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NEWS: Monaco’s growing popularity as a venue for classic car auctions has been underlined by the decision of Maison Boule to hold a sale in the Principality on Thursday this week.
The auction house will offer a selection of classic and modern cars that reflect the broad-ranging automotive scene in the Principality, according to Classic Driver. The Vintage and Sports Cars Monaco Sale comprises 57 classic and modern cars, ranging from humble hatchbacks such as the special edition Peugeot 205 Roland Garros (est. €4,000-6,000) and the Fiat 500 Type 110F (€6,000-10,000), to classics for the true connoisseur such as the stunning blue Aston Martin DB5 Vantage (€700,000-900,000) and the Lamborghini Espada (€230,000-280,000).
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Minister of State Pierre Dartout has toured the main construction sites of the Principality, taking stock of the major developments that are currently under way.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran has announced plans to step up the fight against a second wave of Covid, placing new temporary restrictions on Nice and Marseille.