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Princely news: ‘Students on Ice 2017’ and Beatrice Borromeo and Pierre Casiraghi at Gstaad

Prince with Students

Fjords, polar bears, whales, ice… These images were displayed at the Technique et Hôtelier High School of Monaco. Marie Sophie Danckaert and Lisa Ginocchi, high school students at FANB and Lycee Albert-l, brought back snapshots from the Arctic. They are the winners of the Students on Ice competition (organized in the Principality by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation …

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Princely digest: How Prince and his family spent the Christmas holidays

Princely family

Everyone has the right to rest. Especially in the New Year holidays. And the ruling Princely couple is not an exception. We are going to reveal to you “mysteries” of Christmas holidays of Prince and his family. Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco have returned to Ireland with an informal visit to County Louth, reported Independent.ie. Last week the …

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Charles III: Golden Pages in the History of Monaco

Prince Charles III

Charles III was not the very first Prince of Monaco. However, many things in the Principality began with him. This monarch was the founder of diplomatic relations between Russia and Monaco, and he also signed an agreement for the construction of the first railroad through the Principality. He was the one who built the Monte Carlo area with its famous …

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Prince Albert II of Monaco’s New Year’s Speech

Prince Albert II of Monaco’s New Year’s Speech

“The current situation calls for vigilance by all and we know that we can count on the services in charge of security to ensure effective monitoring and necessary actions.” During his vows to the Monegasque population, the Sovereign declared eight messages. Some are clear, others more subtle. In three minutes and twenty-two seconds, Prince Albert II achieved a tour de …

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Stealing Chips from Monaco’s Casino

Roulette table

There are several ways to steal from the casino. But the palming technique is certainly the preferred method for transalpine sharks. An Italian believed he would put his hands to good use and quintuple his bet. But the cameras were watching. The offender was caught by video surveillance and summoned to appear before the court. On the 11th of September …

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From the Court: Eight Days in Prison for Nanny and One Month for Drunk Driver

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Eight days in Prison for Nanny The nanny stole a child’s smartphone. We would refrain from being suspicious of a nanny, especially one in her seventies. A Monegasque couple had decided to entrust their boys to a child carer. But the recent court hearing showed that lax morals often lead to changes in professional relationships. Today, this retired Cannes woman …

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CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN MONACO

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN MONACO

Over more than seven centuries, Monaco created its own traditions carefully observed by the Monegasque families. Most of them are related to religious holidays, including the celebration of Christmas. A Christmas Eve in Monaco brings all the family together. It’s a perfect family time, an opportunity to share warm moments with your loved ones. Among others, Monaco has a Christmas …

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From the court: Driver made a U-turn inside the Rainier-III tunnel in Monaco

a U-turn right inside of the Rainier-III tunnel

A Ukrainian driving a Bentley makes a U-turn right inside of the Rainier-III tunnel in Monaco. The double underpass connecting the Principality to the Moyenne-Cornicheonly allows you to drive one way. When the police were checking stability of the road traffic, their control screens displayed a vehicle that was heading back to Monaco in the forbidden direction! At the risk …

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The house of Grimaldi: Prince Albert I: Explorer, scientist, reformer and pacifist

Prince Albert I

The life of Prince Albert I is a fascinating history of exploration and adventure, as well as the promotion of peace. This piece examines his progression from a young dreamer to a leader. “Europe will sort out its problems which are weakening it and devouring its resources, only with consensus and conflict solving.” Albert I. There is no greater philanthropist …

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Princely digest: Princess Charlene’s Trip to India, Nico Rosberg receives a gift from Prince Albert II and more…

Princess Charlene’s Trip to India

H.S.H. Princess Charlene’s Trip to India H.S.H. Princess Charlene made a trip to India for the first time, from the 8th to the 10th of December 2016. On Thursday the 8th, the Princess visited the south of India, Dindigul, to attend a presentation from the non-governmental organization ‘Mass Trust’ at the St Joseph Polytechnic College. This Indian NGO supports children …

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