Dubai news roundup: January 19

UAE football, diesel price hike, shopping award and more Dubai news

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Landlords in Dubai are offering extravagant rewards as bait to potential tenants. A Dhs1m super car, hotel stays and free TV packages have been offered to property renters.
Full story: Gulf News

Police in the UAE are planning to collect DNA samples from every resident of the UAE. More than 10 million samples will be recorded in the next few years.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

An earthquake in Pakistan was felt in Dubai. The quake measured 7.2 on the Richter scale and originated in Baluchistan.
Full story: The Guardian

Inflation in Dubai is 0.6 per cent according to data from the Dubai Statistics Center. Although the price of food and transport went up the price of property decreased.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

People in the UAE are oblivious to their obesity according to a new study by conducted by Philips Healthcare. Although as many as 70 per cent of Dubai residents are considered to be obese the majority of people surveyed did not consider themselves to be overweight.
Full story: Arabian Business

Female supervisory staff will put on all GEMS Education school buses. Group chairman Sunny Varkey explained that the extra security measures were in a response to safety concerns from concerned parents.
Full story: Khaleej Times

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Time Out Dubai goes behind the scenes at the brand-new restaurant on Bluewaters Island

Spanish Soccer Schools invites young footballers to register for new terms

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