6 mins

DD Foxx: The Dubai Pop Star Making Music And A Difference

Becoming a global superstar, doing good at every turn and singing in the bathroom at a Jebel Ali studio are all in a day’s work for Dubai pop star DD, discovers Britt Ashley

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8 mins

Is She Really Your Friend? Seven Problems Every Friendship Faces

She’s your BFF and you tell each other everything, but is your friendship as solid as your think? Keeping secrets, jealousy and even a new love are all threats to even the strongest of friendships, discovers Christine Fieldhouse

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3 mins

Is This The World’s Loneliest Orangutan?

Thousands of people around the globe are backing a petition to have the 36 year old orangutan sent to a sanctuary in the UK where she can live out her days with her own kind. By Anthea Ayache 

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4 mins

RETOLD: The Pre-Loved Fashion House Opening in Dubai

Good news for the style and earth conscious shoppers amongst us, a brand new 3,000 square foot retail space dedicated to pre-loved fashion is opening in Dubai this month. Catriona McBride finds out more 

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4 mins

10 Awesome Animal Facts That Are Sure To Make You Smile

Animals are amazing. Fact. But the more we learn about their unique behaviours the more incredible they become. Have a read of these ten animals facts and we promise you'll be smiling in no time

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6 mins

On the Plus Side: Good Environmental News From 2017

The year 2017 was one when environmental issues continued to generate world headlines be they major catastrophes or  environmental policy changes such as the US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. While it's easy to focus on what went wrong for environmentalists Nick Ames takes a look at the good achieved over the last year

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2 mins

Last Two Dancing Bears Rescued From Handlers in Nepal

The last two known bears forced to dance for spectators in Nepal have been rescued bringing an end to the tradition in the Asian country 

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3 mins

Stranger Species: Scientists Discovered 115 New Flora & Fauna Last Year

A crocodile lizard, a snail-eating turtle, and a horseshoe bat that wouldn't look out of place in a Star Wars movie are just some of the 115 new species discovered by scientists in the Greater Mekong region in 2016

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