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October 23, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

No more late nights out

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Bars and restaurants in Monaco will be ordered to close by 11.30pm from Saturday under a new range of restrictions announced by Minister of State Pierre Dartout on Friday evening....

Daily news

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Pierre Casiraghi will see his German racing partner Boris Hermann skippering the first Monegasque yacht to participate in the Vendée Globe, a gruelling round-the-world sailing race. ...

October 23, 2020 | Local News

Free Business Expo

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Business Expo’s 8th annual event will be held on Tuesday at the Auditorium Rainier III, enlightening entrepreneurs on the specifics of doing business in the Principality....

October 23, 2020 | Business & Finance

MEB not stopped by pandemic

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The MEB has taken stock of a difficult year at its annual General Assembly meeting and discussed how it plans to help with economic recovery.  ...

October 23, 2020 | Local News

New underwater exhibition

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new exhibition featuring the latest works by innovative undersea photographer Olivier Jude entitled Profondeurs (Depths) is now on show at the Maison de France....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco-based art collector Tiqui Atencio Demirdjian has launched her latest book ‘For Art’s Sake: Inside the Homes of Art Dealers’ at the Grimaldi Forum in the presence of Prince Albert....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

This is the story of Nina, the German-born Princess of Seborga who has bold plans for the future of a principality famous for its captivating past....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Rapid antigen Covid tests will be rolled out at French airports from Monday including the Nice Côte d’Azur, which has seen passenger numbers plummet by two-thirds this year....

October 22, 2020 | Local News

Roca Team falls to Bologna

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Both Monaco and Bologna went into Wednesday night’s Euro Cup 7 match unvanquished, but it was the Roca Team’s opponents who put an end to a five-game winning streak....

October 22, 2020 | Local News

ASM first Ligue 1 club to sell on Amazon

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco has announced the launch of its new store on Amazon, with a dedicated page available in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Germany. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Alpes Maritimes is expected to be one of a number of departments in France to be elevated to ‘maximum alert’ on Thursday and subjected to a strict new 9pm curfew....

October 21, 2020 | Business & Finance

Partnership boosts digital transition support

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Actis and Docaposte are now official partners and ready to help Monegasque companies in their journeys to a digital transition with the new online platform mademat.mc....

October 21, 2020 | Local News

New app lets you buy unsold items

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new application for smartphones created in Monaco called Ecoslowasting, which sells stock that would otherwise go to waste, is now online and ready for use....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Red Cross leapt into action after Storm Alex putting out the call for donations, and the people responded....

October 21, 2020 | Business & Finance

Panthera Solutions secures 2nd European award

Written by: Staff Writer

Monaco-based Panthera Solutions has again been named Best Financial Service Provider Europe, excluding banks, by the international magazine The European in its 2020 awards. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

An exceptional municipal council meeting will be held this Friday in Cap d’Ail to propose naming the new nursery school after murdered school teacher Samuel Paty....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

In the lead up to the June 2022 memorial of his death, the Albert 1er Monaco Committee has launched the next round of commemorations to honour the Prince and his legacy....

October 20, 2020 | News

Police force joins Energy Pact

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The National Pact for Energy Transition has just gained more than 600 new individuals thanks to the recent signing by the Public Security Department....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Four new ambassadors have presented their Letters of Credence to HSH Prince Albert and have been officially welcomed by the Monaco government....

October 20, 2020 | Local News

Silversea wins award for sustainability

Written by: Staff Writer

Monaco-based ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has been awarded the 2020 Seatrade Cruise Award for Sustainability....

Written by: Staff Writer

While the high-end property market may attract a certain type of buyer wherever you are in the world, the property you can secure differs greatly from one market to the next....

October 19, 2020 | Local News

The story behind exceptional new coin exhibit

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Museum of Stamps and Coins of Monaco will be hosting an exhibition of rare and beautiful old coins from the Levant, replete with archival documents and works from the period....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new exhibit by French photographer Charles Fréger features the people of Monaco going about their everyday lives in the age of social distancing....

October 19, 2020 | Local News

A draw for AS Monaco

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Red and Whites played a tough match at home against Montpellier Hérault Sport Club which ended in a 1-1 draw and saw Montpellier playing much of the match one man down....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The reopening of Villa E-1027, designed by modernist Irish artist Eileen Gray, has been delayed as fundraising operations are launched to cover a blow-out in restoration costs....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Italian luxury goods maker Montegrappa will create a series of limited edition fountain pens symbolising the Prince’s Foundation's actions in the field of environmental preservation. ...

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October 19, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Pandemic fatigue and mental health

Written by: Gavin Sharpe

It’s official. Many of us are suffering from “pandemic fatigue”. So how do we stay mentally healthy during a crisis for which there seems no end in sight?...

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

October 13, 2020 | Local News

Next stop: Sarajevo

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

As part of a wider tour of Eastern Europe this month, Prince Albert has visited Sarajevo, where he was presented the Keys to the City and was made an honorary citizen....

October 11, 2020 | Local News

Prince visits storm-ravaged valleys

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has visited Saint-Martin Vésubie and Roquebillière to see first-hand the devastation caused by Storm Alex as recovery efforts continue with the help of Monegasque reinforcements....

October 9, 2020 | Local News

Prince officially welcomed by Serbia

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II has made a two-day diplomatic visit to Serbia where he met with President Aleksandar Vučić and witnessed the signing of a new economic agreement....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

HSH Princess Charlene has been in Tbilisi, Georgia, this week with her Foundation, meeting and inspiring young athletes.  ...

September 26, 2020 | Local News

Prince honours Sting at red carpet gala

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Hollywood stars have gathered in Monaco to support Prince Albert and the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health, while rock legend Sting was honoured for his environmental activism....

September 23, 2020 | Local News

Water bike challenge pulls in major funds

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene’s epic fundraising adventure, The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge, has raised more than €600,000 for her charity....

September 20, 2020 | Local News

210kg waste collected on World Clean Up Day

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has set an example in Monaco and taken part in World Clean Up Day with his children Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella....

September 13, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Serenity wins The Crossing

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene led her team to victory on Sunday, winning the gruelling 24-hour water bike relay from Corsica to Monaco against team Notorious, who was notably missing one of its star team members....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has unveiled a hybrid version of the Sunbeam Alpine driven by Grace Kelly in ‘To Catch a Thief’, a retrofit undertaken right here in the Principality....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and their children were out and about in Corsica this week to support Laurent Ballesta at the premier screening of his documentary 'Mediterranean Planet'....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene made a surprise appearance in Nice for the start of the Tour de France on Saturday, cheering on competitors at the most watched sporting event in the world....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess and the Fighter may sound like the title of a romantic comedy film, but in reality it is the real-life pairing of Princess Charlene and UFC star Conor McGregor for training....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, the eldest daughter of Prince Albert, was hospitalised over the weekend for worsening Covid-19 symptoms more than a month after testing positive. ...

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. ...

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