Madeira, Portugal Newswire

Madeira, Portugal Newswire

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  1. Exhibition of works by Nuno Henrique opens at Rooster GalleryRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Art Daily

    Rooster Gallery presents Nuno HenriqueA's ATAE . Exhibiting regularly since 2009, HenriqueA's work has been inspired by accounts of botanical species from Madeira Island, the place he was born and raised.


  2. SADIF Analytics releases new rating update reports for Euromed stocksRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    Ilhavo, Portugal - SADIF Investment Analytics, announces a new rating update report covering the following companies: Report Summary for: Baron de Ley SA is a high quality company with a neutral outlook. Baron de Ley SA has strong business growth and is run by efficient management.


  3. Heathrow Airport: Average delays of major airlines flying out from airport revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Surrey Advertiser

    Civil Aviation Authority figures reveal that Libyan Arab Airlines flights from Heathrow Airport were the least punctual due to an average delay of 54.7 minutes over the past 24 months. Tunisair flights had an average delay of 49.8 minutes, Biman Bangladesh Airlines 45.6 minutes, and Air Algerie 44.6 minutes.


  4. Women's basketball welcomes Tiffany Sardin to coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Daily Free Press

    ... Sardin played three years of professional basketball in the International Basketball Federation in Madeira, Portugal, earning the team captaincy all three years. She was also a three-time captain during her college playing days with the Cavaliers. ...


  5. Bleating marvellous! Google Sheep View features pictures of sheep from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 |

    ... all light-coloured, in a massive field, the grass a sandy, dried brown while the black and white sheep in Madeira, Portugal, captured in November 2009, have a lush patch of grass in a small space with wood and hedges hemming them in.


  6. Approach with cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Economist

    GULLIVER is currently reading " Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot " by Mark Vanhoenacker. It's a lovely memoir of a 747 pilot, half poetic meander through the joys of flying and half discussion of the technicalities of captaining a jumbo.


  7. Cruise around the Canaries and Morocco is one of the hottest holidays aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 |

    Nigel Thompson enjoys volcanic views and so much more as he sails on a Thomson cruise around the islands off the North African coast You're on a volcanic island in the Canaries, you're on a tour from a cruise ship to a still-active area that was obliterated by a series of eruptions in the 1730s - just a heartbeat ago in geological terms - and a man wants to put some lava in your hand. Ooowww! Okay, it's not exactly molten lava, but it was once, and it's come from on top of a geothermal hotspot in the Timanfaya national park on Lanzarote.


  8. This Portuguese Island Has A Crazy Airport With A Runway Built On StiltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Jalopnik

    You might have heard of Madeira, an archipelago in the North Atlantic ocean that's one of two autonomous regions of Portugal. The Madeiran capital is mainly known for the historic city of Funchal, a popular resort destination, the birthplace of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, oh, and home to one of the most treacherous runways on Earth.


  9. Footage from cockpit reveals pilot's-eye view as British Airways...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Daily Mail

    Paradise found! TripAdvisor discovers the best hotel in the world - a slice of heaven perched on a tiny coral island in the Maldives Britain's forgotten relics: Book reveals over 250 breathtaking hidden wonders from abandoned castles to crumbling follies right on our doorstep Watch your step! The 'devil' leaps over one-year-old babies in Spanish festival to 'cleanse them of evil spirits' Horror as 'Cage of Death' gets stuck above saltwater crocodile and tourist has to be CUT OUT by staff using a drill All hands on deck off the coast of Croatia: The beauty of the Balkans on a family sailing holiday Turkey at its most tantalising: Lost Greek towns, cave houses and magical massages on a walking holiday along the Lycian Way Meet the real-life Indiana Jane: American adventurer spends her life in dangerous jungles and uncharted wildernesses... and has even kissed a cobra along the way Just ... (more)


  10. This cockpit video of a landing at one of the world's most challenging airports is breathtakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 |

    British Airways pilots need special training for the tricky approach to this runway by the Atlantic Ocean on holiday island of Madeira The holiday island of Madeira off the north-west coast of Africa is famed for being a quiet and relaxing destination. But as this British Airways plane approaches the airport at the elegant capital, Funchal, and the passengers get ready to chill out at the popular Portuguese destination, it's anything but relaxing for the two pilots in the cockpit of the Airbus A320 jet.


  11. Hundreds of Scots holidaymakers left stranded in Madeira after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | The Daily Record

    Saturday night's flight from Funchal to Edinburgh was called off due to high winds over the island off the northwest coast of Africa. She said: "We have been told we can get a flight back to Bristol on Thursday, but that will leave us here for almost a week, and we would then have to get a bus back to Edinburgh.


  12. Beresford tackles Great Britain team trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Wharfedale Observer

    OTLEY'S Frank Beresford ventured to Glenridding in the Lake District at the weekend to take part in the British Athletics European Championship Trial. The race attracted an elite field of 26 athletes from across Britain who were bidding to win places in the Great Britain team for the event in Madeira, Portugal on July 4. The trial should have involved 950 metres of ascent over seven miles but due to the bad weather it was cut to just over six miles.


  13. Videos show landings as holiday flights arrive at Madeira Airport in high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Mail on Sunday

    So this video showing planes toiling in high winds over the weekend at Madeira Airport, will not come as a surprise to experienced pilots. As a number of planes approached the island runway on Sunday, the wind picked up so much it forced several to abort landing at the last second.


  14. Blown away: Planes battle wild winds at one of world's most dangerous airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Russia Taday

    One of the world's most dangerous airports - Madeira in Portugal - almost claimed several planes for itself. Due to strong winds, some of them simply couldn't land safely, and had to fly off seeking other airports.


  15. New video shows the perils of landing a plane at 'Europe's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Independent

    It may be the entry point for one of Europe's most idyllic holiday destinations, but Madeira Funchal is also known for being one of the "world's most dangerous airports." With an unusually short runway, rocky hills on one side and a sheer drop into the ocean on the other, it is recognised by pilots as one of the most difficult landing spots in Europe, if not the world.


  16. Koh Tao remains one of most popular islandsRead the original story

    May 4, 2015 | The Nation

    ... Turks and Caicos 2. Maui, Hawaii 3. Roatan, Honduras 4. Santorini, Greece 5. Koh Tao, Thailand 6. Madeira, Portugal 7. Bali, Indonesia 8. Mauritius, Africa 9. Bora Bora, French Polynesia 10. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Top 10 Travellers' Choice ...


  17. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KLOU-FM Saint Louis

    TripAdvisor released the winners for the 2015 best islands in the world! Doesn't a warm, sandy beach sound perfect right about now? FULL STORY *Turks and Caicos "Providenciales" *Maui, Hawaii *Roatan, Honduras *Santorini, Greece *Ko Tao, Thailand *Madeira, Portugal & there's MORE but you really should click the story above to see the pictures and pretend you are there!


  18. Arrival of Fred Olsen's Boudicca heralds the start of the cruise ship season for FalmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Falmouth Packet

    The 2015 cruise ship season begins next week with the arrival of the Hamburg and Fred Olsen's Boudicca. The two-ship call on Thursday, April 30, will see Boudicca berthing on County wharf whilst Hamburg moors alongside the Queen's jetty.


  19. Boyds sales associate H. EisenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 |

    Howard Eisenberg, 74, formerly of Cherry Hill, who retired in 2013 after 48 years as a sales associate at Boyds, the clothing store in Center City, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Wednesday, April 15, on a cruise ship sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Madeira, Portugal. Mr. Eisenberg who lived in Cherry Hill from 1971 to 2014, had lived since then in Aventura, Fla., in Miami-Dade County.


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    Apr 21, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    ... by 29-mile island, is a bustling port with a revitalized waterfront and a busy market." - TripAdvisor 6. Madeira, Portugal "The capital city of Funchal was settled in the 15th century and is a colorful collection of gardens, religious sites, and ...