Dubai duo jailed for spiking colleague’s drink and assaulting him

Dubai duo jailed for spiking colleague’s drink and assaulting him

Two men have been sentenced to three years in jail after they spiked the drink of a colleague, raped him and then hosed him down with hot water and dumped him outside their home. Dubai Court of First instance heard that the 20-year-old Indian victim went to visit the two Pakistani men, aged 24 and 21, in their flat in the Al Muhaisnah area of Dubai...

Time to take responsibility for your own driving

Time to take responsibility for your own driving

In response to the story in 7DAYS about the bus accident on SZR with the college students: This is ridiculous…and yet we see it happen all the time here. Drivers changing lanes suddenly with no warnin... »

No internet and no phone lines – are we in 2015?

No internet and no phone lines – are we in 2015?

I have been a resident of Mazaya Building 12 in Queue Point Dubai Land since February 2, 2015. There is no du internet, landline or broadband service available in the entire building. Numerous complai... »

Dubai beauty salon owners need to respect their staff

Dubai beauty salon owners need to respect their staff

This has been on my mind for a while, and it’s really disturbing. I’m not one of those ladies who goes to the salon all the time, but I do visit the next-door salon once a month. In almost every salon... »

App aims to combat memory loss

Students design app to help amnesia patients remember

An app to help amnesia patients rebuild their memories is being designed by a group of engineering and computer science students. Muhammad Niazi and three of his peers are creating ‘iRecall’, which is in its final stages of development and is set to be tested on people next month. The 34-year-old Pakistani student said he decided to design the app ...

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

VIDEO: Latest Mission Impossible movie to be released summer 2015

VIDEO: Latest Mission Impossible movie to be released summer 2015

Hairstyle trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Hairstyle trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Color Runners ready for ‘happiest 5k on the planet’

Color Runners ready for ‘happiest 5k on the planet’

It doesn’t matter what shape you are in, you’ll get a lot out of tomorrow’s ‘Color Run’ in Abu Dhabi.  Taking place at Yas Marina Circuit for a second year in a row, the 5K run is a fun event for all.... »

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams has some news that will entertain his fans. Showing he’s a Man for All Seasons, the singer has decided to move the date of his concert at Du Arena, Yas Island from Sunday, April 26 to ... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Night market, Ladies’ Bazaar and bride exhibition

Things to do in the UAE today: Night market, Ladies’ Bazaar and bride exhibition

>>Head to funky cafe Tom & Serg tonight for the ‘Shop the Night’ event. The night market has an Easter theme, and will host a variety of pop-up shops including home wares, trinkets, clothing... »

Derek Whyte: A look at how my predictions are doing

Derek Whyte: A look at how my predictions are doing

Back in January I was presented with the challenge of making a host of predictions concerning leagues from across Europe. If you manage to beat me then you’d win a table for six and Dhs2,500 to spend at Velocity Sports Lounge on the night of the Champions League final. We had a great response and with just a few months of the season remaining there...