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Here’s what’s happening with fuel prices in August

Here’s what’s happening with fuel prices in August

Fuel prices in the UAE will increase next month, so if you need to fill up, do it now and save a little. If you regularly use Special 95, it’s risen by three fils to AED 1.78 per litre, from AED 1.75. …

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Did you wake up to a major utility bill hike? Here’s why…

Did you wake up to a major utility bill hike? Here’s why…

Some Abu Dhabi residents have been left scratching their heads after discovering that their utility bills for December are much higher than anticipated. This is after the municipality fee – which is three percent of a resident’s annual rent – …

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CULTURE: Get another look at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection

CULTURE: Get another look at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection

Start marking your 2017 calendar as Manarat Al Saadiyat is set to host the second exhibition of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi collection. Running from 8th March next year, The Creative Act: Performance • Process • Presence will gather artworks from …

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NEWS: Stomach bug and high winds delay Solar Impulse capital return

NEWS: Stomach bug and high winds delay Solar Impulse capital return

UPDATE: Take off now expected mid week, pilot hopes flight success will inspire next generation of eco-warriors A last minute turn in weather conditions last night delayed the final leg of Solar Impulse’s record-breaking journey back to Abu Dhabi from …

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TECHNOLOGY: Pokemon Go is just the beginning say experts

TECHNOLOGY: Pokemon Go is just the beginning say experts

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar is getting in on latest tech crazes with demo at GITEX By now you’re probably one of those enthralled by Samsung’s sci-fi-esque Gear VR (virtual reality) headset or going gaga over the hit AR (augmented reality) game, …

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ASK THE EXPERT: Pregnant fitness, weight loss and nutrition

ASK THE EXPERT: Pregnant fitness, weight loss and nutrition

In our weekly fitness column from Advantage Sports UAE expert trainer Jack McAllister answers your questions. If you have a fitness question for the Advantage team email contactus@abudhabiweek.ae and we will quiz them! Can I exercise while pregnant? If you were training …

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IN THE KNOW: Where to watch the NYE fireworks in Abu Dhabi

IN THE KNOW: Where to watch the NYE fireworks in Abu Dhabi

Three… two… one… To see the New Year in the capital with a bang just head to any of these locations: Al Maryah Island, Promenade The fun starts here at 6pm. Pre-midnight attractions include a winter market, live music, and …

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Vin’s witch hunt is on

Vin’s witch hunt is on

Diesel goes supernatural From sports cars to hunting ancient witches, Vin Diesel is the last person you’d expect to see in a supernatural flick with gothic appeal. But the gravel-voiced actor is the star of the action adventure The Last …

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New menus

New menus

  SUSHI CENTRAL  Looking for a taste of the Far East without breaking the bank? This sushi spot offers three bento boxes: chicken, seafood and vegetable starting from AED 40. Not a fan of Bento? Then go for the ramen …

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Parte della famiglia

Parte della famiglia

Tucked away on Yas Mall’s cascade walk, a stone’s throw from Ferrari World, sits a little taste of Italy in Buca di Beppo. After a warm welcome, my guest and I take a seat surrounded by hundreds of framed pictures celebrating …

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