Machico Gastronomic Week. Rali Vinho da Madeira. BCP bank losses.

Machico Food Festival

Machico Gastronomic Week

The popular Semana Gastronómica starts this weekend in Machico – the 31st occasion on which it has been held (photo from the Diario)

The “week” actually lasts ten days from its opening last night, and is one of the most successful events on the island, drawing large ............ more

Banif. Sardines. Ronaldo. Banana and lapas festivals.

Albuquerque addressing regional parliament

President offers help to help Banif victims

The Journal da Madeira reports online that the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque said today that it will continue to influence the governance and financial authorities, “as far as possible” in order to help the victims of the collapse ............ more

Strike cancelled. Pestana CR7 hotel. VAT reduced. Blue Marlin.

New Pestana CR7 hotel in Madeira

Airport strike cancelled

The baggage handlers strike planned to start yesterday at Madeira airport has been cancelled. The strike had been planned by TAP’s handling agents (Groundforce and Portway) for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July.

First Pestana CR7 project kicks off in Madeira

Whilst a sometimes petulant Ronaldo was otherwise involved in the Euros ............ more

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