Elsa Carpenter

As Sub-Editor and Journalist at Monaco Life, Elsa builds upon years of experience in writing as well as marketing and PR in the local media scene. Originally from the UK, she is based in the French Riviera and has a passion for spreading the word on news throughout the region.

Author’s Articles

Far-right and Les Républicains win all electoral districts in the Alpes-Maritimes 

The far-right has claimed six of the nine seats representing the Alpes-Maritimes in the Assemblée Nationale following the second and final round of voting in France’s snap general elections. The...

Understanding the French election: Left-green take surprise win but country faces hung parliament

Tactical voting by France’s electorate has successfully kept the far-right National Rally from gaining power, with the winner of the second round now confirmed as the New Popular Front, an alliance...

Jumping International: Traffic restrictions in Port Hercule to continue until 12th July

Though the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour will come to a close on Saturday 6th July, vehicle access to large sections of Port Hercule will be limited...

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Spate of drownings mark tragic start to the summer in Nice

In the last week, three men have drowned off the coast of Nice while a fourth has been hospitalised after getting into difficulty in the sea.

Mayor of Menton Yves Juhel in police custody

The mayor of Menton, Yves Juhel, along with his wife and close advisor Mathieu Messina, are believed to have been taken in for questioning by organised crime investigators in the context of an...

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France: Political parties scramble to form alliances and block the far-right from power

The far-right National Rally, headed by Jordan Bardella but still under the influence of Marine Le Pen, has emerged as the winner of the first of round of the elections in France, leading to calls...