23.10.2014 0

Monaco: Fundraising event attracted 300 guests from countries around the world

Association Accademia charity gala raises €150,000

La Nuit de l’Élégance hosted by the Association Accademia was a fantastic success, raising the grand sum of €150,000 for charity. S.A.S. Prince Albert made an appearance at the event, donating his personal tennis racquet for the evening’s auction. Read more …

22.10.2014 0

Monaco: A Siberian mammoth is soon to be exhibited in the Principality

Museum in Monaco receives mammoth gift

A generous benefactor has donated a Siberian mammoth estimated to be 31,000 years old to the anthropological museum in Monaco. Read more …

21.10.2014 0

Monaco: Another successful year for visitors and exhibitors at last month's prestigious Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco Yacht Show 2014

The 24th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, which took place from 24th-27th September this year, was, as predicted, a great success, welcoming over 30,000 visitors to see the 115 super yachts and 510 companies present at the event. Read more …

21.10.2014 0

Monaco: Interview with Sabrina, the founder of Sabrina Monte-Carlo

Sabrina Monte-Carlo opens new boutique

Sabrina Monte-Carlo, the exclusive interior design brand, has opened a new boutique on the Avenue Princess Grace in Monaco. The new venture will join Sabrina’s established 'Arts de la Table' boutique on the Principality’s Boulevard des Moulins and add to a growing portfolio which also comprises stores in St Jean Cap Ferrat and Menton. In an exclusive interview with The Riviera Times at the opening of her new boutique, Sabrina discussed the success of her brand and why her philosophy is so important. Read more …

19.10.2014 0

Monaco: Monte Carlo Jazz Festival returns to Monte Carlo Opera for the ninth time

World jazz tour in Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo Opera's Salle Garnier will host the 9th edition of the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival this November. The historic theatre will provide a stunning backdrop to the contemporary jazz which is the theme of this year's event. Read more …

15.10.2014 0

Monaco: International Hydrographic Organisation met in the Principality earlier this month

International Hydrographic Conference held in Monaco

The fifth conference for the International Hydrographic Organisation (OHI) took place in Monaco from 6th-10th October, attended by representatives from 82 member states.Read more …

15.10.2014 0

Provence & Côte d'Azur: Midfielder becomes the first Barcelona and Spain player to win prestigious award

Iniesta wins Golden Foot in Monaco

Andres Iniesta, the Barcelona maestro, will have his feet immortalised on Monaco’s Promenade des Champions after winning the 2014 Golden Foot award. The footballer was the most popular player in an online poll, overcoming stiff competition from the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.Read more …

15.10.2014 0

Monaco: Principality to follow in the footsteps of 30 major European cities

Monaco to host a Nuit Blanche in 2015

The Monegasque Government has announced that it will be hosting a Nuit Blanche in 2015. The event, which has been established in many cities across Europe, promotes art and culture with museums, galleries and exhibitions staying open into the early hours of the morning. Read more …

13.10.2014 0

Monaco: Fundraising Gala held to celebrate ISM anniversary

International School of Monaco celebrates 20th birthday

The International School of Monaco celebrated its 20th anniversary at a Fundraising Gala held at Sporting d’Été last month, an event attended by Prince Albert II as well as over 500 of the school’s parents, staff, and members of the Monagesque community. Meanwhile, ISM's increasing popularity means it has decided to launch a development programme. Read more …

08.10.2014 0

Monaco: Man pays out 56,000 euros after falling victim to letter scam

Monegasque man scammed out of 56 thousand euros

A retiree in Monaco was scammed out of 56,000 euros after being told he had won almost two million euros in the lotto. The Monegasque court has decided to compensate the victim more than half this sum, while the hunt continues for the culprit. Read more …

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EU to pay France €1 billion rebate

France is set to receive a rebate of one billion euros from the European Union thanks to changes in the way the EU calculates gross national income. Other countries have come off much less favourably, with the UK required to pay out 2.1 billion euros. Read more …

France, champion of the wine producing world

France is set to regain its place on the throne in the world of wine. A bumper harvest is anticipated this year, putting it ahead of last year's top producer, Italy.Read more …

Nice denied state financial help for storm damage

The French State has made the decision to exclude the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis from receiving financial compensation for damages sustained during severe storms that hit at the beginning of this year. Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi says is frustrated by the outcome.Read more …