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September 29, 2020 | Local News

World leaders pledge to reverse biodiversity loss

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II is among 64 world leaders who have promised to put the environment at the top of the post-Covid economic recovery list, joining the Leaders Pledge for Nature....

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Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Italy has seen an influx of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) from around the globe, keen to take advantage of a recently introduced tax policy providing income tax relief....

September 29, 2020 | Lifestyle & Wellbeing

Nuclear technology to boost early cancer detection

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Grace Hospital has unveiled its new €8.2 million Nuclear Medicine Department, housing the latest equipment to treat a wider number of pathologies faster and earlier....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II is among 64 world leaders who have promised to put the environment at the top of the post-Covid economic recovery list, joining the Leaders Pledge for Nature....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Faced with a “significant drop” in mammograms this year, Pink Ribbon Monaco is embarking on a new awareness campaign to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month....

September 28, 2020 | Local News

Leclerc escapes penalty in Russian Grand Prix

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

After a few dismal showings, Charles Leclerc clawed his way to a sixth place finish at the Russian Grand Prix, but the race was not without controversy....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco is set to auction signed versions of the “Merci” jerseys dedicated to health care workers and worn during their historic 1,000th victory game against Nantes....

September 28, 2020 | Business & Finance

1st quarter results show 74% loss in turnover

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The health crisis is thwarting the recovery efforts of Monaco’s largest employer, SBM, which saw profits plummet this summer ahead of a “very difficult” winter. ...

September 28, 2020 | Local News

Nine-man Monaco takes victory

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco showed they have the right stuff when, despite some difficult moments, they held off Strasbourg for a 3-2 win at home on Sunday....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Experts have revealed during an ocean conference in Monaco that society must go on the offence, not the defence, if it wants to stop the problems plaguing our seas....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

An elderly woman suffering from comorbidities including Covid-19 has died in hospital in Monaco....

September 25, 2020 | Business & Finance

Tourism in Monaco “less gloomy” than predicted

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The summer tourist season was better than expected thanks to the loyalty of French, Swiss and Italian visitors, according to the latest figures by the Tourism and Congress Department.  ...

September 25, 2020 | Business & Finance

Inside Monaco’s major development sites

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Minister of State Pierre Dartout has toured the main construction sites of the Principality, taking stock of the major developments that are currently under way....

September 24, 2020 | Local News

Nice and Marseille hit with new restrictions

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

French Health Minister Olivier Véran has announced plans to step up the fight against a second wave of Covid, placing new temporary restrictions on Nice and Marseille. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Alcohol, tobacco and cannabis use among high school students in Monaco continues its downward trend, while the use of e-cigarettes has shot up....

September 24, 2020 | Local News

Emergency response exercise

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The emergency response capabilities of Monaco, Italy and France have been put to the test during a mock oil spill off the coast of San Remo....

September 24, 2020 | Culture

Miró exhibition at NMNM

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

An exhibit of 65 works by the legendary Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist Joan Miró is on display at the New National Museum of Monaco, Villa Paloma. ...

September 24, 2020 | Business & Finance

New Ambassadors welcomed

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

It’s been a month of diplomatic accreditations, with several ambassadors officially presenting their credentials in Monaco and internationally....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Heritage Day and the Monaco Fun Fair have been cancelled, while fabric masks will once again be distributed to residents and the sale of "take-away" alcohol is banned from 8pm....

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....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new operational management centre for the fire brigade and a new armed speedboat for the maritime police will help both entities in their fights to keep the Principality safe....

September 23, 2020 | Local News

Local campaign targets Covid-related pollution

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

A new ocean pollution campaign by Monaco Impact has just been unveiled to educate people about the proper disposal of masks and gloves....

September 22, 2020 | Local News

New rules for border crossings into Italy

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

People travelling from Monaco to Italy for quick trips will not be required to produce PCR tests, however passengers flying out of Nice for longer periods will be subject to the new rules....

September 22, 2020 | Business & Finance

Half year balance sheet takes stock of crisis

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The crisis brought about by Covid-19 cost the Principality €900 million in profits for the first half of the year, the latest report from IMSEE has revealed....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Cecilia Bartoli, the future Director of the Opera de Monte-Carlo, has made her mark on the Principality, performing in the first cultural event to take place in the new Place du Casino....

September 22, 2020 | Local News

Brighter, faster and more powerful

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Principality now has a new, easily identifiable way to locate electric vehicle recharging stations, introducing bright yellow ‘Monaco On’ recharging points....

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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...

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....

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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. ...

July 15, 2020 | Local News

Revealed: Princess’ new epic adventure

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene has begun training for her Foundation’s latest challenge: a 180-kilometre water bike crossing from Corsica to Monaco....

July 2, 2020 | Local News

New family pic to celebrate anniversary

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Palace has released a gorgeous family portrait of Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and the twins to mark the couple's 9th wedding anniversary this week. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella have joined their parents Prince Albert and Princess Charlene on the Palace balcony for the annual St. John’s Day celebrations. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and the 24 Hours of Virtual Le Mans have raised €21,500 to support medical research in the fight against Covid-19 and efforts to make a vaccination accessi...

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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/ ...