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Count-down for return  of children’s favourite

Count-down for return of children’s favourite

A new Arabic version of children’s favourite TV show Sesame Street is set to return to our screens soon, after the latest TV company took shape in Abu Dhabi. Bidaya (Arabic for “Beginning”) has been established at twofour54, Abu Dhabi’s …

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Police try to net better road safety

Police try to net better road safety

Abu Dhabi Police has taken to the information superhighway to try and reduce accidents on the capital’s roads. Residents of the UAE are seven times more likely to die in a car accident than compared to those in the UK, …

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Keep it clean

Keep it clean

The Arab Hygiene Council is urging people to undertake good hygiene practice, as a preventative measure, in response to the reports that the first case of the novel coronavirus (Mers) has been detected in the UAE. Cases of Mers first …

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Trio of class acts set to open soon

Three new schools will open in Abu Dhabi in time for the 2013-2014 academic year. The schools, two British and one American, will begin classes in three ex-government school buildings, adding 2,340 more places for pupils in the capital. Gems …

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Top trio tune up for  Eid extravaganza

Top trio tune up for Eid extravaganza

An EidFest concert will take place at du Forum, Yas Island to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and celebrate Eid Al-Fitr. The lineup for the event, on Saturday 10th August, includes Arab musical talent Rabeh Saqer, Yara …

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Road accident-prevention campaign gets into gear

Road accident-prevention campaign gets into gear

A summer road safety initiative as been launched by the Traffic Coordination Department at the Ministry of Interior. The campaign, called A Summer Without Accidents, will run until 1st September and aims to reduce the number of road accidents happening in …

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Food for the poor project for capital

Food for the poor project for capital

People in need across Abu Dhabi will receive free meals thanks to a new initiative led by the UAE Red Crescent Authority’s Saving Grace Project, the Environmental Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), and Quattro Group’s Mocha cafes and restaurants. The …

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Partnership to help Arabian Sand Cat

Partnership to help Arabian Sand Cat

Al Ain Zoo has announced a new partnership with the WildGenes Laboratory, a genetic laboratory at the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), to utilise the lab’s DNA expertise for a research project on the zoo’s captive Arabian Sand Cat …

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First UK show for artists from the UAE

First UK show for artists from the UAE

The inaugural group exhibition of UAE contemporary artists is to be held this month at Sotheby’s London. Curated by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) the exhibition entitled ‘Three Generations’ will be on from 23rd July to 9th …

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Ramadan-inspired hotel aids Dhaka’s slum kids

Ramadan-inspired hotel aids Dhaka’s slum kids

During the Holy Month of Ramadan the Park Rotana Abu Dhabi is raising funds to support impoverished children who live in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. This Ramadan they will ask their Ginger All Day Dining iftar customers and overnight …

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