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World's tallest building set to open in Dubai

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In recent years Dubai has grabbed the headlines with audacious offshore islands, rotating buildings and a seven star hotel.

On Monday it opens the world's tallest building. At more than 800m, Burj Dubai smashed the previous world record, which was held by Taiwan's 508m Taipei 101.

Malcolm Borthwick reports from Dubai.

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