Monaco

28.08.2014 0

Monaco: Car sharing venture Mobee gains attention

Electronic car subscription service attracts users in Monaco

The proposed electronic car sharing service, named ‘Mobee’, is beginning to attract attention throughout Monaco after its implementation two months ago, according to Monaco Matin.Read more …

24.08.2014 0

Monaco: The world's most prestigious boat show takes a fresh approach

MYS 2014: a new direction and more space

Next month, the Monaco Yacht Show will take pride of place on Monaco's Port Hercule. But visitors will notice something a little different this year. The Riviera Times spoke to Gaelle Tallarida, general director of the Monaco Yacht Show, about the direction of the 2014 event. Read more …

23.08.2014 0

Monaco: Marlborough Gallery ignites the senses with McCarthy-Bouchet exhibition

Not for gourmets and the thin skinned

Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet, two world-renowned American artists-provocateurs, give the Marlborough Gallery in Monaco artistic shock treatment with their 'Double Deck' exhibition.Read more …

22.08.2014 0

Monaco: Visitors to the first Blob show will be able to try the sport out for free

Exciting new sport coming to Monaco

Take to the skies on the 30th August in a rather unconventional manner at the first ever Monaco Blob show. Blob® is an aerial aquatic sport that involves one participant jumping from a platform onto a giant airbag which then catapults their teammate into the air, to perform flips and twists before plunging into the sea. Read more …

19.08.2014 0

Provence & Côte d'Azur: World land speed record to be attempted by Monaco Venturi team

Venturi team attempt to break land speed world record

The Monegasque Venturi team are to attempt to break the world record - set by themselves - for the top land speed attained by an electric vehicle.Read more …

19.08.2014 0

Monaco: Prince and president both spoke of “excellent bilateral relations”.

Prince Albert II strengthens ties with China

While visiting Nanjing to support the Monegasque team during the second Youth Olympic Games, Prince Albert II made time to hold a meeting with the leader of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping. Read more …

18.08.2014 0

Provence & Côte d'Azur: Fireworks competition a huge success

Winners of annual Monaco Fireworks Competition announced

The 46th International Fireworks Competition of Monaco was held last Saturday, 16th August, with the winners crowned as PYROTEX FireworX (England).Read more …

13.08.2014 0

Monaco: an initiative of the Junior Chamber, the survey will guide new commercial targets.

Survey launched to help Monaco's retailers

The economic sector of the Junior Chamber International has launched a new survey with the ultimate aim of increasing spending in Monaco's businesses. Read more …

12.08.2014 0

Monaco: previous ambassador left his position on 15th July.

New French ambassador to Monaco announced

Hadelin de la Tour du Pin has been officially announced as the new French ambassador to Monaco. Read more …

10.08.2014 0

Art & Culture: Marion Cotillard and Russian greats star in OPMC programme

A star surprise

Monaco's Philharmonic Orchestra has released a bustling programme for its next season, with some very impressive guests and more than 60 concerts.Read more …

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Thief leaves ID at crime scene

Three young men aged in their 20s were arrested following the robbery of a villa in Menton, in what turned out to be an unusually simple case for police. One of the suspects managed to leave his identity papers at the villa, which made the tracking process particularly easy for police. Read more …

British murderer hands himself in

A mentally unstable British murderer who went on the run from a hospital in France has returned voluntarily, it has been announced. John Herbert, 52, had been sectioned for bludgeoning a fellow prisoner to death in 2011, whilst he was serving a sentence for the rape of his partner. Read more …