Friday, January 19, 2018

Fugitive Russian banker detained in Monaco on Moscow’s request

Monaco authorities have detained the former Chairman of the Board of a Russian bank on an Interpol warrant, according to Tass, the official Russian...

Odeon Tower corruption prosecutor wants one more chance

The long-running “clean hands” corruption case has taken a new turn as the public prosecutor who appealed the first instance judgment on January 25,...

Superstar athletes heading to Monaco for Laureus Awards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pk2X4R9zaxk An impressive collection of the greatest women, men and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a...

Money-laundering enquiries jumped in 2017

Monaco’s overall crime rate fell sharply in 2017 from 2016, but within the overall figures are some notable exceptions. According to the annual crime figures...

House-breaking gang arrested after breaking into villa

Four Polish nationals were arrested in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the early hours of Saturday, January 13, on suspicion of attempted burglary, local French-language daily Monaco-Matin...

Airbus order boost for Macron, representing Europe on world stage

French President Emmanuel Macron ended his visit to China on Wednesday with a significant prize – an order for 184 Airbus A320 aircraft to...

Africa Eco rally drivers cross border without incident

Competitors participating to the 10th edition of the Africa Eco Race, which started from Monaco on December 31, have managed to cross the buffer...

Riviera Water Bike Challenge shows Monaco community at its best

The second edition of the Riviera Water Bike Challenge has just been announced for Summer 2018. See their Facebook page for updates.  It was straight...