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THIS WEEK IN MONACO – JUNE 30 TO JULY 3
Jun 27, 2022, 10:16 PM

THIS WEEK IN MONACO – JUNE 30 TO JULY 3

Thursday June 30 Guided visit to Eileen Gray’s E1027 villa An insightful guided tour of the E1027 villa, designed and built in 1929 by legendary Irish architect and furniture designer, Eileen Gray (1878-1976) in Roquebrune Cap Martin for her friend Jean Badovici, with whom she was romantically involved and who was also an architect. Following seven […]

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France asks citizens to wear masks again on public transport
Jun 27, 2022, 9:18 PM

France asks citizens to wear masks again on public transport

PARIS (Reuters) – French people should start wearing masks again in crowded areas, especially in public transport, as France has to deal with a new wave of COVID-19 infections fuelled by new variants of the disease, Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon said on Monday. “I’m not saying it should be mandatory but I do ask the […]

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National Council demands better deal for nurses
Jun 27, 2022, 9:15 PM

National Council demands better deal for nurses

The elected National Council has written to the Government to express concern about planned pay increases for hospital staff. The increases proposed by the Government, without consulting the National Council, total just 3.2 percent. Inflation is expected to be more than five percent, the Council said. Those with more modest salaries are being hit badly […]

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Monaco’s new Ambassador to Germany presents his credentials
Jun 27, 2022, 9:10 PM

Monaco’s new Ambassador to Germany presents his credentials

His Excellency Mr Lorenzo Ravano, Ambassador of Monaco to Germany, presented his Credentials to HE Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic, during a ceremony held at the Château de Bellevue in Berlin last week. During the private meeting which followed the ceremony, the German President discussed the European context and in particular the conflict […]

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All of Monaco’s coronavirus indicators on the rise
Jun 27, 2022, 8:03 PM

All of Monaco’s coronavirus indicators on the rise

Monaco’s coronavirus incidence rate rose again over the seven days to Sunday, June 26, to 501 per 100,000 population from 411 one week earlier. On Monday evening 24 people were being treated for coronavirus symptoms at Princess Grace Hospital, including 21 residents. The number of residents with mild symptoms recovering at home rose to 122 […]

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AS Monaco brings CHPG Blood Transfusion Centre to donations milestone
Jun 26, 2022, 11:00 PM

AS Monaco brings CHPG Blood Transfusion Centre to donations milestone

While also being an important club in the world of football, AS Monaco is also a pillar in the Principality. This week the club mobilised to bring the Princess Grace Hospital Centre’s Blood Transfusion Centre to a symbolic milestone of blood donations. Around thirty employees of the club visited the centre on Tuesday, June 21, […]

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Saturday marked 100th anniversary of death of HSH Albert 1
Jun 26, 2022, 9:29 PM

Saturday marked 100th anniversary of death of HSH Albert 1

Saturday, June 25, marked exactly 100 years since the passing of Prince Albert 1. It was on that day in 1922 that Monaco heard the news that their beloved Prince had died in hospital in Paris at the age of 73. He had been at the head of the state for 32 years. Albert 1 […]

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As warning to others, shocked court sends two ruffians to jail
Jun 26, 2022, 8:21 PM

As warning to others, shocked court sends two ruffians to jail

A certain leniency towards offenders is the hallmark of the Monaco Criminal Court, with many offenders afforded a second chance. However, a violent assault on three people in the early hours of Wednesday, June 22, so offended the court that the two offenders were sentenced to 18-month jail sentences. The residents of Beausoleil and Villeneuve-Loubet, […]

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Ferrari stolen in Eze found in Cagnes-sur-mer
Jun 26, 2022, 8:04 PM

Ferrari stolen in Eze found in Cagnes-sur-mer

A Ferrari California was stolen from Eze in March this year after the owner called a Uber to go to Nice to see friends. The victim discovered the loss of a bunch of keys at the end of the evening, including keys to his apartment. The police found the car next day in Cagnes-sur-mer, slightly […]

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Monaco-based business investor faces UK jail sentence
Jun 26, 2022, 7:52 PM

Monaco-based business investor faces UK jail sentence

In a ruling published on Friday, June 24, Norwegian investor Alexander Vik was said to have lied in a London court. Vik has been in a legal wrangle with Deutsche Bank for more than 10 years and at an earlier court hearing the Bank was awarded $340 million, including interest. Judge Clare Moulder said: Vik […]

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