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Makeover of Casino Square to dramatically change the look of Monte Carlo

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Friday January 24th 2020

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Monte-Carlo, MC
broken clouds
7.1 ° C
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Saint Devote celebrations
26 & 27 January

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Monte-Carlo International
Circus Festival
16-26 January

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La Bohème
24, 26, 29, 31 January

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Written by: Stephanie Horsman

An incredible 12-month time lapse video showing the creation of Monaco’s mammoth land extension project has just been released....

Daily news

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A mini version of Monaco’s Princess Grace Rose Garden will feature at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show. The highly anticipated event, themed ‘Riviera Holiday’, will spotlight the life and ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

He is undoubtedly Monaco’s man of the moment, and now fans of Charles Leclerc will be given their very own grandstands for both the Monaco and France Formula One Grand Prix....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Just three days after the 88th Monte-Carlo Rally, competitors will gather for the 23rd Historic Monte-Carlo Rally, showcasing classic cars from between 1911 and 1980....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco has stealthily made their way into the knockout stages of the Coupe de France after their decisive 3-1 win against Saint Pryvé-Saint Hilaire in Orleans on Monday night....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

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 wil...

January 22, 2020 | Culture

Monaco receives newest Ambassadors

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Principality has welcomed four new Ambassadors from China, Brazil, Montenegro and Serbia....

January 22, 2020 | News

Fight AIDS Cup a triumph for charity

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The first edition of the Fight AIDS Cup saw a turnout of nearly 600 fans, a handful of ex-AS Monaco players and the first ever defeat of the Barbagiuans by the Circus Team....

Written by: Staff Writer

Health and security were the main topics discussed at the recent Franco-Monegasque Joint Social Security Commission, including health care for workers in Monaco, the implementation of telework and the...

January 22, 2020 | News

MEB reveals rich program for 2020

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

More than 350 economic players came together for the first MEB Members Meeting of the year, during which a full calendar of events for 2020 was unveiled....

January 21, 2020 | Business & Finance

Winter auction brings in over €6 million

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After three days of auctions at the Hôtel Hermitage, Artcurial has exceeded expectations with a grand total in excess of €6.1 million.  ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The government has revealed that Monegasque schools are conducting regular medical screenings of students with the aim of detecting certain disorders early enough to help make a difference....

January 21, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

What to do with the kids this winter

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Wondering what to do to keep the kids amused on cold winter days? The Principality has a plethora of offerings to keep smiles on the little ones’ faces....

January 21, 2020 | News

Germany awards press prize to Prince

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert II has been awarded the German ‘Press Freedom Prize’ in recognition of his commitment to the protection of the environment....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Aeroports de la Côte d’Azur Group has revealed that it is two decades ahead of schedule in its ambitious plan to become 100% carbon-neutral, setting a precedent for the rest of the world....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Charles Thompson’s Brutus crew were the winners, by a point, at Act 3 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series on Sunday....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Fans of AS Monaco basketball got what they paid for on Saturday night with a solid win against Pau-Orthez on their home turf at Gaston Médecin....

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 17, 2020 | News

Markets weekly

Written by: Barclays

Company news will pick up pace this week, with fourth-quarter earnings being published for more than 800 companies. That said, key macro data and economic news will also remain on investors’ watch l...

January 17, 2020 | Business & Finance

Texas Hold’Em at the Casino de Monte-Carlo

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Casino de Monte-Carlo is hosting Texas Hold’em Ultimate Poker Tournaments every Thursday through to the end of February....

January 17, 2020 | News

La Bohème comes to Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Puccini’s classic is being brought to life for four nights later this month at the Salle Garnier of the Opera de Monte-Carlo....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Despite a massive expansion project in the works, the current Princess Grace Hospital continues to stay on the cutting edge with the introduction of new equipment and technologies. ...

January 16, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

There’s a new bailiff in town

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

With just over a year before the Special Olympics Winter Games in Sweden next February, the Monegasque Special Olympics team is gearing up, but not before they face a heavy schedule of big competition...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Here’s everything you need to know about Monaco's oldest tradition celebrating its patron saint, Sainte Dévote. ...

January 16, 2020 | News

AS Monaco defeat

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Only three days after a hard-fought tie in Paris, AS Monaco has fallen to Paris Saint Germain at home....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation will be lending its support to projects and organisations that help restore ecosystems in fire ravaged Australia....

January 15, 2020 | News

New head of civil aviation

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Jérôme Journet has been appointed head of the Directorate of Civil Aviation, following the retirement of Bruno Lassagne....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A total of 88 drivers have applied to enter the first round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championships (WRC) that starts next week with the Rallye Monte Carlo....

January 15, 2020 | News

Monaco Basketball defeat Kazan Unics

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Roca Team braved the Russian winter to play the Kazan Unics on Tuesday night. Their 84-78 win has revived Euro Cup hopes for the Monegasques putting them back on the right track....

January 15, 2020 | News

Optimist Team takes the bronze

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Optimist Team Race 2020’s exciting conclusion saw the Americans in the top spot, followed by Sweden and Monaco....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The first comprehensive report on violence against women has just been released and it has revealed some startling trends. Initiated by Monaco’s new Committee for the Promotion and Protection of Wom...

January 14, 2020 | News

Monaco crime rates continue to fall

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%. ...

January 14, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Base to be installed for Palais Honoria project

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

As part of the newly approved Palais Honoria housing project, a gantry will be installed above Boulevard de Belgique, creating temporary traffic impediments in the area....

January 14, 2020 | Local News

Department of Labour expands e-services

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monegasque Department of Labour is taking its commitment to the Extended Monaco programme to the next level with a restructured system for employees and job seekers....

January 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

Voice in Progress audition call

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A new music project will be holding three auditions from Thursday 15th January and anyone who loves to sing or play an instrument is invited to come along....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Love all things dance? Then spend next weekend at the Meridian Beach Hotel for a three-day dance and music festival featuring DJ’s, live dance performances and ample opportunities to grab a partner ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Thomas Fouilleron, Director of Archives and Prince's Palace Library, and Colonel Tony Varo, Superior Commander of the Public Force, have been distinguished by the French High Authorities....

January 13, 2020 | Local News

Organic cooking workshops

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Going to the supermarket doesn’t have to be a drag. Every Saturday from now until 8th February, start-up Storeez is offering organic cookery classes at Carrefour Monaco to teach customers how to mak...

January 13, 2020 | News

Monaco celebrates Russian New Year

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

It was a full house for the annual Russian New Year party at the Yacht Club of Monaco on Friday....

January 12, 2020 | News

Inside Artcurial’s winter auction

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life speaks to Artcurial Monaco Director Louise Gréther about this week’s winter auctions at the Hermitage Hotel....

January 12, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

MEB success in Portugal

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Economic Board (MEB) made its first foray into Portugal last week, looking to sign on potential business partners and investors....

January 11, 2020 | Business & Finance

Road closures and traffic detours

Written by: Staff Writer

Construction work this week at the Jardin Exotique site will see the closure of one of the main outbound roads in Monaco.  ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

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 2...

January 10, 2020 | Business & Finance

The great terrace heater debate comes to Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

As several French cities, most notably Rennes, adopt bans on greenhouse gas emitting patio heaters, Monaco has been called upon to take a stand....

January 10, 2020 | Local News

APEM signs National Pact

Written by: Staff Writer

APEM, Association of Parents of Pupils in Monaco, is the latest establishment to sign up to the National Pact for the Energy Transition....

January 9, 2020 | News

Record year for the Grimaldi Forum

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Grimaldi Forum broke records across the board in 2019, and it is hoping to follow that up with another exceptional programme of events in 2020, it’s 20th anniversary year....

January 9, 2020 | Culture

AS Monaco Basketball faces rare loss

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After an exciting first half, the Roca Team fell apart in the second against Galatasaray, losing at Gaston Medecin 73-85 on Wednesday....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Minister of State Serge Telle has revealed that an unprecedented amount of the government’s budget will be put toward the digital transition of the Principality in a speech to government officials a...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Amid record-breaking strike action, train operator SNCF has announced that it will refund commuters with pre-paid subscriptions for the month of December....

January 9, 2020 | News

2020 vision

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Here are the hopes and ambitions for the new decade of some of Monaco’s personalities....

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