Atlantic Festival concludes. Brits take EU nationality.

Atlantic Festival

Atlantic Festival finishes

The Atlantic Festival draws to a close tonight at 10.30pm. In these Saturday-night firework displays, which take place throughout June, companies compete for a trophy awarded by public vote, through the Internet and boxes located in strategic places in Funchal city ............ more

Classic Car Rally. Old seafront.

Classic Car Rally

Madeira Classic Car Rally

Forty cars are registered for the XXIX Tour of Madeira – Classic Rally, organised by the Classic Automobile Club of Madeira (CACM), which takes place between 29 June and 1 July. Entries include 30 cars in the sports event, with another 10 that will follow ............ more

Official TAP criticism. Festas de São Pedro.

TAP criticism headline from Diario

TAP cancels 200 flights in 2018

The front page of today’s Diario focuses on the poor performance of the national airline TAP when it comes to delivering flights to Madeira. It has calculated that more than 200 flights failed to take off or land on the island so far this year, including 65 ............ more

BA expects growth. Car hire. Cookies.

BA to expand in Madeira

BA to expand presence in Madeira

According to RTP Madeira, BA will maintain their five weekly flights this summer, delivering 30,000 tourists to the island.  As of winter,  the TV station’s website says that British Airway’s “expectation is to carry 20% more passengers, totalling 42,000 ............ more

Lone sailor rescued. Fuel prices.

Lone sailor rescued - his boat escorted into port

Lone sailor rescued

The Diario reports that the Navy yesterday coordinated the rescue of a French-flagged sailboat, whose sole crew member, age 51, was suffering from severe back pain, necessitating medical assistance. The vessel was 8 nautical miles west of Porto Santo.
The ............ more

Ronaldo stars. Madeira’s credit rating.


Another Ronaldo hat-trick breaks more records

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 51st hat-trick last night in Portugal’s opening match of the World Cup in Russia. It was, by coincidence, the 51st hat-trick scored in the World Cup. In scoring his 82nd, 83rd and 84th career goals for Portugal he matched Puskas, ............ more

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