Madeira Airport at the cutting edge with the latest fire-fighting technology. Air Traffic Control strike – latest

The President of the Regional Government will officially take delivery today of a new fire-fighting vehicle at Madeira International Airport.

The Striker 3000, the first of its kind to operate in European airports, brings together a powerful system for fire fighting, providing solutions for water ............  ...read more

Exercise “LivEx” to test Municipal Emergency Plan- “abnormal movement of ambulances tomorrow”. ABTA warn of more Portuguese Air Traffic Control strikes end June/start July

The Diario reports that tomorrow (Thursday) will see LivEx , “the exercise to test the functionality and responsiveness of the Municipal Emergency Plan of Funchal, which must be approved by the end of this year”.

Nelson Bettencourt, commander of the Fire Department of Funchal, explained that ............  ...read more

New car-boot sale details. FT–“Export growth boosts Portugal’s prospects”. Bread Fair.

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New charity car boot sale details above – self explanatory

The FT has reported an unexpected upturn for Portugal’s export Prospects

The main picture shows Carole Middleton arriving at Buckingham Palace after her daughter’s wedding, in shoes made in Portugal. Just had a get a Royal connection in this weekend! Unfortunately, just to lower the tone completely, ............  ...read more