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News: Dubai International celebrates strong passenger numbers for August

Dubai International registered another month of record traffic, with 8.2 million passengers welcomed in August, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Boosted by the seasonal rush of travellers, particularly UAE residents returning for the start of the academic year, passenger traffic at DXB reached 8,233,311 in August compared to 7,727,105 recorded in the same month last year, an increase of 6.6 per cent. The year to date traffic totalled 59,353,368 passengers up 6.3 per cent compared to 55,851,148 recorded during the first eight months…

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The sale whisperer: Melbourne's best shopping August 31-September 6

It’s finally spring, which means it’s time to get your colour on. Lucky there are some sales and new stores to help. Cult accessories label Lucy Folk, which has single-handedly brought back the librarian-style glasses chain, is having a warehouse sale with up to 60 per cent off the original price of clutches and sunglasses. Yule House, Level 2, 309 Little Collins Street, Melbourne. Friday 8am-7pm.  Lucy Folk is having a warehouse sale on its cult accessories. Now you have the accessories, you will need the dress. Gown designer to…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, August 31: Latest DEADLINE DAY gossip, including Sanchez, Sterling, Liverpool and Tottenham reports

It’s TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY and talkSPORT are here to bring you a round-up of all the latest gossip ahead of what is sure to be an action-packed day! Manchester City will return to Arsenal with an offer of around £70million for Alexis Sanchez on transfer deadline day. (The Independent) City have reportedly already sent a team of legal and medical officials to South America to finalise a deal with the Chile international – who is on World Cup duty. (The Independent) Arsenal could sanction Sanchez’s sale but ONLY if they…

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Hawksbee and Jacobs daily – Wednesday, August 30

Andy Jacobs and Paul Hawksbee Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Listen back as Paul and Andy bring you the best bits from Wednesday’s Hawksbee and Jacobs show. Today’s show features comedian and Crystal Palace fan Kevin Day, Dave Wakeling from The Beat and insider info on how transfers work. Listen above or click here to download the podcast from iTunes. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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Troubled Indian hospital says 217 children died in August

Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in August alone due to a variety of reasons including an annual encephalitis outbreak. Singh added that 42 children have died in the last 48 hours. Seven of the deaths were from encephalitis while the others were attributed to other medical complications. The…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, August 30: Coutinho to seal Barcelona move, Van Dijk still wants Liverpool switch, Chelsea plot triple swoop

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… According to reports, Barcelona will finally seal a deal to sign the Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool this week, with the transfer fee rising to a potential €160million (£148m). (Yahoo Sports) Chelsea have made a £25million bid for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley – FULL STORY HERE The Premier League champions are offering £35m for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater and £15m for Swansea striker Fernando Llorente. (Daily Mail) Chelsea rebel Diego Costa is being eyed for Las Palmas on loan until Atletico…

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