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  1. Maderia is perfect to escape British winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Fenland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Madeira is the most beautiful island and you can visit it at any time of the year, given the temperate nature of its climate.

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  2. Duda B. DBvozRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Voices

    All Time Favourite Portuguese voice on Voices.com. The Portuguese voice talent with the most listens and positive feedback ratings on all of Voices.com! Duda is a Brazilian voice over talent who provides radio stations, TV channels, non-profit institutions and companies with a strong and natural native Portuguese Brazilian voice for institutional videos, interactive training courses , educational, corporate, medical and industry materials.

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  3. Fitch Affirms Banif's IDR at 'BB'; Upgrades VR to 'b-'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Reuters

    BARCELONA/LONDON, December 11 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Portuguese-based Banif - Banco Internacional do Funchal, S.A.'s Long-term Issuer Default Ratings at 'BB' with Negative Outlook, Support Rating at '3' and Support Rating Floor at 'BB'. Fitch has also upgraded Banif's Viability Rating to 'b-' from 'ccc'.

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  4. SCRIPTUS - quick and easy text and audio note taking with Dropbox syncRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 3, 2014 - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Madeira, Portugal - Madeira, Portugal - Indie developer Paulo Freitas is proud to announce scriptus has been updated to version 4.0. SCRIPTUS - quick and easy note taking has some most intriguing and useful tools in a note app including an enhanced keyboard, a new way of moving the cursor, more ways of exporting and sync files as well as a large number of fonts.

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  5. Portuguese Man Establishes His Own Country After Purchasing Tiny Island in MaderiaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | TechEBlog

    Renato Barros, a 56-year-old Portuguese citizen purchased a small island on Funchal harbor, in Maderia, Portugal, for $31,000 and named it the Principality of the Pontinha, anointing himself Prince Renato II. Pontinha is just the size of a one-bedroom house, and has only four citizens - Barros, his wife, and his two children.

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  6. Out of MachicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | TrekEarth

    In 1419, the portuguese discoverers Zarco, Vaz and Perestrelo first set their feet on Madeira's ground in the Bay of Machico. Their settlement became the first capital of Madeira, but the soil of Funchal quickly turned out to be more suitable for sugarcane plantations.

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  7. New market study, "Monarch Holdings Limited : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis", has been publishedRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | PR-inside.com

    ... its holiday destinations across Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Madeira, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. It also provides other services, such as bookings for hotels and villas, holiday packages, car hire and insurance ...

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  8. Celebs who own islands: Is Kim buying North an island?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2012 | Canada Online Explorer

    ... no surprise the beloved actor would buy a place north of the border. (C.Smith/WENN.com) Steven Spielberg Madeira, Portugal: The award-winning director is said to own an island in Madeira. It's reported to have a vacation residence used just by his ...

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  9. Beauty and decayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | TrekEarth

    They often stand very close together! A sunlit decent private villa in Funchal in immediate vicinity to an estate in shadow and ruins, as it can freqently be noticed on Madeira. The lack of space and close neighbourhood to winded footpaths and a crowded, crooked street are also remarkable.

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  10. Madeira densityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | TrekEarth

    For those who do not recognize the situation: This is a major city exceeding 100.000 inhabitants, named Funchal and given the honour of being Madeira's capital almost 500 years ago. View uphill, taken inside the cable car from Funchal port up to the pilgrimage and summer recreation village of Monte.

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  11. Lives Lived: Mabel Alberta Flint, 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... dancing. As a girl she saw a magazine photograph of people riding wicker sleds down the cobbled streets of Madeira, Portugal, and said, "I'm going to do that some day." Of course, she did. She went on a walking tour of Quebec City at the age of 95. ...

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  12. Mandarin compulsory as Portuguese town seeks foothold in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... on its youth to secure a new foothold in the Asian giant. The small industrial town of Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal's shoe capital which specialises in luxury models, has now made Mandarin compulsory for its 8- and 9-year-olds. And the government, ...

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  13. New Market Report: Portugal Credit Cards: Market UpdateRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | PR-inside.com

    It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings, industry players in Portugal. "Portugal Credit Cards: Market Update" provides a top-level overview and detailed insight into the operating environment of the Credit Cards market in Portugal.

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  14. Christmas cruises for singles: Treat yourself to the gift of sunshineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    If you're going to be spending Christmas on your own, get out from under that duvet and hop on board a cruise - the scenery will change daily and you'll get to meet new people. For instance, six nights sailing around the Mediterranean with Cruise Nation costs from just A 599 with a free night in Nice before the Costa Deliziosa sets sail for Savona, Messina, Valletta, before arriving on Christmas Day at Civitavecchia , then back to Savona.

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  15. Madeira to honour footballer RonaldoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | West Australian

    The Atlantic island of Madeira, the birthplace of Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, is planning to erect a monument to the Real Madrid soccer star, which will be unveiled on December 21. The daily published a special eight-page supplement on the player, highlighting that the aim of the monument is to maintain Ronaldo's name forever, to be remembered by future generations. Ronaldo, who was born in Funchal - the capital of Portugal's Madeira archipelago - in February 1985, has a museum in the city run by his family and exhibiting the trophies won during his career.

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  16. Organic Gardening Ideas To Maximize Your Garden's PossibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | LivePressWorld

    There are a lot of gardens that look resplendent and vibrant. However, to achieve a glorious display of colour, artificial pesticides and fertilisers may have been sprinkled around the grounds in excessive quantities.

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  17. Study reveals that evening daylight plays role in increasing physical activity among childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Medical News

    ... were studied in nine countries (England, Australia, USA, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Brazil and Madeira, Portugal). The researchers examined associations between the time of sunset and physical activity levels, measured via waist-worn ...

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  18. A Pope with infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | TrekEarth

    The late Pope John Paul II seems to receive great devotion on the island of Madeira. Several streets have been given his name. His statue stands in front of Madeira's bishop seat "Se Catedral" at Funchal, including water hydrant, public waste bin, street lights and the inevitable flowers.

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  19. Time for Change: Additional Daylight Saving Could Improve Public HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... were studied in nine countries (England, Australia, USA, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Brazil and Madeira, Portugal). The researchers examined associations between the time of sunset and physical activity levels, measured via waist-worn ...

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  20. Time for change - additional daylight saving could improve public healthRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... were studied in nine countries (England, Australia, USA, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Switzerland, Brazil and Madeira, Portugal). The researchers examined associations between the time of sunset and physical activity levels, measured via waist-worn ...

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