Almost 30 people died after the bus overturned on the Portuguese island on Wednesday.
Reports suggest the bus lost control and fell on top of a house.
Most countries in the world produce a fortified wine: a wine that is strong, and often sweet, made by adding some brandy spirit to the wine. For many people Christmas is the one time of the year when they will buy such wines, so here is a round-up of three fortified wines from classic European centres of excellence for this style:
The mild weather, tropical vegetation and warm waters of Madeira make it a deservedly popular holiday destination. The island itself is varied and well worth exploring but don't neglect the charms of its capital city, Funchal. Since most visitors use it as a base, here are five delightful ways of making the most of your time in Funchal.
Cristiano Ronaldo opened his own museum in Madeira on Sunday, and left extra room in his trophy cabinet for the year's Ballon
After kayaking in the fjords, hiking the Ox mountain, and completing my first ever via ferrata in a beautiful but cold Norway, I was looking forward to some much needed R&E in Madeira.