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Cover Story
Gulf Weekly Start the party!

In a build up to Bahrain’s 48th National Day, thousands of people from across the kingdom and world are expected to attend the Bahrain International Circuit’s (BIC) festivities, combining the annual FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) race with a slew of entertainment for the entire family.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Local News
Gulf Weekly Tribute to furry friends

Tribute to furry friends

Big-hearted artists and photographers from across the kingdom and around the world have created a colourful calendar boasting pretty painted animal portraits and pictures in a bid to raise awareness about their plights as well as funds for a furry cause.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Local News
Gulf Weekly Christmas bliss

Christmas bliss

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel kicked off its festive season last Friday with the first of three Christmas Market Bliss weekends.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Motoring Weekly
Gulf Weekly Truck of the future

Truck of the future

Last month, Tesla unveiled its Cybertruck and the Lost in Space looking four-wheeler is picking up adoration for its functionality and futuristic aesthetics.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Motoring Weekly
Gulf Weekly Mercedes magic

Mercedes magic

There are few badges that can even compare to the iconic status of Mercedes-Benz. Everyone who is anyone has owned and driven a car from the badge, and for good reason. The Mercedes motto is: “Das Beste oder Nichts” which literally means – “the best or nothing”.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Sports News
Gulf Weekly Test your strength

Test your strength

Athletes from around the world are set to put their strength and conditioning skills to the test this weekend in a challenging CrossFit competition, writes Mai Al Khatib-Camille.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Gulf Weekly More Athletes from around the world are set to put their strength and conditioning skills to the test this weekend in a challenging CrossFit competition, writes Mai Al Khatib-Camille.



Sports Opinion
Gulf Weekly Survival of the fittest

Survival of the fittest

Holly Lawrence, a member of the Bahrain Endurance 13 team, has scored a hat-trick, winning her third consecutive title at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Gulf Weekly More Holly Lawrence, a member of the Bahrain Endurance 13 team, has scored a hat-trick, winning her third consecutive title at the Ironman 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain.













Fin Tech Focus
Gulf Weekly Delightful demo day

The fourth batch of startups in Brinc MENA’s Iot Accelerator Programme has graduated.

December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Fashion Weekly
Gulf Weekly Rise of the holiday jumper

Rise of the holiday jumper

‘Tis the season to wear festive jumpers and usually the uglier the better. It’s become a tradition to wear the ugliest or most coloquil Christmas sweater in many households as well as a growing fashion trend around the world.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Gulf Weekly More ‘Tis the season to wear festive jumpers and usually the uglier the better. It’s become a tradition to wear the ugliest or most coloquil Christmas sweater in many households as well as a growing fashion trend around the world.





Property Weekly
Gulf Weekly Stunning seafront villa up for sale...

Stunning seafront villa up for sale...

A three-bedroom villa is available for sale in Durrat Al Bahrain offering stunning sea views and a private swimming pool.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Festive Guide
Gulf Weekly Listing

Listing

Designed for your absolute relaxation, the Lagoon Beach boasts serene views from sunrise till sunset and is one of Reef Clubhouse’s most scenic spots in the kingdom.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Shopping
Gulf Weekly Store gets facelift

Store gets facelift

Centrepoint, the family-friendly store under Al Rashid Group which is a division of Landmark Group, unveiled its revamped store in Oasis Mall – Riffa in style along with the launch of its winter line.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Eating Out
Gulf Weekly A brunch to remember!

A brunch to remember!

Growing up, one of the earliest nutritional lessons I learned was the idea of three meals a day. Brunch is an aberration of this idea, which is why it has always fascinated me and tickled my imagination.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Motor Sport
Gulf Weekly Fun in the fast lane

Fun in the fast lane

Motoring enthusiasts interested in putting their vehicles through its paces in a world-class racing facility can enjoy Bahrain International Circuit’s (BIC) thrilling turns and corners during its popular Open Track Day, set for December 27.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Letters
Gulf Weekly Hi Everyone!

Hi Everyone!

There’s heaps of activity happening in RIA Institute’s kitchen this week as the staff and students are baking their annual festive cookies.  Of course I’m not allowed anywhere near them because I would scoff the lot! 


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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Film Weekly
Gulf Weekly Wacky whodunit

Wacky whodunit

There is no sub-genre quite like the whodunnit, having completely eclipsed its parents, the mystery and murder genres, surpassing the short story, novel and movie media to reach board game and live action role play status.


December 11 - 17 , 2019
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