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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 …

20.03.2014 0

Monaco: NFL is holding a dance competition with all proceeds going towards helping disadvantaged and sick children

Dancing for a good cause

Charity group Children & Future has organised the sixth edition of the NFL (No Finish Line) dance competition together with the MAD and F.A.M.E associations. This exciting event is a chance to see schools come together to compete but all for a good cause, and dance fans may even have the opportunity to join in the fun too. Read more …

19.03.2014 0

Monaco: Gardeners down tools to defend working conditions in the Principality

Workers strike to keep longer hours

Around 100 gardeners and street cleaners downed tools in a short but noisy demonstration yesterday morning, 18th March, to protest at changes to their working week as a result of public sector reforms. The Monaco Government was quick to issue a response expressing their “astonishment” at the strike action.Read more …

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Cannes Film Festival lineup announced

US stars Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Channing Tatum, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, and Ryan Reynolds are likely to hit the red carpet for this year’s Cannes Film Festival – notably less Hollywood A-listers than previous events. The festival has now announced its lineup for 2014, a year that will see a smaller number of U.S. filmmakers travel to the Croisette, and a controversial opening film of Princess Grace. Read more …

France's first women to crew submarines

For the first time in France, female officers in the navy will be allowed to crew a nuclear-armed submarine. Until now, women in the French Navy were barred from submarine duty, which involves two and a half months under water, uninterrupted - twice a year. Read more …

Italian mob roundup in the Côte d’Azur

In less than 24 hours, police services in Nice arrested multiple Italian mobsters from two of the biggest crime syndicates of southern Italy. Antonio Lo Russo, head of the Camorra syndicate and Vito Laterza, a member of the ‘Ndrangheta, both had European arrest warrants issued for them.Read more …