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Monaco: Development project will increase Monaco's territory by approximately 3%

Monaco land reclamation project gets green light

The municipal council has voted unanimously in favour of an ambitious land reclamation project which will add desperately-needed housing and greenspace to the world’s most densely populated country. Expanding out into the Mediterranean, Anse du Portier will also feature a landscaped park complete with an artificial hill rising to 17 metres high, as well as shops and offices. Read more …

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Monaco: Patrons get rare opportunity to preview Moscow stage show for two nights only

Russian state theatre Chekhov showcase

The Grimaldi Forum presents two evenings of Russian theatre on July 28 and 29 with two classic Chekhov productions. The performances of ‘Uncle Vanya’ and ‘The Three Sisters’, directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, are part of the celebrations of the Year of Russia in Monaco.Read more …

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Monaco: 'Green' boat competition held 100 years after first motor-boat contests were held in Monaco

Monte-Carlo goes green for solar boat race

The Yacht Club de Monaco is preparing to host the Solar1 Monte-Carlo Cup contest for solar-powered boats this week. Members of the public will be able to admire 30 vessels as they compete in the bay of Port Hercule between Wednesday and Saturday.Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Thousands were left without electricity at the weekend

Power blackout in Antibes

Repair work is underway this week following a large blackout in Antibes which left 9,000 people without electricity. The power cut affected an estimated 651 homes over the weekend. Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Department of Cultural Affairs announces bumper line-up

Summer Culture on the Cote D'Azur

A stunning line-up has been announced by the Department of Cultural Affairs for the summer 2015 season. Highlights include the 10thInternational Organ Festival of Monaco, which opened the season with a concert paying tribute to composer and President of the Prince Pierre Foundation’s Musical Council, Betsy Jolas.Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Uber is working to move drivers to its more expensive service, UberX

uberPOP suspended in France

American based firm Uber is suspending its uberPOP service in France. The move follows angry riots by the country’s taxi drivers last week, and the questioning of Uber’s European managers. Read more …

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Monaco:Laurent Nouvion and colleagues present key objectives to audience of 150 Monegasque attendees

President of National Council lays out priorities

The funding of the state hospital, on-going fiscal reform and quality of life in the Principality were the key issues on the agenda at the National Council of Monaco midterm meeting. The council’s president, Laurent Nouvion, set out his objectives before some 150 Monegasques at the function held by Monaco’s parliament in the Exotic Garden on Monday night.Read more …

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Sponsored: Could taking less risks be diminishing your chances of success?

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We all strive for more in life when it comes to finances, health, quality of life and relationships. As challenging times continue to threaten our sense of security and the luxury that we’d like to have, most of us are fixed on adding more effort and taking less risks in an attempt to gain protection. Read more …

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Monaco: "I want our children to have a carefree childhood and to not be constantly in the public eye. That's not easy, but it is possible."

Juggling life as prince and father of twins

Prince Albert has revealed to The Riviera Times the struggles he faces trying to juggle family life and his responsibilities as prince. Speaking at a Monaco Press Club event in honour of his 10 year reign, the prince shared a personal moment with RT publisher Petra Hall, in which he spoke about his young family and his hopes for the little prince and princess.Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Baby lemur born under zoological team's breeding and conservation programme

New arrival at Parc Phoenix

This furry bundle of joy is the first addition to a family of lemurs at Parc Phoenix in Nice. The tiny primate was born at the wildlife park on 5 June and has now been deemed ready to make his public debut, much to the delight of visitors. Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Miraculous escape thanks to quick actions of train driver

Woman survives train collision

A young woman escaped with only minor head injuries after being hit by a train this morning. The incident happened at Nice Ville station at 10.15am.Read more …