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Good Morning Monaco Friday, November 26, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter France: Minister tightens rules but rejects new lockdown Health Minister Oliver Véran announced on Thursday that the peak of the fifth wave of coronavirus is likely to be reached at the start of December and the fifth wave will be stronger and longer than the fourth... Monaco records 27 new cases Twenty-seven Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, November 25, while 13 residents were declared fully-recovered. Women's associations meet Minister of State On the occasion of the International Day for Combating Violence Against Women, Minister of State Pierre Dartout held a working meeting with the presidents of associations... CMB Monaco's shareholder confirms climate commitment The Mediobanca Group, of which CMB Monaco is part, has renewed its commitment to tackling climate change with two important achievements: by becoming a member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance, and by neutralising... Monaco continue to conquer in Europa League campaign AS Monaco welcomed La Liga’s Real Sociedad to Stade Louis II on Thursday, November 25, for a Europa League group stage fixture. DULY NOTED: This evening, Friday November 26, 20:00, St-Paul's Church: Concert with Polish and English Baroque music, conducted by Errol Girdlestone with the Ristretto Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble. Also at St. Paul’s, at 10:00 today, a Book Swap in the Library. * The National Council has voted to extend from 10 to 20 years the time lapse needed before the granting of Monegasque nationality to spouses. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 26

2 min 35 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, November 25, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Another black day for coronavirus case numbers Thirty Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus in Monaco on Wednesday, November 24. On Tuesday, 45 new cases were reported. Post-Brexit rule changes for Brits in Monaco The UK’s Honorary Consul in Monaco, Eric Blair, has outlined important new rules for UK citizens in Monaco... Monaco's YPI teams up with superyacht builder Green Yard Kleven of Norway, a pioneer of environmentally conscious marine technology and propulsion, has made its latest move on the superyacht industry in signing an agreement with international yacht brokerage and management firm Yachting Partners International... Artcurial heralds January auctions in Monte-Carlo Artcurial resumes its winter quarters on the Riviera, at the Hôtel Hermitage, from January 15 to 19, in the heart of the eternally elegant Monte-Carlo. Women fight back against violence Céline Cottalorda, the person appointed by the Government to coordinate initiatives to promote women’s rights, on Monday presented the 2021 campaign to fight violence against women. DULY NOTED: At midday on Thursday, the French government is due to announce new restrictions in the light of an upsurge in coronavirus infections. See the latest coronavirus news on NEWS.MC. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 25

2 min 34 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, November 24, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Monaco posts 45 new cases in 24 hours Forty-five Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, November 23, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic... Seven Monaco restaurants to close from Friday Seven popular restaurants throughout the Principality are subject to closure from Friday, November 26, for not completely complying with strict mask-wearing rules... Oceanographic gets waste message across in style Five of Monaco’s top chefs have been enlisted by the Oceanographic Museum to present a tasty little dish without any waste or excess packaging... Monaco Telecom launches Fibre Pro service Businesses in Monaco will be able to speed up their Internet connections by switching to the company’s Fibre Pro service... Top cyclist says sorry after assault on police officer Peter Sagan, three-time world cycling champion, has apologised ‘profoundly’ for an incident earlier this year in which he attacked a Monaco police officer. DULY NOTED: President Macron is meeting several top ministers on Wednesday to discuss the worsening coronavirus pandemic situation. PM Jean Castex will not be there, as he tested positive on Monday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 24

2 min 18 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, November 23, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco's coronavirus incidence rate almost doubles According to official Government figures, Monaco’s coronavirus infection rate stood at 198.17 per 100,000 on a rolling seven-day basis to Sunday, November 21. Seven days earlier... Minister of State enjoys warm welcome at CREM Minister of State Pierre Dartout spoke to an enthusiastic gathering on Monday evening at the Club of Foreign Residents of Monaco, where he spoke about the attractiveness of the Principality and touched on other topics. CMB Monaco emphasises projecting Monaco in the World NEWS.MC editor-in-chief Ian Brodie asked Francesco Grosoli, CEO of CMB Monaco, about the bank’s involvement with the Monaco Pavilion at World Expo 2020 in Dubai... A small pleasure for true connoisseurs The second edition of the biggest Italian tasting of glazed chestnuts – Marrons Glacés - took place at Cova on Monday, November 22, at the start of the Week of Italian cuisine. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 22

2 min 14 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, November 22, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter WHO puts Monaco higher than France in infection rates The World Health Organisation says that Monaco has a rolling seven-day coronavirus positivity rate of 234.96, while France scores 184.52. Parents campaign against face masks in schools A number of Monaco parents have formed a protest group to campaign against the compulsory wearing of face masks in the Principality’s schools. Again, just two new coronavirus cases For the second day in a row, Monaco recorded two new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, November 21... Altar tribute to Father Walter unveiled An altar funded by subscriptions from parishioners was unveiled at Saint Paul’s Anglican Church in Monte-Carlo during Sunday service on November 21. Hamilton wins over Verstappen in Qatar GP Lewis Hamilton has closed the gap between himself and title rival Max Verstappen in the 2021 Drivers World Championship standings, after a dominant display... DULY NOTED: The annual No Finish Line children's charity event ended on Sunday with 224,636 kilometres run and walked, 15,596 more than last year. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 22

2 min 43 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, November 18, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Fireworks to be replaced by drones In a sign of the times, fireworks will be replaced by drones for National Day celebrations, to the joy of those who oppose the pollution and noise produced by traditional displays in Monaco’s night skies. Leap in new coronavirus cases on Wednesday Although daily numbers of new cases in Monaco have varied widely in recent weeks, with none at all on a number of days, Wednesday’s figure casts a long shadow just before the national holiday. Grand Prix tickets already selling out As the current Formula 1 season nears an exciting conclusion, attention is already turning to next year. The 2022 Monaco Grand Prix is set to take place... Oceanographic helps lead the way on waste The European Waste Reduction Week (SERD) will take place from November 20 to 28, 2021, around the theme of “Sustainable Communities”... Foundation and UNESCO prepare for 'Ocean Decade' The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) finalised their partnership for the ‘Ocean Decade’ on Wednesday, November 17... DULY NOTED: Friday, November 19, is Monaco's National Day and Good Morning Monaco will not be published. The NEWS.MC website will be updated today and tomorrow and our Saturday edition of Good Morning Monaco will be published as normal. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 18

2 min 46 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, November 17, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco talks rubbish Monaco is playing its part again in the European Week of Rubbish Reduction as more and more companies and state offices join the campaign to limit waste. Princess will not take part in National Day Princess Charlene will stay away from public celebrations of Monaco’s National Day on Friday, the Prince’s Palace announced on Tuesday. Lockdown in France dismissed but vigilance needed Government spokesman Gabriel Attal said on Tuesday, November 16, that “”no confinement is planned today.” Twelve new cases in Monaco on Tuesday Twelve Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, November 16, while nine were declared fully-recovered. Vroom Summit bounces back from coronavirus The annual two-day Vroom Summit, which brings together promising start-ups and potential investors, became a face-to-face event again at the Monaco Yacht Club on Tuesday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 17

2 min 2 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, November 16, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Coronavirus infection rate almost doubles Eight Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, November 15. Seven were declared fully-recovered. Orange alert downgraded to yellow Meteo France issued an orange alert for the Alpes-Maritimes and four other Departments at lunchtime on Monday, with high winds and gusts of up to 100 kmh... Asian hornets' nest closes Beausoleil playground The discovery of a nest of Asian hornets next to a children’s play area near the Proxi store on ave. Saint-Roman in Beausoleil has resulted in the facility being closed temporarily. Monaco courts Spanish clients HE Ms Catherine Fautrier-Rousseau, Monaco’s Ambassador to Spain, and Mr Guy Antognelli, Director of the Tourist and Convention Authority, represented the Principality... Poland to build border wall Poland will build a wall along the border with Belarus starting in December... DULY NOTED: Geraint Thomas, the winner of the 2018 Tour de France, whose bike was stolen from outside a cafe in Menton on Sunday, has had his bike returned. A CRS police unit intercepted a youth riding the machine erratically. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 16

2 min 36 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, November 15, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco signs tax treaty with UAE H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Saturday toured Monaco’s pavilion at Expo 2020 with HSH Prince Albert II... Only good coronavirus news on Sunday There was only good news on coronavirus cases in Monaco on Sunday, as no new cases were reported and 12 residents were declared fully-recovered. Janowski life sentence confirmed Wojciech Janowski has failed in his appeal against conviction for the murder of his mother-in-law, Monaco billionaire Hélène Pastor. Lukashenko fires ambassador to Monaco President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on Friday removed from office Igor Fisenko, ambassador of Belarus to France and concurrently to Monaco and Portugal. Anglican community observes Remembrance Day Members of St. Paul’s Church in Monte-Carlo gathered at the bust of wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill on ave. Grande Bretagne on Sunday for a short service to honour British and Commonwealth combatants in two world wars. Astounding F1 result keeps Hamilton in game Lewis Hamilton astonished supporters in Brazil as he finished in first place after starting in P10 at Sunday’s Grand Prix. DULY NOTED: Geraint Thomas, the winner of the 2018 Tour de France, was out cycling on Sunday when he stopped for refreshment at a cafe in Menton. While iside, his bike was stolen. He took a taxi home to Monaco. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 15

2 min 34 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, November 12, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco tightens and extends Health Pass rules The Monaco Government announced on Thursday afternoon that the Health Pass will be extended until February 25 next year, at the end of the school holiday. Six new coronavirus cases on Thursday Six Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, November 11. Four residents were declared fully-recovered. Eneti to make stock offering Monaco-based Eneti Inc. will make a public stock offering of $200 million shares of common stock to raise funding for its wind turbine installation vessel construction program... Bentley celebrates centenary of first-ever customer Bentley Motors is celebrating a centenary of sales, as 100 years have passed since the first Bentley was ordered by one lucky customer in November, 1921. Talent and achievement on display at L'Entrepôt Among the artists whose works were exhibited the L’Entrepôt gallery on Thursday, November 11, were landscape and still life oil paintings by Patrick Najar, an established local artist. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 11

2 min 28 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, November 11, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Time catches up with Hermitage watch thief A man who stole several watches from a suite at the Hotel Hermitage in January 2019 escaped detection until September 2020... Over-12s need Health Pass for No Finish Line No Finish Line is back this year in an exciting 22nd edition. Unlike last year, the charity event will be open to all, both virtually and in person in an all-new hybrid format. Ten residents test positive for coronavirus Ten Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, November 10, while five residents were declared fully-recovered. CFM renews help for school students CFM Indosuez Wealth Management has renewed its support for AMADE (The World Association of Children’s Friends) through two projects... 'Sea you at M' Hotel Metropole’s Lobby Bar Restaurant came alive with the sounds of jazz, soul and blues on Wednesday evening, with a repeat planned for Thursday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 10

2 min 25 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, November 10, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter France makes booster jab 'compulsory' for over-65s In a televised address on Tuesday evening, President Emmanuel Macron announced that over-65s must have had a third dose of vaccine, starting on December 15, in order for their Health Passes to remain valid. Big jump in new cases in Monaco The number of Monaco residents testing positive for coronavirus hit double digits on Tuesday, November 9, for the first time in several weeks. Booster jab now open to all over-18s The third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is now available for all Monegasques and residents of the Principality who are aged 18 and over.  This applies only to people... 10 things you (maybe) didn't know about buying an apartment in Monaco - “Gazumping” is very rare in Monaco since there are laws/penalties to cover both the buyer and seller pulling out after an accepted offer... Oasis of Japanese beauty and sophistication at La Loggia The concept store La Loggia by Garbarino at 40 Boulevard des Moulins has created a remarkable new display of exclusive interior designer pieces connected through the theme of Japan. DULY NOTED: The situation at the Bealrus-Poland border deteriorated sharply as hundreds, and possibly thousands of refugees were herded to the EU's eastern border. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 10

2 min 32 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, November 9, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter In France, fifth wave steadily advances The French have been hit by a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic later than many other countries, including the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Eastern European states. Princess is back in Monaco Princess Charlene returned to Monaco on Monday after spending several months in South Africa (photos). Lower infection rate announced on Monday Two Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, November 8. One resident was declared fully-recovered. Desk clock sells for more than 9 million euros A weekly round-up of forthcoming events in the Principality: November 8-14. Spielberg's yacht sold, renamed Steven Spielberg's superyacht, Seven Seas, has been sold for $158 million following its listing earlier this year. DULY NOTED: A 37 year-old Algerian national attempted to stab two police officers in Cannes early on Monday as a patrol set out from police HQ. He was shot and injured by a third officer in the car. The assailant was not previously known to the police. He said the attack was “for the prophet.” Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 9

2 min 40 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, November 8, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter French kissing blamed for threat of upsurge A study published in mid-October showed that most French people have abandoned day-to-day barrier gestures, including the famous bisou, the kiss on the cheek and quick hug between friends and relatives on meeting. Russian church celebrates first four years The St. Helen Russian Orthodox Church in Monaco celebrated its fourth birthday on the weekend of Saturday, November 6, and Sunday, November 7, with a visit from His Grace Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe. One new coronavirus case on Sunday One Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, November 7. On Saturday there were two new cases and on Friday six. Verstappen wins in Mexico City, Perez makes history Max Verstappen found victory again, this time at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix. Verstappen took his Red Bull... AS Monaco goalless again AS Monaco faced off against Reims in a regular Ligue 1 fixture away from home, and at the end of a less than exciting 90 minutes the Monegasques emerged goalless. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 8

2 min 15 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, November 5, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Janowski blames Gildo Pastor-Pallanca Wojceich Janowski, serving a life sentence for the killing of his mother-in-law, Hélène Pastor, took to the stand on Thursday at an appeal hearing to accuse her son of the assassination. Four new cases, five recoveries Four Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, November 4, while five were declared fully-recovered. Michel Boeri re-elected as president of Automobile Club Michel Boeri has been re-elected as the the President of the Automobile Club de Monaco for a further five years. New Monegasque passports presented The Honorary Consul General of Monaco in Montreal, Madame Diane Vachon, formally handed over samples of the new Monegasque passports to Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Rahma, Director of Air Transport... AS Monaco hold PSV Eindhoven to 0-0 draw AS Monaco remain undefeated in their Europa League campaign so far this year, as they held Dutch side PSV Eindhoven to a 0-0 draw... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 5

2 min 11 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, November 4, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Anglo-French divergence widens It’s not just the disagreements over fishing for French trawlers in UK waters, nor the AUKUS submarine affair that saw French hopes of a major defence deal smashed, that have soured relations in recent weeks... Neighbours' mask measures stay The Prefect of the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes has announced that mask measures will stay in place until November 16 for 11+ year-olds. UIPM drops horse-riding in favour of cycling UIPM, the modern pentathlon’s governing body, based in Monaco, has voted to replace the horse-riding portion of the event with cycling... Government extends Carlo app tie-up The gift vouchers scheme operated through the Carlo application has been very successful, both in terms of those who benefit from the bonuses... Six new cases, seven coronavirus recoveries Six Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, November 3. Seven residents were reported to have fully recovered. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 4

2 min 25 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, November 3, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Boat sinks overnight in Fontvieille A 16-metre-long vessel sank during the night from Sunday to Monday in the Port of Fontvieille, causing a leak of an estimated 50 litres of fuel. Sotheby's lagerfeld auction date approaches Sotheby’s will pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld who passed away on February 19, 2019, by auctioning many of his treasured possessions on December 3 in Monaco. Free coronavirus testing for next 12 days In order to minimise the possible impact of the school holidays, Monaco is offering free coronavirus testing at the Rainier-III auditorium until Sunday, November 14. Two new cases on Tuesday, lower incidence rate Monaco recorded two new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, November 2. Monaco at doping convention The Principality participated in the eighth conference of parties to the International Convention against Doping in Sport which took place at the headquarters of UNESCO during the last week of October. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 3

2 min 2 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, November 2, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Graff heist exposes top client details A team of hackers based in Russia has published details of a number of high-rolling clients of the UK-based jewellery company, with a threat of much more damage to come if a ransom isn’t paid. Short life expectancy for Ni-box The eye catching Ni-box building may not be standing long as plans to demolish it are being thought through by the architect Emmanuel Deverini and the developer Patrice Pastor. Hindu activist urgest OMC to drop Lakmé A Hindu activist is urging Opera Monte-Carlo (OMC) to withdraw the Lakmé opera, scheduled for December 09 and 11, 2022, which he says seriously trivialises Hindu religious and other traditions. No new cases on November 1 No new cases of coronavirus were reported among Monaco residents on Monday, November 1... ASM put on lacklustre performance in Brittany After a winning home performance against Montpellier last weekend (2-0), the Monaco team put on a poor show against Brest on the last day of October. Walter's Sparky no longer 'with us' Sparky the Wonder Dog has gone to that great dog park in the sky, a reader tells us... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Nov 2

2 min 46 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, October 29, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Prince's twins to go to Glasgow Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella will accompany HSH Prince Albert to the Cop26 environmental summit in Glasgow next week. Monegasque Red Cross says 'thank you' The Grande Braderie of the Monegasque Red Cross opened its doors at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille on October 22 and 23 after a year of enforced absence due to the coronavirus health crisis and raised a record amount... Commander Cousteau's right-hand man honoured The diver Albert Falco has been recognised in a very practical way with the installation of an artificial reef off Larvotto Beach... SNCF loses Marseille link to private group In a first for France, the state’s SNCF rail operator will lose the right to run the regional train service between Nice and Marseille. Three new coronavirus cases on Thursday Three Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, October 28. One person was declared fully-recovered. DULY NOTED: The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident that took the lives of two Monaco firemen on August 31 has been sent to jail for five years. Alexis Lababsa, 24, tested positive for cannabis following the collision. The drug is responsible for 20 percent of all road fatalities in France. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 29

2 min 56 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, October 28, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Professor addresses the unthinkable - terror in Monaco Gilles Kepel, a political scientist who specialises in terrorism, spoke in Monaco on Monday night about terror threats on the Riviera. Princess Charlene set to return within weeks After many months away from her husband and children, Princess Charlene could return to the Principality soon. Larvotto's beach new restaurants named New businesses are set to open in Larvotto by the spring and summer of next year, mainly restaurants. Five new cases - only two patients in hospital Five Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, October 27. Six residents were reported to have recovered fully. AS Monaco fixture will not go ahead AS Monaco told NEWS.MC on Wednesday, October 27 that the Monaco-Lyon match, set to be played in Shanghai in February, 2022, will not go ahead. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 28

2 min 14 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, October 27, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco's coronavirus figures more encouraging While five Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, October 26, ten residents were declared fully-recovered. Monaco agents in anti-terror training Two agents of the GPSI (Protection, Surveillance and Intervention Group) of Monaco’s Public Security have just completed an internship at the RAID (Search, Assistance, Intervention, Deterrence) unit in Rennes... Wait for car park spaces extends to five years The Principality’s lack of parking spaces is the subject of considerable frustration. Each year impatience rises as the waiting lists become longer. Two-month truce in Champagne wars France has obtained a two-month moratorium on the implementation of the recent Russian law preventing champagne from using its own name in the Cyrillic alphabet... AS Monaco agrees to play Ligue 1 fixture in China AS Monaco have reportedly agreed to move a home Ligue 1 match against Lyon to China in February next year... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 27

2 min 14 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, October 26, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Coronavirus infection rate now surpasses neighbours The benchmark infection rate in Monaco on Sunday, October 24, rose to 80.83 from 59.97 one week earlier. Meanwhile, the latest figure of infections per 100,000 population in the Alpes-Maritimes had fallen to 60.2 on Monday, October 25. Monaco loses good friend with death of Mayor of Menton Jean-Claude Guibal, the Mayor of Menton, died suddenly at home on the morning of October 25. The 80 year-old had suffered a heart attack, his family said. Monaco celebrates success of digital transition In the space of three years, the Principality has acquired digital technologies serving residents’ quality of life and the attractiveness of its economy, with the ambition of making Monaco a benchmark city-state in the digital world... CMB Monaco puts spotlight on Alternative Investments In an environment of low interest rates and high uncertainty, investors are seeking ways to gain greater exposure to alternative investments and to private markets in particular. This is the reason why CMB Monaco... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 26

2 min 7 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, October 25, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter One more Monaco death from coronavirus A 76 year-old patient suffering from coronavirus who had been in intensive care at Princess Grace Hospital for several weeks died on Sunday. Verstappen holds off Hamilton in classy display The championship title rivalry between defending world champion Lewis Hamilton and title hopeful Max Verstappen was the talk of the day at the 2021 United States Grand Prix... Tourism Office launches dedicated website The Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority has launched a new website dedicated to travel trade professionals in the leisure and MICE markets... Foundation awards this coming Friday The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation will host its annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 29, rewarding personalities and organisations for their strong commitment to preserving planetary health. AS Monaco victorious against Montpelier Took the 100 bus to Cap d’Ail. The Beaverbrook stop. I tend to look down on bus-takers who queue in a huddled and disorderly way outside the Park Palace building for the long yellow bus back to the seething suburbs of Nice... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 25

2 min 15 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, October 22, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Latest coronavirus situation report, MC, UK, and France Deaths were down in the UK on Thursday, while the number of hospital deaths increased in France... Monaco recognises sustainability efforts A presentation took place at the Oceanographic Museum on Wednesday morning during which certificates were awarded to businesses and individuals who were part of the sustainability scheme in the Principality during the previous year. Monaco audience would not let Lang Lang leave Celebrated pianist Lang Lang had to return to the stage four times at the Grimaldi Forum on Thursday evening as the enraptured audience applauded his stunning performance of the Goldberg Variations by Bach. AS Monaco beat Eindhoven with last-minute winner AS Monaco beat PSV Eindhoven for their 200th European match victory on the evening of Thursday, October 21. E-Rallye Monte-Carlo gets underway The fifth edition of the E-Rallye Monte-Carlo got off to a solid start at the Chateau du Mollard in the town of Chateauneuf on Wednesday, October 21. DULY NOTED: Most French households are to receive a cost-of-living bonus of 100 euros, with most payments due to arrive on bank accounts during December, just weeks or days before Christmas and less than four months ahead of the presidential election next year. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 22

2 min 21 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, October 21, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco magistrate latest road crash victim The driver who appeared to lose control of his car before hitting a rock face just east of Eze on the Moyenne Corniche on Tuesday was a senior magistrate in Monaco and a law professor at the University of Nice. First signs of new lockdowns, travel curbs, in Europe There are early signs of European nations moving towards lockdown and travel restrictions as winter starts to bite. On Tuesday, Latvia ordered a one-month lockdown of both vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons. Four new coronavirus cases on Wednesday Four Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, October 20. Four residents were declared fully-recovered. Minister makes international debut Mrs Céline Caron-Dagioni, the recently-appointed Minister of Infrastructure, the Environment and Urban Development, has taken part in a video conference as part of the COP 15 conference on biological diversity. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 21

1 min 56 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, October 20, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Startling reminder of coronavirus threat In a startling reminder that the coronavirus pandemic is far from over in the Principality, the Monaco Government reported on Tuesday evening, October 19, that fifteen residents had tested positive in the previous 24 hours. Pastor siblings riven by mother's killing The assassination seven years ago of Monaco property billionaire Hélène Pastor continues to send shockwaves through the Principality and along the entire Riviera. UK's spiralling death rate rings alarm bells For several weeks the UK has been experiencing much higher coronavirus death rates than the rest of western Europe, but the divergence is becoming very wide... Minister of State lunches at Technical and Hotel high school Minister of State Pierre Dartout, accompanied by Isabelle Bonnal, Commissioner General in charge of the Department of National Education, Youth and Sports, lunched on Tuesday, October 19, at the Technical and Hotel Lycée de Monaco (LTHM). CMB Monaco's shareholder included in MIB ESG index Mediobanca has been included in the first MIB ESG index launched by Euronext and Borsa Italiana, for Italian blue chip companies that demonstrate ESG best practices. DULY NOTED: From October 24, an antigen test will be regarded as sufficient for the Day 2 test for fully-vaccinated travellers returning to the UK, rather than the previously-stipulated and more expensive PCR test. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 20

2 min 28 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, October 19, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco's positivity rate almost neck and neck with neighbours Monaco’s coronavirus positivity rate, based on 3,028 PCR and antigen tests carried out in the seven days to Sunday, October 17, has risen to 59.97 from 52.15 a week earlier. Scooter thieves sent to jail Two men with very extensive criminal records have been sent to jail in Monaco following the theft of two electric scooters... Government content with budget vote Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, has expressed his satisfaction with the overwhelming vote by the National Council in favour of the adjusted budget for 2021. Large and enthusiastic turnout for Italian glass artist His Excellency Giulio Alaimo, Ambassador of Italy to Monaco, welcomed Italian artist Benedetta Brachetti Peretti to Monaco on Monday evening, for an exposition of her artistic glassware... Five residents test positive for coronavirus Five Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, October 18. Four residents were declared fully-recovered. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 19

2 min 10 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, October 18, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Guests celebrate Swiss accreditations Following the accreditation of the Swiss Ambassador Dr Roberto Balzaretti and the Swiss Consul General Mr Andreas Maager in Monaco on Thursday, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Marseille held a Cocktail Dînatoire in the Salon Bellevue of the Café de Paris. Garden Club brings floral imaginings to Monte-Carlo The terraces of the Casino de Monte-Carlo were the venue on Saturday, October 17, for an exhibition and competition organised by the Garden Club of Monaco, chaired by HRH the Princess of Hanover. Office of Space Affairs in Monaco His Serene Highness Prince Albert II has approved the creation of an Office of Space Affairs in Monaco. This is a result of calls from numerous companies within the Monegasque aerospace business community... No new coronavirus cases on Sunday No Monaco residents tested motive for coronavirus on Sunday, October 17. Two residents were declared fully-recovered. Monaco bow out to Lyon On the evening of Saturday, October 16 AS Monaco travelled north to face off against Olympique Lyonnais. Monaco head coach Niko Kovac opted to play the dangerous duo... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 18

2 min 19 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, October 15, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Sudden jump in new coronavirus cases Thirteen Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, October 14, while one resident recovered fully. Avant-premiere tells touching story of unlikely friendship HSH Prince Albert II was present at the avant-premiere of his first-ever film, titled ‘Alick and Albert’ in Saint-Tropez on Wednesday, October 13. Sea extensions made Monaco's modern history The history of Monaco’s many projects to extend its territory into the sea is also the history of the Principality itself. Thales partners with Monegasque digital security Thales is supporting the Monaco Government and public services as well as Monegasque OIVs (Operators of Vital Importance) in strengthening their cybersecurity. NOTE TO READERS: Our new Saturday edition of Good Morning Monaco proved very popular last week... Please look out for it again tomorrow. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 15

2 min 27 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, October 14, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter French Health Pass hopes raised at Wednesday meeting A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday managed to raise hopes of a loosening of the Health Pass rules while at the same time dashing them. Four new coronavirus cases in Monaco Four Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, October 13. Coronavirus gap widens between UK and France A total of 5,578 new coronavirus cases were recorded in France on Wednesday, October 13, and 23 hospital deaths, according to Public Health France. Paraglider drowns off Roquebrune Cap Martin Monaco Matin reported on Wednesday that a paraglider died after landing in the sea off Roquebrune Cap Martin on October 6. Busy few months for Princess Charlene Foundation On Friday, October 1, the Dubai World Expo 2020 the opened its doors to the public. At the Monaco Pavilion, the Foundation is present alongside other Monegasque institutions to showcase its international initiatives... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 14

1 min 59 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, October 13, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Government invites residents for third jab The Prince’s Government is inviting Monegasques and residents aged 65 and over to receive a third dose of coronavirus vaccine... Few surprises in drug use report Monaco’s statistics office, IMSEE, has reported that the use of tobacco among 16 year-olds in Monaco has declined in recent years. Environmental labs celebrate 60 years Mr Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Agency of Atomic Energy (IAEA), paid a visit to the Principality on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the IAEA Environmental Laboratories in Monaco... One new case, one full recovery One Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, October 12. One further full recovery was also reported. Luxury sparkling wine launches with extra punch Mr Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam, a French-Cameroonian professional boxer and six-time middleweight world champion, has become a new ambassador of Vino Royale Monte Carlo... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 13

2 min 15 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, October 12, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter No more masks in Monaco - in most places The Monaco Government issued a press release shortly before 17:30 on Monday, October 11, announcing the end of compulsory mask-wearing... Incidence rate jumped last week Monaco’s coronavirus incidence rate jumped to 52.15 in the seven days to Sunday, October 10, up from 31.29 per 100,000 one week earlier. Free buses on horizon, and more trains The Government is considering experimenting with free buses as a way to deal with overcrowding on the roads of the Principality. Speaker addresses topic of a changing Ireland Professor Joseph Lennon of Villanova University’s Centre of Irish Studies (Philadelphia) gave a lecture ‘Newcome and Native’: Visions of Irish Cultural Democracy at the Princess Grace Irish Library on Monday evening. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 12

2 min 49 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, October 11, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Princess Charlene undergoes another operation HSH Princess Charlene underwent an operation under general anaesthetic on Friday, October 8. Sources at the Prince’s Palace said it would be the last one. Empress Eugenie honoured with unveiling of bust A bust representing the Empress Eugenie was unveiled by HSH Prince Albert II in the presence of Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon, current head of the house of Bonaparte and his wife, Olympia. Two new cases on Sunday Two Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, October 10, while two were reported to have fully recovered. Female footballer collector cards launched To mark the International Day of the Girl on Monday, October 11, the She Can He Can association launched its female footballer collector cards. Bottas wins at slippery Turkish GP - Leclerc fourth The Turkish Grand Prix was a wet one this year, as rain intermittently dampened the Istanbul Park circuit on the afternoon of Sunday, October 10. After a gripping 58 laps... TODAY'S EVENTS: Canada's friends are gathering on Monday October 11 for a Lunch at the Hotel Meridien Beach Plaza. (26 euros menu and one drink). BOOK directly by phone, the Meridien 93157888. ALSO on Monday (today), at 19:30 - Dr Joseph Lennon of Villanova University’s Center of Irish Studies (Philadelphia) will deliver a lecture 'Newcome and Native’: Visions of Irish Cultural Democracy, at the Princess Grace Irish Library. Tel: + 377 93 50 12 25. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 10

2 min 49 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, October 8, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Council President welcomes budget 'in line with reality' President of the National Council Stéphane Valeri opened his remarks at an important budget meeting on Thursday night by underlining the enduring difference in functions of the elected body on one hand and the Government on the other... No new cases, no recoveries It was the status quo in Monaco on Thursday, as no new cases of coronavirus were reported and no-one was reported to have fully recovered. Cooking oil reduces carbon footprint Air France, TotalEnergies, Métropole and Nice Côte d’Azur Airport joined forces to achieve a flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF. Annual ball raises 1.5 million euros The Butterfly Ball has raised 1.5 million euros for UK-based Caudwell Children, a charity that helps disabled children. Monaco financier joins board of Hertz Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. announced that Evelina Vougessis Machas has joined its Board of Directors, effective September 30, 2021. She is an accomplished executive... NOTE TO READERS: Starting tomorrow, October 9, we will be adding a Saturday edition of Good Morning Monaco, highlighting articles uploaded at NEWS.MC during Friday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 8

2 min 39 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, October 7, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Big success for latest Monaco Business The ninth Monaco Business salon, organised by Monaco Communication, brought together many Monaco businesses at the Meridien hotel on Wednesday. Gold rush for commemorative coin A coin struck to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the marriage of HSH Prince Albert and HSH Princess Charlene almost sold out within a few hours. Sportel Monaco rewards international talent The 2021 Sportel Awards ceremony has celebrated the best in sports media creators and creations. Three new cases, three recoveries Three Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, October 6. Three residents fully recovered. DULY NOTED: Arrivals at Heathrow's Terminal 5 had to queue for up to four hours during the day on Wednesday as e-gates succumbed to a nationwide outage. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 7

2 min 4 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, October 6, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Sizeable sum won in Monaco nabbed by French Customs A 38 year-old man from Nice had a lucky night at a casino in Monaco, walking away with 180,000 euros in his pocket. Anti-Pass group wants mask rules loosened The Facebook group that has pressured the Government over the Health Pass has turned its attention to the wearing of masks by younger schoolchildren. Uptick in new coronavirus cases Seven Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, October 5. Three residents were declared fully-recovered. Monaco passes torch on coral reef protection Monaco, Australia and Indonesia have officially passed their Joint Presidency of the International Coral Reef Initiative to the United States of America... DULY NOTED: The Sportel Awards were held on Tuesday evening and our report will be published during the day on Wednesday, October 6. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 6

2 min 7 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, October 5, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Stormy weather batters Marseille, peters out at Menton The city of Marseille was battered by heavy rain, storms and flooding on Monday, while the residents of Cannes were told to move to higher floors. Foreign residents thank the Principality CREM, the Club of Foreign Residents of Monaco, held its opening cocktail of the season in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II on Monday, September 27, at the Yacht Club... Sovereign renews support for devastated community One year after the catastrophic storm that hit the Roya valley, HSH Prince Albert was once more present to provide his sympathy and support for the local community of Breil-sur-Roya. Two new cases, lower infection rate Two new positive cases of coronavirus were reported on Monday, October 4... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 5

2 min 20 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, October 4, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Blockbuster report opens Pandora's box First there was the earthquake of the Panama Papers, now there is the tsunami of the Pandora Papers, a huge international investigation into corruption and money-laundering... Death announced of Bernard Tapie Man of many parts Bernard Tapie, former owner of Olympique Marseille, former politician and controversial businessman, succumbed to cancer on Sunday morning. Monaco celebrates James Bond connections The latest Bond epic No Time to Die had its world premiere in London on Tuesday to great critical acclaim and went on to gross $6.5 million on its opening day – September 30 – in the UK and Ireland. No new cases on Sunday Only one Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus over the three days from Friday. On Sunday, a further five residents were declared fully-recovered. Sovereign cloud arrives in Monaco The sovereign cloud has arrived in Monaco, much to the delight of the Monaco administration. Monaco maintain momentum with win against Bordeaux AS Monaco hosted Girondins de Bordeaux at Stade Louis II on Sunday, October 3, and put on a show for home supporters as they claimed their third consecutive win in Ligue 1. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 3

2 min 24 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, October 1, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Local Prefect prolongs mask regulations The prefect of the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes decided on Thursday, September 30, to extend the requirement that masks be worn outdoors and in all public places. France adds rip-off investor sites to blacklist France’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has added more internet sites to its blacklist of investment entities that are not authorised to offer financial services. One new case again in Monaco One Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, September 30, while two were declared fully-recovered. Body of art makes stunning debut Young Belgian-Greek artist Samantha Ganotakis enjoyed a popular grand opening at her first ever exhibition on Thursday, September 23, at the L’Entrepôt gallery in Monaco, alongside the ever-colourful artwork of Dave van Dorst. AS Monaco hold Real Sociedad to draw AS Monaco managed to hold Real Sociedad to a draw in a tense Europa League matchup in Spain on Thursday, September 30. DULY NOTED: The price of household gas will jump by 12.8 percent in France from October 1, but Prime Minister Jean Castex said it would be the last increase until next April, when prices “will plummet.” A planned increase in electricity prices of 12 percent next February will be limited to four percent. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Oct 1

2 min 30 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, September 30, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter France plans to extend Health Pass for 10 more months Citing the possibility of a resurgence of coronavirus over the winter months, the French government is planning to extend the Health Pass until July 31, 2022. Economic Board targets Belgium in charm offensive A delegation from the Monaco Economic Board hit Antwerp on Tuesday at the start of a visit to promote bilateral trade and also showcase the Principality as a possible destination for the country’s wealthiest. Rolls-Royce to switch to all-electric by 2030 Rolls-Royce will produce only electric cars by 2030, the luxury carmaker said on Wednesday, joining other premium brands making the switch... One new coronavirus case in Monaco One more Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, September 29. Two residents were reported to have fully recovered. IMPORTANT UPDATE: We have been asked to point out that the funeral of David Waters, the former churchwarden at St. Pauls Church, will take place at St. Paul's at 14:30 on October 6, not at 10:30 as we indicated yesterday, followed by Cremation at the Athanée at 16:00. DULY NOTED: The Monaco charity premiere of the latest Bond film, No Time to Die, took place last night, September 29. The movie was due to be released in April, 2020, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The beneficiary of the premiere event was the Princess Grace Foundation USA. opyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 30

2 min 30 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, September 29, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Another tragic motorbike accident hits Monaco A senior policeman in Monaco died in a tragic accident while on his way to work on Tuesday morning. It's all about fibre at Monaco Telecom Martin Peronnet, CEO of Monaco Telecom, is very proud of the way in which the Principality’s service provider has improved its service over the last 12 years, when he first joined the company. Six new coronavirus cases in Monaco Six Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, September 28. Five residents were declared fully-recovered. Marketa brings retreat atmosphere to a Grand Hotel It was a love of Yoga and a community of ladies who practice together and take time for themselves that inspired a well-known fertility coach In Monaco, Marketa Hakkinen, to organise a Luxury Wellness Day on Tuesday, September 28. Death announced of David Waters David Waters, who was a Church Warden at St. Paul’s Church in Monaco up until 2002, died at home in Moulinet on Sunday evening aged 73... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 29

2 min 9 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, September 28, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Top Monaco chef excluded and humiliated Marcel Ravin, the Michelin-starred chef at Blue Bay in Monaco, was turned away from a prestigious culinary event on Sunday at which the guest of honour was President Emmanuel Macron. After shedding jobs, SBM looks to brighter future As expected the coronavirus lockdowns had a major impact on the fortunes of Société des bains de mer, the operator of the casinos and most of Monaco’s top hotels. Monaco makes electric car charging even easier The Principality is expanding the network of charging points for electric vehicles as it sets out to gradually replace self-service outlets with electric service stations and several electric terminals... Infection rate down, three new cases Monaco’s benchmark infection rate per 100,000 fell to 33.90 on Sunday, September 26, down from 36.51 one week earlier... Team Ambrosio MC goes above and beyond Brother and sister Michele and Camilla Charlotte Ambrosio or just Team Ambrosio MC have broken yet another unprecedented record at the Monte-Carlo Country Club members’ tournament. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 28

2 min 14 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, September 27, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Café de Paris to close for one year Société des bains de mer announced on Friday that the Café de Paris will undergo a major internal refit that will take between 10 and 12 months. This year's Yacht Show hailed as great success Manola Ballerio, co-owner and designer of Sabrina Monte Carlo, was very happy with the Yacht Show... Despite improvement, most coronavirus restrictions remain Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, told journalists on Friday afternoon that the coronavirus situation in Monaco is much more favourable than at the beginning of the summer. (First published as a News Alert on Friday, September 24) No new coronavirus cases on Sunday Only two new cases of coronavirus were reported on Friday and one on Saturday, making the three-day weekend total just three... Monte-Carlo Diary The event that stood out for me this week was a very interesting car ride with my wife and four strangers. We were sharing a limo to an after-party... Monaco continue run of good form with away win For the eighth match day of Ligue 1, the AS Monaco team travelled to the Gabriel Montpied stadium to face off against newly promoted side Clermont Foot on Sunday, September 26. Wet and wild Russian Grand Prix sees usual suspects win Lewis Hamilton claimed his 100th Formula 1 victory at an eventful 2021 Russian Grand Prix as he was the first to cross the finish line at a wet Sochi Autodrome, ahead of title rival Max Verstappen, who somehow managed... DULY NOTED: Limited places are still available for a Luxury Wellness Day with Marketa Hakkinen and her guests. Rejuvenate, relax, discover new things and meet new people at Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat on Tuesday, September 28. One day Luxury Holistic Health experience has a structured program from Breakfast to Vintage Dinner with opera singer Julia Cubo. The all inclusive price is 700 euros. Book now: Marketahakkinen@gmail.com or NancyLofficiel.MC@gmail.com Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 27

3 min 11 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, September 24, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Health Pass relaxation mooted in France and Monaco The benchmark coronavirus infection rate of cases per 100,000 population has fallen to 106 in the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes, Public Health France reported... Thursday practice dropped for 2022 Grand Prix Next year’s Monaco Grand Prix will move to a more conventional timetable, by dropping the traditional Thursday practice session and moving it to Friday. Aston Martin unveils Valhalla at MYS The crossover between the Monaco Yacht Show and high-end motor cars was underlined this week by the unveiling of the new James Bond car, the Aston Martin Valhalla. Two centuries of English music at St. Pauls Musician Dimitri Goldobine entranced a small but very appreciative audience at Saint Paul’s Church in Monte-Carlo on Thursday evening... One new coronavirus case in Monaco One Monaco resident tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, September 23. Three residents were reported to have recovered fully. DULY NOTED: Today is the third day of the Monaco Yacht Show, which continues through Saturday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 24

2 min 34 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, September 22, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco has eyes on Sanremo Port The Société d’Exploitation des Ports de Monaco is seeking to expand its ownership of yacht harbours in Italy, and is now targeting the old port of Sanremo... Feadship makes waves with Future Concept Feadship will mark the opening of the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show in the purest form possible by unveiling its latest Feadship Future Concept. Sentence handed down in puppy killing case The young Monaco resident arrested in Paris in May after killing his puppy has been sentenced to jail. The business student, who lived in an expensive part of Paris, beat his eight month-old beagle puppy to death... Countries of the Med sign up to Athens pact France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia have signed an agreement to take a more coordinated approach in dealing with the catastrophes associated with extreme weather. Six new coronavirus cases, three recoveries After three days when only one new case was reported, the Monaco health authorities announced on Tuesday, September 21, that six residents tested positive... DULY NOTED: Today is the first day of the much-awaited Monaco Yacht Show, which continues through Saturday. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 21

2 min 20 sec

Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, September 21, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Infection rates dive in Monaco and region One resident tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, September 20, following two consecutive days with no new cases. Also on Monday... Alberto Giacometti at Grimaldi Forum attracts 32,500 The major summer exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, organised in collaboration with the Giacometti Foundation, was unanimously acclaimed as a great success in every way and undoubtedly renewed... CFM Indosuez launches 'solidarity finance' with 130k gift CFM Indosuez Wealth Management, in collaboration with Crédit Agricole CIB, is inaugurating innovative solidarity finance that has been acclaimed by its clients and includes a donation of 130,000 euros to the Oceanographic Institute. Save my sight - the plight of Thomas Rodier At 20 years old and with a bright mind, Thomas Rodier was studying to become an engineer when he discovered that he was beginning to lose his eyesight... DULY NOTED: Monaco Yacht Show comes back in a different format from tomorrow, Wednesday, September 22, through Saturday, September 25. Visitor tickets this year cost 500 euros, but NEWS.MC will be in Port Hercule in force reporting on the world's leading yacht show in all its aspects. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 21

2 min 3 sec

Good Morning Monaco Monday, September 20, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter First half figures show still-struggling economy Economic figures for the second quarter of 2021 released on Friday, September 17, show a strong recovery from 2020. However, comparisons with 2019 – before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic – demonstrate a net decline in turnover in almost all sectors. Rybolovlev loses last Swiss lawsuit The Geneva prosecutor’s office has dropped the last legal case initiated by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev against Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier... Excellent news on coronavirus in Monaco There were no new cases of coronavirus in Monaco over the weekend. No Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on either Saturday, September 18, or on Sunday. Derby brings ASM much-needed point The 101st Côte d’Azur derby ended in a 2-2 draw between OGC Nice and AS Monaco at the Allianz Riviera Arena on Sunday, September 19. 'My European Week' The week’s big story in Europe was undoubtedly the diplomatic row between France on one hand and Australia and the US on the other.... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 20

2 min 21 sec

Good Morning Monaco Friday, September 17, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Macron hints at ending Health Pass soon President Macron told the Union of Local Businesses on Thursday, September 16, that the Health Pass has avoided the closure of small businesses, which would be “the worst thing.” Monaco's Zhang Zhang hits out at firing of white musicians Only seven patients are currently being treated for coronavirus at Princess Grace Hospital. Of the five residents, one is in intensive care. Fiat 500 Club marks end of summer The Fiat 500 Monte-Carlo Club is holding its third end-of-summer cavalcade, which has become an unmissable end-of-season event in the Principality. Three new cases, 10 recoveries There was more good news on Thursday, September 16, when Monaco’s Government announced that three residents had tested positive for coronavirus in the previous 24 hours while 10 residents had fully recovered. Robert Gelli visits Strasbourg Robert Gelli, Secretary of State for Justice and Director of Judicial Services, visited Strasbourg on September 13 and 14 on a working visit... READER EVENT: NEWS.MC will be hosting the first in a series of Supper with a Sponsor evenings at the Pacific Restaurant on Monday, September 27. The guest sponsor of NEWS.MC, publisher of Monaco Daily News and Good Morning Monaco, will be Irene Luke of Savills Monaco. There will be no formal speeches, but a great opportunity for mixing, starting with a welcome drink from 19:00 and a three-course meal with wine and coffee included. The all-in cost is 70 euros per person. Spaces are limited due to coronavirus restrictions. Please book by emailing hello@news.mc, with the subject Sponsor Evening. Strictly first-come first-served. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 17

3 min 12 sec

Good Morning Monaco Thursday, September 16, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Prince Albert makes it a first for a head of state HSH Prince Albert took to the skies above Monaco on Tuesday in a two-seat all-electric aircraft, the Pipistrel Velis. Numbers in hospital continue to fall Only seven patients are currently being treated for coronavirus at Princess Grace Hospital. Of the five residents, one is in intensive care. France and Monaco collaborate on Ocean The Oceanographic Institute and France’s National Space Studies Centre are strengthening their collaboration for a better knowledge of the Ocean. New developments of Monaco Monaco is growing. With new developments being constructed across the Principality, there are more new properties for sale now than there ever have been... Packed new season at Princess Grace Theatre The 2021-2022 Princess Grace Theatre season has been announced, and it is an immense one, as no less than 30 events comprise the upcoming program. READER EVENT: NEWS.MC will be hosting the first in a series of Supper with a Sponsor evenings at the Pacific Restaurant on Monday, September 27. The guest sponsor of NEWS.MC, publisher of Monaco Daily News and Good Morning Monaco, will be Irene Luke of Savills Monaco. There will be no formal speeches, but a great opportunity for mixing, starting with a welcome drink from 19:00 and a three-course meal with wine and coffee included. The all-in cost is 70 euros per person. Spaces are limited due to coronavirus restrictions. Please book by emailing hello@news.mc, with the subject Sponsor Evening. Strictly first-come first-served. opyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 16

2 min 46 sec

Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, September 15, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter National Council approves Health Pass sanctions Monaco’s elected National Council met in high security on Tuesday night to discuss the controversial bill that requires health professionals to be double-jabbed or face serious sanctions. Anti-Health Pass protest at CHPG Demonstrators gathered outside the Princess Grace Hospital from 16:00 on Tuesday, September 14, to protest against Government proposals to punish health professionals who refuse to be double-vaccinated against coronavirus. Lagerfeld sale to be in Monaco After many months of legal uncertainties following the designer’s death almost three years ago, Sotheby’s is to start selling items from Karl Largerfeld’s extensive estate in December this year. MonacoUSA is networking again The highly-anticipated networking events organised by MonacoUSA resumed on Tuesday, after almost a year exclusively on social media... Further improvement in coronavirus figures Three Monaco residents tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, September 14. Eight were reported to have fully recovered. READER EVENT: NEWS.MC will be hosting the first in a series of Supper with a Sponsor evenings at the Pacific Restaurant on Monday, September 27. The guest sponsor of NEWS.MC, publisher of Monaco Daily News and Good Morning Monaco, will be Irene Luke of Savills Monaco. There will be no formal speeches, but a great opportunity for mixing, starting with a welcome drink from 19:00 and a three-course meal with wine and coffee included. The all-in cost is 70 euros per person. Spaces are limited due to coronavirus restrictions. Please book by emailing hello@news.mc, with the subject Sponsor Evening. Strictly first-come first-served. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/monacodailynews/message

Sep 15

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