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April 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Back to business at Larvotto construction site

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco is reopening the Larvotto construction site to workers, saying the beach project is “essential for the development of the Principality”....

Daily news

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince calls for unity

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has warned the National Council that its criticism of his government’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic is unnecessarily escalating the tension and uncertainty surrounding the crisi...

April 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Request for Extraordinary Minimum Income

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco’s self-employed entrepreneurs will have access to a minimum monthly income as part of the government’s new economic measures, effective immediately....

April 1, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Helpline receives a boost

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince’s government has ramped up its current Psychological Support Unit to better respond to the mental and emotional needs of people in the Principality during lockdown....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The World Squash Federation annual general meeting will be held in Monaco for the first time in 2020. ...

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince overcomes coronavirus

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Health authorities have declared HSH Prince Albert II cured of the Covid-19 infection....

March 31, 2020 | Business & Finance

€280 million to cover Monaco’s workers

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince’s government has announced another raft of economic measures to support employees impacted by the Covid-19 crisis....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco Life Editor Cassandra Tanti interviews two leading figures on women's rights in Monaco about a potential surge in domestic violence and how victims/witnesses should be reacting....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The National Council is calling for widespread testing for Covid-19 in Monaco, saying around 200,000 tests are need for both residents and workers....

March 31, 2020 | Business & Finance

New division to help businesses

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The government has created a ‘Covid-19 Businesses Unit’ to help companies affected by the health crisis, as well as a general information web page in English for citizens of the Principality. ...

March 31, 2020 | News

TEDxMonteCarlo goes digital

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

TEDxMonte Carlo is hosting three virtual events discussing community and wellbeing during this period of lockdown. ...

March 30, 2020 | Business & Finance

Trader’s union wants blanket rental relief

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The president of Monaco’s Trader’s Union is calling on the government to step in amid complaints that private owners are not offering rental relief for small businesses in the Principality....

March 30, 2020 | Local News

Latest facts and figures on Covid-19

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The numbers on the coronavirus change as fast as the news surrounding it. Here is the latest as we know it....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Satellite data distributed by the European Space Agency show improvement in air quality in vast swaths of Europe since the confinement period began....

March 30, 2020 | News

Apéro goes online

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco Life’s Stephanie Horsman joins the global trend, as people turn to Zoom, Facebook Live and Google Meet for human contact....

March 30, 2020 | Business & Finance

Salaried employees up 2.9% in 2019

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s private sector saw a 2.9% rise last year in workers holding full time contracts over the year before....

March 29, 2020 | Local News

Monaco records first hospital death

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco has recorded its first death of a patient suffering from Covid-19. The person, aged in their 80s, was a non-resident but was being treated in the Principality....

March 28, 2020 | Local News

Home confinement extended by two weeks

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has ordered the extension of lockdown measures until 15th April, in line with a decision taken in neighbouring France....

March 27, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Home Patient Monitoring Centre established

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Prince's Government has established a dedicated unit responsible for caring for Covid-19 patients who have mild symptoms and are confined to their homes....

March 27, 2020 | Local News

Video sermons in English

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

St. Paul’s Anglican Church has started making online videos of their weekly sermons in English, so parishioners don’t have to miss out during the lockdown....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Minister of State, Serge Telle, has confirmed the CHPG is capable of handling the spike in coronavirus cases in Monaco, indicating there is no need to establish a makeshift hospital, as called for...

March 26, 2020 | Business & Finance

Only two hotels remain open

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

SBM has closed all of its hotels in Monaco except the Hôtel de Paris and the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, accommodating long-term guests and those who are unable to return home....

March 26, 2020 | Local News

Council asks for markets to remain open

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The National Council says it wants to keep the Condamine and Monte-Carlo markets open, despite the closure of all food markets this week across France....

March 26, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Psychologists to join call centre

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The government has added psychologists to the team at Monaco’s Covid-19 call centre as a growing number of people seek advice on how to cope with isolation and fear.  ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Speaking from the family farm in Australia, F1 champion Daniel Ricciardo has admitted he is disappointed by the cancellations of the Monaco Grand Prix....

March 26, 2020 | Business & Finance

Cash bonus for those on the front line

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s Minister of State Serge Telle has revealed that a €1,000 bonus will be paid to all public service officials and agents who have been fully mobilised during the coronavirus crisis....

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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...

March 12, 2020 | Culture

2020 contemporary art industry trends

Written by: Natalia Cola

Globalisation, boons in technology and the rise of the mega galleries - looking ahead in the contemporary art industry in 2020....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg has teamed up with father Keke for a new drink driving awareness ad, inspired by a joint drive around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit in 2018....

March 7, 2020 | News

Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020

Written by: Isabella Marino

Fashion contributor Isabella Marino brings us all the action from Fashion Week, including the latest in face mask design....

March 5, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

How far have we come?

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March, we speak to Vibeke Thomsen, Director of SheCanHeCan....

March 3, 2020 | Business & Finance

Preparing for future leaders

Written by: Mark Estcourt

This month we look at the future leaders of families and their businesses....

March 2, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Keep calm and spoil yourself

Written by: Isabella Marino

I call my best medicine 'The three magic S’s: Sport, Salon, Spa!' ...

February 27, 2020 | News

Technology is the key to conservation

Written by: James Wren

James Wren reveals the story behind the world’s first plant-powered selfie taken by a fern called Pete. ...

February 22, 2020 | Culture

A night at the opera

Written by: Alessandra Vicedomini

Fashion contributor Alessandra Vicedomini turns princess for a night to enjoy 'Street Scene' at the opera. ...

Written by: Kristina Gruberman

International TV presenter Kristina Guberman reports from London Fashion Week for Monaco Life....

February 19, 2020 | News

Log book: Ocean Amazon Irina Peterson

Written by: Irina Peterson

Here is my last post from Santa Cruz, the amazing place I called home for the last week! This place is out of this world and deserves some publicity, so here it comes:...

February 18, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Miss March: bespoke fashion with a kick

Written by: Alessandra Vicedomini

What a lucky girl I am! I was invited for a private walk through to pre-view the new Miss March Collection before the opening cocktail....

February 17, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Monaco: One of the ‘Capstone’ capitals of the world

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In a new regular feature for Monaco Life, Simon Pavitt, pioneer in 'Capstones', will talk to Principality residents about how they are finding meaning and fulfilment beyond their day to day business....

February 14, 2020 | News

Insider tips: the best of Courchevel

Written by: Kristina Gruberman

International TV presenter Kristina Guberman shares her favourite hotspots at luxury ski resort Courchevel....

February 13, 2020 | Business & Finance

Interview: Giuseppe Ambrosio

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Giuseppe Ambrosio speaks to Monaco Life about the main issues facing family offices today. ...

Princely Family

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince calls for unity

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has warned the National Council that its criticism of his government’s management of the Covid-19 pandemic is unnecessarily escalating the tension and uncertainty surrounding the crisi...

April 1, 2020 | Local News

Prince overcomes coronavirus

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Health authorities have declared HSH Prince Albert II cured of the Covid-19 infection....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After testing positive for Covid-19 last week, Prince Albert has gone on the record to speak about his health, the preventative measures in Monaco, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games....

March 19, 2020 | Local News

Prince tests positive for new coronavirus

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Palace has revealed that Prince Albert II of Monaco has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus but says that his health “raises no concern”....

March 17, 2020 | Local News

Monaco steps up lockdown

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has announced that the Principality has entered "a phase of virus lockdown" with the introduction of new containment measures starting at midnight, lasting "until further notice"....

March 9, 2020 | News

Archbishop David ordained

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco have welcomed the Principality’s new Archbishop during an official ordination on Sunday at the Cathedral of Monaco....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Pauline Ducruet has presented her latest collection at Paris Fashion Week, with mum Princess Stephanie and sister Camille both showing their support for the young designer....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Charlene Foundation has just completed its first water safety instructor training programme in Japan, where new instructors were officially certified and made ready to pay it forward....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The environmental attorney behind the new legal thriller Dark Waters has sent a personal video message to HSH Prince Albert during a private screening of the film in Monaco....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Restoration works at the Prince’s Palace have unveiled hidden Genoese frescoes dating from the 16th century, prompting a major research project....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert is now one of only two people to have reached the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, joining explorer Victor Vescovo for an extreme deep-sea dive in Greece this week....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert II of Monaco has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by American actress Uma Thurman....

February 7, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Prince Albert and stars celebrate TV fest in LA

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

An incredible line-up of celebrities joined Prince Albert in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in Los Angeles on Wednesday night....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Almost 730,000 people, mainly children, from 34 countries have benefited from the swimming programmes organised by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation since its creation....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Academy Award nominated actress Uma Thurman will present HSH Prince Albert with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Hollywood for the Global Ocean Gala....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

HSH Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene and the twins were front and centre at the Saint Dévote celebrations held earlier this week, with Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella sporting fashionable su...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The 44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has kicked off in grand style in the presence of Prince Albert II, Princess Stephanie and her children Pauline and Louis Ducruet and his wife Mari...

January 2, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Louis and Marie Ducruet share wedding video

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Louis Ducruet has given the world a unique glimpse of “the happiest day of his life”, posting a video of his marriage to Marie Chevallier on social media. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has opened up to a South African magazine about why she’s had an “incredibly painful” year....

December 19, 2019 | Local News

Palace welcomes children for Christmas

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s youngest citizens have been treated like little princes and princesses at the annual kids Christmas bash at the Palace, a tradition started by Princes Grace more than 50 years ago....

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The architecturally exciting new home of the International University of Monaco has been officially inaugurated by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and National Council President Stéphane Valeri. After the traditional cutting of a red ribbon and the unveiling of an inaugural plaque, participants visited the 2,000 m² site, which encompasses ultra-modern and intelligently connected classrooms, meeting rooms and study spaces. Director General of the University Jean-Philippe Muller thanked Prince Albert for his support since the IUM was established in 1986. The University also acknowledged that assistance of the Department of the Interior when the idea of the IUM leaving its premises at the Stade Louis II arose almost two years ago. According to a statement from the IUM, the size of the new Stella campus will allow the university to reach its growth objective, which is 800 students within a few years, up from the current 650 students today. Jean-Philippe Muller said he is also very optimistic about the future of the IUM in the district of Condamine, saying he hoped "that the next 33 years at Stella will be as fruitful as the 33 past years at Stade Louis II." The next goal for IUM is to obtain, from 2020, the prestigious AACSB accreditation that would allow it to join the ranks of the 796 best international business schools. Top photo: accompanying H.S.H. Prince Albert II from left to right are Stéphane Valéri, president of the Conseil National, Dr Jean-Philippe Muller, General Director of IUM, and Patrice Cellario, Conseiller de Gouvernement pour l’Intérieur. Copyright: Prince's Palace, Gaëtan Luci. #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/the-ium-inaugurates-its-new-premises/ ...

Monaco is pushing for France and Italy to increase their train services for workers travelling in to and out of Monaco each day.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #monaco #monaconews #trainsFrenchriviera #trainsmonaco #transportmonaco #traveltomonaco https://monacolife.net/boosting-train-services-to-monaco/ ...

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Work has begun on renewing Casino Square and SBM President Jean-Luc Biamonti has stressed that, while the move is necessary to improve security, the glamorous look of Monaco’s most famous square will be maintained.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/casino-square-to-be-renovated-by-easter/ ...

As part of Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo will be staging a special concert in homage to the late Princess Grace.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/princess-grace-concert/ ...

HSH Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene and the twins were front and centre at the Saint Dévote celebrations held earlier this week, with Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella sporting fashionable sunnies and charming the crowds.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/the-princely-family-celebrates-saint-devote/ ...

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