Dubai news round-up: April 28

Dubai beating UK in Royal Wedding stakes, laser hair removal banned, iPad 2 released in UAE and more …

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As Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton practise their "I do", British expats in Dubai are preparing to celebrate the royal nuptials of Britain's second in line to the throne to his longtime sweetheart on April 29.

From a Street Party thrown on the lawns of the British Embassy, to a travel deal in the UK's Daily Mail to celebrate the royal wedding in Dubai, the emirate's British community isn't short of entertainment options for the big day.
Full story: Gulf News

The use of laser hair removal systems by beauty parlours has been banned by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to protect the public from the dangers of laser exposure.

Dr Mohammad Osama Kayali, head of DHA'S regulation section, said beauty outlets must cease the use of the procedure by August or face a fine of up to Dhs10,000.
Full story: AMEinfo

Apple has announced on Wednesday that the iPad 2 will go on sale in the UAE tomorrow.

The gadget will also be released in Japan, Singapore and South Korea, according to the California firm, which also said a Wi-Fi only version of the iPad 2 will be available in China on May 6.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

Undercover cops have helped reduce crime in New Dubai communities this year, according to a senior police officer.

Plainclothes policemen have been rounding up an increasing number of thieves and perverts on New Dubai's popular beaches, said Lieutenant Colonel Jamal Salem Al Jallaf, Deputy Director of the Control Section of Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
Full story: Gulf News

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