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Fake Prince Albert 'cons Monte Carlo high-flyers'

Nice - Crooks are impersonating top personalities in Monaco, including even Prince Albert II, to scam money from high-flying victims, according to reports Saturday in the Mediterranean principality.

All jewels recovered from Cartier heist in Monaco

Monaco - Jewels stolen in an armed robbery at a Cartier store in Monaco have been completely recovered, investigators said Monday, adding that the haul was probably worth millions of euros.

Monaco on high alert after brazen Cartier heist

Monaco - Monaco police were hunting for two suspects Saturday after a daring afternoon robbery at the famous French jeweller Cartier, prompting a brief lockdown of the tiny principality and jet set haven.

Explorer Mike Horn sets off on pole-to-pole challenge

Monaco - South African-born Swiss explorer Mike Horn on Sunday set off from Monaco at the start of an attempt to circumnavigate the globe in an unmotorised expedition.

Iraq PM calls for legal action over oil bribery scandal

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called Saturday for legal action over allegations that senior officials took millions of dollars in bribes to help major firms secure lucrative oil sector contracts.

Monaco gives go-ahead to million-dollar art fraud trial

Monaco - The fraud case against a Swiss art dealer accused of swindling up to a billion dollars from the owner of Monaco football club should go ahead, a court ruled Thursday.

Businessman charged with defrauding billionaire AS Monaco owner

Monaco - A prominent Swiss businessman was on Saturday charged in connection with an alleged art fraud targeting Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Monaco outwits Arsene Wenger's naive Arsenal at the Emirates

If there was any sign of Arsenal’s night going sour, it occurred in the 32nd minute when Alexis Sanchez desperately urged his teammates to increase their tempo.

Joy in Monaco over arrival of royal twins

Monaco - Residents of the tiny principality of Monaco on Thursday flocked to the royal palace to congratulate Prince Albert II and his wife Charlene on the birth of crown prince Jacques and his twin sister Gabriella.

Son-in-law retracts confession in Monaco heiress killing

Marseille - The son-in-law of a Monaco heiress gunned down in a Mafia-style contract killing has retracted his confession to ordering the shooting, saying he did not fully understand police.

Diplomat son-in-law admits to orchestrating Monaco heiress hit

It's an event eerily reminiscent of some novels and conspiracy theories. Polish Diplomat Wojciech Janowski allegedly orchestrated the assassination of his mother-in-law Helene Pastor, the heiress to a large amount of real estate.

Son-in-law charged with contract killing of Monaco heiress

Marseille - The son-in-law of a Monaco heiress gunned down in a Mafia-style killing has been charged with her murder paying hitmen for the brazen attack that has shaken the principality's super-rich.

Monaco heiress's son-in-law behind her murder: French prosecutor

Marseille - The son-in-law of a Monaco real estate heiress who was shot dead in a Mafia-style killing paid hitmen to murder her, a French prosecutor said Friday.

Op-Ed: The Monaco Grand Prix's big appeal

Monaco-ville - Every year, the world's fastest drivers gather for the most luxurious fixture in the Formula One calendar beneath the Rock of Monaco: the Monaco Grand Prix. Spectators have fun in the French Riviera at one of the most historic automobile races.

Spanish Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso snubs Justin Bieber

It seems not everyone is a big fan, as the Spanish Formula 1 driver, Fernando Alonso, turned down the chance to meet Justin Bieber in Monaco on Saturday.

Falcao faces knee op, set to miss World Cup

Paris - Monaco's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao requires surgery on the left knee injury he picked up in Wednesday's French Cup tie which almost certainly rules him out of the World Cup.

Grace of Monaco: New Grace Kelly film starring Nicole Kidman

The beautiful Grace Kelly became famous in the 1950's as an American film star. Then she left Hollywood to marry Prince Rainier III, and become princess Grace of Monaco. Now, Nicole Kidman gives life again to Grace Kelly on the silver screen.

Monaco prince engaged

He's 28, very handsome and a Prince to boot but girls around the world have lost their chance to snap up the second in line to the throne of Monaco.

Princess Charlene of Monaco in pregnancy pact

The wedding of Charlene Wittstock to Prince Albert of Monaco on July 1, 2011 was surrounded by rumour with French newspaper, Le Monde, insisting at the time that she had tried to run away three times before the ceremony.

Nicole Kidman to play Princess Grace

Los Angeles - Australian actress Nicole Kidman is in discussions to play Princess Grace in a new movie about the celebrated movie star Grace Kelly.

CIA World Factbook: Monaco residents live longest

The second smallest country in the world boasts the longest longevity for its citizens. Residents of the tiny European tax haven of Monaco, which is home to more millionaires per capita in the world, are expected to live to an average age of 89.68.

Tom Jones hospitalised after suffering from dehydration

Singer Tom Jones cancelled a concert and entered a Monaco hospital on Saturday night, suffering from severe dehydration.

South African swimmer wins heart of Monaco’s Reigning Prince

South African swimmer Charlene Wittstock has won more than a medal with her engagement to Prince Albert II of Monaco, continuing two traditions: A prince of Monaco marrying a foreign commoner and a girl from Benoni becoming a celebrity.

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EXPENSIVE TASTES: Russian Federation billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has been ordered to pay his wife ...
EXPENSIVE TASTES: Russian Federation billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has been ordered to pay his wife, Elena, $4.5 billion in divorce proceedings. The decision by a court in Geneva is expected to be appealed.
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Princess Grace of Monaco at a function in 1976.
Princess Grace of Monaco at a function in 1976.
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