British embassy in Dubai releases Christmas poem

Dubai from the top of the Burj Khalifa.

Dubai from the top of the Burj Khalifa. Image by Jimmy Baikovicius / CC BY-SA 2.0

Dubai’s British embassy has released its own version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ to warn travellers in the UAE about local customs over the festive period. It tells the story of Stu Nicholas and the problems he runs into, including having banned medication in his bag at customs and getting drunk at the Christmas party, warning: 'So time to go home after several spirits neat / But it's a crime for Stu to be drunk on the street.' Read more: bbc.co.uk

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