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Prince Albert announces Monaco’s flagbearer for Beijing Winter Olympics
Jan 20, 2022, 8:38 PM

Prince Albert announces Monaco’s flagbearer for Beijing Winter Olympics

With the Beijing Winter Olympics just around the corner, HSH Prince Albert attended a ceremony at the Monaco Yacht Club on Tuesday, January 18, to announce the Principality’s flagbearer, and to wish the Monegasque Winter Olympic team good luck. 28 year-old Alpine skier Arnaud Alessandria will bear the red and white flag at the Beijing […]

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Coronavirus update: Monaco reports 119 new cases
Jan 20, 2022, 8:05 PM

Coronavirus update: Monaco reports 119 new cases

Monaco recorded 119 positive tests for coronavirus among residents on Thursday, January 20. Just 24 residents were reported to have fully recovered on the same day. Forty-four patients with coronavirus are being treated at Princess Grace Hospital. The number of residents in hospital stands at 27, including one in intensive care. The number of residents […]

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Astonishing results for Artcurial’s Winter Sales
Jan 20, 2022, 6:50 PM

Astonishing results for Artcurial’s Winter Sales

The Artcurial auction house exceeded all expectations at its Winter Sales in Monte-Carlo. Artcurial described it as a magnificent week at the Hôtel Hermitage, dedicated to Jewellery, Watchmaking, Hermès & Luxury Bags, a real success that confirms Artcurial as a major player on the Riviera. “Sales of the three specialties combined total nearly €8 million/ […]

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Pandemic will limit Saint Dévote celebrations next week
Jan 19, 2022, 11:27 PM

Pandemic will limit Saint Dévote celebrations next week

Monaco’s annual celebration of its patron saint, Sainte Dévote, will take place on Wednesday, January 26 and on the following day, January 27, which is a national holiday in the Principality. The ongoing pandemic will have a considerable impact on the celebrations on Wednesday evening. The public will not be allowed access to Place Sainte […]

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Coronavirus appears to ease somewhat in France
Jan 19, 2022, 11:08 PM

Coronavirus appears to ease somewhat in France

WITH REUTERS: France registered more than 436,000 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, after reporting a record 464,769 new cases on Tuesday, health ministry data showed. The death toll on the same day was 232. The seven-day moving average of new cases jumped to a new record high of more than 320,000, after breaking 300,000 on […]

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First Council of Government for Isabelle Berro-Amadeï
Jan 19, 2022, 8:38 PM

First Council of Government for Isabelle Berro-Amadeï

The Government Council, led by HE the Minister of State, Pierre Dartout, met on Wednesday morning for the first time with Madame Isabelle Berro-Amadeï, who took up her duties as Minister in charge of External Relations and Coopération on Monday, January 17. She succeeded Laurent Anselmi who became Head of the Office of HSH Prince […]

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Chelsea lead Manchester United in race to sign AS Monaco Midfielder
Jan 19, 2022, 8:25 PM

Chelsea lead Manchester United in race to sign AS Monaco Midfielder

As the days begin to grow longer towards the end of January, the closure of the January transfer window draws nearer, but transfer talks continue to be held between AS Monaco and some of the English Premier League’s most serious sides. According to a report by the Sun, EPL side Chelsea are reported to be […]

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Coronavirus: One more elderly death on Wednesday
Jan 19, 2022, 8:23 PM

Coronavirus: One more elderly death on Wednesday

A resident aged 72 has died after having tested positive for coronavirus, the Monaco Government said on Wednesday evening, January 19. It is not known if the victim had underlying health conditions or whether they had been vaccinated, although the vast majority of deaths are in unvaccinated patients. Meanwhile, 98 residents tested positive for coronavirus […]

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Big increase in outboard motor thefts in 2021
Jan 18, 2022, 9:39 PM

Big increase in outboard motor thefts in 2021

The French authorities have noted that 350 thefts of outboard engines were committed in France last year, a 20 percent increase on the 290 reported in 2020. The culprits are organised groups from Eastern Europe, who transport the motors across Europe, sometimes dismantled, to sell in their own countries. France’s Central Office for the Fight […]

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Cognac sales jump 31 percent as drinkers go upmarket
Jan 18, 2022, 9:16 PM

Cognac sales jump 31 percent as drinkers go upmarket

PARIS (Reuters) – Cognac sales surged by a nearly a third last year as American and Chinese drinkers guzzled old vintages, in the latest sign premium drinks makers are putting the pandemic behind them. Sales of the brandy, produced in the Cognac region of France, rose by almost 31% in value to 3.6 billion euros […]

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