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Your guide to understanding ADD and ADHD

Your guide to understanding ADD and ADHD

Is your child struggling to focus and sit still? It may be a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder As the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder among children, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can affect a child’s performance in school …

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Baby turtles have been released off Saadiyat Island

Baby turtles have been released off Saadiyat Island

To mark World Ocean’s Day on 8th June, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas released 19 lost baby turtles back into the wild. The resort team was supported by Saadiyat’s beach patrol team and NYU Abu Dhabi. The babies are Hawksbill turtles, which are critically …

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Go for gold at this Wild West themed spot

Go for gold at this Wild West themed spot

Every restaurant has a concept, but 49ers The Gold Rush takes its Wild West theme quite seriously. We are greeted by a large portrait of a cowboy as we step out of the elevator directly into the restaurant, which is …

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9 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

9 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

As Ramadan draws to a close, many people are set to have a whopping 9 days off, while others (like us!) will be enjoying a normal weekend ahead of the Eid al Fitr holiday. No matter what holidays you have …

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Emirati comedy gets cinematic release for Eid al Fitr

Emirati comedy gets cinematic release for Eid al Fitr

Taking a step out of his comfort zone, Emirati animation director Mohammed Saeed Harib is celebrating the release of his first live-action feature film, Rashid & Rajab, during the Eid weekend. The comedy tells the story of a wealthy Emirati executive named …

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The King of the Monsters is back on the big screen

The King of the Monsters is back on the big screen

How pop culture’s meanest and biggest monster is serving as a reflection of our troubled times  Long before the influx of comic book-inspired superheroes and villains hit theatres, monster movies reigned supreme. While it’s easy to dismiss these creatures – …

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Trendy spot combines coffee, coiffeurs and collectibles

Trendy spot combines coffee, coiffeurs and collectibles

Home-grown enterprises with unique concepts are always a joy to discover. This is how it feels when you step inside Local – a three-concept venture that houses a speciality coffee shop, barbershop and consignment store selling urban street wear and limited edition sneakers. …

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New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

New archaeological evidence unveiled in Al Ain

Research conducted at the Hili 2 archaeological site, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Al Ain, has revealed new evidence on social life in the region 3,000 years ago. The research, carried out by the Department of Culture …

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UAE fuel prices heat up for the summer

UAE fuel prices heat up for the summer

For the fourth consecutive month, drivers are going to pay more when they fill up on fuel. The UAE’s fuel pricing committee has announced increases for petrol and diesel for June. Rises of between one and three percent begin from …

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Airbnb is now available in Arabic

Airbnb is now available in Arabic

Airbnb will now be available in Arabic to accommodate its growing community across the Middle East and North Africa.  The company announced that more than 70,000 listings will be accessible in Arabic via its local website, iOS and Android apps. …

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