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

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January 23, 2020 | Local News

New video shows the makings of land extension

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....

December 6, 2019 | Local News

Monaco hosts World Top Model final

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

For the first time, Monte Carlo will play host to the World Top Model final, set to take place on 14th December at the Fairmont Hotel....

October 22, 2019 | Local News

Tribute to Princess Grace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary o...

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January 16, 2020 | Local News

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....

January 14, 2020 | Local 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....

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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....

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 7, 2020 | Local News

Grotto closed to public

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The archaeological site under the Exotic Garden, the Observation Cave, will be closed to the public indefinitely due to security works....

January 6, 2020 | Local News

Give your Christmas tree a second life

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Monaco City Council is making it easy for residents to dispose of their Christmas trees with dedicated drop-off points dotted throughout the Principality....

January 4, 2020 | Local News

Births, deaths and marriages of 2019

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Half of all children born in Monaco in 2019 were born in wedlock, while the most popular names for newborns included Charlotte and Raphaël. ...

December 20, 2019 | Local News

Phone scam alert

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco police are calling for citizens to be on alert for a telephone scam artist who is attempting to swindle large sums of cash by posing as a police officer or a Monegasque government employee....

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....

December 19, 2019 | Local News

Prince Albert’s daughter releases new single

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Jazmin Grace Grimaldi has released a new song with her rocker boyfriend Ian Mellencamp....

December 18, 2019 | Local News

Government approves free bus trial

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The government has announced the trial of a free bus service throughout the Principality during the busy summer period next year....

December 13, 2019 | Local News

The IUM inaugurates its new premises

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

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. ...

December 11, 2019 | Local News

Intimate photos of daily life at the Palace

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new photo book paying tribute to the 126 people who work behind the scenes at the Prince’s Palace and his private home, Roc Agel, has been released. ...

December 10, 2019 | Local News

Red Cross entities unite

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Prince Albert has joined a gathering of the entire Red Cross Movement in Geneva for a conference under the theme: ‘Acting today to shape the world of tomorrow’....

December 9, 2019 | Local News

Monaco receives four new ambassadors

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco now has four new Ambassadors from Belarus, Malayia, Mali and the European Union....

December 6, 2019 | Local News

Monaco hosts World Top Model final

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

For the first time, Monte Carlo will play host to the World Top Model final, set to take place on 14th December at the Fairmont Hotel....

December 5, 2019 | Local News

Major step forward for gay rights in Monaco

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Same sex couples in Monaco will be able to benefit from a host of legal rights afforded to married couples and their children, under a new Free Union law that has just been passed by the National Coun...

November 26, 2019 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Princess Charlene speaks of life with twins in new interview

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene of Monaco has shared what life is like raising her strong-willed twins in a new interview published recently. The South African born Princess also revealed that her husband, Prince A...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s National Day, celebrated on Tuesday, was filled with all wonderful pomp and ceremony the people of the Principality have come to expect, but this year, the crowds had even more. Everyone wa...

November 11, 2019 | Local News

Hiroshima survivor shares story with Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the Internationa...

October 23, 2019 | Local News

October is breast cancer awareness month

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer l...

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A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. C...

October 22, 2019 | Local News

Tribute to Princess Grace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary o...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Committee on World Food Security, the foremost intergovernmental platform to ensure food security and good nutrition for all, met last week in Rome with a Monaco delegation in attendance. The meet...

October 19, 2019 | Local News

Anish Kapoor wins Futurum Award

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor has been honoured with the Futurum Association’s Futurum Award for his work Sky Mirror, which sits majestically in Casino Square. The Fairmont’s Gold Hall I...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The government is equipping teachers with the knowledge and tools they need to shape a generation of digital savvy students with the launch of a new tech laboratory. ‘EduLab Monaco’ was inaugurate...

October 19, 2019 | Local News

Record achievements at MYS 2019

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

This year’s Monaco Yacht Show not only featured the most impressive fleet of superyachts in its history worth a jaw-dropping €6 billion, it also attracted a record number of exhibitors. Held from ...

October 19, 2019 | Business & Finance

Monaco City Council hosts 2019 Senior Games

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The 3rd edition of the Senior Games was held last week showing that competitive spirit is alive and well amongst the Principality’s young at heart. Put on by the Monaco City Council Department of Se...

October 17, 2019 | Local News

Albanian President visits Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The President of the Republic of Albania and the Albanian royal couple have paid an official one-day visit to the Principality of Monaco, on the invitation of HSH Prince Albert II. President Ilir Meta...

October 17, 2019 | Local News

Sportel Awards celebrate 30 years

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Sportel, an organisation originally created to help bring together the worlds of media and sport, is celebrating its 30th year with four days of events at the Grimaldi Forum, some of which are open to...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Each year, The Prince Pierre Foundation and the Monaco Philosophical Meetings scour the globe looking for an author to honour for their philosophical work or works. The person must have at least one s...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Urban Painting Around the World (UPAW) saw its third edition in June and raised €25,000 from its art auctions. Last week, that money was officially donated to the Prince Albert II Foundation with th...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

In the first of his new regular Monaco Life columns, Geoffrey Kent – ex-British Army officer, former champion polo player, Monaco resident and founder and co-chairman of renowned luxury travel compa...

October 8, 2019 | Local News

Air Canada boosts service to Nice

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Air Canada has announced it will be doubling the number of seats currently available on it’s Nice-Montreal route. The airline is replacing the Air Canada Rouge planes with Air Canada Airbus, which w...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

American actress, director and producer Jodie Foster says women should be added to history books to reflect the truth behind their roles in discovering, creating and shaping the world as we know it to...

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Fashion Designer Alessandra Vicedomini is Monaco Life’s fashion contributor, keeping readers up to date on all things couture....

September 28, 2019 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Monaco lays out new eco-friendly construction plans

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Over 200 representatives from Monaco’s construction industry and town planning professionals have come together to put forward it’s new plan to approach sustainable growth in the Principality. Gov...

September 26, 2019 | Business & Finance

SheCanHeCan launches ‘The Equality Pledge’

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco-based association SheCanHeCan has unveiled its latest campaign ‘The Equality Pledge’ in the fight for gender equality at a special exclusive cocktail event held at Club Thirty-Nine. More th...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

New residents of the Principality have one year to change over old driving licenses to local ones. If they fail do to so, their licenses will be considered invalid and they lose all legal rights to dr...

September 24, 2019 | Local News

Monaco’s largest solar power station unveiled

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A giant solar power station has been inaugurated on the roof of Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, marking a significant milestone in the Principality’s energy transition. Eventually, electricity generated ...

September 18, 2019 | Local News

Top 5 boat launches at the MYS

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The Monaco Yacht Show is renowned for launching the world’s finest super yachts, but this year’s show is set to unveil some of the biggest, most exciting superyachts yet....

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To celebrate the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019, The Monaco Better World Forum is hosting on Sunday September 22nd in New York City a full day of conference, high level meetings, the screen...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg has landed safe and sound in New York City with co-captains Pierre Casiraghi and Boris Hermann on the Malizia II....

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In honour of the anniversary of Prince Albert II’s accession to the thrown, the UN is hosting an exhibition showcasing Monaco’s commitment to the environment....

July 17, 2019 | Local News

Don’t miss the Car Deck at the MYS

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Each year since 2016, automakers and niche brands of customised cars and motorbikes have been gathering at the Car Deck of the Monaco Yacht Show....

July 16, 2019 | Local News

New diplomatic ties with Cambodia

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The Principality of Monaco and the Kingdom of Cambodia have officially established diplomatic relations through the signing of a Joint Communiqué....

July 12, 2019 | Local News

Prince launches new electric bikes

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Monaco is upping its game in the electric bike department, boosting its service by offering more bikes, more stations and a new easy-to-use system....

July 9, 2019 | Local News

MarineMax acquires Fraser

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US broker MarineMax has acquired Fraser Yachts from the Italian-based Azimut/Benetti Group, boosting Fraser’s position in the North American market. ...

July 5, 2019 | Business & Finance

MEB journeys to Australia

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A Monaco Economic Board (MEB) delegation has headed to Sydney and Melbourne on a promotion and reconnaissance mission ....

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