Two deaths on Madeiran beaches this season

16 fatal accidents recorded on Portuguese beaches

Porto Santo

Sixteen people have died on Portuguese beaches since the beginning of the bathing season, between May 1st and September 30th, according … Read more

Scooter warning

Record winter for tourism

Scooters pictured on the front page of the newspaper

The prominent photo on the front page of the Diario this morning is dedicated to a Police
warning about the excesses of e-scooter users. There have … Read more

Lufthansa to buy part of TAP?

Strong interest from a number of sources

TAP planes

“The plan to sell a stake in the Portuguese TAP is interesting for us”, said Lufthansa, in a note sent to Agence France … Read more

Drug problems in Câmara de Lobos

Disability passes cheaper

Drug problems in Câmara de Lobos

Highlighted in this edition of JM, is the drama of drug addiction. “Drug disquiet in Câmara de Lobos” is the title alongside the photo on the … Read more

Locals approve of AL

“Best Island Destination in Europe” yet again!

AL approval headline

The majority of respondents to an Intercampus survey for JM and JMFM consider that the expansion of the Local Accommodation offer in Madeira … Read more

Yellow warningdue to hot weather

Maximum temperature in Madeira will be 29ºC

Thermometer, indicating a Yellow heat warning

The Portuguese Weather Institute, IPMA has placed districts of Setúbal, Lisbon, Leiria and the Madeira archipelago under yellow warning from today due to … Read more

Albuquerque changes half his government

Canarian President promotes maritime connection

Newspaper headlines: Albuquerque changes half his government

Four days after the elections, Miguel Albuquerque finalized the new government with two fewer secretariats. Four government officials leave (Rita Andrade, Susana Prada, Teófilo Cunha … Read more

EU visa delayed again

New ETIAS program will not start until 2025

ETIAS - th EU Visa scheme - graphic

According to European Union (EU) officials, the start of the European Travel Info and Authorisation System (ETIAS) program – effectively an EU … Read more

Two ships bring more than 5,000 people

“Ventura” and the “Silver Moon” visit Funchal

As the cruise ships begin to head south from their summer further north, the port Funchal today receives two ships, more specifically the … Read more

Regional Government monitors Ryanair closure threat

Tourism Secretary speaks out

Ryanair plane on the ground at Madeira airport

“Faced with this specific situation, we are on the ground working on contacts with Ryanair itself, with the concessionaire, with Turismo de Portugal, we have also … Read more

Ryanair threatens to close Madeira base

Airport Operator wants excessive price increases

Funchal Airport - Ryanairs Madeira base

Ryanair has criticized proposals for airport taxes and threatens to close its Madeira base . The ‘low-cost’ airline Ryanair criticized ANA’s proposal to increase … Read more

Work continues at new marina

New campaign: ‘Madeira. So Sustainable’

FN has photos of the latest work being conducted at the new marina in Funchal. An asphalt roof is being applied above what will be … Read more

No Vice President

PAN accused of “betrayal”

Regional President Miguel Albuquerque

The president of the Regional Government intends to announce, “soon”, the new composition of the Madeiran executive, but has already announced that there will not be … Read more

PAN coalition agreement finalised

10 priorities agreed

PAN Madeira announced their 10 priorities

The PSD/CDS and PAN coalition agreement was established early this afternoon.

The negotiations resulted in the commitment of the parties that support the Regional Government to implement … Read more

PAN sets 10 goals

Why did Albuquerque not resign?

PAN attending meetings with Albequerque

PAN proposal makes Government of Albuquerque viable” is a piece of current news in local newspapers, in the aftermath of the Regional Elections on … Read more

Albuquerque coalition continues

Negotiations last all day

Albuquerque coalition continues, together with
Rui Barreto

Miguel Albuquerque had promised a quick understanding with one of the candidates to form an absolute majority government to work with his coaltion. And … Read more

Costa Fortuna returns

… and three mega-yachts in Funchal

Costa Fortuna in Funchal

The ‘Costa Fortuna‘ has returned to Funchal for another stopover, with 3,020 people on board. The bay also received three mega-yachts that … Read more

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