Football International Wed night: Poland v Portugal; Poland v Portugal Preview; ‘Troika’ gives Portugal bailout a thumbs up; South-west coast of Madeira timelapse; Orquestra de Sopros, Casa das Mudas Art Centre, Saturday night, 8pm; Madeiran João Silva first Portuguese driver to compete in WRC Academy;

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Football: Poland v Portugal Preview

From: Goal.com: http://www.goal.com/en-gb/match/77113/poland-vs-portugal/preview

“Werder Bremen ............  ...read more

Jazz in Calheta; ‘Mudas Jazz Sessions’ continue; Ben van Gelder Quintet; 10pm, 10 de Março-Casa das Mudas International Art Centre, Calheta; New treatment for prostate enlargement developed by Portuguese doctors; €14m to hand back to citizens in water, electricity and gas guarantees; Walking more with the crisis;

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Ben van Gelder Quintet

New York Quintet, 10pm, 10 de Março-Casa das Mudas International Art Centre, Calheta-part of the series of concerts ‘Mudas Jazz Sessions’.

Peter Schlamb vibes
Rick Rosato bass
Craig Weinrib ............  ...read more

Madeira Carnaval 2012 slideshow; Boat abandoned at or near Paul do Mar; Mountain biking in Madeira; European Windsurfing Championships Madeira Day 1; Concert at Madeira Wine Institute Friday night; Bailout: growing possibility of Portugal needing a new bailout;

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Madeira Carnaval 2012 slideshow

From Don Amaro in Madeira. Thanks Don Amaro!

Boat abandoned at or near Paul do Mar

reported on the Diario Newspaper website Friday ............  ...read more

Madeira Carnival Week 2012 Finale: ‘Cortejo Trapalhão’; European Windsurfing Championships Madeira: RS:X 2012 start Thursday; Portugal’s bailout: implementation “on track”; Canyoning in Madeira;

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Madeira Carnival Week 2012 Finale: ‘Cortejo Trapalhão’

Some of the best moments from ‘the Cortejo Trapalhão’ in Funchal last Tuesday afternoon. One of the main processions of Madeira’s Carnival Week. One of the ............  ...read more

20/2 Anniversary; European Windsurfing Championships, Madeira start Thursday; Madeiran Olympic Windsurfer João Rodrigues; Carnaval da Madeira 2012: Awesome film: Cortejo Alegórico da Madeira, Saturday night, 19th February; Football: emergence of Braga as fourth “grande”; Braga Madeira-born coach Leonardo Jardim not getting carried away; Lima & Viana;

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’20th February 2010′ Natural Disaster Anniversary

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Local, national and international have reported on the second anniversary of the extreme weather ............  ...read more

Carnaval da Madeira; 9pm Saturday night Carnaval on the Avenue – Caneca Furada Samba School – Avenida Arriaga; Film: ‘Sur les Sentiers de Madère’; Markets in Funchal: every Thursday; Anona Festa is coming!; National unemployment rate; Bailout programme: Troika’s third assessment mission;

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Sur les Sentiers de Madère

“Avec ses 2000 km de sentiers, Madère, île principale de l’archipel du même nom est un véritable paradis pour randonneurs ............  ...read more

Carnaval da Madeira: NEW Microsite; Nominate this blog for an award; House fire; Snow?; Galp discovers gas off Mozambique; What is a Francesinha?;

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Dear readers, coverage of local stories restricted as Diario de Noticias site down Wednesday.

Carnaval da Madeira: NEW Microsite

Madeira Carnival 2012 NEW microsite: http://visitmadeira.pt/carnaval/

Madeira Newstories from ............  ...read more

What’s happening in Madeira this weekend?; Frida Kahlo tribute Casa das Mudas Art Centre Calheta; Festa dos Compadres, Santana; Clarinet Concert;New Funchal Port quay tender cancelled; Independence Of The Seas returns sick passengers; Palm Tree disease continues; Ribeiro Bonito Film; Germany assured Portugal informally open to a renegotiation of the country’s bailout deal;

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Madeira Newstories from Madeira’s Diario de Noticias includes:

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New Funchal Port quay tender cancelled

From the Diario:

“Cancelled tender for the new wharf in Funchal…The ............  ...read more

Biking in the snow in Madeira; Extreme biking in Madeira; Madeira Port fees; Best small hotel in Europe; Best small hotel in Portugal; Doubts about strategy for resolving euro-zone government debt crisis; Ribeira Bonito Madeira; What’s happening in Madeira February; Carnaval da Madeira: one of the best in Europe!

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Extreme biking in Madeira

The Diario Newspaper reports on the large number of hits that these extreme biking films above and below are getting and how the sport is increasing in popularity in Madeira. There are many more on the ‘extremebiker’ ............  ...read more

Euro Windsurfing Championships Madeira start 23 February; Madeira on Paris Metro system; More flights from Paris to Madeira Summer 2012; Casa das Mudas Architect wins another award; Prazeres Gallery exhibition inauguration Friday; Austerity measures implemented by government not responsible for empoverishment of country; Reasons to believe Portugal will not need a new bailout; European Commissioner says Portugal making “good progress” implementing bailout package; Dia Nacional do Vigilante da Natureza; Events in Madeira this weekend; Festa dos Compadres Santana; Investors keener on lending to Portugal; Portugal’s government sells 40 percent stake in REN for 592 million euros to State Grid International China & Oman Oil Co; Armas article;

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Events in Madeira this weekend include: Festa dos Compadres in Santana on Saturday and Sunday

link: http://www.dnoticias.pt/actualidade/madeira/305677-festa-dos-compadres-com-fim-de-semana-em-cheio

and Prazeres Gallery in Prazeres, ............  ...read more

Portugal comfortably raised euro 1.5 billion despite market jitters about its fiscal soundness; Transavia: 6 flights per week from April 2012; Lunch suggestion:Espetada pau de louro; Calheta region: attractions; Tile game: Avenida Arriaga; Fado Galas starts 24th February;

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Contributions to the blog

Thanks to Peter and Admin for contributions in the comments section recently. Besides comments. all readers ............  ...read more

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