Sharp drop in public works

Calls to restore confidence in the Church

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The Diario headlines an accentuated break in public works contracts. January 2023 was the worst start of the year for the current Regional … Read more

Revealed: worst short-haul airline

Half of Wizz Air flights arrive late

Wizz Air -the worst short-haul airline

The Telegraph reports that Wizz Air has been named the worst short-haul airline in a survey ranking providers. Clientes shamed the carrier for … Read more

Pastel de nata store burgled

Video shows thief leaving with his haul!

Nata 7, a shop dedicated to pastel de nata on Rua dos Ferreiros
Nata 7, pastel de nata store in Funchal Centre

In what seems to be another of the increasing number of stories of violent … Read more

Social housing shortfall

4,200 need help

Housing headline in the Diario

Following on from a post earlier this week, about social housing on the island the Diario headlines that according to data provided by Investimentos Habitacionais da Madeira … Read more

Sick pay breaks records

15,000 Madeirans claim €23m

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JM reports that more than 15,000 Madeirans received sick pay last year. The number constitutes an unprecedented level without comparison in the previous 12 years – … Read more

Tourist robbed at knifepoint

… whilst walking between Encumeada and Pico Ruivo

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JM reports online that a tourist was robbed at knifepoint whilst walking in the mountains of Madeira. The French citizen was allegedly … Read more

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