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24,000 now registered for ‘global’ weight loss contest ahead of Thursday deadline

24,000 now registered for ‘global’ weight loss contest ahead of Thursday deadline

More than 24,000 people have registered for the ‘Your Child In Gold’ weight loss contest... »

Petrol customers in Dubai to be allowed to fuel from either side

Petrol customers in Dubai to be allowed to fuel from either side

Petrol station chain ENOC is to introduce longer hoses so that drivers can fill up their tanks from ... »

Sky News apologises after reporter rummages through luggage of MH17 victim live on air

Sky News apologises after reporter rummages through luggage of MH17 victim live on air

Sky News has apologised after one its senior presenters was filmed rummaging through the luggage of ... »

Dignitaries and ambassadors visit Malaysian embassy in Abu Dhabi to sign MH17 book of condolence

Dignitaries and ambassadors visit Malaysian embassy in Abu Dhabi to sign MH17 book of condolence

Dozens of dignitaries and ambassadors have visited the Malaysian Embassy in Abu Dhabi to sign a book... »

People convicted of terrorism in UAE could face death penalty under FNC law proposal

People convicted of terrorism in UAE could face death penalty under FNC law proposal

People convicted of terrorism in the UAE could face the death penalty under new legislation being co... »

UAE sends relief for Palestinians, pledges Dhs150 million for Gaza reconstruction

UAE sends relief for Palestinians, pledges Dhs150 million for Gaza reconstruction

The number of displaced people in Gaza will soon be as high as 100,000, according to latest figures.... »

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Dubai’s public parks to become more accessible to disabled people

A major overhaul is in the pipeline to make Dubai’s public parks more accessible for disabled people... »

Sleeping labourer crushed to death by roller

Sleeping labourer crushed to death by roller

A labourer was crushed to death by a road roller as he slept in front of it to shelter of the scorch... »

UAE field hospital in Gaza treats Palestinians wounded in Israeli offensive

UAE field hospital in Gaza treats Palestinians wounded in Israeli offensive

Wounded Palestinians in Gaza are being treated at a field hospital set up by the UAE. The initiative... »

Etihad re-routes flights to avoid Ukraine after Malaysia Airlines plane is shot down

Etihad re-routes flights to avoid Ukraine after Malaysia Airlines plane is shot down

Etihad Airways has re-routed all of its flight paths to avoid Ukranian airspace following the Malays... »

Driver dies after pick-up smashes through road barriers

Driver dies after pick-up smashes through road barriers

A driver has died after pick-up smashed through a central reservation and rammed into the man’... »

Fifteen thousand Dubai residents sign up for gold for weight scheme

Fifteen thousand Dubai residents sign up for gold for weight scheme

Fifteen thousand people have signed up for Dubai’s ‘Your Child in Gold’ weightloss scheme. The... »

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