Dubai news round-up: Monday, May 30

Sean Kingston critical after jet ski accident, Ryan Giggs shelves Dubai holiday plan, Lily Allen coming to Dubai and more

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Hip-hop star Sean Kingston is in critical condition in a Miami hospital after being injured in a bad jet skiing accident.

The "Beautiful Girls" singer, who performed in Dubai earlier this month, had a female passenger on board his watercraft when it crashed into a bridge.
Full story: TMZ

Troubled Manchester United star Ryan Giggs is believed to have shelved plans for a family holiday to Dubai in the wake of the gagging-order debacle that revealed he cheated on his wife.

A friend of the Manchester United player said Giggs, his wife Stacey and two children were set to jet off to the UAE after last night’s Champions League final, in which his team took on Barcelona.
Full story: 7days

British pop singer Lily Allen is to launch her vintage fashion concept in Dubai.

The former Chanel muse will officially launch an extension of her London store Lucy In Disguise with clothes from the shop’s collections selling at homegrown luxury fashion chain Boutique 1′s outlets.
Full story: Arabian Business

In the past few months, the potential of social media outreach in the Gulf hasn't only been noticed and exploited by marketing firms but also by regional governments and officials.

There are a staggering 7.4 million Facebook users in the Gulf according to Inside Facebook as of May this year and 5.5 million Twitter users in the Middle East according to ArabCrunch as of March this year.
Full story: Gulf News

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