Recent Articles

  • Avalanche alert for the Alpes-Maritimes

    Weather warnings for the mountains of the Alpes-Maritimes have risen to a yellow avalanche alert today, with the prefecture advising caution throughout the weekend. Skiers in the Mercantour mountain range and particularly the Isola-Tende area are being urged to stick to the pistes after the warnings were upgraded from a Level 3 to a Level 4 in the last 24 hours.

  • Roam like at home!

    European lawmakers have finally agreed on a deal to cap the wholesale charges mobile operators charge each other to allow customers to use their phones whilst roaming in the EU. The motion has been described as the ‘last piece of the puzzle’ in moving towards a total abolition of roaming charges in the EU on 15th June 2017.

  • Solar Impulse: free screening

    Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg made history with their circumnavigation of the globe in 2016 and will now share their experience with the rest of world. A film of their adventure - L'Impossible Tour du Monde - is to be screened in Monaco later this month.

  • Two months of works in the Larvotto tunnel

    From 6th February to 30th March, Monaco’s Larvotto tunnel will be closed in both directions from 8pm until 6am. During this time, necessary construction works and upgrades will be carried out with the aim of improving fire safety and public security. 

  • Monte Carlo Rolex Masters

    Monaco prides itself on being 'a land of international tennis’, a title well deserved considering that this year’s Rolex Masters will be the 111th edition of the event. Every spring, the clay courts of the Monte-Carlo Country Club welcome the first European round of the annual ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and it’s a date that, along with the Grand Prix de Monaco, has come to represent the the start of the season for sporting and cultural events in the Côte d’Azur. 

  • Air France blocks 15 US-bound passengers

    Following Donald Trump’s executive order to ban entry to the US to citizens from seven countries worldwide, Air France has refused travel to some 15 passengers over the weekend. While dual-nationality British passport holders have been told that they can still travel under the ban, France is yet to receive the same assurances.

  • End to free transport to the Allianz Riviera stadium

    Almost everyone who has been to a concert or attended an event at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice will have a traffic horror story to share. Parking and access to the multi-use venue has been a serious issue of contention since the stadium was opened in 2013, and things are likely to get a lot worse now that the local government has pulled its free public transport system.

  • CFM sells off business outside of AEOI regulations

    Monaco-based CFM Indosuez Wealth Management has announced that it has sold a portion of its business within the principality to rival bank Compagnie Monégasque de Banque (CMB). The former says the move is in line with its ‘proactive approach to limit client relations to residents of countries participating in the Automatic Exchange of Information’.