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Zurich, the richest city in Switzerland, has discovered that among the 9,000 homes designated for those in need, many are currently occupied by millionaires.
Having found out at the end of 2014 that 132 millionaires were living in ‘social housing,’ the city authorities have introduced a maximum annual income of 200,000 euros to qualify for municipal housing, according to local newspaper Neue Zurcher Zeitung.
Since 2011, the city has insisted that one-third of homes in new developments should be made available to those on low incomes. The authorities had failed to check on the eligibility of those who moved in to social housing before that date.
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 International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]
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 last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]
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. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]
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 of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]