Travel insurance sales on the rise in UAE

More residents in the UAE understand the value of purchasing travel insurance before they go on holiday. That’s according to comparison platform, compareit4me, which found that there is a 200% year-on-year increase in travel cover sales. They say the vast majority of online travel insurance buyers are English speakers, with ...

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Murray pulls out from final Wimbledon warm-up match

Defending champion Andy Murray has pulled out from an exhibition match days before Wimbledon because of a sore hip. The world number one was scheduled to play at Hurlingham Club in London on Friday as his final warm-up game. Murray is still expected to begin the defence of his Wimbledon ...

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New rules on driver licences in Dubai hailed

Road safety experts have hailed the new rules on issuing and renewing driver licences in Dubai which come in to effect on Saturday. Emirati and expat motorists in Dubai who are under the age of 21 will now have to have their licenses renewed every year. Expatriates above the age ...

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Lionel Messi all set to marry on Friday in Argentina

Football stars and international celebrities will gather in Northern Argentina on Friday for the wedding of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi. Messi will marry his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo in his hometown Rosario in Argentina. He will be joined by his old friends and footballers like Barcelona strike partners Luiz Suarez ...

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UAE police forces prepare to enforce new set of traffic laws

Police forces across the UAE are preparing to enforce a new set of traffic laws on motorists which takes effect on Saturday. The new rules include harsher fines for offences like speeding and reckless driving as well as making it mandatory for all passengers in a car to wear seat-belts. ...

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