Monaco: Monegasque citizens can soon apply for one of 166 apartments in the city’s tallest building
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 … Odeon Tower to open apartment applications
Monaco: Leaders in track and field to compete in Herculis meeting.
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 … World class athletes in Monaco for Herculis event
Monaco: the charity is in the process of organising fundraising events
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 … Monaco's Air League gets off the ground
Monaco: the officer was not in possession of his service weapon
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 … Monaco policeman involved in murder suicide
Monaco: Races will take place on Friday and Saturday
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 … First ever solar powered boat race debuts in Monaco
Monaco: The ArtLovers exhibition is the Grimaldi Forum's cultural summer highlight
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 … An art lovers’ exhibition
Monaco: Staff demand new employees as SBM opens non-stop slot machines.
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 … Casino workers strike as Café de Paris opens 24/7
Monaco: Alice Blangero’s photographs of the Monte Carlo Ballet give a rare insight into the prestigious company.
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 … An intimate look at the Monte Carlo Ballet
Monaco: Janowski will remain in custody for up to a year until the case is revisted
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 … Janowski retracts confession
Monaco: French vehicles will need €1800 tax disk to be on principality territory.
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 … Monaco introduces new taxes for French taxi-drivers