Author: Rachael Peacock

Can a religious garment keep up with fashion trends?

Can a religious garment keep up with fashion trends?

At first glance, the abaya is simply a black cloth that covers a woman. But the piece has great cultural and religious significance to its wearers, and has done for decades. However, over the past few years, while staying true …

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We’re ready to race as amateur sports season kicks off

We’re ready to race as amateur sports season kicks off

Whether it’s cycling, running, swimming or all of the above, amateur race season offers plenty of opportunities to set new fitness goals When it comes to sporting events, Abu Dhabi’s amateur athletes are being treated to more and more opportunities …

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Do you have the strength to take on this new floating workout?

Editor Rachael Perrett tests her balance with a new workout on the water What is it? Float UAE is a new workout brought to our shores by Katie Blaymire. Inspired by Californian company BogaFit, she formulated Float UAE to offer …

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There’s something fishy going on with climate change

There’s something fishy going on with climate change

Researchers at NYUAD have shed light on the potential ecological effects of global warming with a study on the diets of local reef fish. Using sequencing technology, the team analysed the stomach contents of Arabian angelfish and dark and paletail …

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This new programme is helping youth prepare to be leaders

This new programme is helping youth prepare to be leaders

The Emirates Diplomatic Agency has launched a new programme with the aim of improving international relations. The Master of Arts (MA) programme in Diplomacy and International Relations will help prepare Emirati students for careers and positions of leadership representing the …

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The UAE is slashing its oil production next month

The UAE is slashing its oil production next month

In an effort to help alleviate the struggling oil market, the UAE, through state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has revealed it will cut down oil production by 139,000 barrels per day starting next month. This decision is in …

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How is modern technology changing the behaviour of bullies?

How is modern technology changing the behaviour of bullies?

With October marked as Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, we look at how social media brings a new form of bullying and how you can keep your kids safe From mean notes to physical attacks, there’s a strong chance that all …

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It’s show time as Yas Island kicks off its entertainment season

It’s show time as Yas Island kicks off its entertainment season

Looking for ways to entertain the family over the next few months? Yas Island has you covered with its season of live events and shows There’s always something happening on Yas Island,” jokes Gerardo Llanes, executive director of Miral, Yas Island’s …

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Culture and heritage come alive at the annual equestrian and hunting exhibition

Culture and heritage come alive at the annual equestrian and hunting exhibition

Fans of local heritage and outdoor living recently flocked to Adnec for the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). The five-day show featured exhibitors such as the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and the International Fund for …

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It’s game on at the capital’s first dedicated convention

It’s game on at the capital’s first dedicated convention

If you love video games, table top RPGs or just gaming culture in general, you’ll be excited to hear that the first ever Middle East Games Con is landing in Abu Dhabi. Hosted from 23rd to 25th November, the convention …

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