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April 10, 2020 | Local News

Lockdown extended for another three weeks

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has ordered confinement measures in Monaco to be extended until 3rd May. Police patrols will also be increased this Easter weekend to ensure people are complying with the rules....

Daily news

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

BeMed, the organisation co-created by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, is launching a call for projects aimed at reducing plastic pollution in the Mediterranean islands....

April 10, 2020 | Culture

Into The Arctic with Cory Trépanier

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life is taking you on a virtual tour of the Into The Arctic exhibition at the Oceanographic Museum, with your own personal guide and Q&A with the artist Cory Trépanier....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The National Council and government have come together for the 3rd Joint Monitoring Meeting on Covid-19....

April 9, 2020 | Business & Finance

Additional support for businesses

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The government has bolstered some of the support systems it introduced recently for businesses in the Principality....

April 9, 2020 | Business & Finance

Barclays unveils aid for coronavirus relief

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

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....

April 9, 2020 | Local News

Drone keeps an eye on streets of Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

As lockdown continues, the fire brigade of Monaco is taking additional steps to ensure the rules of confinement are respected, notably by integrating a drone as part of its public safety repertoire....

April 9, 2020 | Local News

National Council elections

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Assembly has unanimously re-elected Stéphane Valeri as President of the National Council, with Brigitte Boccone-Pagès remaining as Vice-President....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The ZSL is calling for urgent investment in research to prevent future pandemics which could have a much higher fatality rate than Covid-19....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Organisers of this year’s Clean Equity forum have managed to reschedule the event for later in the year, however the team behind Top Marques have not been so lucky....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s longest standing event on sustainable mobility and renewable energy sources, EVER Monaco, will still take place this year, albeit four months after its original date in May. ...

April 8, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

The App you need right now

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Lest the denizens of Monaco go without their favourite souffle, sushi or burger during lockdown, there’s a delivery App grouping together a great selection of Monaco restaurants to help keep bellies...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Ballets de Monte Carlo is televising La Belle, a full-length ballet, on Saturday evening via two media outlets to entertain lockdown crowds all over the region....

April 8, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

The fear of being sick

Written by: Irina Peterson

One thing that I am sure paralyses many of us with fear, is the idea of us and our loved ones getting sick. This is what happened to me two months ago......

April 7, 2020 | News

AMSN opens new safety centre

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Digital security is still a key focus in the Principality despite the current crisis....

April 7, 2020 | Local News

Bikini maker and drone company step up

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Two Monaco-based companies are doing their bit to help during the Covid-19 pandemic....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The National Council opened its spring session on Monday evening with an agenda wholly focussed on the coronavirus crisis....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

As the saga continues in the fight against the spread of Covid-19, in the neighbouring city of Nice cloth masks will soon be issued to all residents in an effort to further contain the virus....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

People across the globe, including sporting heroes and HSH Prince Albert II, have raised a white card in honour of International Day of Sport for Development of Peace this week....

April 6, 2020 | Local News

New covert contact points for women

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Victims of domestic violence will now be able to seek help at pharmacies in Monaco, as authorities ramp up measures to protect vulnerable women during lockdown....

April 6, 2020 | Local News

Cars turned away at Monaco’s border

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Border police stopped more than 120 cars from entering Monaco on the weekend as authorities reinforce strict movement controls for the Principality....

April 6, 2020 | News

Leclerc wins virtual GP

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s Charles Leclerc has been crowned the winner of his first esports match after successfully bringing home first place in a virtual Australian Grand Prix. ...

April 6, 2020 | News

Monaco misses you

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

“Take care of yourself, we miss you!” is the new message coming out of Monaco, as the tourism department launches a global campaign to lure visitors back to the Principality post-lockdown....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The MedFund is allocating €1.8 million to marine protected areas. It comes amid a new scientific study which suggests that oceans could be returned to their former glory within a generation....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s neighbour Italy is finally getting a bit of good news on the coronavirus front as both the number of new cases and the death tolls begin to take a downward slide....

April 5, 2020 | Local News

2nd Covid-19 death recorded in Monaco

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A second person has died from Covid-19 in Monaco. Meanwhile, the Principality’s Minister of State has fully recovered from the virus. ...

Premium

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. ...

February 22, 2020 | Culture

A night at the opera

Written by: Alessandra Vicedomini

Fashion contributor Alessandra Vicedomini turns princess for a night to enjoy 'Street Scene' at the opera. ...

Written by: Kristina Gruberman

International TV presenter Kristina Guberman reports from London Fashion Week for Monaco Life....

February 19, 2020 | News

Log book: Ocean Amazon Irina Peterson

Written by: Irina Peterson

Here is my last post from Santa Cruz, the amazing place I called home for the last week! This place is out of this world and deserves some publicity, so here it comes:...

February 18, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Miss March: bespoke fashion with a kick

Written by: Alessandra Vicedomini

What a lucky girl I am! I was invited for a private walk through to pre-view the new Miss March Collection before the opening cocktail....

February 17, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Monaco: One of the ‘Capstone’ capitals of the world

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In a new regular feature for Monaco Life, Simon Pavitt, pioneer in 'Capstones', will talk to Principality residents about how they are finding meaning and fulfilment beyond their day to day business....

February 14, 2020 | News

Insider tips: the best of Courchevel

Written by: Kristina Gruberman

International TV presenter Kristina Guberman shares her favourite hotspots at luxury ski resort Courchevel....

Princely Family

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....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Charlene Foundation has just completed its first water safety instructor training programme in Japan, where new instructors were officially certified and made ready to pay it forward....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The environmental attorney behind the new legal thriller Dark Waters has sent a personal video message to HSH Prince Albert during a private screening of the film in Monaco....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Restoration works at the Prince’s Palace have unveiled hidden Genoese frescoes dating from the 16th century, prompting a major research project....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert is now one of only two people to have reached the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, joining explorer Victor Vescovo for an extreme deep-sea dive in Greece this week....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert II of Monaco has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by American actress Uma Thurman....

February 7, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Prince Albert and stars celebrate TV fest in LA

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

An incredible line-up of celebrities joined Prince Albert in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in Los Angeles on Wednesday night....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Almost 730,000 people, mainly children, from 34 countries have benefited from the swimming programmes organised by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation since its creation....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

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....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

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 su...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The 44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has kicked off in grand style in the presence of Prince Albert II, Princess Stephanie and her children Pauline and Louis Ducruet and his wife Mari...

January 2, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Louis and Marie Ducruet share wedding video

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Louis Ducruet has given the world a unique glimpse of “the happiest day of his life”, posting a video of his marriage to Marie Chevallier on social media. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has opened up to a South African magazine about why she’s had an “incredibly painful” year....

December 19, 2019 | Local News

Palace welcomes children for Christmas

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

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....

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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/ ...

The Assembly has unanimously re-elected Stéphane Valeri as President of the National Council, with Brigitte Boccone-Pagès remaining as Vice-President.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/national-council-elections/ ...

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/ ...

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/ ...

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/ ...

The International Circus Festival is in town! #monaco #monacolife #monacolife_ #monaconews #internationalcircusfestival #montecarlocircusfestival #bigtop # monacoevents ...