Minister of Culture praised

… for supporting Madeira

Mayor of Funchal, Pedro Calado, praised the presence of the Minister of Culture

Pedro Adão e Silva’s relationship with Madeira is “an example” according to the Mayor of Funchal, Pedro Calado, who praised the presence of the Minister … Read more

Ronaldo becomes most capped international player

… and scores twice

Ronaldo who has become most capped international player

Madeiran-born Cristiano Ronaldo has become the most capped men’s player in international football after making his 197th appearance for Portugal against Liechtenstein in their Euro 2024 … Read more

TAP Easter strike

Pilots approve strike between 7 and 10 Apri

TAP pilots - who are planning an Easter strike

Diário de Notícias reports that pilots yesterday approved an Easter strike, between 7 and 10 April, to pressure the Government to ratify … Read more

Funchal wants more housing

… to push down prices

JM leads with a report that Câmara Municipal do Funchal seeks to encourage more housing projects at controlled costs and encourage cooperatives, allowing an increase … Read more

Useless works inquiry

Jardim fights back

Alberto João Jardim, who wants to appear before the useless works inquiry.

The Diario reports that the former president of the Regional Government responds to the challenge left by the former deputy for “a public conversation” after calls for … Read more

Madeira refuses to abolish Golden Visas

Regional autonomy provides the authority to legislate on the matter

Golden Visa headline reports that the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, has refused the requirement to abolish the Golden Visa scheme, despite Portugal’s decision.

His comments … Read more

Madeira on Intermarché radar

Housing sales double

Intermarché headline in Diario

The Diario reports that Madeira may receive yet another supermarket chain, this time Intermarché. This is the news that makes the headline of today’s edition, which reports … Read more

Easter flights exceed €700

… and some already sold out

Easter flights headline in JM

JM reports that anyone who wants to book an Easter flight to or from Madeira “will have to open their purse strings”. On average, … Read more

Submarine cable for Porto Santo?

Possibility to be evaluated

Porto Santo, where there is a possibility of a submarine cable

Patrícia Dantas, PSD/Madeira deputy in the Assembly of the Republic, talking to JM underlines the availability of the Government of the Republic to evaluate the submarine … Read more

11,800 visitors in port

Three ships dock today

The port of Funchal this morning

The Port of Funchal currently has three ships and more than 11,800 people. 

The ‘Iona’ arrived this morning, the ‘AIDAsol’ and the ‘Norwegian Sun’ docked yesterday … Read more

Car parks suspend sales

Re-naturalization of Lugar de Baixo

Car parks suspend sales - headline in JM

JM headlines that the gradual increase in the number of vehicles in Funchal has exacerbated car parking problems. Most private car parking spaces already have … Read more

TAP returns to profit

… for first time since 2017

TAP, which has returned to profit

Various sources report that TAP Portugal has returned to a net profit for the first time since 2017.

The privatisation target returned to the … Read more

Useless works: whistleblower criticised

… for “vindictive act”

Useless works inquiry making headlines in the national press

In a communiqué sent to the newsrooms yesterday as the “useless works” inquiry progressed, the Portuguese Labour Party, PTP, went public to criticize Sérgio Marques regarding … Read more

Jardim da Serra expressway

Aquaculture expansion questioned

Jardim da Serra expressway

JM reports that the expressway connection to Jardim da Serra should be inaugurated in the first few days of May. It remains to settle the date with … Read more

Spring begins today

First day of primavera

Spring in Madeira

Spring begins today with forecasts of generally cloudy skies and temperatures ranging between 16 and 22 degrees Celsius in Madeira, according to the Portuguese Institute of … Read more

Useless works: inquiry starts

‘Looting the public purse’

Albuquerque and Jardim

DN reports that on the day that the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into useless works will hear the whistleblower Sérgio Marques, the mainland … Read more

Maritimo: “unacceptable”

Medicines costing more

Maritimo - another defeait featured on the front page of the Diario

Both local newspapers highlight another poor performance by the leading local football team Maritimo, who look to be in danger of heading out of the Portuguese Primeira … Read more

easyJet Portugal cabin staff to strike

Three days in April

easyJet  plane on the runway at Madeira airport

Reuters reported over the weekend that easyJet cabin staff in Portugal will go on a three-day strike in early April to demand higher wages to compensate … Read more

Mondego Mutiny: cover-up claims

Allegations evidence has been erased

NRP Mondego Mutiny: cover-up claims

Lawyers for the 13 soldiers on the Mondego ship who will be heard tomorrow by the Military Judiciary Police in Lisbon claim that there has … Read more

Shop closures in Portugal “triple”

in three months to January

Shop closed sign
Shop closed sign

The Portugal Resident reports that eighteen shops close per day on the mainland as consumption falls.

Restaurants, hairdressers, newsagents and boutiques are … Read more

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