New additions to Monaco stamp heritage

Two new stamps have been created in Monaco to celebrate five years of the Princess Charlene Foundation. The first stamp (71 centimes) is a picture of the princess at the South African-Monaco Rugby Exchange’, which aims to welcome young South African children to the principality. The second stamp (85 centimes) is a picture of the princess taken in Corsica during one of her educational Drowning Prevention evens.Read more

Prince Albert II’s comments on Stockholm terror attack

In the hours that followed the Friday terror attack in Sweden’s capital city, Monaco’s Prince Albert II has reached out to King Carl Gustaf XVI and offered his condolences and support during the difficult time.Read more

Monaco performs hostage scenario

Monaco recently tested its security measures and ability to react to a serious public safety threat in a hostage-taking scenario baptised Alpha Tango. The full-scale operation, which took place on 3rd April between 7pm and 2pm, gathered more than 400 law enforcement teams and medical professionals together at the  Rainier III Auditorium in the context of a multi-hostage situation.  Read more

Princess Grace hospital improves outpatient care

The Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monaco has expanded its outpatient care to provide patients with a faster recovery and more personalised treatment and service following an operation or hospital stay.Read more

Pelagos Sanctuary Agreement

The signing of a momentous agreement between France, Monaco and Italy to protect the nations’ shared marine environment took place this week at the Monegasque Ministry of State as part of Monaco Ocean Week.Read more

New 50€ note enters circulation

As of today, some 6.5 billion new look 50€ bills have entered the European currency as the European Central Bank attempts to crack down on fraudulent reproductions and forged notes. Now featuring a stronger orange shade, the European Central Bank has also incorporated a transparent window displaying Europa, a goddess from Greek mythology.Read more

Cartier boutique armed robbery in Monaco

Monaco’s famous Casino Square came to a standstill over the weekend following an armed robbery on the Cartier boutique just metres from the front doors of the casino itself. Four people have now been arrested – either in the principality or in France. According to unconfirmed police reports, almost all of the jewels stolen have now been recovered.Read more

Lagerfeld and the Bal de la Rose

This year’s Bal de la Rose (now in its 63rd year and taking place on 18th March) has been designed by the illustrious Karl Lagerfeld, a close friend of Princess Caroline of Hanover. Lagerfeld has chosen the Vienna Secession art movement as inspiration for the ball. The refined Secession style flourished in Austria and throughout Europe from 1892 to 1906 and has been selected as the representation of Monaco’s modern-day glamour. Think bright golds, Gustave Klimt and Otto Wagner!Read more

Palace confirms birth of baby boy

Pierre Casiraghi and his wife Beatrice Borromeo welcomed their first child, a baby boy, into the world on 28th February at the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace. In a joint statement issued by the Palais Princier, Princess Caroline of Hanover and Countess Donna Paola Marzotto confirmed the happy news of their respective son and daughter: “Mother and baby are doing well.”Read more

Monaco Yacht Show 2017

With seven months to go and counting down, the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show will be here before we know it! The organisers of the world’s greatest superyachting event have just released the new look for the show, which will be taking place in Port Hercules from 27th to 30th September. Read more

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