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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 21 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for October 24, 2017

Making today's headlines: Apple Pay, housing for Emiratis and BTEC

Mackenzie Cumming has his vitals recorded by Luke Vevers during a training session for the BTEC Sports Level 3 at BSAK. Vidhyaa for The National
Mackenzie Cumming has his vitals recorded by Luke Vevers during a training session for the BTEC Sports Level 3 at BSAK. Vidhyaa for The National

Apple announced the launch of their digital wallet in the UAE this morning meaning anyone holding a credit card from six UAE banks and owns an iPhone 6 or later can simply whip out their phone, or watch, at the check-out to pay for things.

> What is Apple Pay? Everything you need to know about the digital wallet's launch in the UAE

Dubai Municipality will draft a housing plan to meet the needs of UAE nationals, set to be presented by December.

> New Dubai housing plan to be set for Emiratis

Business, engineering, and exercise science are just some of the practical programmes being offered as an alternative to A-Levels to pupils at the British School Al Khubairat.

> Alternative to A-Levels helps pupils at Abu Dhabi school prepare for industry