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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for August 24, 2017

Making today's headlines: GCSE results, cleared cheques and the coolest neighbourhoods

Nadine Wain and Hannah Maroof celebrate GCSE success at Gems Wellington International School in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National
Nadine Wain and Hannah Maroof celebrate GCSE success at Gems Wellington International School in Dubai. Pawan Singh / The National

The day pupils across the world have been nervously anticipating is upon us as GCSE results are released.

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The value of cheques cleared in the UAE has surged to Dh886.7bn in the first seven months of the year, according to the UAE central bank.

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Dubai Business Bay has ranked in a top ten list of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods by the travel guide Lonely Planet.

> Dubai features in Lonely Planet's top 10 coolest neighbourhoods