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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 20, 2017

Making today's headlines: toxic sunscreen, personal debt, project awards and an injured Emirati soldier

The UAE accounts for the bulk of construction projects in the GCC. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National
The UAE accounts for the bulk of construction projects in the GCC. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National

Researchers are warning the public that some sunscreens react badly with chlorinated water to give off toxic chemicals.

> ‘Toxic’ sunscreen warning after study finds chemical reaction with chlorine in pools

In a two-part series run by The National, UAE residents have described their descent into debt and their attempts to overcome it.

> story coming soon

MEED Projects have revealed that the UAE accounts for almost 40 per cent of the value of project awards in the GCC in the first half of the year.

> UAE accounts for 38% of value of projects awarded in GCC in first half of year

An Emirati soldier who was injured when in a helicopter crash in Yemen last week has thanked Emiratis for their support and said he is recovering well in hospital.

> Yemen helicopter crash survivor shown recovering well in video message to Emiratis