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GALLERY: World’s largest cargo plane touches down in the capital

GALLERY: World’s largest cargo plane touches down in the capital

The world’s largest cargo plane landed in the capital this weekend! The Antonov AN225, landed at Abu Dhabi International Airport for the first time on Saturday, 21st May, at 12.30pm. The aircraft, arriving from Kiev, had 160 tonnes of cargo …

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NEWS: Capital set to host a new one-day sporting event

NEWS: Capital set to host a new one-day sporting event

Cricket is coming to the capital with a new one-day competition bringing some of the UK’s best young players to the region. Abu Dhabi will host a new ‘North v South’ of England one-day series after a three year agreement was …

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ENTERTAINMENT: Chart topper set to perform in the capital later this month

Feeling blue? Get your dancing shoes on and get ready for a party. A chart topper is heading to the capital to perform after reaching number one in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand and on the US viral …

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NEWS: Innovative product launches to help kids get in to the swing with golf

NEWS: Innovative product launches to help kids get in to the swing with golf

Inspired by the Masters and Danny Willet’s exciting win? Then inspire the next generation and get your kids in to golf with revolutionary equipment delivered to your doorstep. GolphinforKids has launched in the UAE bringing quality Scottish-made clubs to the …

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NEWS: There’s a health issue that’s begging to be heard

NEWS: There’s a health issue that’s begging to be heard

A recent survey reveals a general lack of awareness on the prevalence of hearing impairment in the UAE. According to MED-EL, a firm specialising in hearing implant systems, 81 percent of respondents have little to no awareness about the condition …

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Creating unity

Creating unity

With its glittering skyscrapers towering over the desert landscape, many could be forgiven for forgetting that the UAE is still relatively young at only 44  years old. Settle down for a history lesson, folks. As the founding day of the …

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Guiding light

Guiding light

Sheikh Zayed’s influence on the nation he founded continues to resonate The UAE has progressed from an unknown desert state in the Arabian Peninsula to a model nation in the Middle East and internationally. None of this would have been …

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Game time

Game time

A website designed to promote the local hip-hop scene is making waves in the UAE. Namy Kaur, founder of RvP GvME (Rap Game), describes the site as an “online platform for people to share and discover music – anything that …

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Call for action

Call for action

A local animal rescue organisation is calling on residents to help raise awareness about abandoned pets, breeding and being a responsible owner. Animal Action – Abu Dhabi is a volunteer-led charity group that rescues abandoned pets and strays across the …

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Starz Play Launches In Mena Region

Starz Play Launches In Mena Region

  Series five of Game of Thrones had the world locked down in anticipation. But days before the first episode aired, the first four episodes were leaked online; fans went nuts and download sites went into overdrive. Downloading movies and …

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