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Prince Albert announces new restrictive measures against coronavirus in new address to the Monégasque people

On 17 March, Prince Albert held a fourth working meeting at the Princely Palace to evaluate the coronavirus crisis in Monaco. The meeting was attended by the members of his government, the members of the Prince’s Cabinet, the President of the National Council, the Mayor of Monaco as well as the representatives of the health services of the Monegasque Administration for an inventory of the…
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How the Monaco royals celebrate Christmas

It’s a monarchy known for glitz and glamour, but one of the biggest and best Christmas traditions in Monaco is actually quite sweet and heartwarming. Started by Princess Grace and Prince Rainier in the 1950s, the Christmas Gifts Distributionparty takes place at the palace each year, with more than 600 children in attendance. Kids aged five through 12 join a festive party at the…
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King Felipe and Queen Letizia act as hosts for Conference on Climate Change (COP25)

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have played hosts to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP25) in Madrid where Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Prince Albert of Monaco and other foreign dignitaries were in attendance. The theme of the conference is to reduce CO2 emissions, global trade in emission rights, and other issues surrounding the goals set at the 2015 Paris climate…
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Who is Princess Charlene of Monaco?

To conclude our series on the Princess consorts of Monaco, we look at the current titleholder, Princess Charlene – the wife of the Prince of Monaco, Albert II. Charlene Lynette Wittstock was born Bulawayo, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) on 25 January 1978 to Michael and…
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Who was Prince Rainier III of Monaco?

Prince Rainier III of Monaco was born 31 May 1923 in the Prince’s Palace ofMonaco. He was the younger child and only son of Monégasque Hereditary Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Prince Pierre de Polignac. The Prince was the first native-born…
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Princess Charlene talks about raising her "unstoppable" twins in new interview

Princess Charlene described her twins, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques, as having an “incredible affection and gentleness for one another” in a new interview with a French magazine. In Point de Vue, a French royalty magazine, Princess Charlene spoke in a wide-ranging interview about raising her children, who turn five in December, saying that they “talk to each other all the time…
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