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August 14, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Inside Monaco’s new penthouse suite

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Occupying the entire top floor of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort, the new Suite Eleven gives a discerning clientele the extravagent experience that Monaco promises. ...

Daily news

August 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

Business climate stabilising in Principality

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

IMSEE’s report on the business climate of Monaco in June shows a certain stabilisation despite overall low levels of trade....

August 14, 2020 | Local News

Inaugural Art Fair in August

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The International Contemporary Art Fair coming up in late August will be the first major cultural event to be held since the beginning of the health crisis....

August 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

Jean-Christophe Gerard new CEO of Barclays Private Bank

Written by: Staff Writer

Barclays has appointed Jean-Christophe Gerard as CEO, Barclays Private Bank with immediate effect, subject to regulatory approval....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Since 20th July, the Department of Urban Amenities has been offering a free shuttle service for residents living around the Grand Ida construction site....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The weekend’s traffic situation is looking rough for those who are both leaving or returning from holidays....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Yacht Show may not be going ahead this year, however industry professionals will still be able to attend the Cannes Yachting Festival in September....

August 13, 2020 | Local News

Conor McGregor confirmed for team Notorious

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Martial arts fighter Conor McGregor will join team Notorious for The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Amidst an alarming rise in new Covid cases, France is slowly ramping up police checks to ensure people are wearing face masks in required places....

August 12, 2020 | Business & Finance

Monaco to continue employment support

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Temporary Unemployment funding has been extended by the Monaco government as the fallout from the coronavirus health crisis continues in the Principality....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Regional Health Agency has revealed that the number of coronavirus cases is increasing sharply in the PACA region and hospitalisations are on the rise. ...

August 12, 2020 | Local News

Kamil Glik says arrivederci to AS Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After four seasons in Monaco, defender Kamil Glik is returning to Italy to join Benevento, which has just been promoted to Series A play. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The International School of Monaco (ISM) has announced an historic collaboration agreement with one of the UK’s top institutions, King’s College School Wimbledon....

August 12, 2020 | Local News

Thursday fun continues on The Rock

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

This Thursday 13th August sees the popular Les Jeudis du Rocher in Monaco-Ville, with a host of fun incentives on offer....

August 11, 2020 | Local News

Mandatory masks in tourist hotspots

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Monaco government has announced that masks will be mandatory in popular outdoor hotspots from Wednesday, including Casino Square and the Palace Square....

August 11, 2020 | Local News

Council accepting scholarships applications

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The National Council is now accepting applications for its Study Grants programme from now until 15th September....

August 11, 2020 | Business & Finance

Monaco International Film Festival gets new president

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Edward Sylvan, co-founder of Sycamore Entertainment Group, is the new president of The Monaco International Film Festival, paving the way for the local festival to leap to the next level....

August 11, 2020 | Local News

Masks now mandatory in St-Tropez

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Time to pull out the glamorous face masks, St-Tropez is the latest French town to require them in all public places....

August 11, 2020 | Local News

Tour de France 2021 to begin in Brittany

Written by: Staff Writer

The 2021 Tour de France will start in Brittany after Copenhagen’s staging of the ‘Grand Depart’ was pushed back by a year due to a potential clash with football's postponed European Championship...

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Water bike challenge: Battle of the siblings

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

It's been revealed that Princess Charlene and Gareth Wittstock will go head to head for The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge....

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Prince hosts tribute concert at the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has honoured the people of Monaco who remained mobilised during the Covid-19 crisis with a special invitation-only summer concert at the Palace....

August 10, 2020 | Business & Finance

Seven companies who turned Covid into cash

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

This year’s epidemic has been catastrophic for many businesses, but some companies have managed to turn hefty profits despite the downturn. Here are the top seven....

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Aussies are in, Kenya’s Kipruto is out

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Seven Australian athletes have received permission to come to Monaco to compete in the Herculis EBS, while Kenyan Olympic star Conseslus Kipruto has tested positive for Covid, eliminating him from the...

August 10, 2020 | Local News

70th Anniversary GP’s surprise win

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Max Verstappen took his first victory of the year at Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, while Charles Leclerc came in fourth after racing an excellent race....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco residents who are flying out of France will be required to quarantine in certain European countries, amid a steady increase in Covid-19 cases. ...

August 7, 2020 | Local News

Friends of Lebanon asking for donations

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Friends of Lebanon, headed up by Bouran Hallani, has put out a call for donations to help those devastated by the recent explosions that rocked Beirut....

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July 28, 2020 | Local News

Holidaying during Covid

Written by: Natasha Girardi

In early July, I took my first plane trip from Nice to join friends for a week of sailing from Rome, through Sardinia and Corsica and back to the port of Monaco....

July 22, 2020 | Local News

Communicating with orcas

Written by: Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta

In part one of this two-part orca series, animal advocate Kat Pirelli-Zucchetta speaks to Pierre Robert de Latour – aka the Orca Whisperer....

June 23, 2020 | Local News

Back to a St Tropez summer

Written by: Isabella Marino

Lifestyle and fashion contributor Isabella Marino heads back to St Tropez post lockdown to re-appreciate all the flavours of this eclectic seaside town. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life interviews Transition Forum speaker Rinat Guy about Tel Aviv’s similarities with Monaco and her role in helping to position the city as one of the world's leading urban destinations....

June 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Starting a business during the Covid-19 crisis

Written by: James Caan CBE

Acclaimed entrepreneur James Caan CBE reveals the three questions you should ask yourself before you part with your cash to start a business in the current climate....

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....

April 6, 2020 | Local News

Living peacefully with orangutans in 2020

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...

Princely Family

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Water bike challenge: Battle of the siblings

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

It's been revealed that Princess Charlene and Gareth Wittstock will go head to head for The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge....

August 10, 2020 | Local News

Prince hosts tribute concert at the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has honoured the people of Monaco who remained mobilised during the Covid-19 crisis with a special invitation-only summer concert at the Palace....

August 3, 2020 | Local News

“Happy holidays!”

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has shared a picture of her adorable twins soaking up the sun on their extended summer holiday on the island of Corsica....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert II of Monaco is the best qualified of all reigning monarchs in Europe, according to a new study....

July 21, 2020 | Local News

Boxer and Princess team up for charity

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene and recently-retired fighter Conor McGregor have been training together off the coast of Corsica for an upcoming charity race sponsored by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation....

July 20, 2020 | Local News

A history of music in the Palace

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

To celebrate Palace Day this year, the Prince's Palace of Monaco has shared some interesting insights on the important role that music has played to Princes throughout the centuries.  ...

July 17, 2020 | Local News

Jazmin Grimaldi hit with coronavirus

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert’s eldest daughter Jazmin Grimaldi has revealed on Instagram that she has tested positive for Covid-19 and is struggling through the "debilitating" symptoms of the virus. ...

July 15, 2020 | Local News

Revealed: Princess’ new epic adventure

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has begun training for her Foundation’s latest challenge: a 180-kilometre water bike crossing from Corsica to Monaco....

July 2, 2020 | Local News

New family pic to celebrate anniversary

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Palace has released a gorgeous family portrait of Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and the twins to mark the couple's 9th wedding anniversary this week. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella have joined their parents Prince Albert and Princess Charlene on the Palace balcony for the annual St. John’s Day celebrations. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and the 24 Hours of Virtual Le Mans have raised €21,500 to support medical research in the fight against Covid-19 and efforts to make a vaccination accessi...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

How much would you pay for a pair of old Adidas worn by Prince Albert when he competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics? Well, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa is hoping for a pretty...

June 15, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Princely Family cheers on #54

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princely Family, including twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, came out on Saturday to cheer on the Princess Charlene of Monaco #54 Ferrari, competing in the first ever Virtual 24 Hours o...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Baroness Elizabeth-Ann de Massy, first cousin of HSH Prince Albert II and godmother of Princess Stephanie, passed away at the Princess Grace Hospital on Wednesday 10th June aged 73....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has released a video message appealing for citizens of South Africa to support her foundation’s #Strong Together campaign in the African continent. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene spent the morning of Mother’s Day congratulating new mums at the Princess Grace Hospital Centre and meeting their babies, before spending a quiet lunch with her family. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The sun shone brightly above Monte Carlo on Tuesday as Prince Albert and Princess Charlene proudly inaugurated the new Casino Square and celebrated the reopening of the Café de Paris. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Stéphanie is the latest high-profile Monegasque to visit a Covid-19 screening centre to show her support for the people behind Monaco’s mass testing programme....

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....

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