Monaco

10.02.2016 0

Monaco: Residents will have access to UPENN care network

Launch of Grace-Penn Medicine Concierge Service

The official launch of "Grace-Penn Medicine Concierge Service" was held this morning at the Yacht Club de Monaco. Stéphane Valeri, Government Counsellor for Social Affairs and Health; Patrick Bini, Director of the Princess Grace Hospital; Professor Larry Jameson, Dean of the University and Pennsylvania Hospital (UPENN) as well as several professors and doctors were in attendance. Read more …

03.02.2016 0

Monaco: Mecaplast was founded in the Principality in 1955

Mecaplast Group welcomes investment from Equistone

Mecaplast Group, a leading European automotive equipment manufacturer, has joined forces with the investment company, Equistone Partners Europe. Equistone is now the majority shareholder alongside Thierry Manni (Chairman of the Board), Bpifrance and Mecaplast Group’s management team. Read more …

28.01.2016 0

Monaco: Real Madrid to real estate - footballer buys a hotel in an exclusive part of the Principality

Cristiano Ronaldo buys €140 million hotel

It appears as though the Real Madrid footballer is building on his property empire. According to an article in French GQ magazine, the British company, Proto Enterprises, has stated they sold the star a hotel in an exclusive part of the Principality - but it has yet been confirmed by Ronaldo himself. Read more …

21.01.2016 0

Principality marks feast day of the Patron Saint

One of the oldest traditions in Monaco, in honour of the Principality’s Patron Saint, will take place on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 January. Since 1874, the staunchly Catholic Principality has marked the feast day of Saint Dévote with ceremonies including a traditional mass in the Monegasque language and a procession featuring the members of the royal family. Read more …

20.01.2016 1

Monaco: Exclusive black tie event at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo

Club Vivanova’s Luxury Lifestyle Gala

Coming up on March 12th is Club Vivanova’s Luxury Lifestyle Gala Dinner, in association with the Foundation of Prince Albert II of Monaco and VIP partners including Riviera Insider. Join an eclectic group of distinguished international business leaders for the black-tie charity dinner at one of Monte Carlo’s leading luxury hotels, the Fairmont Monte-Carlo. Read more …

19.01.2016 0

Monaco: Aussie beer and wine marks national day at sports bar

Celebrations for Australia Day in Monaco

Tuesday 26th January marks Australia Day, the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships in New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip in 1788. National Day of Australia is celebrated around the world, and Monaco is no exceptionRead more …

19.01.2016 0

Monaco: It was the Princess' fourth official meeting with the Pope

Princess Charlene of Monaco visits the Pope

“The privilege of the white” is granted to only seven people and Princess Charlene of Monaco is one of them. For her visit with the Vatican yesterday (18 January) she wore a white collarless coat, nude heels and a white lace mantilla. Her makeup was simple yet elegant: grey eye shadow and a touch of red lipstick.Read more …

14.01.2016 0

Suspected 'Pink Panther' robber jailed for 6 years

A robber who was allegedly a member of the notorious “Pink Panther’ gang of jewel thieves has been jailed after pleading guilty to an armed robbery in Monaco. Nicolai Ivanovic, 42, from Montenegro, was sentenced by the Monegasque court to six years in prison on Tuesday (12 January). Read more …

13.01.2016 0

Monaco: Get a taste for the Principality in the USA!

'Flavours of Monaco' coming to New York

This February New Yorkers will be able to experience their own piece of Monaco. From the 15th to the 21st the Consulate General of Monaco and Monaco Government Tourist Office have organised events dedicated to celebrating the Principality. Read more …

05.01.2016 0

Monaco: Annoucement comes following Mr Roger's decline in health

New Minister of State selected

The Minister of State, Michel Roger, is to step down from his role on 1 February, the Palais Princier de Monaco has announced. He will be succeeded by Serge Telle, who was Consul General and Ambassador of Monaco to France before being appointed Inter-ministerial Delegate for the Mediterranean.Read more …

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A spook-tacular Halloween

It's October already and you may be starting to wonder what you can do for Halloween in the area...If anything at all! Well, the good news is that each year Halloween gets bigger and bigger on the Côte d’Azur, and it’s not just kids who are having all the fun… Read more …

The Ensemble Baroque de Nice season 2015/2016

Italian artist Caravaggio painted it, Victor Hugo wrote a poem about it: light and shadow are a popular motif in art. They embody the contrast between black and white, good and evil. This is also the focus of Gilbert Bezzina in his new program for the Ensemble Baroque de Nice called "Des rayons et des ombres" (Rays and shadows). So why does the artistic director not only shine but cast large shadows? Here is an excerpt from the current program.Read more …

Jensen Button's St Tropez holiday home burgled

Following the burglary of Jenson Button on Monday night, a leading security specialist in the area provides RT with an insight into the dangerous and increasingly common method used by the perpetrators. Two men reportedly entered the St. Tropez villa rented by Jenson Button and his wife and friends whilst everyone was sleeping and released gas through the air conditioning system before stealing approximately €400,000 worth of goods. Read more …