for Food Bank Volunteers

Call for Food Bank Volunteers

The Madeira Food Bank and its president, Fátima Aveiro, has issued a call for volunteers. It is in this sense that FN publishes the image, alluding to volunteering in the … Read more

Drugs plan days away

Drugs plan days away

JM leads with a report that the work begun on the plan in December 2022 to halt the spread of synthetic drugs in Madeira is just days away. After a … Read more

Madeira & Azores are among the poorest regions

Madeira & Azores are among the poorest regions 51

The risk of poverty in Portugal rose to 17% in 2023, which put an additional 60,000 people at risk of becoming poor, a reality that mainly affected women, reveals the … Read more

Tourist falls at Cais do Sardinha

SANAS at Cais do Sardinha

A 55-year-old foreign woman fell this Wednesday while walking on the Ponta de São Lourenço path, close to the house in Cais do Sardinha.

The tourist has a suspected fracture … Read more

95,000 households live in Madeira

95,000 households live in Madeira acording to headlines today

JM leads with a report that almost 95,000 households live in Madeira. An increase of almost 30% compared to the beginning of the century. On International Families Day, the Regional … Read more

Cell phones used in underwater photography

Cell phones used in underwater photography 63

Madeira Underwater Open Photography & Video 2024 Championship: The Diario reportsthst for the Open, and in photography, four photography categories and two video categories will be analyzed by the jury. … Read more

Environmental awareness promoted

Environmental awareness promoted 66

Funchal City Council, as part of its environmental awareness program, has been promoting the 1st edition of the interpretative route ‘Trees in our streets’ since April.

It is a pedestrian … Read more

Operations up more than half this yer

Operations up more than half this yer

In the first quarter, 4,251 operations were carried out in the public health service. Those carried out in outpatient clinics boosted the increase recorded between January and March, 54% more … Read more

‘Madeira Flower Classic Auto Parade’

… takes place tomorrow

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The ‘Madeira Flower Classic Auto Parade’ takes place tomorrow, between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm, as part of the Flower Festival program,

The president of the … Read more

Empty houses account for 72% of housing shortages

Former bank employee embezzles more than €200,000 from ATM

Empty houses account for 72% of housing shortages

Empty houses account for 72% of housing shortages according to the Diario this morning.  A study by the National Statistics Institute … Read more

Cloudy Friday forecast?

Cloudy Friday forecast

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) reported in JM predicts this Friday that, in Madeira, this will be a day with skies with periods … Read more

Sunken corvette “a winning bet”

Cabo Girao, where sunken corvette is proving "a winning bet"

During a visit to the Cabo Girão Marine Park, the board of directors of the Institute of Forestry and Nature Conservation (IFCN) declared that the sinking of the Corvette Afonso … Read more

Mobility allowance fraud

Fraudulent claims for travel to mainland

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Apologies for being out of action for a while – a complete outages after new neighbours decided to install a fresh broadband connection!

Meanwhile, … Read more

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