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HSBC says they’ve reversed transactions on their UAE customers’ Visa debit and credit cards after a technical glitch at the bank saw some card holders accidentally overcharged. Customers who used their HSBC cards on December 2, took to social media to voice their anger, with some claiming they were charged up to three or four […]

A 60 year-old Emirati man has been rescued by Abu Dhabi Police from the deserts of Nahel Area in Al Ain. According to officials, an emergency helicopter was sent out to find the stranded man whose car was stuck between two dunes. Upon his rescue, paramedics also carried out the necessary safety checks to ensure that […]

Dubai Metro service between Ibn Battuta and Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) stations will be suspended from next month. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that operations will stop on January 5, and will remain closed until the middle of 2019. The closure on Red Line will be in place to facilitate work on […]

A new study found that 87 per cent of parents in the UAE did not know that diet is a crucial contributing factor to a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI). The report by King’s College Hospital London in the UAE also revealed that 72 per cent think their child’s BMI matched the recommended BMI for their […]

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) year-end auction on Saturday raised a total of AED 12.75 million, as 10 ‘AA’ number plates went under the hammer. The AA10 plate was the top earner, fetching AED 3.12 million.  The AA12 plate was the second most expensive plate at AED 2.72 million, while AA50 came in third at AED1.84 […]

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