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Allowance, Savings, Baguette And Beer

Allowance, Savings, Baguette And Beer


A study by Pixpay, the payment card for 10- to 18-year-olds, shows 29% of parents are happy to give their teenage children an allowance for certain household chores, for an average of €6.80 per task. Doing the dishes (€3.28 on average),…


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Prop Gun Fired By Alec Baldwin On Set Of Movie ‘Rust’ Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized

Prop Gun Fired By Alec Baldwin On Set Of Movie ‘Rust’ Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized


A crew member working on the movie Rust was killed by a prop gun accident and another was hospitalized Thursday, halting production of the film, which stars Alec Baldwin and Jensen Ackles, due to an investigation, according to the…


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Carrefour Doubles Government's Inflation Allowance

Carrefour Doubles Government's Inflation Allowance


On TF1’s Journal de 20H Prime Minister Jean Castex announced last night that the French government will set up an “inflation allowance” to help people cope with the rise in fuel prices. An amount of €100 will automatically…


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The Matuidi Concept - A Technical Customization Prowess By Skeleton Concept

The Matuidi Concept - A Technical Customization Prowess By Skeleton Concept

True to their brand slogan, Skeleton Concept really did go “beyond our expectations” with their latest customization timepiece -  a concept created with and for world FIFA champion and former Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus…


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Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message

Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message

The founder of the World Influencers and Bloggers Awards event and the World Influencers and Bloggers Association toyed with the idea for twenty years before launching her initiative. “Nowadays, this is the most relevant and, at the same…


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"Rich Girl, Poor Girl" Author Pam Sowder On Why Abundance Isn't Reserved For A Select Few

S​ometimes, it can be hard to look at success and abundance and think that it is within our reach. Depending on what we might be facing at one particular time in our life, abundance can seem within our grasp, or it can seem light-years away.…


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Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’

Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union over the next five years to help build its…

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Alshair Fiyaz Moves Family Office Portfolio Toward Carbon-Negative Target in Cap Diamant Sale

Alshair Fiyaz Moves Family Office Portfolio Toward Carbon-Negative Target in Cap Diamant Sale

In a shift toward sustainable investments, entrepreneur Alshair Fiyaz’s family office, ALFI…

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Monaco’s Fifth Dimension

Monaco’s Fifth Dimension

Mike Khalesi hopes to boldly go where no architect has gone before. American entrepreneur Mike Khalesi…

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Hauser & Wirth Monaco Welcomes New York-Based Artist

Hauser & Wirth Monaco Welcomes New York-Based Artist

A year shy of 30 since the first Hauser & Wirth gallery opened in Zurich, founders Iwan Wirth,…

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Bezos Pledges To Spend $1 Billion On Land And Ocean Conservation
Billionaires

Bezos Pledges To Spend $1 Billion On Land And Ocean Conservation


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos — whom Forbes lists as the wealthiest person on Earth — plans to spend $1 billion on land and ocean conservation over the next decade, he announced Monday, part of a commitment last year to spend…


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Bill Gates’ Investment Firm Buys Controlling Stake In Four Seasons Hotels For $2.2 Billion

Bill Gates’ Investment Firm Buys Controlling Stake In Four Seasons Hotels For $2.2 Billion

Bill Gates will purchase a majority stake in the Four Seasons hotel chain for $2.21 billion, the company announced Wednesday.…

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Richard Branson’s 17-Year Journey Into Space: How The Virgin Founder Became First Billionaire To Fly Own Rocket

Richard Branson’s 17-Year Journey Into Space: How The Virgin Founder Became First Billionaire To Fly Own Rocket

On Sunday, the billionaire daredevil pulled off his biggest stunt of all - making the journey to outer…

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Amazon

Here’s How Rich Jeff Bezos Got As Amazon’s CEO

Today is Jeff Bezos’ last day as Amazon CEO, ending a remarkable 27-year run that saw the e-commerce…

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Australia And France Are The Latest Countries To Prioritize Olympic Athletes For Covid-19 Vaccine

Australia And France Are The Latest Countries To Prioritize Olympic Athletes For Covid-19 Vaccine

Olympic athletes in Australia and France will be part of a higher priority group for getting the Covid-19…

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Pandora Papers: Major World Leaders—King Abdullah II, Tony Blair, Andrej Babis—Accused Of Secretive Offshore Financial Dealings
Money

Pandora Papers: Major World Leaders—King Abdullah II, Tony Blair, Andrej Babis—Accused Of Secretive Offshore Financial Dealings


Hundreds of world leaders, politicians, billionaires and celebrities have used secretive offshore bank accounts and shell companies to hide billions of dollars from tax authorities in their countries, according to leaked documents called the…


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Responsibly Shaping The Future Of Finance

Responsibly Shaping The Future Of Finance

  Why ESG criteria and sustainability are buzzwords investors can no longer ignore. The term…

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El Salvador Goes On A $21 Million Crypto Buying Spree As Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender

El Salvador Goes On A $21 Million Crypto Buying Spree As Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender

El Salvador acquired roughly $21 million worth of bitcoin on Monday, President Nayib Bukele announced,…

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Crypto Markets Rally: Cardano Surges To New High As Bitcoin And Ether Hit Highest Prices Since $1 Trillion Crash

Crypto Markets Rally: Cardano Surges To New High As Bitcoin And Ether Hit Highest Prices Since $1 Trillion Crash

Following weeks of pent-up price momentum, cryptocurrencies rallied Thursday morning amid growing fervor…

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Bitcoin Climbs Past $50,000 To Three-Month High As PayPal Expands Crypto Services

Bitcoin Climbs Past $50,000 To Three-Month High As PayPal Expands Crypto Services

Bitcoin jumped above $50,000 Monday morning as PayPal announced it would be expanding its cryptocurrency…

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Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’
Business

Facebook Will Hire 10,000 In Europe To Help Build Its ‘Metaverse’


Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union over the next five years to help build its so-called metaverse, the company announced on Monday, as the company is keen to shift focus to its next big technological bet while it faces…


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French Startups Raise Record-Breaking €5 Billion H1

French Startups Raise Record-Breaking €5 Billion H1

According to EY Consulting, innovative French companies raised €5.14 billion in financing through…

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One In Ten Homes In France Is Secondary Residence, Reports INSEE

One In Ten Homes In France Is Secondary Residence, Reports INSEE

A report on secondary residences in France published by INSEE on Wednesday revealed that 34% are owned…

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Ti Prego, No! Pasta Prices Set To Rise

Ti Prego, No! Pasta Prices Set To Rise

French pasta makers have warned of an upcoming shortage of durum wheat and are calling on governments…

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Roaming Charges Return For Brits Traveling To EU

Roaming Charges Return For Brits Traveling To EU

Roaming charges were abolished in the European Union on June 15, 2017, and although the four main U.K.…

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Solana's Market Value Plunges $20 Billion After Outage—Is This Good For Ethereum?
Innovation

Solana's Market Value Plunges $20 Billion After Outage—Is This Good For Ethereum?


Though it's been one of the year's fastest-appreciating cryptocurrencies, Solana's sol token has given up much of its massive gains this week, plunging more than 35% from last week’s record high following a network outage…


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Scientific Evidence Doesn’t Back Booster Covid Shots, Researchers Warn — Even For The Delta Variant

Scientific Evidence Doesn’t Back Booster Covid Shots, Researchers Warn — Even For The Delta Variant

The push to roll out Covid-19 booster shots is not being driven by sound scientific evidence, according…

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Meet Calls4Care: Baruj Avram’s Answer to End Elder Orphans’ Isolation

Meet Calls4Care: Baruj Avram’s Answer to End Elder Orphans’ Isolation

Thanks to a great deal of scientific research over the years, it’s been undoubtedly proven that…

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Monaco Cloud: The Digital Revolution Is Here

Monaco Cloud: The Digital Revolution Is Here

Monaco Cloud, the Monegasque sovereign cloud, will launch this year, facilitating the development of…

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Pfizer Shot Much Less Effective Against Delta, Israel Study Shows — Here’s What You Need To Know About Variants And Vaccines

Pfizer Shot Much Less Effective Against Delta, Israel Study Shows — Here’s What You Need To Know About Variants And Vaccines

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is significantly less effective at preventing infection with the Delta…

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Hauser & Wirth Monaco Welcomes New York-Based Artist
Lifestyle

Hauser & Wirth Monaco Welcomes New York-Based Artist


A year shy of 30 since the first Hauser & Wirth gallery opened in Zurich, founders Iwan Wirth, Manuela Wirth and Ursula Hauser opened a new space in the heart of Monaco in June 2021 with an inaugural exhibition by Louise Bourgeois.…


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La Rêverie

La Rêverie

Nine Manolo Valdés sculptures installed at sculpture from May 15 to October 15 courtesy of Opera…

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Escape To Smart Mountain

Escape To Smart Mountain

Limone Piemonte may be known for skiing, but the Italian resort is also a summer playground for nature…

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The Power Player- Christine Philip, CEO Of GLOBAL GLAM

The Power Player- Christine Philip, CEO Of GLOBAL GLAM

Christine Philip, brings GLOBAL GLAM to the French Riviera, the most desirable destination in which…

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An Alter Universe

An Alter Universe

Article first published in Forbes Monaco July/August 2021 issue.  Pauline Ducruet is…

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Art On The Riviera

Art On The Riviera

The Scent Of Sustainability

The Scent Of Sustainability

Power Lunch: Elsa

Power Lunch: Elsa

The two phases of Michelin chef Yannick Alléno at the Hôtel Hermitage.

Star Power

Post-Covid-19: Investing In An Uncertain World

Post-Covid-19: Investing In An Uncertain World

NANCY HESLIN
Featured

A Classic Beauty


By all counts Lia Riva had a formidable childhood. Born 70 kilometers northeast of Milan in Sarnico, she spent her carefree youth on the shores of Lago d’Iseo, where the water gave her a feeling of serenity that would last a lifetime.…


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All Roads Lead to Todt

All Roads Lead to Todt

From Karting to F1, this manager drives careers. Manager Nicolas Todt does not fall far from the F1…

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Leclerc

Charles In Charge

Not even halfway through his first Formula One season, Charles Leclerc is admittedly determined to shake…

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Ornella Barra

These Boots Are Made For Walgreens

The annual Monte-Carlo Women of the Year Award, founded in 2012 by Cinzia Sgambati-Colman, is a cultural…

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Prop Gun Fired By Alec Baldwin On Set Of Movie ‘Rust’ Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized
Breaking News

Prop Gun Fired By Alec Baldwin On Set Of Movie ‘Rust’ Leaves One Dead, One Hospitalized


A crew member working on the movie Rust was killed by a prop gun accident and another was hospitalized Thursday, halting production of the film, which stars Alec Baldwin and Jensen Ackles, due to an investigation, according to the…


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Zuckerberg Loses $5.9 Billion In A Day As Facebook Faces Rare Outage, Whisteblower Testimony

Zuckerberg Loses $5.9 Billion In A Day As Facebook Faces Rare Outage, Whisteblower Testimony

Investor confidence in Facebook weakened a bit on Monday amid continued political pressure and a rare…

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Former French President Sarkozy Sentenced To One Year Of House Arrest For Flouting Campaign Spending Rules

Former French President Sarkozy Sentenced To One Year Of House Arrest For Flouting Campaign Spending Rules

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday was convicted by a Paris court for breaking the…

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Biden And Macron To Speak In ‘Coming Days’ As Australian Submarine Deal Threatens U.S.-France Alliance

Biden And Macron To Speak In ‘Coming Days’ As Australian Submarine Deal Threatens U.S.-France Alliance

President Joe Biden has asked to speak with French President Emmanuel Macron in the “coming days,”…

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Unseen Van Gogh Drawing To Make Its Public Debut

Unseen Van Gogh Drawing To Make Its Public Debut

A recently rediscovered drawing by the famed 19th-century Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh is set to go…

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Allowance, Savings, Baguette And Beer

Allowance, Savings, Baguette And Beer

Carrefour Doubles Government's Inflation Allowance

Carrefour Doubles Government's Inflation Allowance

Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message
Monaco News

Influencing The World: How Maria Grazhina Chaplin Is Helping Bloggers Send The Right Message


The founder of the World Influencers and Bloggers Awards event and the World Influencers and Bloggers Association toyed with the idea for twenty years before launching her initiative. “Nowadays, this is the most relevant and, at the same…


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Monaco’s Fifth Dimension

Monaco’s Fifth Dimension

Mike Khalesi hopes to boldly go where no architect has gone before. American entrepreneur Mike Khalesi…

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Top Selling Middle East Author To Speak At One Monte-Carlo

Top Selling Middle East Author To Speak At One Monte-Carlo

Following the success of its May conference on “Coronavirus: where is medical research at? What…

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The Art Of Crypto: World’s First Crypto Gala And Live Art Auction In Monaco

The Art Of Crypto: World’s First Crypto Gala And Live Art Auction In Monaco

It would be hard not to talk about the new “Age of Cryptocurrency” as it is one of the most…

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No More Masks Outdoors In Monaco, Third Vaccine For Over 65s

No More Masks Outdoors In Monaco, Third Vaccine For Over 65s

With encouraging Covid figures in Monaco and neighboring France, from Tuesday, October 12, wearing…

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The Matuidi Concept - A Technical Customization Prowess By Skeleton Concept
BrandVoice

The Matuidi Concept - A Technical Customization Prowess By Skeleton Concept


True to their brand slogan, Skeleton Concept really did go “beyond our expectations” with their latest customization timepiece -  a concept created with and for world FIFA champion and former Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus…


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"Rich Girl, Poor Girl" Author Pam Sowder On Why Abundance Isn't Reserved For A Select Few

S​ometimes, it can be hard to look at success and abundance and think that it is within our reach. Depending…

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Alshair Fiyaz Moves Family Office Portfolio Toward Carbon-Negative Target in Cap Diamant Sale

Alshair Fiyaz Moves Family Office Portfolio Toward Carbon-Negative Target in Cap Diamant Sale

In a shift toward sustainable investments, entrepreneur Alshair Fiyaz’s family office, ALFI…

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Reflecting On Past Projects With Aksel Ceylan: Les Lalanne At The Raleigh Gardens

Reflecting On Past Projects With Aksel Ceylan: Les Lalanne At The Raleigh Gardens

Turkish art director and graphic designer Aksel Ceylan is one of the most influential names of his generation…

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Ethan Duran Reveals How The Car Rental Industry Allowed Him To Build An 8-Figure Net Worth at 23

Ethan Duran Reveals How The Car Rental Industry Allowed Him To Build An 8-Figure Net Worth at 23

The pandemic has fueled the fire beneath the growing rental economy, one in which individuals access…

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Fast Forward

Fast Forward