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NEWS.MC-026- Monaco pins hopes on rapid vaccine rollout and more
Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, January 26, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco pins hopes on rapid vaccine rollout Underlining the central plank of Monaco’s strategy to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, HSH Prince Albert visited the new national vaccination centre at the Grimaldi Forum on Monday. Two days of celebration of Patron Saint The celebrations of Saint Dévote, Patron Saint of Monaco, will take place on Tuesday January 26 and Wednesday January 27 January with a series of traditional events. Eleven new coronavirus cases on Monday Monaco recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus among residents on Monday, January 25, together with 19 full recoveries. French vaccine hopes dashed as Pasteur abandons project Hopes that a French pharma could develop and supply a vaccine against coronavirus were dashed on Monday when the Pasteur Institute announced it would abandon development of its principal anti-Covid 19 vaccine. DULY NOTED: Good Morning Monaco will not be publshed on Wednesday, January 27, a national holiday in the Principality. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:13
January 26, 2021
NEWS.MC-025- Cannes Festival postponement puts pressure on Grand Prix
Good Morning Monaco Monday, January 25, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Cannes Festival postponement puts pressure on Grand Prix Reports that the Cannes Film Festival will be postponed until later in the year, possibly July, adds pressure on the organisers of the Monaco Grand Prix to push back plans to hold the event in the second half of May. Steak'n'Shake broke rules - closed temporarily The popular eatery at Saint Devote has been closed by the authorities for four days following an inspection on Thursday. Seventy new coronavirus cases over weekend Twelve more residents tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, according to Government sources. Twenty-one residents were declared to be fully recovered. Ogier shatters Monte-Carlo Rally wins record The 89th edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo was nothing short of magic. Each constructor gave it their all on an almost completely different but still treacherous route. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:18
January 25, 2021
NEWS.MC-024- Monaco launches e-health portal and more
Good Morning Monaco Friday, January 22, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco launches e-health portal The Government has launched the Monaco Santé project with the objective of offering a simple and easy to use website to Monegasques, residents and visitors of the Principality. Monaco goes on Swiss red list Switzerland has placed Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and Monaco on its red list, with a 10-day quarantine in place for travellers. Monaco records 25 new cases of coronavirus Twenty-five residents tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, January 21. Eight residents were reported to have fully recovered in the preceding 24-hour period. Emanuele Lauro elected as Chamber president Emanuele Lauro, chairman of Scorpio Bulkers and Scorpio Tankers, is the new president of the Monaco Chamber of Shipping. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:15
January 22, 2021
NEWS.MC-023- Residents can now book vaccinations online and more
Good Morning Monaco Thursday, January 21, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Residents can now book vaccinations online From Wednesday, January 20, residents can complete an online form to register for a coronavirus inoculation as part of the Government’s policy of making access to the vaccine easier and more efficient. Twenty-two new coronavirus cases in Monaco Twenty-two new cases of coronavirus were reported among Monaco residents on Wednesday, January 20. Fourteen recoveries were also noted. France faces tough Covid month A more infectious coronavirus variant is expected to spread rapidly through France in the coming month, hospital chiefs said on Wednesday, raising fears of another lockdown... Second school sends class home A young student at the Fontvieille Kindergarten tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday, January 20. Sovereign Prince leads carabinieri celebration The traditional ceremony commemorating Saint Sebastian, Patron Saint of the Prince’s Carabinieri, was held on Wednesday morning in the presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:18
January 21, 2021
NEWS.MC-022- European countries struggle with vaccine doses and more
Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, January 20, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter European countries struggle with vaccine doses Some European countries are drawing fewer than the approved six doses from Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine vials, meaning shots are likely going to waste even as nations plead for more. Coronavirus cases rise again; one more death A resident aged 87 has died of coronavirus, the Monaco Government said on Tuesday evening, taking the total since the start of the pandemic to nine, according to Government calculations. Progress report on vaccination campaign The vaccination campaign launched in the Principality on December 31 among people living in retirement homes has continued for those over 75 years of age. Second child at Stella School tests positive Monaco’s education authorities on Tuesday closed a second class in the kindergarten section of the Stella School after another child tested positive for coronavirus following the detection of a positive case on Monday. Grimaldi Forum to showcase Alberto Giacometti In the summer of 2021 Monaco will experience its first ever exhibition of sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti’s work. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:20
January 19, 2021
NEWS.MC-021- National Council president calls for clearer communication and more
Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, January 19, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter National Council president calls for clearer communication Stephane Valeri, President of the National Council, said on Monday, January 18, that it would be better if the Government would publish more details of the evolving coronavirus situation. Kindergarten class closed after child tests positive A kindergarten student at the Stella School tested positive on Monday, January 18, for coronavirus after members of the child’s family also tested positive. Seven new coronavirus cases on Monday Seven new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported on Monday, January 18. Eighteen residents fully recovered in the previous 24 hours. SBM hotels maintain Green Globe status Green Globe has recertified three Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer properties – Monte-Carlo Beach, Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo and Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:08
January 18, 2021
NEWS.MC-020- Joint Monitoring Committee explores coronavirus progress and more
Good Morning Monaco Monday, January 18, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Joint Monitoring Committee explores coronavirus progress The Prince’s Government and representatives of the National Council met on Friday, January 15, and discussed the evolution of the health situation in the Principality for two hours. Eleven new cases on Sunday, January 17 Eleven new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported on Sunday evening, together with 18 full recoveries. Baron Benjamin de Rothschild dies at 57 Baron Benjamin de Rothschild, president of the board of Edmond de Rothschild Holding SA, died on Friday, January 15, from a heart attack. Magic AS Monaco keep Montpellier at bay For AS Monaco’s second away fixture of the year, Head Coach Niko Kovac made a couple of changes to his starting line-up. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:14
January 18, 2021
NEWS.MC-019- Resident, 88, succumbs to coronavirus at CHPG and more
Good Morning Monaco Friday, January 15, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Resident, 88, succumbs to coronavirus at CHPG The Government has reported the eighth coronavirus-related death of a resident in Monaco. Berlusconi admitted to hospital in Monaco Italian media mogul and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was admitted to hospital in Monaco on Thursday, according to the Italian press. Artcurial launches 2021 at Hotel Hermitage At the start of an ambitious year ahead, Artcurial auction house will be at the Hotel Hermitage in the heart of the timelessly elegant Monte-Carlo, during the week of January 17 to 21... Tintin painting sells for 3.2 million euros A painting of comic book hero Tintin that was kept folded in a drawer for years sold at a Paris auction on Thursday for 3.175 million euros ($3.86 million), the auction house said. Historic Monte-Carlo Rally cancelled The Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique, known in English as the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally, has been cancelled in the face of increasingly tighter coronavirus-related restrictions in France. Leclerc tests positive for coronavirus Formula 1’s Monegasque sensation, Charles Leclerc, has tested positive for coronavirus after coming into contact with a positive case. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:31
January 15, 2021
NEWS.MC-018- Sir David Barclay dies, aged 86 and more
Good Morning Monaco Thursday, January 14, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Sir David Barclay dies, aged 86 Reclusive Monaco resident Sir David Barclay, twin brother of Sir Frederick Barclay, has died after a short illness, the Daily Telegraph reported overnight on Tuesday. 33 new coronavirus cases reported Thirty-three new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported on Wednesday, January 13. CMB renews "historic" partnership with Grimaldi Forum The renewal of the partnership between CMB, the most Monegasque of banks, and the Principality’s Congress and Cultural centre, the Grimaldi Forum, was formalised at a ceremony in the Forum’s Indigo Space on Wednesday, January 13. UIM invites entries for environmental award competition Inspired by past editions, the Union International Motonautique has launched the 2020 Environmental Award and Special Mentions. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:21
January 13, 2021
NEWS.MC-017- Monaco records one more resident death and more
Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, January 13, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco records one more resident death Another resident – 75 years-old – has died at Princess Grace Hospital, it was announced on Tuesday evening. SPORTEL cancelled in face of pandemic The annual global sports marketing convention SPORTEL has abandoned plans to hold its event from February 22 to 24 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco due to the coronavirus pandemic. Brexit and VAT - Monaco explains new rules Due to the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union as of January 1, 2021, the concepts of intra-community transactions carried out between Monaco and the United Kingdom have been replaced by a regime of import and export from or to a third country. 89th Monte-Carlo Rally draws nearer On Thursday, January 21, the 2021 Monte-Carlo Rally will commence in Gap. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
01:59
January 13, 2021
NEWS.MC-016- SBM whistleblower still the target of Monaco prosecutors and more
Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, January 12, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter SBM whistleblower still the target of Monaco prosecutors Despite an international outcry, Jonathan Taylor, the lawyer who blew the whistle on corrupt practices at SBM Offshore in Monaco, remains the target of an Interpol Red Notice issued by Monaco. Additional coronavirus-related death in Monaco The death of a 72 year-old patient has been reported overnight from Sunday to Monday. Scientific Centre takes stake in coral pioneer The Monaco Scientific Centre (CSM) has taken a stake in the startup Coraliotech. A signing ceremony was held on Monday, January 11, to mark the financial agreement. Top Marques Monaco postponed until September Initially planned to take place in June, 2021, the Top Marques Monaco supercar show has been postponed and is now set to go ahead on September 1 to September 5. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:23
January 12, 2021
NEWS.MC-015- Monaco's curfew brought forward to 19:00 and more
Good Morning Monaco Monday, January 11, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco's curfew brought forward to 19:00 The Prince’s Government has taken the decision to bring forward the nightly curfew by one hour to 19:00 from Monday, January 11. Sharp fall in Monaco coronavirus cases After a week that saw record numbers of new coronavirus cases among Monaco residents, the weekend figures witnessed a considerable improvement. Passing of Gillian Johnson Flint The diocese of St. Paul’s Anglican Church has announced the passing of Mrs Gillian Johnson Flint. She died peacefully at home on Thursday evening with her husband, Stuart at her side. AS Monaco heroic in home victory against Angers Following a sensational first fixture of 2021 against FC Lorient, which Monaco won 2-5, Niko Kovac and co. welcomed Angers SCO to the pitch of Stade Louis II on Saturday, January 9. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:13
January 11, 2021
NEWS.MC-014- Mayor of Nice picks on Monaco again and more
Good Morning Monaco Friday, January 8, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Mayor of Nice picks on Monaco again The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, has again criticised Monaco, and Italy, for not imposing more stringent health measures during the ongoing pandemic. Sovereign reacts to French critics HSH Prince Albert has reacted to implied criticism by French political leaders over the Principality’s different approach to keeping businesses open during the coronavirus pandemic. Another big jump in confirmed coronavirus cases Forty new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported in the 24 hours to Thursday evening, January 7. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:33
January 7, 2021
NEWS.MC-013- Sports halls, swimming pools closed - hotel rooms offered and more
Good Morning Monaco Thursday, January 7, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Sports halls, swimming pools closed - hotel rooms offered The Prince’s Government has decided to close sports halls and swimming pools, as well as introduce a more general ban on the practice of sport in a closed environment, including school sport, for three weeks... Thirty-one new cases reported Following the announcement on Tuesday evening of 30 new coronavirus cases among Monaco residents, 31 new cases were reported on Wednesday evening. Monaco Boost sees light of day On Wednesday January 6, Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, Stéphane Valeri, President of the National Council, and Jean Castellini, Minister of Finance and the Economy, visited the premises of the brand new State company: Monaco Boost. Le Dimanche a Velo event returns The ‘Le Dimanche à Vélo’ event was first introduced on September 20 of last year. As a result of its popularity with the Monegasque public, the event is set to make a return to the Principality on January 10. AS Monaco punish FC Lorient in crushing win For their first fixture in 2021, Niko Kovac and co. travelled north to Brittany on Thursday, January 6 to take on FC Lorient. opyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:44
January 7, 2021
NEWS.MC-012- Government calls for all to be tested and more
Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, January 6, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Government calls for all to be tested Reacting to an upsurge in the number of residents testing positive for coronavirus in recent days, the Government on Tuesday called for more people to come forward for testing in the face of the fact that the virus is circulating more widely. 30 new cases in 24 hours Thirty new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported in Monaco on Tuesday, January 5. Vaccinations to be accelerated from Monday Monaco started a programme of vaccination against coronavirus at the very end of December, with the inoculation of several hundred care home residents, and now the scheme will be extended. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:19
January 6, 2021
NEWS.MC-011- Cleaning lady's sentence waived and more
Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Coronavirus update, Monday, January 4 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Ten new cases of coronavirus were reported among Monaco residents on Monday, January 4. Of nine residents being treated at Princess Grace Hospital, two were in intensive care. Cleaning lady's sentence waived A cleaning lady who was on the way to tell her employer that his new apartment was too big to cope with has been found guilty of reckless driving. ISM wins 'Monaco Safe' label ISM is the first school in Monaco to be awarded the “Monaco Safe” label. Although this badge was not originally intended for schools, ISM made an application on the grounds of its stringent heath protocols, the school said. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:08
January 5, 2021
NEWS.MC-010- HSH Prince Albert hopeful and optimistic in New Year's address and more
Good Morning Monaco Monday, January 4, 2021 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter HSH Prince Albert hopeful and optimistic in New Year's address HSH Prince Albert II called for hope and optimism in his New Year’s message, which was broadcast by the Prince’s Palace at 19:00 on December 31. Coronavirus update on Sunday, January 3 Six new cases of coronavirus among Monaco residents were reported on Sunday, January 3. Eight full recoveries were also reported. France imposes earlier curfew in 15 departments France imposed an earlier curfew in 15 northeastern and southeastern departments from Saturday to combat the spread of the coronavirus, starting at 18:00 instead of 20:00. NEWS.MC launches Good Morning Monaco podcast NEWS.MC has launched the ‘Good Morning Monaco’ podcast. Our readers can now become our listeners, and enjoy original content on the go, for free on any leading podcast streaming service, from Apple iTunes to Spotify and beyond. DULY NOTED: A total of 603 vehicles were turned back at Monaco's borders on New Year's Eve, as the authrorities limited access to Monaco's restaurants to residents and employees. opyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:40
January 4, 2021
NEWS.MC-009 - Vaccinations start immediately - letters sent and more
Good Morning Monaco Thursday, December 31, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Vaccinations start immediately - letters sent The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines have arrived in Monaco and the first inoculations will take place on Thursday, December 31, in old peoples’ homes, the Government said on Wednesday. Monaco records highest daily case total so far Twenty-six new cases of coronavirus were reported in Monaco on Wednesday evening, the highest 24-hour figure since the start of the pandemic. Monaco to close borders from Saturday at 19:00 Only Monegasques, Monaco residents and employees of Monaco entities will be able to cross the border from France after 19:00 on Saturday, January 2, the Prince’s Government said on Wednesday, December 30. The Roca Team topple Andorra Monaco’s basketball team, the Roca Team, welcomed MoraBanc Andorra to the Salle Gaston Medécin to play a postponed fixture from round six of the the 7DAYS EuroCup tournament. DULY NOTED: The Ballets de Monte-Carlo performance at the Grimaldi Forum, scheduled for New Year's Eve, has been cancelled after three of the dancers tested positive. ARISE Sir Lewis: Lewis Hamilton has been granted a kighthood in the UK's New Year's Honours list. FINALLY: A Happy New Year to all our readers. The next Good Morning Monacowill be published on Monday, January 4, 2021. In the meantime, the NEWS.MC website will be updated daily... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:44
December 30, 2020
NEWS.MC-008 - Pfizer vaccines to arrive in MC imminently and more
Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, December 30, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Pfizer vaccines to arrive in MC imminently Nearly 5,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are due to arrive to Monaco on Wednesday, December 30, and the Principality's vaccination campaign will commence shortly thereafter. Nice Mayor calls for end to Niçois coming to Monaco Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has called on the French Government to bring in tougher measures to fight coronavirus in the Alpes-Maritimes. What happened when two Monegasques met in a lift? When a pensioner with his two dogs entered an elevator at the Odeon Tower, the first occupant, a 31 year-old employee of SBM, became very angry and pummelled him with so many blows that the CCTV camera couldn’t keep count. Twenty-four new cases, six recoveries 24 residents tested positive for coronavirus in Monaco on Tuesday, December 29, while six residents were reported to have fully recovered. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
01:59
December 30, 2020
NEWS.MC-007 - Cantinetta Antinori one of restaurants closed and more
Good Morning Monaco Tuesday, December 29, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Cantinetta Antinori one of restaurants closed Following a series of checks on coronavirus restrictions in Monaco restaurants last week, Cantinetta Antinori has been named as one of five establishments subject to temporary closure. AS Monaco stars feature in Storm Alex charity single Six AS Monaco stars joined famous faces from across the Alpes-Maritimes department in producing the catchy charity single, with all profits being donated to the disaster-stricken valleys. Four new cases, six recoveries Four residents tested positive for coronavirus in Monaco on Monday, December 28, while six residents were reported to have fully recovered. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
01:49
December 29, 2020
NEWS.MC-006- Monaco restaurants caught out in surprise health checks and more
Good Morning Monaco Monday, December 28, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Monaco restaurants caught out in surprise health checks On Monday, December 21, approximately 60 Monegasque restaurants were subject to unannounced health checks. 21 tickets were issued for various violations. Six new cases, five recoveries on Christmas Day Six residents have tested positive for coronavirus in Monaco on Friday, December 25, while 5 residents were reported to have fully recovered. HSH Prince Albert and family pose for fun festive snaps HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco shared a series of fun photographs with HSH Prince Albert, their two twins and a few family members. DULY NOTED: No new coronavirus figures were published on Sunday, December 27. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
01:50
December 28, 2020
NEWS.MC-005 - Palais de la Plage: Same name, different building and more
Good Morning Monaco Thursday, December 24, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Palais de la Plage: Same name, different building It’s taken five years since the knocking down of the old Palais de la Plage building at 37 ave. Princesse Grace. Developers JB Pastor & Fils delivered the new 15-storey building on Wednesday, December 23. Monaco Red Cross reports on Lebanon aid The Monaco Red Cross has provided an update of its role following the double explosion which hit the Lebanese capital last August. Eleven new cases, ten recoveries Eleven residents tested positive for coronavirus in Monaco on Wednesday, December 23. Ten residents were reported to have fully recovered. AS Monaco hold St.Etienne to draw DULY NOTED: Good Morning Monaco will not be published on Friday, December 25, and will return on Monday, December 28. The website NEWS.MC will be updated daily with coronavirus news. Thank you for your support durung 2020.For the last match of an eventful 2020, AS Monaco welcomed Ligue 1 rivals St-Étienne to Stade Louis II. We wish all our readers and collaborators a very Happy Christmas IN EUROPEAN NEWS: Government tightens lockdown controls across England Coronavirus cases have risen by 57 percent over the past week and hospital admissions are averaging 1,909 each day, the UK’s health minister said on Wednesday afternoon. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:06
December 24, 2020
NEWS.MC-004- National Council chief calls for cool deliberations and more
Good Morning Monaco Wednesday, December 23, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter Fourteen new cases again on Tuesday Fourteen new cases of coronavirus were reported among residents on Tuesday, December 22, the same figure as on Monday. There were also five full recoveries. National Council chief calls for cool deliberations At a recent meeting organised by the National Council, requested by the trade unions representing staff at Société des bains de Mer, President Stephane Valeri expressed sympathy with the management of SBM as well as with the employees... New role for Charlotte Casiraghi Charlotte Casiraghi has been named as Chanel’s newest brand ambassador. Princess Caroline’s older daughter will start her role on January 1 in the fashion house’s spring campaign. Chemoil Monde Export to become Fratelli The Monaco-based bunkering company Chemoil Monde Export SAM is to become Fratelli Cosulich Monaco SAM, Fratelli CEO Timothy Cosulich said on Monday, December 21. DULY NOTED: Monaco nationals and residents will be treated as EU citizens as France keeps Brits out, at least until January 6. IN EUROPEAN NEWS: France to remove travel ban on own citizens, truck drivers The French government will lift travel restrictions from the UK for French citizens, Europeans, and professionals such as truck drivers, the state broadcaster France Info reported on Tuesday afternoon. Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974 
02:30
December 23, 2020
NEWS.MC-003 - Europe's vaccine approval good news for Monaco and more
Europe's vaccine approval good news for Monaco The decision by the European Medicines Agency on Monday to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine will enable the first vaccinations to be administered in Europe before the end of the year. Monaco reports 14 new cases among residents Fourteen new cases of coronavirus were reported among residents in Monaco on Monday, December 21. Ten residents were reported to have fully recovered. Seven new cases, four recoveries on Tuesday Seven new coronavirus cases among residents were recorded in Monaco on Tuesday, December 15, along with four full recoveries. Volland 'makes' Christmas at Children's clinic Kevin Volland joined AS Monaco during the last transfer window, and has proven to be a star signing since then. Volland had previously enjoyed a long stint in Bundesliga side, Bayer Leverkusen. Upon his arrival to the Stade Louis II, the German forward seemed stumped by the flow of French football. However... DULY NOTED: A number of medical staff st CHPG have tested positive for coronavirus in recent days, reaching 11 on Monday. IN EUROPEAN NEWS: European states move to end UK's isolation Following the decision by more than 40 countries to ban flights, train passengers and ferry arrivals from the UK, there were signs on Monday afternoon that a new formula would be introduced to allow international travel from the UK. However, by 23:20 on Monday a coordinated response had not been found... Copyright © 2020 NEWS SARL. All rights reserved. North East West South (NEWS) SARL. RCI: 20S08518 - NIS: 6312Z21974
02:11
December 22, 2020
NEWS.MC-002 - Some sport resumes, longer lunches; France bans UK arrivals + 4 more items
GOOD MORNING MONACO Monday, December 21, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter --- Link to newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/news.mc/some-sport-resumes-longer-lunches-france-bans-uk-arrivals-4-more-items Show notes: Sporting activities resume, longer lunches allowed Minister of State Pierre Dartout has added details to the announcement by HSH Prince Albert on Thursday concerning the continuation of a curfew until January 15 and arrangements in place on December 24, 25 and 31. France bans all travel from UK for 48 hours Following an emergency meeting on Sunday afternoon, the French authorities have banned all travel from the UK, including accompanied merchandise, such as goods being carried in trucks, from midnight... Five new coronavirus cases on Sunday Five new cases of coronavirus among residents were reported in Monaco on Sunday, taking the three-day total for the weekend to 28... AS Monaco successful in Sunday's Burgundy visit DULY NOTED: Cars with French and Monaco plates have been turned back routinely in recent days at the Italian border at Menton Garavan, unless they have paperwork authorising a cross-border visit. However, it has been reliably reported that those who take the autoroute have not been stopped... After Monaco’s unfortunate last few fixtures, which saw them lose to Lille, Marseille and Lens, Head Coach Niko Kovac would most certainly be hoping for a better result as the red and whites travelled to Burgundy to face off against Dijon. This Week in Monaco https://news.mc/2020/12/19/this-week-in-monaco-december-21-to-27/ IN EUROPEAN NEWS: UK takes late decision to put London in Tier 4 lockdown A total of 35,928 new cases were reported in the UK on Sunday, a dramatic rise from a week ago and a new daily record, as infections spread “out of control,” accruing to health minister Matt Hancock.
02:41
December 21, 2020
NEWS.MC-001 - Monaco residents' EU travel assured after December 31
GOOD MORNING MONACO Monday, December 14, 2020 published by NEWS.MC Subscribe to our daily email newsletter --- Link to newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hlyQ0r -- Monaco residents' EU travel assured after December 31 British citizens will not be allowed to enter the European Union after January 1 because of temporary coronavirus restrictions on non-essential travel from outside the bloc, From Formula 1 driver to leading Monaco businessman Thierry Boutsen first came to Monaco more than 30 years ago to drive in the Monaco Grand Prix. In his career he won three grands prix... No new coronavirus case in Monaco on Sunday No new coronavirus cases were reported among residents in Monaco on Sunday, while one more person was reported to have recovered fully. This Week in Monaco Your guide to the week, December 14 -20 IN EUROPEAN NEWS: France holds back on lockdown relaxation Faced with rising infection rates and a stubbornly high death rate, the French government will not relax coronavirus restrictions from December 15, apart from removing the need for a daytime attestation...
02:21
December 14, 2020