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This woman is breaking down barriers about mental health

This woman is breaking down barriers about mental health

When personal tragedy struck, Irish expat Maria Kelly became inspired to educate people about mental health. In 2015, she brought to the UAE Darkness Into Light – the annual walking event and community group from Ireland that helps raise funds …

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Bouts confirmed for Abu Dhabi’s UFC

Bouts confirmed for Abu Dhabi’s UFC

Bouts have been confirmed for Abu Dhabi’s upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Thanks to a partnership between the UFC and Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), the capital is set to host UFC events for …

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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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7 ways to get fit for free in Abu Dhabi

7 ways to get fit for free in Abu Dhabi

There’s no shortage of things to spend money on, but fitness classes doesn’t have to be one of them. ADW tells you how to train like a pro and keep your coins in your pocket Summer is fast approaching so …

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Suhoor at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi

Suhoor at Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi

Throughout the holy month, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi welcomed guests for suhoor. Located in its Ramadan tent, erected and designed especially for the season, the suhoor experience included traditional dishes and a live oud player.

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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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Parking machines removed in bid to go digital

Parking machines removed in bid to go digital

Parking machines are being removed across the city as the Integrated Transport Center encourages the public use digital alternatives. The move is part of wider smart government initiatives across the UAE. Previously, drivers could pay at a machine for parking …

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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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