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Get excited because this superstar is coming to the capital

Get excited because this superstar is coming to the capital

The first artist performing as part of the Yasalam after-race concerts for the 2018 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been announced. Three-time Grammy Award-winning performer The Weeknd will take to the stage at du Arena on Friday …

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Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Inclusion, disability awareness and self-expression were at the heart of a recent event in the capital that brought youth together through music. Organised by the British Embassy, students from British School Al Khubairat and Future Rehabilitation Centre joined in song …

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Why is plastic is the biggest threat to our planet?

Why is plastic is the biggest threat to our planet?

According to environmental group Plastic Oceans, more than eight million tons of plastic are dumped in our seas every year. With this in mind, the UAE has vowed to tackle the use of plastic products with the launch of a …

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This timely environment project will save unique species

This timely environment project will save unique species

One of the capital’s key biodiversity areas will be getting an environmental boost with the launch of the third phase of a sustainability initiative. As part of its Al Wathba Wetland Reserve Habitat Rehabilitation Programme, the Environment Agency – Abu …

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This event will kickstart literacy in the Arab world

This event will kickstart literacy in the Arab world

Following in late leader Sheikh Zayed’s footsteps, the UAE is on a mission to steer the publishing industry in the Arab world, promote the importance of literary works and encourage youth to seek creative outlets. It’s a vision championed by …

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These are the people fighting for animal rights here

These are the people fighting for animal rights here

Volunteers recently conducted a mobile clinic on Lulu Island to improve the welfare of the resident stray cats. Led by Animal Welfare Abu Dhabi (AWAD), a team of three qualified veterinarians and 10 volunteers worked to administer vital medical treatment, …

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Save the date for the opening of this amazing theme park

Save the date for the opening of this amazing theme park

The world’s largest indoor theme park is set to open its doors in Abu Dhabi this summer. Warner Bros World has been the hottest topic in the emirate and now we can reveal that the park will open its doors …

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If you live here, the UAE Hyperloop is going to be right next door

If you live here, the UAE Hyperloop is going to be right next door

A “historic” deal has been inked on the UAE’s first Hyperloop network, which could see construction starting soon. Given that we still don’t have jet hoverboards and robot butlers, the least the 21st century can give us is hyperspeed transport. …

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This focused student has accomplished an astonishing achievement

This focused student has accomplished an astonishing achievement

An Abu Dhabi pupil has made headlines all over the world after receiving acceptance letters to 19 of the world’s top universities. Nigerian student Dami Adekeye, 17 years old, from Brighton College Abu Dhabi showed off her smarts when she was …

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How is the capital supporting home-grown culture?

How is the capital supporting home-grown culture?

Fostering creativity and planting the seed for a grassroots performing arts community are in the spotlight with the launch of a new dedicated cultural programme at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Launched by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi …

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