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Christmas Time

One of these stories from the U.K. One of them is from Abu Dhabi. Can you guess which one is which?

Hotel erects Christmas Tree

Asked if the tree might offend religious sensibilities… Olbertz said he did not think it would. “It’s a very liberal country, he said.

Christmas Banned

Christine Banks, a volunteer… said: ‘We put up a nativity scene in the window and were told to take it out. It seems we can’t have anything that means Christmas. We’re allowed to have some tinsel but that’s it.

‘When we send cards they have to say season’s greetings or best wishes. They must not be linked directly to Christmas.

‘When we asked we were told it is because we must not upset .’

Feels like we’ve entered into an alternate universe, doesn’t it?

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