Portugal “40 years behind” in healthy diet

Portugal’s nutritionists concerned at lack of action

The Algarve Daily News reported recently that the much-promoted image of Portugal’s nationals munching away on a healthy Mediterranean diet, bringing digestive ease and long life, is not the reality, according to the country’s nutritionists.

Claiming that Portugal is 40 years behind in promoting ............  ...read more

Assembly acknowledges climate change protest

President of the Legislative Assembly of Madeira supports protestors

JM report on the spontaneous demonstration outside the Madeiran Assembly was called by the Zero Waste Madeira movement, and the President of the Assembly took time out to talk to them.

José Manuel Rodrigues said he considers it “very important for young people to be environmentally ............  ...read more

Pension age in Portugal to rise by 2.6 years

Portuguese pension indexed to average life expectancy

Portugal is one of the countries that has the legal age for access to a pension indexed to average life expectancy and, according to the “2019 Pensions Overview” of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), is also one of the countries where it is estimated that the ............  ...read more

More than 7,000 port visitors yesterday

Norwegian Epic has 5,700 on board

FN report that November is a big month in the port of Funchal, with thousands of tourists entering the city and a lot of movement through the streets. “Good for business in its many aspects”.

Yesterday morning the Norwegian Epic arrived in port, where it docked in front of the AIDAcara ............  ...read more

House prices rise, but not in Madeira

Madeira only Portuguese region to see decline

The average bank valuation in Portugal rose 7.6% to €1,304 per square meter in October, year-on-year, and rose 0.4% (plus €5/m2) compared to September, the National Institute for Statistics said yesterday.

Data from the INE Housing Bank Appraisal Survey, in national terms, indicate that ............  ...read more

Madeira voted World’s Best Island Destination again …

… for the 5th consecutive year

Just minutes ago Madeira was tonight once again voted as the ‘World’s Best Island Destination’ by the World Travel Awards, an accolade that has been awarded every year since 2015, making it the 5th consecutive year that it has received this accolade.
The verdict was announced at the ............  ...read more

Savoy Residence inaugurated tomorrow …

… with the Regional President in attendance

The Diario reports that tomorrow sees the inauguration of the Savoy Residence, another investment by AFA Imobiliária that becomes available to the population. Not quite on the same scale as its near neighbour, the Savoy Palace. Regional President, Miguel Albuquerque, will attend the opening ............  ...read more

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