30.10.2014 0

Monaco: New ranks and fixed prices on local journeys could be introduced across the Principality in the near future

Taxis in Monaco to improve services

Taxis in Monaco are aiming to change their poor reputation, which has developed from limited services and high prices. The drivers are currently in negotiations with the Monegasque government regarding improvements to their service.Read more …

29.10.2014 0

Monaco: 2015 to be 'Russian Year in Monaco', bringing the Principality alive with musical, historical, artistic and sporting events related to Russian culture

Monaco releases details of Russia Year 2015

Russian ballets, exhibitions, operas and concerts are just some of the exciting events that have been announced for the 'Russian Year in Monaco' in 2015. The major undertaking was created to showcase and pay tribute to the shared heritage of the two States, while raising public awareness of Russian culture and traditions.Read more …

29.10.2014 0

Monaco: Odile was a respected member of the Monegasque community

Guide convicted over via ferrata death

A mountain guide has been found criminally responsible for the accidental death of Odile Firmin-Guion, a well-known employee of the Metropole Hotel in Monaco. The mother of two plunged to her death during a team-building exercise in the hills behind Nice last December.Read more …

27.10.2014 0

Monaco: New art gallery comes to the Principality

Francis Bacon Art Foundation inauguration

Monte Carlo will be witness to the inauguration of the world’s first Francis Bacon institute tomorrow, a significant event in the cultural life of the Principality. Read more …

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 1

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 …

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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 …