Dubai news roundup: March 21

UAE Mother’s Day, radioactive food, long waiting lists for schools and more UAE news

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Parents are having a hard time finding school places in Dubai, with high demand causing long waiting lists. Although it’s the start of the enrolment season many schools are already closed for admission.
Full story: The National

Middle Eastern Mother’s Day is being celebrated in the UAE and several other Gulf countries today.
Full story: The National

UAE Government stops imported food from Japan at the border to test it for radioactivity and reassures that no contaminated food will be allowed into the country.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

UAE rock band, Juliana Down, signs record deal with Sony and is the first local group to be signed by a big-name label.
Full story: 7days

New national campaign urges people to save energy. The campaign stresses that if all UAE residents switch off one bulb for an hour a day it equals taking 400 cars off the roads.
Full story: Gulf News

It is part of plans to introduce a teaching 'permit' by 2021

The popular beach club is opening later this year Bluewaters Island

Treble your tacos every Tuesday for Dhs27

The Play House features treats, cooking classes and more

Ladies get free drinks on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

The sleek new trains will be more spacious with a swankier design


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