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April Sparkle: Monaco's Best Diamonds

The birthstone of April, the diamond, is perhaps the most celebrated of all sparkling stones. Throughout the month, Royal Central is looking at some of the best known pieces dominated by diamonds in European jewellery collections. Today, let’s take a look at some of Monaco’s most majestic diamonds! Diamond Foam Tiara Embed from Getty Images One thing you’ll notice with…
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Coronavirus diagnosis: Prince Albert's most recent appearances

The Sovereign Prince of Monaco has been diagnosed with coronavirus. In a short statement, the Prince’s Palace in Monaco said Albert II had tested positive for Covid-19 but his health wasn’t giving cause for undue concern. The diagnosis comes just days after Albert spoke to the people of Monaco, announcing new restrictive measures to try and stop the spread of the virus. In a live…
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Who would be Monaco's regent if Prince Albert becomes incapable of ruling?

With the news of Albert II, Prince of Monaco becoming the first reigning monarch to be infected with COVID-19, we take a look at what could happen if he should becoming incapable of ruling. The Monegasque constitution states: “Art.11 (amended by Law n°1.249 dated April 2nd 2002) – The Prince can exercise His sovereign powers if He has reached His adulthood, fixed at the age of…
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Prince Albert of Monaco sends a letter of support to the Australian Prime Minister during bushfire crisis

Prince Albert of Monaco is the latest royal to send well wishes to Australia which is in the midst of a bushfire crisis. In the letter, which was addressed to the Prime Minister, Prince Albert said he was “deeply shocked” and sent “thoughts and prayers” to those suffering. The statement reads: Dear Prime Minister, Deeply shocked by the continued bushfires faced…
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