Regional elections

253 registered voters decide today

Ballot box graphic as voting takes place in the Regional elections

The political future of the archipelago for the next four years will be decided today as the Regional Elections take place in 292 voting stations. … Read more

Tourist missing in the Azores

Belgian tourist missing on the island of São Jorge

São Jorge, where a tourist has gone missing

A Belgian tourist has been missing since September 9th on the island of São Jorge, in the Azores.

acorianooriental report that … Read more

Cloudy start to autumn

Electioneering over

Clouds over Funchal

Based on the forecast from the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), the first day of Autumn will feature very cloudy skies. The maximum temperature should not … Read more

Real estate market slows

Value of housing sales decreases

Aerial view of Funchal, where the real estate market is slowing

The value of sales of family accommodation in RAM decreased compared to the previous and same quarters according to a report on the real estate … Read more

Albuquerque set for re-election

… but warns positive polls “are a trap”

Albuquerque re-election predicted

The PSD president continues to be the party leader with the best performance. The latest survey for JM shows that Regional President … Read more

Portugal’s President is accused of sexism

… after walkabout comments in Toronto

President, accused of sexism

Portugal’s President has been accused of sexism after pointing out a woman’s cleavage was on show and saying she was ‘prettier than her mother’. … Read more

Bijagós archipelago

Expedition assembles in Machico

Boats assembling to leave for the Bijagós archipelago, in Guinea-Bissau.

The last of a group of five sailboats arrived yesterday afternoon at the Machico marina that this weekend will begin, from Madeira, a scientific and humanitarian … Read more

Covid and flu vaccines from Monday

Fuel is cheaper than on the mainland

Vaccines from Monday announcement

JM reports that the vaccination campaign against flu and Covid-19 begins on Monday in Madeira. In total, 52,300 flu vaccines are available, which … Read more

Airport road rehabilitation

VR1 ‘vaults’ cost €6m

Airport road at the end of the runway

The Diario reports that the Regional Government has highlighted the relevance of the airport road and what it says is “one of the largest structural rehabilitation … Read more

Inexplicable rise in death toll

Unemployment continues to fall

Inexplicable rise in death toll headlie in the Diario

Death toll increases in August. This is the headline of this Wednesday’s Diario. The Institute of Health Administration, IASAÚDE, has no ‘technical reason’ to explain … Read more

Season starts with 9 cruise calls

Port with “encouraging prospects”

Port full of cruise ships

JM reports that the Ports of Madeira begin the high season for cruises this September, which will last until May 31st, and the prospects are quite … Read more

Cruise ship dwarfs Hebridean island

MSC Preziosa visits Stornaway

The MSC Prezioza cruise ship dwarfs Hebridean island

The Telegraph reports on a 139,000-ton cruise ship sailing around Scotland’s Western Isles, describing how it was forced to anchor outside of the port of Stornoway … Read more

Fewer calls on lifeguards

Ultra-luxury yacht visits

Fewer calls on lifeguards makes the news

The Diario headlines this morning that the number of interventions by lifeguards fell by 26% this bathing season, compared to the summer of 2022, going from a … Read more

New €15.5m technology centre

Banana processing centre opens

New €15.5m technology centre headlines in JM

The news that the tender for the first phase of work on the new technology centre in Madeira is now underway makes headlines in JM this … Read more

President has knuckles rapped!

“Flagrant and constant violation of the neutrality”

JM reports that the president of the right-wing Chega party, André Ventura, today considered it unacceptable for the President of the Government … Read more

Coalition heads for absolute majority

Survey predicts they will win 26 of the 47 seats

Coalition headline in JM

The headline of today’s edition of JM highlights that the third Intercampus survey for the newspaper and confirms the growth … Read more

Global campaign against Airbnb

… is making it harder to book in some places

Airbnb graphic

The Telegraph describes why booking an Airbnb in your favourite destination is getting harder “from New York City to Edinburgh, … Read more

More cars scrapped

“Socialists are the only alternative”

Car scrappage makes the headline in JM

Today’s JM headline reveals that the number of end-of-life vehicles scrapped in Madeira has been increasing, with particular incidence in the last four years. According … Read more

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