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July 6, 2020 | Local News

Operation clean beaches in action

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The ‘Monaco Plage Propre’ operation has kicked into gear, giving smokers no reason to butt out on the Principality’s coastline....

Daily news

July 6, 2020 | Local News

Fine art auction at the Metropole Hotel

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Hermitage Fine Art is hosting two days of public auctions this week featuring Russian art, objects of vertu, manuscripts, rare books and photographs....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Stars’n’Bars has won the Energy Globe Award for its 2019 social media campaign to reduce ocean pollution created by discarded cigarette butts....

July 6, 2020 | Local News

Leclerc places 2nd in Austria

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc finished runner-up in Austria for the second year running on Sunday but the Monegasque champion says it still felt like a win....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A refrigerated Renault Kangoo was recently acquired by the Monaco City Council thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club....

July 5, 2020 | Local News

Fraser signs energy pact

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Fraser has become the first yachting company in Monaco to sign the official National Pact for Energy Transition with the Monaco Government....

July 3, 2020 | Local News

Countdown to summer auctions

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Artcurial is preparing to take up its summer quarters at the Hôtel Hermitage for the Summer Auction from 16th to 21st July....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The legendary Monte Carlo Casino is appealing to a whole new generation of players, launching on Friday the world’s first ever connected French roulette game....

July 3, 2020 | Business & Finance

MEB pays a working visit to the DEE

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The MEB has met with the Economic Development Department to strengthen collaborations and learn more about the role of each group....

July 2, 2020 | Local News

Three new Covid cases

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

A Charles III College student and two of his family members have tested positive for Covid-19, prompting a trace and test operation in 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

Monaco is partnering with France’s Efficacity Research and Development Institute to optimise its energy strategy and accelerate the low carbon transition....

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The National Council crammed in a huge amount of work for its last meeting of the spring session, including family allowances for self-employed workers....

July 2, 2020 | Local News

ASM Basketball brings back Mitrovic

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

AS Monaco Basketball has reported the return of Zvezdan Mitrovic as head coach of the Roca Team for the coming season....

July 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Jeremy Williman’s Dragonfly capstone

Written by: Simon Pavitt

Jeremy Williman, the man behind the retractable barrier system ‘Tensabarrier’, speaks about his new project, the ‘Dragonfly’, a hyperscooter bringing luxury to the future of micro-mobility. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Voxan Motors, a part of Monaco’s acclaimed Venturi Group, has finally unveiled its high-performance electric motorcycle that it will use for its latest world speed record....

July 1, 2020 | Local News

2020 hottest year so far on record

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The first half of 2020 has been the hottest on record for France, with a national average temperature of 12.5ºC according to Météo France....

July 1, 2020 | Business & Finance

Inflation up in Eurozone

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Inflation unexpectedly rose in June in the Eurozone, prompting fear among experts that consumer price growth will be stunted for several years....

July 1, 2020 | Local News

Further restrictions set to be lifted

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Public health conditions in Monaco are now favourable enough to see further lessening of restrictions on restaurants and live music events, says the Joint Monitoring Committee....

June 30, 2020 | Business & Finance

Government lays out latest recovery plan

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Monaco will extend its financial support for businesses most affected by the Covid crisis as part of a new four-point plan to revive the local economy....

June 30, 2020 | Local News

EU reveals “safe” travel list

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The United States, Russia and Brazil are not on a list of countries whose citizens are allowed to enter the EU when the block’s international borders reopen on Wednesday....

June 30, 2020 | Local News

New head of judicial police

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Jean-François Mirigay has been appointed by sovereign ordinance as the new head of the judicial police division....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Yacht Island Design has envisaged an astounding 155-metre-long floating city that mimics the streets and famous landmarks of the Principality, and even includes a racetrack....

June 30, 2020 | Local News

Macron makes decisive “green” moves

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

French President Emmanuel Macron has joined the green brigade, approving all but three suggestions made by the Citizen Convention....

June 29, 2020 | Local News

Tickets go on sale for Herculis meeting

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Fans can now purchase tickets for the upcoming Herculis EBS meeting, set to be Monaco’s first major event since the lockdown was ordered in March....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Monegasque Supreme Court has denied a final appeal by French Judge Edouard Levrault who believed he was unfairly terminated when his contract was not renewed in Monaco last year....

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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....

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....

Princely Family

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...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

How much would you pay for a pair of old Adidas worn by Prince Albert when he competed in the 2002 Winter Olympics? Well, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa is hoping for a pretty...

June 15, 2020 | Local News

Photos: Princely Family cheers on #54

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princely Family, including twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, came out on Saturday to cheer on the Princess Charlene of Monaco #54 Ferrari, competing in the first ever Virtual 24 Hours o...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Baroness Elizabeth-Ann de Massy, first cousin of HSH Prince Albert II and godmother of Princess Stephanie, passed away at the Princess Grace Hospital on Wednesday 10th June aged 73....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene has released a video message appealing for citizens of South Africa to support her foundation’s #Strong Together campaign in the African continent. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Charlene spent the morning of Mother’s Day congratulating new mums at the Princess Grace Hospital Centre and meeting their babies, before spending a quiet lunch with her family. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

The sun shone brightly above Monte Carlo on Tuesday as Prince Albert and Princess Charlene proudly inaugurated the new Casino Square and celebrated the reopening of the Café de Paris. ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Princess Stéphanie is the latest high-profile Monegasque to visit a Covid-19 screening centre to show her support for the people behind Monaco’s mass testing programme....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa has taken the #strongtogether campaign to her home country in the form of a celebrity challenge....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has been tested at a Covid-19 screening centre in Monaco to raise awareness about the government’s campaign to have as many people of the Principality tested as possible....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

The 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual will take place next month with a “Strong Together” Ferrari entered by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II spoke via video-conference to the five post-doctorate programme fellows from the ITER project, who have just completed their two year research assignments funded by the Principality....

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Prince Albert II has taken time out to visit the Banana Moon and Bettina factories who have been busy churning out protective face masks since the end of March for use in the Principality. ...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Princess Charlene’s brother and Secretary General of the Princess Charlene Foundation, Gareth Wittstock, has visited the Principality’s Olympic athletes to offer them the Foundation’s signature ...

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has joined celebrities, world leaders and philanthropists across the globe in pledging to donate funds towards coronavirus testing, vaccines and treatments during an EU-led videoconferen...

Written by: Stephanie Horsman

Monte Carlo Fashion Week is stepping off the catwalk and into living rooms for a series of live meetings in its new '2020 MCFW A Conversation With'… series....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

In a video address to the people of Monaco, Prince Albert has said that returning to a life the same as before Covid-19 will be “long, demanding and difficult”....

Written by: Cassandra Tanti

Prince Albert has delivered a message of hope as part of the 50th Earth Day, saying each one of us has a key role to play in shaping a better, sustainable world. ...

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An incredible 12-month time lapse video showing the creation of Monaco’s mammoth land extension project has just been released.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/new-video-shows-the-makings-of-land-extension/ ...

In a video address to the people of Monaco, Prince Albert has said that returning to a life the same as before Covid-19 will be “long, demanding and difficult”.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/post-confinement-plan-to-be-revealed-on-tuesday/ ...

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Palace welcomes children for Christmas 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... #Christmasinmonaco #MonacoLifenews #monaconews #monacopalace #PrinceAlbert #princesscharlene #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #hshprincealbertii https://monacolife.net/palace-welcomes-children-for-christmas/ ...

Monaco’s National Council President Stéphane Valeri has had his first meeting of the year with the press and took the opportunity to review the successes of 2019 and to present upcoming plans for 2020.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/stephane-valeri-reviews-2019-looks-forward-to-2020/ ...

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/ ...

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.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews #monaco #monacolife #monaconews #montecarlo #newsmonaco #PrinceAlbert #PrinceAlbertfoundation #PrinceAlbertIIofmonaco https://monacolife.net/hollywood-rallies-behind-prince-albert/ ...

Prince calls for environmental action in NYE address HSH Prince Albert II has pleaded for everyone to do their part to protect the Earth and the environment in his annual New Year’s Eve address to the people of Monaco.... #monacolife_ #monacotrendy #monacolife #monacocelebrity #monacofood #monacosports #monacoluxury #monaconews https://monacolife.net/prince-calls-for-environmental-action-in-nye-address/ ...