Motorist destroying speed cameras in Fujairah caught out by eagle-eyed resident

Motorist destroying speed cameras in Fujairah caught out by eagle-eyed resident

A motorist arrested on suspicion of wrecking speed radars on highways in the northern emirates is believed to have been trying to avoid speeding fines. Police in Ras Al Khaimah said on Wednesday that they had apprehended an Emirati man after a tip-off from their Fujairah counterparts that he was seen smashing a camera on Khalifa bin Zayed Road, in ...

Three years in and people still have no Dubai Metro etiquette

Three years in and people still have no Dubai Metro etiquette

I have been living here for the past three years now and I don’t understand how people still don’t get the concept of the metro. You are supposed to let people OUT first before you rush IN. I am tired... »

Why hand out cigarettes to those watching sport?

Why hand out cigarettes to those watching sport?

Every time I went to watch a match World Cup match at a certain venue, I was a bit surprised to see cute girls distributing cigarettes packs for free to people. I would have thought it’s illegal to di... »

Gold promise for kids who lose weight is ‘dangerous’

Gold promise for kids who lose weight is ‘dangerous’

Your cover story today, July 7 (‘Kids given gold to lose weight’) is really worrying. It’s great to see initiatives to encourage kids to be healthier of course – but offering gold for kilos lost... »

Dubai developer Nakheel unveils impressive new profit figures

Dubai developer Nakheel unveils impressive new profit figures

Palm Jumeirah developer Nakheel seems to be rising faster than all the skyscrapers that look out onto its man-made island coastline – after the firm announced a Dhs1.85 billion profit for the first half of 2014, an impressive 54 per cent climb. Nakheel’s announcement comes just two weeks after the company said that it will prepay all of Dhs7....

David Beckham, Michael Caine reportedly involved in tax avoidance scheme

David Beckham, Michael Caine reportedly involved in tax avoidance scheme

Solange Knowles ‘at peace’ with Jay Z after Met Ball bust-up

Solange Knowles ‘at peace’ with Jay Z after Met Ball bust-up

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan hug each other at Iftar party

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan hug each other at Iftar party

George Clooney’s anger over in-laws’ disapproval of marriage highlights larger problem

George Clooney’s anger over in-laws’ disapproval of marriage highlights larger problem

George Clooney hit out on Wednesday at allegations that his mum-in-law-to-be is against him marrying her daughter because of religious differences. He was riled after a British tabloid reported how hi... »

Skater Mack McKelton talks boarding, flying planes and teaching newbies

Skater Mack McKelton talks boarding, flying planes and teaching newbies

Skateboarders get a bit of a bad rep. Society has often branded the group as outcasts, lazy and unwanted. If you agree then you should meet Mack McKelton. The Berlin-born pro is anything but a stereot... »

Face up to your future – calculate your life expectancy online

Face up to your future – calculate your life expectancy online

Would you like to know your future? The prospect has fascinated human beings since time began. Whether reading the palm of your hand, the lines in your face, the stars, cards or even tea leaves, fortu... »

NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coming to Dubai in bid to battle diabetes

NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coming to Dubai in bid to battle diabetes

Basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is to leap into Dubai to give the UAE’s diabetes battle a boost. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) all-time leading scorer and six-time champion will lead the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Health & Fitness Weekend, October 28-31. The objective is to increase awareness of the importance of health and fitness b...