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The birth of the next generation is always an emotional time for families, but those in Monaco will forever remember the moment thanks to the principality’s 1 naissance = 1 arbre initiative. For each new child welcomed into the bosom of Monaco, a tree is ceremoniously planted in their honour. This year has seen a record number of seedlings planted - more than 1,000 - in the hills above Monaco.
Château Le Cagnard is honouring the historic Nobel Prize with an exclusive dinner on Thursday 1st December. It is the second year the hotel and restaurant have hosted such an event and it falls on the day before the city of Nice and its many partners - including the Haut-de-Cagnes restaurant - celebrate the annual awards with a day of conference and seminars focusing on the 2016 Nobel Prize winners.
You’ve seen it on the television, followed their progress in the news, but for some cycle fans, that’s just not enough. While most of the Paris-Nice Challenge route, from 5th to 12th March, is reserved for the professional riders, amateur cyclists can also get a piece of the road action on the penultimate day of the competition.
There are just a few days left of the No Finish Line charity event in the Principality of Monaco, but the teams and runners are slowing no signs of slowing down. The aim is to collectively run 384,400km - the distance between the earth and the moon - with each 1km completed equating to 1€ of funds raised for the Children & Future charity.
Drivers who are headed past the Adrets-de-L'Estérel motorway rest point on the A8 will hopefully have noticed the new automatic speed camera installed there. The camera can detect those speeding in both directions as well as identifying whether or not a vehicle is travelling at an appropriate speed for its size.
In a letter addressed in his own hand to Mr President-elect, Monaco’s Prince Albert II has sent a carefully worded note of ‘best wishes’ to Donald Trump. Interestingly, the lukewarm letter names neither Trump nor his third wife Melania and seems almost wistful in parts of the past relationship shared by the two nations.
The recent cold snap has brought freezing temperatures – some well below zero – to many of the mountain towns and villages of the Côte d’Azur. While there are those who welcome the colder weather, there are also plenty concerned about the icy conditions, including the local government…
On Sunday 13th November, Nice politicans and the public alike will gather at the Colline du Château to pay their respects to those who tragically lost their lives during the attacks on Paris on 13th November last year.