Pessimism about vaccine passports

Vaccine passports less likely.

Vaccine passport app

The Times reports this morning that there is increasing pessimism in government circles about the practicality of vaccine passports. These would allow people to show they … Read more

€40m mega yacht arrives

“Elysian” superyacht arrived this morning

Elysian, a luxury mega yacht, arrived this morning in the port of Funchal. 60 metres in length, the yacht offers countless luxuries to its occupants, … Read more

Fire fighting helicopter returns

… as fire-risk season approaches

Fire fighting helicopter

The Diario reports that this morning, the new aerial means of fighting fires in Madeira arrived at the port of Caniçal on its annual visit … Read more

Madeira invaded?

Military vehicles land in Caniçal

Thanks to Peter A for a link to reports in JM online that several military vehicles, including tanks and armored vehicles, landed this morning at … Read more

Search unsuccessful

54-year-old missing at sea since Saturday

Maritime police conducting search

Both the Diario and FN report that the searches to find the 54-year-old man who disappeared on Saturday at sea in the São Pedro … Read more

Return tests – beware!

Covid test in the wrong language could face a £500 fine

COVID-19 test sign

Thanks as usual to Jaime for drawing attention to another pitfall to watch out for especially with free tests … Read more

Funchal bike path controversy

Mayor defends bike path

bike path

The Diario reports on a radio interview with the Mayor of Funchal on the subject of the bike path being constructed/extended between Funchal and the Forum.… Read more

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