Wednesday , June 28 2017


New UAE traffic fines starting July 1

Failure to wear seat belts in the UAE will lead to a fine of AED 400 from Saturday, as new traffic rules come into force. Drivers face the same fine if children under the age of four aren’t strapped in to a child seat in the back of the car. ...

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ERC’s AED 3 million Eid project benefits 34,000 children

More than 34,000 children have benefited from the Emirates Red Crescent’s Eid clothes project. The initiative was carried out in the UAE and 60 countries around the world, with the donations worth around AED 3 million. Nations affected by conflict and natural disasters were a particular focus for the ERC. ...

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Theresa May calls for national investigation into use of cladding

British Prime Minister Theresa May says a major national investigation is needed into the use of cladding in high-rise buildings. It comes as 95 buildings have failed safety tests following the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in west London, in which at least 79 people died earlier this month. The buildings ...

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Scotland drops plan for immediate independence vote

Scotland has dropped immediate plans for a second independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Tuesday. Sturgeon said it would make a decision after the terms of Britain’s EU exit are clear. Reports have quoted the First Minister as saying, “We will not seek to introduce the legislation for an ...

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