Portuguese newspaper ‘i’ named world’s best-designed newspaper; Madeira: one of season’s exciting new buzz destinations; First monument to a person of Portuguese origin in UK; Catherine of Braganza made tea drinking popular in Britain; ‘Little Portugal’ in UK;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira: one of season’s exciting new buzz destinations

The Move Channel:

“Madeira is emerging as one of the season’s exciting new buzz … Read more

Armindo Araújo stepping up to a World Rally Car; Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo honoured by FIFA as one best eleven football players of 2010; Mourinho inaugural winner of FIFA World Coach of the Year for Men’s Football

Portugal & Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Armindo Araújo:Portuguese Production Car World Rally Championship rally driver

“Armindo Araújo (born 1 September 1977) is a Portuguese rally driver. He won the … Read more

More news items from Sue:

Fire Destroys Beach Bar – Formosa Beach


A fire thought to be caused by an electrical overload destroyed the subject beach bar yesterday afternoon.  The fire started in an office … Read more

More Madeira news; Yellow wind weather alert; Edinho joins Madeiran football club Maritimo; International Year of Forests recognised by Madeira; The Laurisilva Forest of Madeira UNESCO World Heritage Site; Ryanair expects to carry an estimated 100,000 extra passengers to and from Portugal in 2011; Ryanair daily flight Faro-Manchester

Portugal & Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira first Portuguese region with private night guard patrols (guardas nocturnos) with a dog – a 2 year old Doberman to support them. … Read more

TAP flight attendant gets proposal in mid-flight!; Madeira’s nature is the biggest attraction for Finnish tourists; Seals off Madeira; Surfing in Portugal: Quiksilver Europe Boosts its Presence; The Portuguese Eurovision 2011: listen and vote!

Portugal and Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:

Vera Silva, a Portuguese flight attendant, got the surprise of her life when her boyfriend, Joao Vieira, proposed to her mid-flight


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