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The fourth BSME (British Schools in the Middle-East) Debating Tournament ran from Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 November, hosted by St Christopher’s Senior School, Isa Town. The tournament was attended by schools from Kuwait, U.A.E., Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and involved more than 140 debaters. There were 156 debates over the weekend, each of about 75 minutes duration, held over 8 Rounds, and conducted in accordance to World Schools Debating Championships guidelines. Dubai College won the Junior Section and St Christopher’s School were Runners-Up. The finalists in the Senior Section were both St Christopher’s teams. The motion was the same for both Finals: This House would ban multi-media ownership. Other motions included a variety of political and environmental topics, such as, This House regrets the success of Donald Trump and This House believes we can cope with global warming.