Single public transport pass

… but not until July 2024

Single public transport pass in JM

Regarding a single public transport pass, JM reports this morning that in view of the “difficulties in the automotive sector in delivering new vehicles”, … Read more

Strong wind warning

Last night the Captaincy of the Port of Funchal issued a strong wind warning overnight and today, recommending vessel owners and shipowners to adopt the necessary precautions.

strong wind warning

The warning is … Read more

UK airspace closed

ATC malfunction

Best use traditional news channels for the up-to-date situation with this rapidly developing story which broke late this morning and will affect a lot of people travelling to … Read more

International Ship Registry to expand

Animal abandonment blamed on real estate speculation.

The International Ship Registry features in JM

Today’s headline from JM reports that the Regional Government and the Portuguese State have agreed to join efforts to attract more registrations in … Read more

More Lidl controversy

Missing paperwork

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In this period of non-stop electioneering in the run-up to the regional polling at the end of next month, the Diario reports that “Together for the People” (JPP … Read more

Taxi drivers complain!

Courts return

Taxis highlighted in the local press

The biggest graphic highlight on the first page goes to taxi drivers, who are (once again!) “fed up with being yellow” and want a firm hand in the … Read more

754 fewer students

… across 1,346 classes

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JM reports that the 2023/24 school year begins on September 7th in public education and registers a small reduction in the average number of students per … Read more

Marcelo visits Ukraine

Portuguese President’s first visit

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Various media outlets report that the Portuguese President became the first head of state to enter Ukraine’s trenches when he visited an improvised trench in Moschun … Read more

Students priced out of accommodation

Sports tourism

Student accommodation features in the Diario

The Diario leads with a report that “House prices scald Madeiran university students”. High rents and scarce supply ‘invite’ displaced students to live ‘under the bridge’, especially in … Read more

Marina works progress

Restaurant spaces will go to tender

Latest photo of the work in the Marina

TheDiario reports that the public tender for the concession of the four restaurants in the Marina of Funchal will be launched by the end … Read more

Heat to ease

Temperatures will be “closer to normal”

Graphic indicating the recent heat

Good news for those who have found the humidity oppressive in Madeira over most of the last couple of weeks. The heat is forecast … Read more

Porto Moniz pools busy

Courts resolve more cases

Porto Moniz pools

JM reports on the record turnout at the Porto Moniz swimming pools. In the first seven months of the year alone, the natural pools registered more … Read more

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