Monaco

21.07.2014 0

Monaco: Monegasque citizens can soon apply for one of 166 apartments in the city’s tallest building

Odeon Tower to open apartment applications

It has been announced that applications to live in Monaco's tallest building, the Odeon Tower, will be received by the Monegasque government from this September. The double skyscraper is set to open in spring 2015 as the tallest building in the Principality, and among the most luxurious in the world. Read more …

17.07.2014 0

Monaco: Leaders in track and field to compete in Herculis meeting.

World class athletes in Monaco for Herculis event

The International Association of Athletics Federations is gearing up for the annual Monaco event in its Diamond League. On Friday 18th July, some of the world’s best athletes will arrive in the Principality to compete for the Diamond Trophy, as well as attempting record-breaking feats. Read more …

16.07.2014 0

Monaco: the charity is in the process of organising fundraising events

Monaco's Air League gets off the ground

The Monaco wing of the Air League (UK) has held its first meeting since inception on the terrace of the Stelios Foundation, hosted by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. The charity aims to help Monaco residents in a number of ways, including educational scholarships.Read more …

15.07.2014 0

Monaco: the officer was not in possession of his service weapon

Monaco policeman involved in murder suicide

The community of Monaco is in shock after a policeman shot and killed his wife in the Var on the weekend before ending his own life. The officer had been on sick leave since March. Read more …

11.07.2014 0

Monaco: Races will take place on Friday and Saturday

First ever solar powered boat race debuts in Monaco

The first ever Solar1 racing event is underway in Monaco. Bringing together experts and enthusiasts from the worlds of solar power, green technology and competitive sport, the highly-anticipated event promotes the synergy between nature, innovation and motion. Read more …

11.07.2014 0

Monaco: The ArtLovers exhibition is the Grimaldi Forum's cultural summer highlight

An art lovers’ exhibition

It is an art exhibition for art lovers; an impressive collection from the private reserves of François Pinault, featuring everything from famous creations to rare pieces; linking past and present, emotion and curiosity.Read more …

08.07.2014 1

Monaco: Staff demand new employees as SBM opens non-stop slot machines.

Casino workers strike as Café de Paris opens 24/7

Workers of SBM’s casinos are on strike following the company’s decision to open the Café de Paris’ slot machine rooms to the public 24/7. Due to the drop in available staff, the company has been forced to close slot machine rooms in other businesses.Read more …

03.07.2014 0

Monaco: Alice Blangero’s photographs of the Monte Carlo Ballet give a rare insight into the prestigious company.

An intimate look at the Monte Carlo Ballet

The Exposition room at Quai Antoine 1er in Monaco is playing host to an exhibition of work by the official photographer of the Monte Carlo Ballet. Alice Blangero has worked with the dance company for the past three years and this exhibition focuses not only on the dancers, but the photographer's unique relationship with creative director Jean Paul Maillot. Read more …

03.07.2014 1

Monaco: Janowski will remain in custody for up to a year until the case is revisted

Janowski retracts confession

Wojciech Janowski, the man accused of ordering the murder of Monaco billionaire Hélène Pastor, has retracted his confession, says his lawyer. Apparently, the Polish national didn’t understand the French “nuances” used by investigators, despite living in the Principality for almost 30 years.Read more …

02.07.2014 2

Monaco: French vehicles will need €1800 tax disk to be on principality territory.

Monaco introduces new taxes for French taxi-drivers

French taxi drivers as well as VTC (voiture de tourisme avec chauffeur) owners are outraged at a new law requiring them to pay 1,800€ per vehicle per year, with an extra fee of 720€ for the duration of the Grand Prix, just to operate on Monegasque territory.Read more …

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Traffic disruptions on A8 roadworks this weekend

Traffic disruptions will be widespread this weekend for those hoping to enter or leave the city of Nice. As part of extensive road renovations on the A8 motorway, various routes will be closed to allow the completion and opening of others. In total, three new additions will have been wrapped up by the end of this week. Read more …

Unsuccessful wolf hunts worry farmers

The farmers and livestock breeders of the Alpes Maritimes have found little comfort in edited legislation permitting higher wolf culls, as hunters are having difficulty locating the animals. With attacks on livestock on the rise, some are calling for bigger hunting parties, or even more extensive legal revisions. Read more …

Visa overhaul proposed for France

A set of bills presented to French parliament today could make living on the French Riviera much easier for the expat community. The introduction of two, four, and 10-year visas will not only cut out annoying annual paperwork, the legislation also introduces new rights and conditions for asylum seekers. Read more …