Tyrus Capital hit hard by half-a-billion dollar bet on NXP Semiconductors

 August 10, 2018

“Monaco hedge fund bore significant losses from investment in Dutch chipmaker.” – reports Financial Times The Monaco based Tyrus Capital and its hedge fund made a highly significant loss when Tyrus Capital, headed by Tony Chedraoui invested into NXP Semiconductors. “a half-a-billion dollar bet that went very wrong.” – reports the Financial Times The Financial Times recalls when last […]

New road layout for Place du Casino

 August 09, 2018

Starting on Thursday 9 August 2018, a new road layout will be tested on Place du Casino. The initiative, which is being conducted under the aegis of the Société des Bains de Mer, the Police Department and the Department of Urban Amenities, will be in place throughout autumn, with the results to be analysed at […]

Britain’s richest person to leave UK for tax-free Monaco

 August 09, 2018

“Pro-Brexit Ineos boss Sir Jim Ratcliffe reportedly leaving to save tax on £21bn fortune.” – report The Guardian Britain’s richest person is quitting the UK for Monaco – just two months after he was knighted by the Queen for “services to business and investment”. Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the founder and chief executive of petrochemicals company […]

Lady Gaga parties with Monaco’s Princess Charlene at Marlon Brando’s luxury Polynesian island resort

 August 08, 2018

The Lady had a ball with a Princess on Tuesday. Lady Gaga was spotted hugging Princess Charlene of Monaco at a beach party at the luxury Brando resort on the French Polynesian island of Tetiaroa. The 32-year-old, who was with her CAA talent agent fiance Christian Carino, 40, greeted the Princess warmly before dancing with […]

The chef of the century, Joël Robuchon passed away

 August 07, 2018

Joël Robuchon, the celebrated and much-loved chef passed away on August 6, 2018. (the age of 73) Chef Robuchon, the „Chef of the Century“ held 28 Michelin stars and is internationally famous for the relentless perfection that he dedicated to his cuisine. This has helped to turn the Principality of Monaco into a world class and […]

Heritage of Monaco: Gastronomy

 August 07, 2018

Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco is a distinctive publication highlighting the exceptional culinary scene of the Principality of Monaco. Authors Bradley Mitton and Zsolt Szemerszky are showcasing the most excellent restaurants in Monaco as well as the heritage of the Principality of Monaco. Gastronomy The Principality of Monaco has always had a rich […]

An ethical fishing event

 August 03, 2018

Monaco Tagging Tournament 3-4 August 2018 Some 150 sports anglers divided between 20 boats will be gathering for the second and final stage of the Monaco Tagging Tournament. After Beaulieu-sur-Mer, it is the turn of Monaco’s bay to host this “tag-and-release” competition, being held for the first time in 18 years. The event is part […]

Prostitution in Monaco – There are around 50 prostitutes in the country

 August 03, 2018

Prostitution in Monaco is legal, and in order to help prevent egregious human rights violations, Monaco designates a special police unit to monitor the activities of women in prostitution. Prostitution in Monaco is legal, but organized prostitution (brothels, prostitution rings and other forms of pimping) is prohibited. Informal red light districts form around and near hotels, […]

Charlotte Casiraghi celebrates her 32nd birthday

 August 03, 2018

Today is August 3 and Charlotte Casiraghi celebrates her 32nd birthday. Charlotte Marie Pomeline, better known as Charlotte Casiraghi was born on August 3, 1986 at Princess Grace Hospital. Charlotte Casiraghi is the daughter of Princess Caroline of Hanover and the late Stefano Casiraghi. Happy birthday to you, Charlotte Casiraghi Originally published by Hellen Electra […]

A building lighting charter for the Principality

 August 02, 2018

Lighting up a city provides an opportunity to reveal its less familiar features. Given the specific, often spectacular nature of the urban landscape in Monaco, which has around 7,500 light points, this challenge is particularly important. “Recognising this, the Government, on the basis of an assessment by a specialist engineering firm, has initiated thinking on […]

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