Ronaldo. Ferry latest. Agricultural School.

Ronaldo: Scoring ‘not the most important thing’

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Portugal last night (Saturday) but says his personal accomplishments don’t matter in the face of helping his country qualifying for the World Cup. Ronaldo’s brace against Hungary at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon takes his tally to nine ............  ...read more

New Jet2 route. easyJet flights released.

Jet2 logo

Jet2.com plans to add a Birmingham – Funchal service to their Winter 2017/18 schedule. Running once a week from 30th October this year, the Boeing 737-800 aircraft will operate on Mondays. The hours seem quite civilised: LS1225 BHX1100 – 1450FNC, LS1226 FNC1550 – 1950BHX.

easyJet  flights released

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Jardim aquitted. New “Visit Madeira” video.

Alberto Joao Jardim

Jardim aquitted

The former president of the Regional Government, Alberto João Jardim was yesterday acquitted at the Instância Local do Funchal of the crime of violating the duties of neutrality and impartiality in the period of the municipal elections in 2009. Judge Joana Dias considered that ............  ...read more

Airport latest. Renaming controversy.

Passengers delayed at the weekend looking to travel today

After two days of disruption the Diario online reports that the situation at Madeira Airport was now “normalized” after the cancellation of numerous flights this weekend due to the strong wind affecting the east of the island, according to an airport source. Yesterday saw three ............  ...read more

Ferry. Câmara de Lobos.

Blog back in business.

Pleased to report that the pressure on resources has finally reduced to the point where I can at least manage one post after some server upgrades back in the UK yesterday. Technically the traffic running through the website still exceeds the capacity of the hardware, but for some strange ............  ...read more

Blog outage.

Blog outage - denial of service clip art

“Denial of Service”

The blog finally struggled back into circulation yesterday after the recent outage due to a “denial of service” attack that has seen huge automated activity by “third parties” disrupting the website since last Friday, resulting in the blog becoming unavailable to the majority ............  ...read more

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