Firefighters without bonuses?

Morocco connection starts again

Firefighters make headlines

JM leads with the headline that since August last year, ten volunteer firefighters in Porto Santo have not received a bonus for their nights on duty. … Read more

Madeira voted best small airport

Environmental targets achieved

madeira airport, voted best European small airport

Madeira Airport has been distinguished as the Best European Airport 2023 in the category of “Small Airport” with less than 5 million passengers, within the scope of … Read more

39.1ºC is a new record

Levadas await World Heritage decision

Quinta Grande, where 39.1ºC is a new record

Following on from previous posts over the last few days of scorching weather, Madeira now has a new record for the maximum temperature recorded in … Read more

“Formosa Bay” cuts corners?

Another tropical night in Madeira

Site of the Formosa Bay development

Following on from the previous post about the proposed urban park at Praia Formosa, the Diario headlines that Luxury buildings including those at “Formosa Bay” … Read more

Red temperature requires care

Temperatures could reach 35°C

Temperature warning map

The Diario reports that the persistence of very high maximum temperature values ​​in the Madeira archipelago is about to continue. The red warning, the most serious on … Read more

Airport open this morning but …

More than 50 flights cancelled yesterday

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The airport is technically open this morning, but there are a lot of “Previsto” – provisional -entries on the Arrivals/Departures board. The final tally … Read more

Airport closed again

Wind limit increase is not a solution

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Only three planes managed to land this afternoon at Madeira Airport due to the strong wind on the island which resulted in the … Read more

Tobacco and alcohol on the up

Consumption increasing in Portugal

Tobacco and alcohol photo

The Portugal News reports that the prevalence of tobacco and alcohol consumption in Portugal. Tobacco use increased from 48.8% to 51% between 2017 and 2022 and … Read more

Festival do Atlântico closes

Macedo’s Pirotecnia perform final display

Festival do Atlântico closing display
Festival do Atlântico in Funchal last night

The 2023 edition of Festival do Atlântico came to an end today. The Madeiran capital received, in this last … Read more

Airport wind limits

… cannot be a political decision

airport wind limits at Madeira Airport,

JM reports online that taking advantage of the visit of the Minister of Infrastructure to the Region, Miguel Albuquerque asked João Galamba for help … Read more

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