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Muse gear up to rock the F1

Muse gear up to rock the F1

UK alternative rock band Muse are set to perform in the capital during this year’s Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Grammy-winning group will headline the third after-race concert on Saturday 2nd November at du Arena on …

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Hotel brings big smiles

Hotel brings big smiles

The Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort has raised more than AED 26,000 for children suffering from facial deformities. The Sheraton raised money for Operation Smile UAE by hosting a charity flea market in June. “One 45-minutes surgery transforming a …

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‘Urban oasis’ plan for the city

‘Urban oasis’ plan for the city

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi has just announced innovative plans to revamp the city, developing new community recreational facilities downtown. An ‘urban oasis’ will be established in Sector E, which is a densely populated area located between Hamdan Street and …

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Get set fur the heat

Get set fur the heat

Animal welfare groups are urging residents to help our furry friends in the super-hot summer heat. Animal Action Abu Dhabi (AAAD), a charity to home unwanted and stray animals, pleaded with the public to exercise caution when walking dogs particularly. …

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Brazil boost

Brazil boost

Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi-Sao Paulo service from three flights per week to a daily schedule from 1st August this year. The national carrier launched flights to Sao Paulo, its first destination in South America, earlier this month. …

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Workers to get an upgrade

Workers to get an upgrade

More than AED 20 billion has been invested in 23 workers ‘cities’ to improve the living conditions for 385,000 workers across the emirate. The cities will be in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain industrial zones, on 21 plots of land. …

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Inspired spa manager tackles ‘Kili’ to help Sudanese women

Inspired spa manager tackles ‘Kili’ to help Sudanese women

She normally scales dead skin cells at work, but next month, Natasha Enriquez is scaling Kilimanjaro for women in need. The Abu Dhabi-based spa manager is climbing Kilimanjaro to raise money for global charity Women for Women International with her …

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Capital helps falcon numbers to increase

Capital helps falcon numbers to increase

Abu Dhabi has commandeered efforts to restore the endangered falcon species, releasing 93 of the carnivores into Kazakhstan’s wilderness. The Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme (SZFRP) was founded by the late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan, to preserve …

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Abu Dhabi powers into the Seychelles

Abu Dhabi powers into the Seychelles

Abu Dhabi has given the Republic of Seychelles a gusty gift. Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Energy and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) launched an eight-turbine wind farm in the Republic of Seychelles this week. The six-megawatt Port Victoria wind …

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Trust in media ‘highest’ in UAE

Trust in media ‘highest’ in UAE

The UAE’s residents trust their news-media more than other nation tested in a recent international survey. The eight-nation study, conducted by Northwestern University in Qatar, ranked the UAE the highest, according to percentage of trust in their media outlets, compared …

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