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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince to visit the UK on Thursday

Sheikh Mohamed’s UK trip comes after his visit to France on Wednesday, where he met with President Emmanuel Macron

Sheikh Mohamed to visit France on Wednesday

He will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

Dubai’s Emirates to resume flights to Nice, Lyon in France

Emirates currently operates 14 weekly flights to/from Paris

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

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Lebanon PM-designate steps down, unable to form government

Mustapha Adib quit on Saturday after a meeting with President Michel Aoun in Baabda near the capital, Beirut

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Pictures: UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar becomes youngest post-war Tour de France winner

It is the first time that the 21-year-old Slovenian has participated in the Tour de France

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Global powers pledge $298m to Lebanon after blast

Outrage over the August 4 explosion is running high in Lebanon, with protesters taking to the streets to demand regime change

Iran missile that downed Ukraine jet fired ‘without permission’

Iran has sent the aircraft’s black boxes to France for analysis after months of delay

Here’s why the global economy is headed for a recession in 2019

A hard landing is likely unless something happens to kickstart global growth, writes Reuters columnist John Kemp