Dubai news roundup: March 27

DU cable cut causes slow internet, sandstorm, Earth Hour, and more UAE news

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Du internet subscribers may be affected by the damage to an underwater cable. Customers face bandwidth degradation and longer connection times.
Full story: The National

Earth Hour was celebrated in Dubai last night as thousands of people gathered at the Burj Plaza and the lights at the Burj Khalifa were switched off.
Full story: Gulf News

The Kuwait sandstorm will still be affecting the UAE this morning, with visibility down to 1,000 metres. It will remain dusty for the next few days and temperatures are expected to drop.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

The Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company from London brings ‘Macbeth’ to Dubai tonight with a modern-day adaption of the play.
Full story: The National

Experts say that the average age for people suffering heart attacks in the UAE is 10 years than the world average, due to bad lifestyle choices such as smoking.
Full story: Gulf News

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