Birthday girl lost it on lockdown; UK minister hints at quarantine change; Prize-winning sculptor calls Boris comments ‘BS’ … and more…
Good Morning Monaco
Monday, June 15, 2020
The French President has declared a “first victory against the virus,” as he said that all of France would be in the ‘green zone’ from Monday, June 15.
The highly anticipated short film ‘Le Grand Rendez-Vous’ debuted on June 13. The filming was orchestrated by French director Claude Lelouch and was the first filming in France and Monaco since quarantine began.
Britain’s government is looking at options for its two-week quarantine for people entering the country and might be able to make changes to the rules, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday.
Government relaxes restaurant and cafe rules
The Monaco authorities have decided that a number of rules on social distancing can be relaxed in restaurants and cafes.
Anish Kapoor, whose sculpture ’Sky Mirror’ adorns Casino Square in Monaco, has entered the fray over the removal of British statues that celebrate slave traders.
Police staged protests in cities across France against a ban on chokehold restraint techniques imposed by the government in response to public anger over the death of George Floyd and alleged police brutality in France.
Britain will introduce border checks with the European Union in stages from Jan. 1, reversing an original plan so it can now give companies struggling with the coronavirus crisis more time to fill out forms and pay tariffs.
The Hyderabad-based Deccan Development Society has won the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Biodiversity Award,
Investors have been scratching their heads for a while now as they try to reconcile the new heights being reached by the stock market rally with the devastation on the ground.
Global demand for premium foods like wagyu beef, bluefin tuna and caviar has plunged with thousands of restaurants shuttered and many economies sliding into recession amid the coronavirus pandemic.