Maritime walkway – work delayed

Aerial image of the maritime walkway

Protection work held up on walkway from Praia Formosa

The appearance of what is described as “a priority situation” has caused the postponement of the work that was planned to start yesterday at the Maritime Walkway between Praia Formosa and Socorridos, on the way to Câmara de Lobos. This was to include the cleaning and sanitation of the adjacent ............ more

COVID-19: one more case again

DGS attributes one more case of COVID to Madeira

Positive test attributed to Madeira

The epidemiological bulletin released today by the Directorate-General for Health points to yet another new case of COVID-19 in Madeira, bringing the total to 93 cases so far.

More details here when available.

Region invests in tablets

Front page of Diario headlining investment in tablets

and local team Marítimo beats mighty Benfica

The Diario headlines that the Regional Secretariat for Education will invest €2.1 million in the next academic year, guaranteeing tablets and digital assistants for students in the 5th year of schooling. 

An edition in which the main photograph on the first page is for Marítimo’s victory, ............ more

Madeira Day

The Madeiran Flag, portraying Madeira Day

July 1 marks Dia da Madeira

Madeira Day with muted celebrations: Tomorrow sees an official holiday to celebrate Dia da Madeira, with July 1st being the date (in 1976) when Portugal granted autonomy to the Island. Although it is a public holiday only in Madeira, emigrants throughout the world traditionally celebrate the anniversary ............ more

Portugal and UK fall out

Fresh row over quarantine rules for holidaymakers

A newspaper not often reported here, the Express, has the headline “Coronavirus threat: Portugal and UK in fresh row over quarantine rules for holidaymakers”. They claim that the UK appears to be caught up in a diplomatic row with Portugal over quarantine, as the latter’s home affairs ............ more

Sea wolf visits Madeira

Sea wolf filmed at Poças do Gomes Beach Complex (Doca do Cavacas)

Lobo marinho surprises bathers at Doca do Cavacas

Both local papers report that a sea wolf visited the Funchal coast yesterday afternoon, having been seen this Saturday afternoon at the Poças do Gomes Beach Complex (Doca do Cavacas).

The moment was recorded by the administrators of the  ............ more

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