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22.04.2014 0

Monaco: All-Swiss final at the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters as Roger Federer returns after two year absence from the tournament

Wawrinka wins Monte Carlo Masters

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title on the weekend, beating former world #1 Roger Federer. For the first time in nearly a decade, the final did not feature Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard was beaten in the quarterfinals.Read more …

19.04.2014 0

Monaco:Two world-renowned modern dance companies take centre stage

Kylian European premiere

Fans of modern dance are in for a treat this month as two world-renowned companies perform at the Monaco Dance Forum: Grand Théâtre de Genève Ballet (from Geneva) and Kylian Productions performing a European premiere of this famous Czech choreographer's East Shadow commissioned for the Aichi Triennale 2013 in Japan on the theme of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant disaster.Read more …

11.04.2014 0

Monaco: Summer Sporting festival celebrates its 40 year anniversary with a festival line-up ranging from Lana Del Ray to Elton John

Full Summer Sporting schedule released

While a number of big name performers have been revealed over the past weeks, the final line-up for the hugely popular Summer Sporting festival in Monaco has been released. It's going to be hard to choose a favourite this year, with the likes of Elton John, Tom Jones, George Michael, Neil Young and Status Quo all taking to the stage. Read more …

10.04.2014 0

Monaco: The Swiss will be looking to win his first ever tournament in Monte Carlo

Federer accepts wildcard for Monte Carlo Masters

Roger Federer will play at next week’s Monte Carlo Rolex Masters for the first time in three years after accepting a wildcard for the event. Federer will join eight-time titlist Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic at the first of three clay-court Masters 1000 tournaments.Read more …

02.04.2014 0

Monaco: Top Marques unveils world premieres for a greener tomorrow

Selling the future

The eye-watering price-tags and top speeds of the world's fastest cars again dominate Top Marques Monaco, billed as the world's most exclusive supercar show, on this month from 17th to 20th in the Grimaldi Forum. Read more …

01.04.2014 0

Monaco: Annual preparations for the exciting event in Monaco cause disruptions for drivers

Clear the way for the Grand Prix

As the famous Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix draws closer, city planners are busy making the necessary preparations to ensure everything runs smoothly. The resurfacing of Monaco’s busiest streets will mean three nights of road closures for drivers which started last night. Read more …

31.03.2014 1

Monaco: The prestigious ball was held on Saturday evening

Monaco Rose Ball 2014

The highly anticipated event in Monaco’s social calendar, the annual Rose Ball in aid of the Princess Grace Foundation, was held at the Sporting Monte Carlo on the weekend. The glamorous event with a Russian art theme this year was attended by Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene as well as a host of the Principality’s young royals. Read more …

27.03.2014 1

Monaco: The Principality is all about Russia at the moment

Russia theme for Rose Ball 2014

This Saturday, the Monegasque Princely family will join guests for the annual Rose Ball, a highly anticipated event which is once again being supported by famous designer Karl Lagerfeld. This year’s theme is Russian art.Read more …

26.03.2014 0

Monaco: Supporters of the initiative included big names such as Kim Cattrall, Shirley Bassey, Amanda Holden, Luke Evans and Hayley Atwell

Climate Group gala a success in Monaco

Monte Carlo’s Hôtel de Paris has held The Climate Group’s 10th anniversary gala dinner hosted by Prince Albert II of Monaco. The fundraising event was attended by over 100 high-profile supporters, dignitaries, government leaders and celebrities who gathered to raise money for sustainable development projects.Read more …

26.03.2014 0

Monaco: The young survivors presented Princess Charlene with traditional Japanese flower arrangements

Fukushima survivors visit Monaco

Princess Charlene has welcomed children survivors of the Fukushima disaster to the Palace, where she was thanked for all the princely family’s support over recent years. The children are taking part in a program titled ‘Traveling Whale Association’, which was created for young survivors in Fukushima after the devastating tsunami and nuclear explosions in 2011. Read more …

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Wawrinka wins Monte Carlo Masters

Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title on the weekend, beating former world #1 Roger Federer. For the first time in nearly a decade, the final did not feature Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard was beaten in the quarterfinals.Read more …

Nice 2nd top choice for gay marriage

Following the French capital, Nice is proving to be the second most popular city for gay couples to tie the knot in France. Almost one year after same-sex marriage was legalised in the country, almost 13% of all ceremonies in Nice are between homosexual couples. Read more …

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Dear Andy, I have been in France for a few months and am planning on starting a business and eventually buying a property here. I have tried in three different places to open an account but to no avail. Someone I know said that I probably do not have the right to a French bank account because I am British. Another person told me if I open an account here I will not be able to access it in a different city. I am very confused. Banking in La Baume Read more …