Fire in Monte was arson

Mayor says coincidence “unthinkable”

Fire in Monte

The Mayor of Funchal, Miguel Gouveia, has spoken out about the fire that broke out in Monte last night, claiming that it was “unthinkable that two … Read more

Torches light up Machico

“Famous flares” celebrate the Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Machico, where the torches were lit last night

The Diario reports on events last night in Machico where the “famous flares” lit up the slopes of the Machico valley, … Read more

COVID-19: President on alert

Porto Santo link

COVID-19: President on alert 7

The Correio da Manhã on the mainland has picked up on close contact between TV presenter Jorge Gabriel and the President of the Republic of Portugal, Marcelo … Read more

Porto Santo has a good summer

Mayor makes positive assessment of holiday season

Porto Santo aerial photograph

The Mayor of Porto Santo, Idalino Vasconcelos, has acknowledged that although in very difficult times, the holiday season on the island has been … Read more

West Nile disease threatens

British holidaymakers at risk in Spain

Spraying in Spain to halt progress of West Nile disease

Authorities in Spain’s Andalusia region are warning residents about a growing threat posed by an outbreak of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

The Daily … Read more

COVID-19: 4 more cases

Upward trend continues


The Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE has just released their latest bulletin.

There are four new cases of COVID-19 in Autonomous Region of Madeira, all of which … Read more

Dengue breakthrough!

with mosquitoes laced with natural bacteria

dengue mosquito

Amid all of the bad news associated with COVID-19 there is a bit of good news hidden in the Guardian today. They report on … Read more

Temperature to reach 33°

Several counties to exceed 30° today

Temperature to reach 33° 17

The Diario website is headlining that in Bica da Cana thermometers are set to reach 33° today.

The Portuguese “Met Office”, IPMA, predicts that … Read more

Airline stocks recover

Portugal travel corridor boosts airlines

airlie easyJet

Thanks as usual to Jaime for a link to one of the Mail’s websites last weekend, reporting that the UK’s announcement of a travel corridor … Read more

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