10 hrs ago
Monaco's rare vintage photo collection dazzles photography pros
Just as Los Angeles is getting ready for the 30th Annual Princess Grace Awards on October 8 , photography curators are beginning to explore a treasure trove of vintage photography now being shared with publishers by the Princely family of Monaco . This month, Polka Magazine , a trade journal for professional photographers and photo gallery managers, featured Princess Grace on its cover with 26 pages of rare vintage photographs from this private collection .
12 hrs ago
Leading reinsurance brokers predict lower rates, relaxed terms at renewal
Reinsurance buyers should expect lower rates and relaxed terms and conditions at upcoming renewals, according the three largest reinsurance brokerages. During separate weekend briefings at the 2014 Rendez-vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo, Monaco, executives of Aon Benfield Group Ltd., Guy Carpenter & Co.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
CATEX Again Named Best Technology Provider by Intelligent Insurer
CATEX earned the same designation in 2013. Intelligent Insurer conducts a survey of thousands of insurance industry participants and tabulates weighted responses to determine its category award winners.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
MEEK: From scurrilous to mundane, ink on Scots vote covers it all
Some of the first Scottish referendum postal votes are sorted at the MacRobert Pavilion at the Royal Highland Centre, in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Friday as they arrive ahead of the referendum on Sept. 18. The Scots may vote to separate from England next week, but no one wants to leave Monaco.
FIA confirms 20-race calendar for 201512 Sep 2014
Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has published the calendar for the 2015 world championship following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Beijing on Thursday. It features 20 rounds, including the return of Mexico in November.
Sanctions Keep Russia's Elite Away From French Riviera Vacation Breaks
For years, Nice Cote d'Azur airport received a steady stream of wealthy Russians touching down in corporate jets on their way to holiday homes on the French Riviera. As the Ukraine crisis deepens, that's begun to change.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Dictatorships: Seduced by the promise of 24-carat glamour, young...
Dictatorships: Seduced by the promise of 24-carat glamour, young Britons are signing up as superyacht crew - only to find they're stranded aboard floating tyrannies, forced to indulge the bizarre whims of monstrously spoilt owners 'Access Interdit,' says the sign on the Quai des Milliardaires in Antibes. Behind a barrier the superyachts rise like a skyline in white and royal blue.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Hazel Lyon of Santa Barbara, 1925-2014
It is with deep sadness that we announce Hazel Margaret Lyon peacefully ended her wonderful life's journey on Sept. 6, 2014, surrounded by her adoring children, grandchildren and her faithful caregivers.
Daimler limousine designed to revive company but instead nearly lead to its ruin
The car that almost bankrupted Daimler: Limousine was designed by chairman's wife to revive company - but instead crocodile skin trim, electronic windows and silk upholstery were nearly its ruin Royal blue exterior was hand-painted with 5,000 six-pointed stars, and the interior boasts custom crocodile skin trim The extravagant car was shipped to France for the wedding of Prince Rainier of Monaco and film star Grace Kelly But the project cost so much money it almost bankrupt the firm - and cost Lady Docker and her husband their jobs An extravagant Daimler limousine that was designed by the chairman's wife to revive the struggling company is expected to sell for A 160,000 when it goes up for auction.
Pierre Ferchaud has been named General Manager at H tel Metropole in Monte Carlo, Monaco
From 1st November, the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo will welcome Pierre Ferchaud as General Manager. He replaces Jean-Claude Messant who is now the Manager of Royal Mansour.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Riviera Radio, Exclusive Radio Partner Of The Cannes Yachting Festival And The Monaco Yacht Show
Riviera Radio, the English-language station on the Riviera, is going to be once again the exclusive radio partner of the major yachting events of the Riviera Riviera Radio , the English-language station on the Riviera, is going to be once again the exclusive radio partner of the major yachting events of the Riviera: Our journalist, Will Jones, will bring Riviera Radio listeners all the atmosphere from the show,with some exclusive reports from this unmissable yachting events. There'll be interviews with the movers and shakers of the industry, who'll share their knowledge and expertise in the local and international yachting marketplaces.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
Our Ref. MD7817 ISIN Code. XS0599391223 INTEREST ... Research and Markets: Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the UK Molecular Diagnostics Market 2014: Supplier Shares and Country Forecasts )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in the UK ... )--COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA Issue of EUR 25,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due March 2017 Series 5059 Tranche 1 MTN ISSUE NAME.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
International Business Times
'The Bold And The Beautiful' Spoilers From Sept. 8-12, 2014 Plus...
"The Bold and the Beautiful" will have an exciting week in store for its beloved characters including Ivy Forrester , Liam Spencer , Hope Logan , Quinn Fuller , Wyatt Fuller , Ridge Forrester Sr. , Caroline Spencer , Maya Avant and Eric "Rick" Forrester, Jr. . Spoiler Alert! This article contains "The Bold and the Beautiful" spoilers for the Sept.
Prince Albert of Monaco nails Ice Bucket Challenge
Prince Albert of Monaco added a touch of royalty to the Ice Bucket Challenge as he completed the task on Tuesday.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Michel Platini happy to stay with UEFA for the time being
Michel Platini has confirmed that he will not stand against Sepp Blatter in 2015, but will seek re-election for the UEFA presidency.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
MARAD Shipbuilding Loan Guarantee
The launch of the Bravante IX, built in a U.S. shipyard, was from the investments made by the Maritime Administration just three years ago.
The Miami Herald
Local casinos won't cure economic woes
In wheelchairs and on walkers, Baltimore's big plan for the future shuffled into the Horseshoe casino this week to begin the city's renaissance.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Retail mogul Gerry Harvey loaned Nathan Tinkler more than $40...
The billionaires' loans club: Retail mogul Gerry Harvey loaned Nathan Tinkler 'more than $40 million' ... now he's trying to make it back through selling off RACEHORSES Following the repossession of his private jet and the revelation that he owes an Australian billionaire nearly $45 million, the extent of former mining magnate Nathan Tinkler's debt ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The South of France
As the train chugged at above 300 km per hour, green vineyards and silver olive trees of Provence slowly transformed into crystal blue waters of The Cte d'Azur.
Two historic Maserati single-seaters offered at Bonhams Goodwood Revival Auction
The 1932 Maserati 4CM, chassis no. 1120, is one of the fastest pre-War single seaters in modern era historic racing, famed with setting world speed records during the 1930s with Giuseppe Furmanik, and raced in period by Gino Rovere.