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The Pfizer vaccine, the only inoculation currently administered in Monaco, reduces the risk of Covid infection by 91% in fully vaccinated people, according to a new CDC study....

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June 21, 2021 | Local News

Artmonte-carlo 2021

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Artmonte-carlo is set to return this July as a leading platform for contemporary art, modern art, design and, new this year, high-end jewellery. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Irish men’s team will go to the Tokyo Olympic Games after defeating France in the Rugby 7s qualifiers in Monaco, as well as the French and Russian women’s teams. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco Basketball have taken a fall to Asvel Strasbourg, putting them in fourth place for the Jeep Elite season, but still giving them the golden ticket to the quarterfinals....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Despite one extra pit-stop over Lewis Hamilton, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has taken out the French GP, extending his championship lead....

June 18, 2021 | Local News

July reopening of nightclubs in France

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

France has said that night clubs will be able to reopen in July, leaving club owners delighted but also concerned about what kind of rules will need to be implemented....

June 18, 2021 | Local News

Boho vibes are back at La Vigie

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

La Vigie Lounge and Restaurant is reopening for a new season, giving guests a touch of bohemian chic, seaside....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The YCM will host June's Festival of the Sea in honour of the patron saint of fishermen, Saint Peter, however the event will be scaled back this year due to health restrictions.  ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new public use facility called A Fabrica has been inaugurated in the heart of Princess Antoinette Park, a space made possible by the generosity of two local donors....

June 17, 2021 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Free from masks, outdoors, from Saturday

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Masks will no longer be mandatory in Monaco from Saturday, with the exception of a few tourist hotspots like Casino Square....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

We speak to the Co-Founder and Chairman of EcoMotion Week Meir Arnon about Smart Mobility, the surprising rapid advancement of driverless vehicles, and the future of flying cars....

June 17, 2021 | Business & Finance

MEB brings economic powerhouse to Monaco

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

One of the world’s top forecasters, Christophe Barraud, has told an audience of Monaco entrepreneurs what he predicts the global economic recovery will look like in 2021....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert has helped to release seven adolescent seahorses into the wild as part of a project to repopulate the quickly dwindling species....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco Poste has released a quartet of new stamps to celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of Prince Albert II to Princess Charlene, including one featuring the twins....

June 17, 2021 | Culture

Summer of culture in Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After a year in which Monaco was largely denied its rich cultural events due to Covid, a full calendar has been announced for the 2021 Department of Cultural Affairs summer programme....

June 16, 2021 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

France drops curfew and mandatory mask-wearing outdoors

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Masks are no longer mandatory outdoors in France from Thursday, while the curfew will be dropped completely come this Sunday....

June 16, 2021 | Local News

No cruise ships in Monaco this summer

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco will not be welcoming cruise ships to its shores again this year because of Covid, a move that will strike a severe blow to local souvenir shops and museums...

Written by: Mark Thomas

As a former rugby sevens player for Wales, Mark Thomas gives his take on this weekend’s World Rugby Sevens Repechage and revisits Monaco's love affair with the sport. ...

June 16, 2021 | Business & Finance

Mixed bag economically for first trimester

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The first quarter of 2021 was marked by the pandemic in Monaco, but not to the extent of the previous year, according to IMSEE’s latest report....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

As the UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador, Princess Stephanie has addressed a high-level meeting titled ‘Ending inequalities and taking action to end AIDS by 2030’....

June 16, 2021 | Local News

Ballets de Monte-Carlo goes green

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the practice studio of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo as part of the government’s efforts to be more environmentally friendly....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation has raised its largest amount yet for the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the WWF at its annual charity dinner. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Prince's Foundation has welcomed a new report by the IPCC and the IPBES that calls for countries to work together to stop the worst effects of climate change and species loss....

June 15, 2021 | Local News

Roca team fall to Nanterre

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco Basketball couldn’t hold onto their winning ways in Nanterre where they suffered a 79 to 86 defeat on the opponent’s home turf....

June 15, 2021 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Covid cluster behind rise in circulation

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

More than a dozen Covid cases recorded last week in Monaco have been linked to the same origin, prompting a warning for residents not to let their guards down....

June 15, 2021 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Carabiniers head to Pyrenees for cycling tour

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The city of Bagnères-de-Luchon has rolled out the red carpet for the Prince’s Carabiniers as the final stop on their one-week cycling and training tour....

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Written by: Cassandra Tanti

We speak to the Co-Founder and Chairman of EcoMotion Week Meir Arnon about Smart Mobility, the surprising rapid advancement of driverless vehicles, and the future of flying cars....

Written by: Mark Thomas

As a former rugby sevens player for Wales, Mark Thomas gives his take on this weekend’s World Rugby Sevens Repechage and revisits Monaco's love affair with the sport. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

From cold soups with broth extraction, to king crab and sugar-free meringue, guests of the new 'Yannick Alléno at the Hermitage Hotel' are being treated to “simplicity” in modern cuisine....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Charles Leclerc has told Monaco Life that he is looking forward to finally seeing fans in the grandstand that the Principality has dedicated to him this Grand Prix weekend. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

As head chef of Coya, Victoria Vallenilla has made history in Monaco. But it is not just her gender that is breaking new ground, it is her revolutionary approach to running a kitchen team....

Written by: Brisa Trinchero

In this month’s exclusive interview by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, we catch up with Kelly O’Sullivan who wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed film Saint Frances....

April 14, 2021 | Business & Finance

The future of diamonds

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Diamond expert Alberto Vitale talks about Covid’s impact on the industry, how it historically sent down diamond prices, and the rise of transparency thanks to blockchain. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

With just weeks to go until the Monaco GP, we talk to one of the most successful F1 events organisers, Sonia Irvine, about how she's planning to pull off the most uncertain GP in history. ...

March 29, 2021 | Local News

Raising sustainably-minded entrepreneurs

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life speaks to Angelo and Tino, two brothers raised in the Principality who have set their sights on normalising sustainability in the fashion industry with their new R4 clothing line....

March 18, 2021 | Local News

Pandemic affairs

Written by: Gavin Sharpe

Psychotherapist Gavin Sharpe shares his experiences of how the pandemic has changed the nature of infidelity....

February 17, 2021 | Business & Finance

Understanding bitcoin and the great crypto boom

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

In our Q&A with Daniel Coheur, co-founder of Tokeny in Monaco, we explore what is behind the monumental rise of bitcoin and the paradigm shift from centralised to decentralised finance....

February 8, 2021 | Local News

Communicating with orcas, part 2

Written by: Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

Pierre Robert de Latour, aka the Orca Whisperer, talks to Monaco Life about the healing sound of orcas....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

We talk to Damian Payiatakis, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing at Barclays Private Bank, about intergenerational wealth transfer: trust, sustainable investment, and Covid-19....

February 2, 2021 | Local News

Explained: new rules on travelling to France

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The National Council is fighting a new restriction that forces Monaco residents travelling beyond 30 kilometres from their home to produce a negative PCR test to French authorities. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

One year after our first interview, we catch up with Smart City Programme Manager Georges Gambarini to talk about whether Covid has derailed any of Monaco's Smart City projects. ...

January 12, 2021 | Business & Finance

Brexit and VAT explained for Monegasque companies

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

When the UK officially left the European Union on 1st January 2021, the concept of intra-community transactions between Monaco and the UK, which are exempt of VAT, ended....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

We catch up with young Monegasque Olivia Dorato to talk about her brave decision to move away from a predictable life in law to the uncertain and exciting world of a singer/songwriter....

Written by: Isabella Marino

Start the year off on the right foot by saving money and the ecosystem. Sales shopping is all about timing and spotting ‘the pearl’....

Written by: Brisa Trinchero

Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s CEO Brisa Trinchero catches up with Paul Tazewell about the intricacies of theatre design, his favourite Grace Kelly looks, and what’s to come next. ...

December 21, 2020 | Local News

5 ways to survive a Covid-19 Christmas

Written by: Gavin Sharpe

Psychotherapist Gavin Sharpe gives his take on the psychological impact of the pandemic this Christmas and a handful of seasonal survival tips. ...

Princely Family

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert has helped to release seven adolescent seahorses into the wild as part of a project to repopulate the quickly dwindling species....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco Poste has released a quartet of new stamps to celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of Prince Albert II to Princess Charlene, including one featuring the twins....

May 24, 2021 | Local News

Princely twins join Grand Prix action

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella joined their father to watch the qualifying races of the Monaco Grand Prix while Princess Charlene was notably absent due to illness....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene’s support of rhino conservation work in South Africa has been revealed through a series of moving photographs by wildlife photographer Christian Sperka....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has travelled to her home country of South Africa to bid a final farewell to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini during a memorial service broadcast from the royal palace....

March 17, 2021 | Local News

Princess saddened at loss of Zulu King

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II are in mourning after learning of the death of their great friend, Goodwill Zwelithini, King of the Zulu nation, who died aged 72....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Camille Gottlieb has baptised the new Monaco One super fast shuttle in the presence of her mother Princess Stephanie and other members of the Princely family. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has delivered the keynote address at this year’s World Ocean Summit, saying there are few issues as urgent and close to us as those concerning the ocean....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, Princess Caroline’s estranged husband, is suing his son to regain control of Marienburg Castle in Germany, citing “gross ingratitude”....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A handball between the Prince, Princess and rugby player Mathieu Bastareaud has marked the official presentation of the Monaco Rugby Sevens Qualifier Tournament for the Tokyo Olympics....

January 27, 2021 | Local News

Subdued Saint Devote celebrations

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and their twins have celebrated Saint Devote, Monaco’s patron saint, amid strict health measures that prohibited the usual crowds from attending....

January 20, 2021 | Local News

New official photo of Princely family

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince's Palace has unveiled the new official portrait of the Princely family for 2021, and there are some cute similarities between the generations....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco features as the backdrop for Charlotte Casiraghi’s first advertisement with Chanel, but that’s not the only reason why the fashion photoshoot pulled at her heart strings....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

In his NYE address, Prince Albert has assured citizens of his “commitment to leading the Principality out of this health crisis towards a more stable, prosperous and just future.”...

December 29, 2020 | Local News

Prince continues to rally behind storm victims

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has returned to the region ravaged by Storm Alex in October to show his continued support and handover some much needed equipment for rebuilding efforts. ...

December 27, 2020 | Local News

Christmas at the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has spread a little virtual Christmas cheer, sharing hilarious snaps of Prince Albert getting in the festive spirit - a playful contrast to the Palace's holiday family portrait. ...

December 23, 2020 | Local News

Charlotte Casiraghi lands dream partnership

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Charlotte Casiraghi has been named Chanel’s Ambassador in a move that formalises her relationship with a brand she has had links to since she was a teen. ...

December 17, 2020 | Local News

Monaco’s trend-setting Princess

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Sporting a new punk-style undercut, Princess Charlene, together with Prince Albert and their children, have handed out gifts to Monaco’s littlest citizens at the Prince’s Palace. ...

December 17, 2020 | Local News

Little Princess baptises namesake vessel

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The new flagship boat of Monaco’s Maritime and Airport Police Division, ‘Princess Gabriella’, has been inaugurated by the little princess whose name it bears....

December 15, 2020 | Local News

Prince Albert receives Golden Eagle of Nice

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s head of state has been honoured with the ‘Aigla Nissarda’, or Niçoise Golden Eagle, highlighting his ongoing support and contributions to the city of Nice....

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