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May 27, 2020 | News

Nice-UK flight schedule released

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

EasyJet has begun offering flights between the UK and Nice from 15th June, starting with a tentative schedule of three flights a week to Gatwick only, ahead of a more normal schedule in July....

Daily news

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

National Council President Stéphane Valeri has visited the Grimaldi Forum to thank the team behind the screening campaign, while also encouraging more people to take the Covid-19 antibody test. ...

May 27, 2020 | Business & Finance

Interview: MYS Director Gaëlle Tallarida

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life spoke to MYS Director Gaëlle Tallarida to understand more behind the organisation of Europe’s largest, most prestigious yachting event during these unprecedented times....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Now is the time to start putting all the coronavirus insanity in the rear view mirror and look forward to what summer in Monaco has to offer, including the upcoming auctions at the Principality’s pr...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa has taken the #strongtogether campaign to her home country in the form of a celebrity challenge....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

TEDxMonteCarlo alumni Ernesto Sirolli shared personal stories from the past 12 weeks in a memorable and witty talk entitled Strong Together? Sit Up and Listen about entrepreneurial spirit and obligati...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has been tested at a Covid-19 screening centre in Monaco to raise awareness about the government’s campaign to have as many people of the Principality tested as possible....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The founder of A&K speaks about the race to bring home travellers when Covid-19 hit, what people should be considering in future adventures, and why 2021 will be the year of the bucket list....

May 26, 2020 | Business & Finance

FEDEM stands alone

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Reactions to FEDEM’s request to annul a bill protecting employees from dismissal during the health crisis have come swift and hard from trade unions, the National Council and the Prince’s Governme...

May 26, 2020 | Business & Finance

EU economic recovery plan

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The European Commission has issued a new, and somewhat controversial, European budgetary proposal that includes a recovery fund to help coronavirus-battered economies rebound in the coming months and ...

May 26, 2020 | News

Its ‘Time to scale up’

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Transition Forum 2020 returns this Thursday offering four weeks of interactive online talks aimed at the protection of the environment by today’s best innovators, business leaders, investors, po...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

This year’s Monaco Yacht Show will be an “intimate” not-for-profit event aimed at boosting recovery of the superyacht industry, a sector which has been severely hit by the Covid-19 health crisis...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual will take place next month with a “Strong Together” Ferrari entered by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation....

May 25, 2020 | Local News

Final students return to classrooms

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco’s primary students made their return to school on Monday, the final group to do so in the government’s three-phase plan to lift the lockdown....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new law a long time coming has been passed in France slapping drivers with a fine, points taken and loss of license for up to six months if caught using mobile phones whilst driving....

May 25, 2020 | News

Nostalgic weekend of racing

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

It was a Monaco Grand Prix weekend like no other, with not a single car racing around the Principality save for a Ferrari being driven by Charles Leclerc with Prince Albert in the passenger seat....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

France will reciprocate the UK’s two-week quarantine when it starts on 8th June, however it will be on a voluntary basis....

May 22, 2020 | News

AS Monaco salary agreement

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After weeks of negotiations, AS Monaco players and managers have come to a wage agreement brought about by the health crisis which cut the season short....

May 22, 2020 | Local News

Monaco stockpiles masks

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Principality ordered some 11.5 million masks at the height of the crisis. Now those masks are being safely stored by the government for a rainy day....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Come the next academic year, the ISM will be offering an exciting new diploma for students wishing to pursue career-related learning....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The coronavirus may have deprived Monaco of its Grand Prix this weekend, but the show must go on with fans and players alike gearing up for the big race on Sunday.   ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

EasyJet is to resume flights between the UK and Nice from 15th June with increased safety measures on board including mandatory wearing of face masks. ...

May 21, 2020 | Business & Finance

FEDEM calls for lift on firing ban, telecommuting

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Principality’s employer’s union, the Federation of Monegasque Enterprises, has formally requested the government scrap a ban on dismissals and the obligation to allow employees to telework....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Yachts flying the Monegasque flag have been given official authorisation by maritime decree to travel or stopover in French territorial waters. ...

May 21, 2020 | News

The buzz on World Bee Day

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

For the third consecutive year, World Bee Day has been celebrated across the globe to heighten awareness about these special creatures and the major role they play in the environment....

Written by: Staff Writer

Silversea Cruises, who is headquartered in Monaco, is preparing to take delivery of new ship Silver Origin following enormous resilience and determination from Dutch shipyard De Hoop. ...

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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....

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....

March 7, 2020 | News

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020

Written by: Isabella Marino

Fashion contributor Isabella Marino brings us all the action from Fashion Week, including the latest in face mask design....

March 3, 2020 | Business & Finance

Preparing for future leaders

Written by: Mark Estcourt

This month we look at the future leaders of families and their businesses....

March 2, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Keep calm and spoil yourself

Written by: Isabella Marino

I call my best medicine 'The three magic S’s: Sport, Salon, Spa!' ...

February 27, 2020 | News

Technology is the key to conservation

Written by: James Wren

James Wren reveals the story behind the world’s first plant-powered selfie taken by a fern called Pete. ...

Princely Family

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa has taken the #strongtogether campaign to her home country in the form of a celebrity challenge....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has been tested at a Covid-19 screening centre in Monaco to raise awareness about the government’s campaign to have as many people of the Principality tested as possible....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual will take place next month with a “Strong Together” Ferrari entered by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II spoke via video-conference to the five post-doctorate programme fellows from the ITER project, who have just completed their two year research assignments funded by the Principality....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II has taken time out to visit the Banana Moon and Bettina factories who have been busy churning out protective face masks since the end of March for use in the Principality. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene’s brother and Secretary General of the Princess Charlene Foundation, Gareth Wittstock, has visited the Principality’s Olympic athletes to offer them the Foundation’s signature ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has joined celebrities, world leaders and philanthropists across the globe in pledging to donate funds towards coronavirus testing, vaccines and treatments during an EU-led videoconferen...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monte Carlo Fashion Week is stepping off the catwalk and into living rooms for a series of live meetings in its new '2020 MCFW A Conversation With'… series....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

In a video address to the people of Monaco, Prince Albert has said that returning to a life the same as before Covid-19 will be “long, demanding and difficult”....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has delivered a message of hope as part of the 50th Earth Day, saying each one of us has a key role to play in shaping a better, sustainable world. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has visited healthcare workers at the Princess Grace Hospital to thank them for their efforts on the frontline since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic....

April 17, 2020 | News

Prince resumes public duties

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has made his first public visit since contracting Covid-19, visiting workers in two key support centres in Monaco....

April 13, 2020 | News

Princely family’s Easter wishes

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has publicly shared some sweet photos of the twins enjoying Easter in the garden of their Angel Roc home. Meanwhile, Prince Albert has joined his wife in sending a special Easter mes...

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince calls for unity

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has warned the National Council that its criticism of his government’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic is unnecessarily escalating the tension and uncertainty surrounding the crisi...

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince overcomes coronavirus

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Health authorities have declared HSH Prince Albert II cured of the Covid-19 infection....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After testing positive for Covid-19 last week, Prince Albert has gone on the record to speak about his health, the preventative measures in Monaco, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games....

March 19, 2020 | Local News

Prince tests positive for new coronavirus

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Palace has revealed that Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus but says that his health “raises no concern”....

March 17, 2020 | Local News

Monaco steps up lockdown

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has announced that the Principality has entered "a phase of virus lockdown" with the introduction of new containment measures starting at midnight, lasting "until further notice"....

March 9, 2020 | News

Archbishop David ordained

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco have welcomed the Principality’s new Archbishop during an official ordination on Sunday at the Cathedral of Monaco....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Pauline Ducruet has presented her latest collection at Paris Fashion Week, with mum Princess Stephanie and sister Camille both showing their support for the young designer....

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An incredible 12-month time lapse video showing the creation of Monaco’s mammoth land extension project has just been released.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/new-video-shows-the-makings-of-land-extension/ ...

As part of Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo will be staging a special concert in homage to the late Princess Grace.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/princess-grace-concert/ ...

Work has begun on renewing Casino Square and SBM President Jean-Luc Biamonti has stressed that, while the move is necessary to improve security, the glamorous look of Monaco’s most famous square will be maintained.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/casino-square-to-be-renovated-by-easter/ ...

Palace welcomes children for Christmas Monaco’s youngest citizens have been treated like little princes and princesses at the annual kids Christmas bash at the Palace, a tradition started by Princes Grace more than 50 years ago... #Christmasinmonaco #MonacoLifenews #monaconews #monacopalace #PrinceAlbert #princesscharlene #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #hshprincealbertii https://monacolife.net/palace-welcomes-children-for-christmas/ ...

Monaco is pushing for France and Italy to increase their train services for workers travelling in to and out of Monaco each day.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #monaco #monaconews #trainsFrenchriviera #trainsmonaco #transportmonaco #traveltomonaco https://monacolife.net/boosting-train-services-to-monaco/ ...

Academy Award nominated actress Uma Thurman will present HSH Prince Albert with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Hollywood for the Global Ocean Gala.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #monaco #monacolife #monaconews #montecarlo #newsmonaco #PrinceAlbert #PrinceAlbertfoundation #PrinceAlbertIIofmonaco https://monacolife.net/hollywood-rallies-behind-prince-albert/ ...

Monaco’s National Council President Stéphane Valeri has had his first meeting of the year with the press and took the opportunity to review the successes of 2019 and to present upcoming plans for 2020.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/stephane-valeri-reviews-2019-looks-forward-to-2020/ ...

The architecturally exciting new home of the International University of Monaco has been officially inaugurated by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and National Council President Stéphane Valeri. After the traditional cutting of a red ribbon and the unveiling of an inaugural plaque, participants visited the 2,000 m² site, which encompasses ultra-modern and intelligently connected classrooms, meeting rooms and study spaces. Director General of the University Jean-Philippe Muller thanked Prince Albert for his support since the IUM was established in 1986. The University also acknowledged that assistance of the Department of the Interior when the idea of the IUM leaving its premises at the Stade Louis II arose almost two years ago. According to a statement from the IUM, the size of the new Stella campus will allow the university to reach its growth objective, which is 800 students within a few years, up from the current 650 students today. Jean-Philippe Muller said he is also very optimistic about the future of the IUM in the district of Condamine, saying he hoped "that the next 33 years at Stella will be as fruitful as the 33 past years at Stade Louis II." The next goal for IUM is to obtain, from 2020, the prestigious AACSB accreditation that would allow it to join the ranks of the 796 best international business schools. Top photo: accompanying H.S.H. Prince Albert II from left to right are Stéphane Valéri, president of the Conseil National, Dr Jean-Philippe Muller, General Director of IUM, and Patrice Cellario, Conseiller de Gouvernement pour l’Intérieur. Copyright: Prince's Palace, Gaëtan Luci. #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/the-ium-inaugurates-its-new-premises/ ...

Restoration works at the Prince’s Palace have unveiled hidden Genoese frescoes dating from the 16th century, prompting a major research project.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/forgotten-renaissance-frescoes-uncovered-in-palace/ ...

HSH Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene and the twins were front and centre at the Saint Dévote celebrations held earlier this week, with Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella sporting fashionable sunnies and charming the crowds.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/the-princely-family-celebrates-saint-devote/ ...

The Monte-Carlo Casino has retained its position as the world’s leading gaming venue, taking out ‘Casino of the Year 2020’ and ‘Best Gaming Operator UK & Europe 2020’ by ICE London.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/monte-carlo-casino-receives-two-awards/ ...

Banking giant Barclays has announced the launch of a £100 million package in an effort to help those most affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/barclays-unveils-aid-for-coronavirus-relief/ ...