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This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

Celebrating an international affinity and fostering awareness of healthy lifestyles will be one local man’s goal as he prepares to attempt an ultramarathon of epic proportions. Dr Khaled Al Suwaidi is training to run 2,000km from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, …

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Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

A Formula 1 driver has helped back a month-long initiative to raise awareness for men’s health. Daniel Ricciardo took part in the Movember shave-off challenge by VPS Healthcare at Burjeel Day Surgery Center in Abu Dhabi where he had his …

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Finally! The weekend is here and it’s looking good

Finally! The weekend is here and it’s looking good

There were times when we didn’t think we would make it, but we did. It’s the weekend and doesn’t it feel great?  Forget sleeping in, bingeing on Netflix and wasting away doing nothing: There’s a whole host of things going …

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The truth about what it’s like to survive breast cancer

The truth about what it’s like to survive breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and is about educating people about the disease. Four breast cancer survivors tell us what they learned from beating it. “If I can get cancer, anyone can” – Varsha, housewife, India “My grandmother was …

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Why smokers are putting their lives in danger

Why smokers are putting their lives in danger

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco is responsible for ten percent of deaths globally, killing approximately seven million people each year from both direct and passive means. A 2016 report by The Tobacco Atlas revealed that in the UAE …

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This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

This hotel has made an outstanding contribution to child cancer

A Garden City hotel is putting its best foot forward to support the Year of Zayed with a community charity event for a good cause On 16th March, Al Ain Rotana will join forces with UAE Red Crescent and Mediclinic …

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Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

As the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend returns to the capital, we take a look at how the event’s festival is creating a homegrown culture for innovation In 1997, tech company Apple was at a low ebb. To boost struggling sales, …

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Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Seven ways for you to live it up in the city this weekend

Forget the work emails, leave the stress in the office, get your sunglasses on and relax. Oh yes, that’s right, it’s the weekend With all this time on your hands, the last thing you want to do is realise that …

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Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Find out how you can make a difference to cancer research

Increasing awareness about cancer and raising money to fund vital research, the Terry Fox Run returns to Abu Dhabi this weekend.  Honouring the legacy of cancer patient Terry Fox who ran the Marathon of Hope in a bid to find a …

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How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

How do you portray an iconic leader after countless others?

Can Gary Oldman bring his own spin to an iconic historical war figure? History often has a way of repeating itself – and that’s particularly true when it comes to the film industry and its love for the biopic. The …

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