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Ventimiglia: medieval Italian town next to Monaco

Ventimiglia

Ventimiglia is a small Italian town, 30 minutes away from Monaco, just on the border of France and Italy. It is mainly known for its small but colorful food market (Mercato) open every day of the week. A selection of fresh vegetables and herbs, sundried tomatoes, huge bags of pasta, clusters of smoked sausage and ham, chunks of parmesan and …

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From the court: how to break up without strangling your ex-partner

Couple

In a recent case at the Monaco Criminal Court an ex-couple came to violent blows after a night at la Rascasse. The defendant was sentenced to a fine of 1,000 euros with a suspended sentence for attempting to strangle his ex-girlfriend. According to him, she would not accept the breakup. So who is the victim? A Monegasque man, approximately 30 …

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A Magical World of Anime and Games

MAGIC

The 3rd edition of MAGIC (Monaco Anime Game International Conferences) organized by Shibuya Productions, took place at the Grimaldi Forum on Saturday February 18th. It’s an annual event dedicated to the universe of manga, comics, animation, videogames and pop culture. It was met with unprecedented success for an event of its kind, welcoming 3000 visitors and more than surpassing the …

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This Season in The Princess Grace Theatre: personal plays and hilarious masterpieces

Momo by Sébastien Thiery,

The Princess Grace Theatre continues its season with no fewer than twelve shows until May. A rich, varied and highly anticipated program. A piece from a Woody Allen film, ‘Husbands and Wives’ (extended for a second date on the 30th of April) kicked off the second part of the season in January. Several more large pieces of theatre are being …

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Keeping Monaco healthy with Susan Tomassini: How to spot a fake nutritionist

woman with book

With everyone from personal trainers to health coaches dishing out nutritional advice, could you be leaving your health in the hands of an under qualified “professional” rather than a properly qualified nutrition expert? As a licensed nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Nutritional Health, I’m often asked about the various “nutrition gurus” that are popping up left and …

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Who are the worst drivers?

tailgating

An Ipsos survey unveils the poor practices of French drivers. Drivers in our region are among the worst culprits. According to an Ipsos survey for Vinci Autoroutes, motorists in the region are far too agitated when driving. It was widely known (at least suspected) that Southerners are not great advocates of self-control at the wheel, and this study confirms it. …

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AS Monaco lost to Manchester City 3-5

AS Monaco vs. Manchester City

Manchester City overcame an onslaught from Monaco’s prolific attack to score three late goals in 11 minutes for a 5-3 win in a wild Champions League game on Tuesday. The highest-scoring first leg in a Champions League knockout match was breathless from start to finish, leaving both coaches to congratulate their teams on producing a Round of 16 game to …

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Monegasque policeman’s act of bravery turns into a nightmare

Johann Jorquera

When he intervened between a woman and a violent man in a parking lot in Latte, Italy, the Monegasque policeman did not know the aggressor had AIDS and Hepatitis C… At the Maison de France, members of the National Order of Merit presented the Civic Action Prize to Johann Jorquera, a police officer in the Public Security, born in Monaco …

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Future cable car: negotiations continue

cable road

The Mayor of La Turbie discusses possible ideas regarding the future cable car project for Monaco. Jean-Jacques Raffaele welcomes the project of a cable car linking the Exotic Garden to the neighbourhoods of Fontvieille and Monaco-city, but does not give up the idea of connecting to La Turbie. The announcement of an interurban cable car project in Monaco by Minister …

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Crime rate in the Alpes-Maritimes is down by 6%

Alpes-Maritimes Police

With 2016’s very particular state of emergency, which led to stricter border control and unprecedented threats, crimes and law violations are down by 6%.  Physical attacks are stable. “We are continuing our determined struggle”. The year 2016 has been particularly and extraordinarily challenging. 2016 was a year in a state of emergency. Restoring border control. A year in which the …

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