European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Monaco’s Princess

 September 21, 2013

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Monaco’s Princess Caroline von Hannover for her complaint against Germany on refusing to block further publication of her photo with husband on vacation. The case goes back to 2002, when German gossip magazine 7 Tage published a photo taken of the princess and her husband, Prince […]

A question of heart versus head

 September 21, 2013

The triangle d’or of the Place du Casino and its inimitable air of class and prestige has barely changed in a century. This signature square, the picture perfect heart of Monaco that has been the backdrop for many an illustrious blockbuster, remains the catwalk for the world’s superstars and royalty. But underneath its glamourous façade, […]

HSH the Prince in His great-great-grandfather’s footsteps

 September 20, 2013

On Thursday 19 September, HSH the Prince visited the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, and its museums: Draper Natural History Museum, Whitney Gallery of Western Art and Buffalo Bill Museum, which created a faithful reproduction of Prince Albert I’s camp using old photographs. HSH the Prince posed for photographers just as […]

Grace of Monaco

 September 19, 2013

Nicole Kidman stars as former Hollywood star Grace Kelly in this new biopic about her time married to Prince Rainier III (Tim Roth). The film focuses on a crisis in the couple’s marriage in the early 1960s, during the political dispute between Monaco and France. Parker Posey, Paz Vega, Frank Langella and Derek Jacobi feature […]

H.S.H. Prince Albert II’s visit to the United States

 September 19, 2013

H.S.H. the Prince will travel to the United States from 18th to 25th September 2013. This year Monaco celebrates the 20th anniversary of its entry in the UN and the Principality will take over the role of Vice-President of the GA for the second time, 14 years after it first did so for the 54th […]

Meeting ASM on home turf

 September 18, 2013

This afternoon I was one of a privileged few who had the chance to be present during one of the training sessions of the AS Monaco football team at Stade Louis II, and meet the players. Trainer Claudio Ranieri and his staff opened the doors exceptionally for a working session just a few days before […]

Monaco redoubles efforts at IAEA

 September 17, 2013

A Monegasque delegation is taking part in the 57th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held in Vienna, Austria, from 16 to 20 September, at which Jose Badia, Government Counsellor for External Relations, reaffirmed the support of the Principality for the actions by the IAEA against major threats of our time, including […]

High praise for conference ad campaign

 September 17, 2013

Most destinations would die for Monaco’s glitzy image, but occupying a high-end niche can be challenging, according to Philip Cooke, who draws some general lessons in marketing from the principality’s new campaign for the conference destinations online news service… The Monaco Tourist Authority, despite relatively high levels of demand, is seeking to change the […]

Venturi speed attempt derailed by rain

 September 17, 2013

Gildo Pastor-Pallanca has been forced to cancel an attempt to reach 500 kilometres an hour for Venturi’s VBB -3 Electric at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, due to heavy rain that flooded the area Putting a brave face on the unexpected turn of events, the Monegasque entrepreneur and innovator said: “We just spent two years […]

Princess visits local schools

 September 16, 2013

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene today visited several schools in the Principality, accompanied by Isabelle Bonnal , Director of the National Education, Youth and Sports, and Valerie Corporandy , Deputy Director. The first stop was at 10:00, close to the Palace, at the college François d’Assise Nicolas Barre The Princess was able to see for […]

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