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September 17, 2020 | Culture

Monaco’s new intimate fine dining experience

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Chef Antonio Salvatore has set free his artistic flair for lovers of fine cuisine, introducing a new gastronomic concept at one of Monaco’s oldest and most respected restaurants, Rampoldi....

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September 18, 2020 | Business & Finance

Business climate continues to decline

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The latest survey by IMSEE has revealed that the business climate continued to weaken in July, though retail trade and the auto commerce and repair sectors saw slight improvements....

September 18, 2020 | Local News

Nice tightens restrictions

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The City of Nice has taken further action to limit the rapid spread of Covid-19, toughening rules on socialising and bars....

September 18, 2020 | Local News

Monaco Maritime Affairs unveils new boat

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Vitamar III, the newest vessel to be launched by the Maritime Affairs Department, has been unveiled to much fanfare including a traditional baptism....

September 17, 2020 | Local News

Transavia offers first domestic flight from Nice

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Transavia has announced its first five domestic routes that include a new run between Nice Côte d’Azur and Nantes Atlantique airports starting in November....

September 17, 2020 | Local News

Ever Monaco 2020

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Ever Monaco, the first event to take place at the Grimaldi Forum since the health crisis hit, has been a great success, with two particular unveilings attracting plenty of attention....

September 17, 2020 | Local News

Port goes car-free for a day

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The streets surrounding Port Hercule will be closed to all motorised traffic this weekend, giving people in Monaco an opportunity to enjoy ‘Sunday by Bike’....

September 17, 2020 | Local News

Grimaldi Forum shines light on childhood cancer

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Grimaldi Forum will be illuminated in gold evening during the month of September as part of the Shine Gold initiative, supporting those who suffer or have suffered with childhood cancer....

September 16, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Covid testing centre reopens

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Monaco government has reinitiated a Covid-19 screening centre at Espace Léo Ferré, although this time testing will be prioritised....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

While welcoming the opening of a dedicated Covid testing centre in Fontvielle this week, the National Council says the government must do more and make saliva tests available for everyone.  ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Yacht Show may be cancelled, but that isn’t stopping the Yacht Club from offering its usual roster of events. This year’s line-up is special though and will focus on the environment and...

September 16, 2020 | Local News

Monaco Ballet announces winter schedule

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Ballets de Monte-Carlo is returning for the 2020-21 season with an amazing line-up featuring an anthology of works by the ballet’s director, Jean-Christophe Maillot....

September 16, 2020 | Business & Finance

Oleg Petrov elected to LFP Board

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco’s Vice-President and CEO has been elected as the newest Board of Directors Member for the League of Football Professionals....

September 15, 2020 | Local News

Summer concert in the Place du Casino

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

SBM has announced that the first cultural event to take place in the newly renovated Place du Casino will be held this weekend, featuring a concert by Cecilia Bartoli and the Musicians of the Prince....

September 15, 2020 | Business & Finance

Gérald Mathieu takes up new position

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Barclays announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Gérald Mathieu as Head of Private Bank Europe, Monaco and Switzerland, with immediate effect....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

As travel restrictions force a cascade of trade fair cancellations across the globe, the organisers of Sportel Monaco have managed to postpone the event by four months and push ahead with the Awards....

September 15, 2020 | Local News

Foundations unite to fight plastic pollution

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Princess Charlene Foundation have joined forces to raise awareness about the dangers of plastic pollution....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Organisers of the 4th global CC Forum, whose aim is to gather investors interested in “making the world a better place”, say the event is going ahead as planned later this month at the Fairmont Ho...

September 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

All-female team leads Cabinet

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Cabinet of President Stéphane Valeri is now composed of a completely female team for the first time in National Council history....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince’s government is investing a further €15 million into Monaco’s Digital Transition, which includes everything from the country’s own Sovereign Cloud to digital IDs for citizens. ...

September 14, 2020 | Local News

Monaco’s space pioneers welcomed at Palace

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

It’s been a big month for Orbital Solutions Monaco. Just weeks after successfully launching their nano-satellite into space, Prince Albert II invited the team to join him at the Palace....

September 14, 2020 | Local News

ASM takes historic win

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco secured their 1,000th Ligue 1 win on Sunday in a 2-1 home match against Nantes. ...

September 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

MIPCOM announces digital only format for 2020

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

MIPCOM is going with a 100% digital format in Cannes for the 36th annual international television content market event and has rechristened it, for the year, as MIPCOM Online +....

September 13, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Serenity wins The Crossing

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene led her team to victory on Sunday, winning the gruelling 24-hour water bike relay from Corsica to Monaco against team Notorious, who was notably missing one of its star team members....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has unveiled a hybrid version of the Sunbeam Alpine driven by Grace Kelly in ‘To Catch a Thief’, a retrofit undertaken right here in the Principality....

September 12, 2020 | Local News

Where are masks now mandatory?

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The government has announced that the wearing of a mask is now mandatory in a large number of new outdoor spaces in the Principality....

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July 22, 2020 | Local News

Communicating with orcas

Written by: Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

In part one of this two-part orca series, animal advocate Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta speaks to Pierre Robert de Latour – aka the Orca Whisperer....

June 23, 2020 | Local News

Back to a St Tropez summer

Written by: Isabella Marino

Lifestyle and fashion contributor Isabella Marino heads back to St Tropez post lockdown to re-appreciate all the flavours of this eclectic seaside town. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life interviews Transition Forum speaker Rinat Guy about Tel Aviv’s similarities with Monaco and her role in helping to position the city as one of the world's leading urban destinations....

June 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Starting a business during the Covid-19 crisis

Written by: James Caan CBE

Acclaimed entrepreneur James Caan CBE reveals the three questions you should ask yourself before you part with your cash to start a business in the current climate....

May 25, 2020 | Business & Finance

New trend: fashionable facemasks

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Facemasks are currently a necessary part of life during the coronavirus health crisis and now the fashion world is ensuring that they also become trendy....

May 19, 2020 | Culture

Artistic pursuits in Monaco

Written by: Natasha Girardi

The combination of residents and galleries in Monaco continues to remind me that the Principality is an unspoken museum. There are works of art on every corner of every street. I’ll lay money on the...

May 5, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

A fine dining virtual dinner party guide

Written by: Staff Writer

While we are waiting anxiously for our favourite restaurants to open, why not host a virtual dinner party with the guidance of Monaco’s award-winning chefs....

April 28, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Interview: Yoga teacher Alicia Anka

Written by: Natasha Girardi

I feel like I have had my karma dry-cleaned and my mind set to a more peaceful mode thanks to Alicia....

April 22, 2020 | Business & Finance

Interview: Dr. Kostadin Yanev, creator of Activ5

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

While the crisis has been catastrophic for the physical fitness industry, it has provided the digital fitness industry with fertile ground to penetrate the market and establish itself as a long-term m...

Written by: Abercrombie & Kent

With holiday plans on hold, the joy of travel seems so out of reach. Rather than feel downhearted, we’re inviting you to reflect on all the things that made you fall in love with travel in the firs...

Written by: Markus Schuller

As applied behavioural finance specialists, the team at Panthera Solutions in Monaco look at the current “crisis as opportunity” revival during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic through their lense....

April 6, 2020 | Local News

Living peacefully with orangutans in 2020

Written by: Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

Since 1996, Marc Ancrenaz, through his NGO HUTAN, has been identifying ways for people to co-exist and share habitats peacefully with orangutans in the Sabah rainforest, Malaysian Borneo. ...

Written by: Victoria Cellun

Last September, I started a Masters in Luxury Brand Management at the International University of Monaco (IUM). I went to Monaco to enjoy an international experience, and I was incredibly satisfied…...

April 1, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

ISTAYHOME: Bella’s health & beauty tips

Written by: Isabella Marino

Lifestyle and Wellbeing contributor Isabella Marino shares her hot tips on living well during self-confinement....

March 27, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Staying emotionally healthy during Covid-19

Written by: Gavin Sharpe

Psychotherapist Gavin Sharpe explains how we can all stay emotionally resilient while our Principality is in lockdown....

March 25, 2020 | Culture

The value of print

Written by: Oliver Hawkins

“Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent.” While the very talented Jim Jarmusch may not be talking about art prints, this well observed statement rather beautifully captures a poin...

Written by: Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

Animal advocate Katerina Pirelli-Zucchetta speaks to scientific research expert Dr. Benoit Goossens about the endangered pangolin, a species making headlines because of its supposed link to Covid-19...

March 17, 2020 | Business & Finance

The power of intelligence

Written by: Michael Topley

We are at the start of a new technological age, which is being driven by the increasing power and cognification of artificial intelligence (AI), a powerful technology that has the potential to transfo...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Two years after promising HSH Prince Albert that he would “raise an army” to help preserve the ocean in his name, Yvan Griboval is preparing for his second round-the-world scientific sailing exped...

March 12, 2020 | Culture

2020 contemporary art industry trends

Written by: Natalia Cola

Globalisation, boons in technology and the rise of the mega galleries - looking ahead in the contemporary art industry in 2020....

Princely Family

September 13, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Serenity wins The Crossing

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene led her team to victory on Sunday, winning the gruelling 24-hour water bike relay from Corsica to Monaco against team Notorious, who was notably missing one of its star team members....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has unveiled a hybrid version of the Sunbeam Alpine driven by Grace Kelly in ‘To Catch a Thief’, a retrofit undertaken right here in the Principality....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and their children were out and about in Corsica this week to support Laurent Ballesta at the premier screening of his documentary 'Mediterranean Planet'....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene made a surprise appearance in Nice for the start of the Tour de France on Saturday, cheering on competitors at the most watched sporting event in the world....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess and the Fighter may sound like the title of a romantic comedy film, but in reality it is the real-life pairing of Princess Charlene and UFC star Conor McGregor for training....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, the eldest daughter of Prince Albert, was hospitalised over the weekend for worsening Covid-19 symptoms more than a month after testing positive. ...

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Water bike challenge: Battle of the siblings

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

It's been revealed that Princess Charlene and Gareth Wittstock will go head to head for The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge....

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Prince hosts tribute concert at the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has honoured the people of Monaco who remained mobilised during the Covid-19 crisis with a special invitation-only summer concert at the Palace....

August 3, 2020 | Local News

“Happy holidays!”

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has shared a picture of her adorable twins soaking up the sun on their extended summer holiday on the island of Corsica....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert II of Monaco is the best qualified of all reigning monarchs in Europe, according to a new study....

July 21, 2020 | Local News

Boxer and Princess team up for charity

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene and recently-retired fighter Conor McGregor have been training together off the coast of Corsica for an upcoming charity race sponsored by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation....

July 20, 2020 | Local News

A history of music in the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

To celebrate Palace Day this year, the Prince's Palace of Monaco has shared some interesting insights on the important role that music has played to Princes throughout the centuries.  ...

July 17, 2020 | Local News

Jazmin Grimaldi hit with coronavirus

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert’s eldest daughter Jazmin Grimaldi has revealed on Instagram that she has tested positive for Covid-19 and is struggling through the "debilitating" symptoms of the virus. ...

July 15, 2020 | Local News

Revealed: Princess’ new epic adventure

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has begun training for her Foundation’s latest challenge: a 180-kilometre water bike crossing from Corsica to Monaco....

July 2, 2020 | Local News

New family pic to celebrate anniversary

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Palace has released a gorgeous family portrait of Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and the twins to mark the couple's 9th wedding anniversary this week. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella have joined their parents Prince Albert and Princess Charlene on the Palace balcony for the annual St. John’s Day celebrations. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and the 24 Hours of Virtual Le Mans have raised €21,500 to support medical research in the fight against Covid-19 and efforts to make a vaccination accessi...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

How much would you pay for a pair of old Adidas worn by Prince Albert when he competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics? Well, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa is hoping for a pretty...

June 15, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Princely Family cheers on #54

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princely Family, including twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, came out on Saturday to cheer on the Princess Charlene of Monaco #54 Ferrari, competing in the first ever Virtual 24 Hours o...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Baroness Elizabeth-Ann de Massy, first cousin of HSH Prince Albert II and godmother of Princess Stephanie, passed away at the Princess Grace Hospital on Wednesday 10th June aged 73....

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