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OREN NATAF GETS A FRIGHT

Oren Nataf is truly passionate about sailing. Having won the Bailli de Suffren four times and come 2nd in the last Transat Classique on his 1963 Stephens design Stiren, which led him to be nominated at the 2019 YCM Awards, this Yacht Club de Monaco member has now set himself another challenge: to compete in the 2022 Route du Rhum. His determination is evident. During a recent training session 60 nautical miles off Ouessant, sailing double-handed with the highly experienced Sidney Gavignet, the starboard beam on his Multi50 Gamin broke, dismasting the 50-foot trimaran. “I’d just changed watch with Sidney at 00.30am, it was blowing 22-knots from the north-west, we had two reefs in the mainsail and had set the staysail, the centreboards were...

Eco-ashtrays make it possible to recycle and value butts

After being positioned at the Christmas Village during the winter, eco-ashtrays have just been installed at the entrances of 5 municipal sites: the City Hall of Monaco, the Louis Notari Library, the Sonothèque José Notari-Videotheque, the Stadium Nautique Rainier III and the Regional Fund. These eco-ashtrays make it possible to recycle and value butts....

A block of rocks threatens to fall from the Exotic Garden: The Hospital Tunnel closed in both directions from July 31 to August 2

As part of the consolidation work of the Exotic Garden, it appeared that a 4T rock block threatens to detach itself from the wall and therefore requires the intervention of specialized climbers as soon as possible. It will take place between July 31, 7:30 a.m. and August 2, 7 p.m., and will require the complete closure of car and pedestrian traffic in both directions of Boulevard de Belgique, at the level of the Hospital tunnel. Motorists and Compagnie des Autobus de Monaco users wishing to go to the Princess Grace Hospital Center can only do so by going up Avenue Pasteur. Pedestrians will also have the possibility, from Boulevard de Belgique, to take the Revoires lift to reach Boulevard du Jardin Exotique and the Hospital lift. Note tha...

Last chance to win a luxury weekend. Bradley Mitton

It’s your last chance to join a very exciting tombola on www.brads-wine.com, giving you the chance to win a luxury weekend for two at the Hôtel La Ferme d’Augustin in St Tropez! All you need to do, to be in with a chance of winning, is subscribe to www.brads-wine.com. We'll be picking a name at random at the end of July - so subscribe online and order your first case of amazing wines!...

Safe in style - Monte-Carlo Cares

Monaco, the most exclusive destination in Europe is also the safest. Discover the various measures introduced in our different universes so that the Monte-Carlo experience is more than ever the symbol of light-heartedness and serenity. Monaco, la destination la plus exclusive en Europe est aussi la plus sûre. Découvrez les différentes mesures mises en place dans ses différents univers (jeu, hôtellerie, restauration, bien être …) pour que l’expérience Monte-Carlo soit plus que jamais le symbole de l’insouciance et de la sérénité....

Three digital tools at the service of Monegasques and residents

On Thursday July 23, at the Ministry of State, Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Government Counselor-Minister of Equipment, Environment and Urban Planning and Georges Gambarini, responsible for the Smart City program at the Department of Digital Services, presented the YourMonaco site, and the Urban Report and Waze applications. “These three new digital tools, labeled DEEU and Extented Monaco, aim to better inform the population and listen to them. These open up new access, offer new opportunities with the aim of strengthening the link between our Administration, Monegasques and residents, ”said Marie-Pierre Gramaglia. “The best urban sensor is people,” added Georges Gambarini....

Monaco City Hall takes steps to support merchants

[Info #COVID19] In order to support merchants during the health crisis that we are currently experiencing, the Monaco City Council has decided to relieve tenants of municipal premises from paying their rent or fee for the month of March. This measure will be renewed until the end of this crisis. With respect to the Public Route Occupations on terraces, paid on an annual basis, a pro rata temporis will be applied. Thus, the months during which the terraces have not been exploited will not be charged....

Announcement from Automobile Club de Monaco

Dear Customers, Our teams are currently working on the repayment procedure of bookings been made for the 12th GRAND PRIX DE MONACO HISTORIQUE (8-10 May 2020) and the 78th GRAND PRIX DE MONACO FORMULA 1 (21-24 May 2020). We will keep you inform as soon as possible about the process and conditions, on our social media and official websites: www.acm.mc & www.formula1monaco.com . Best Regards, L'Automobile Club de Monaco...

CORONAVIRUS: two new positive cases revealed in Monaco

The Principality's health authorities were informed this Thursday, March 19, that analyzes of two samples were positive for COVID-19. This brings the number of people affected by the coronavirus to 11. An epidemiological investigation is underway in order to find out the movements made by these people over the past few days and identify the contacts maintained. The first positive coronavirus case identified on February 28 has been cured....

Alert about attempted scam over the phone

The Public Security Services of Monaco have been informed of several attempted scams and of a proven scam by telephone, targeting residents of the Principality, whose number appears in the telephone directory with a first name which could suggest a advanced age. Under a false pretext (risk of big tax fine for example), the interlocutor, presenting himself as a member of the Monegasque Police or High Monegasque Institutions, tries to extract from them large sums by bank transfer. The scenario is well established: the scammer opens an account abroad in the name of the victim to whom he then explains how to answer the questions of his bank advisor. The scammer's grip on the people contacted is total. In the event of a similar appeal, it is...

44th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo January 16 to 26, 2020 - Press release n ° 3

The great circus festival is approaching and the Organizing Committee of the 44 th International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo has decided this year to pay tribute to the horse whose beauty and elegance continue to seduce all audiences. - So Maicol Errani, son of Fredy Knie Jr., will present a unique carousel in the world with 30 horses trained by Fredy Knie Junior from the stables of the famous Swiss Knie circus, which is celebrating 100 th anniversary. The marquee will turn into a real horse temple and the number into a real equestrian ballet! - Sergey Nesterov will work with five white tigers of which he has known, by the quality of his training, his sweetness and the confidence established between him and his partners, to get the bes...