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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

UAE in a minute for October 5, 2017

Making today's headlines: accessibility, food allergies and the Caribbean Beach Festival

Dubai is set to modify more than a 1,000 existing buildings to cater for those with disabilities, including schools, hospitals and hotels. Pawan Singh / The National
Dubai is set to modify more than a 1,000 existing buildings to cater for those with disabilities, including schools, hospitals and hotels. Pawan Singh / The National

Thousands of schools, hospitals and hotels in Dubai will be retrofitted over the next three years to make older buildings easier to access for people with disabilities.

> Dubai to retrofit thousands of buildings to improve disabled access

Food allergy specialists have seen a 400 per cent increase in the number of children with serious nut allergies in the past five years.

> story coming soon

Pop singer Sean Kingston and his Jamaican compatriot Jah Cure will be headlining the Caribbean Beach Festival at Yas Beach in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

> Jah Cure on why he can’t wait for his first UAE show since 2011