VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

Lady Gaga has sent a video message to fans eagerly waiting to see her perform for the first time in the Middle East. The 28-year-old singer is making her debut appearance at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, on Wednesday September 10 to kick off her ‘artRAVE’ European Tour.   Becky Artmonsky, co-founder and CEO of ATW Live, the show’s organisers, said...

Eating on plane is always difficult

In the air: Eating flight meals are tricky

Is it me or do you need to be a tactical genius to eat an economy class meal on a plane? I recently took a couple of flights with an well-known Dubai-based airline. The standard of the food was good, ... »

Calorie counting - why not get up and get active?

Counting calories: Isn’t it better to get active?

I read the feature ‘Cut down on the Calories’ (page 16, 7DAYS, Sept 1) and it got me thinking: is it really necessary to get so serious with calorie counting. Yes, lattes aren’t good for you, ne... »

First world problem: Kidzania is great for children but expensive for parents

First world problem: Kidzania is great for children but expensive for parents

This is very much a #Firstworldproblem but a valid one. I love Kidzania. I think the concept is fantastic and at Dhs140 for my four-year-old daughter to do so many activities and learn so much is grea... »

Rent hikes are ridiculous, says 7DAYS reader

Significant change in attitude as Dubai real estate matures, say experts

Dubai’s real estate sector is entering a new era where the focus is on those who will use the property as the market becomes more mature, experts have said. Safi Qurashi, CEO and founder of Q Group, a two-year-old business organisation with property sales and leasing as its core business, said successful developers will be those adopting a longer t...

Rapper 50 Cent surprises son with mini Mercedes to celebrate birthday

Rapper 50 Cent surprises son with mini Mercedes to celebrate birthday

VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan gains 10 million followers on Twitter

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan gains 10 million followers on Twitter

Talented pianist Ben Waters jams with rock royalty Keith Richards and Jerry Lee Lewis

Talented pianist Ben Waters jams with rock royalty Keith Richards and Jerry Lee Lewis

Unless you’re a supreme muso chances are you haven’t heard of boogie woogie pianist Ben Waters. You will, however, know his chums. Despite living all his life in rural Dorset, UK, the list of folks Be... »

Neil Perry serves up culinary delights onboard Australian airline

High flying chef who serves first-class food set to open restaurant in Dubai

A shift in the white-hot, high-pressure atmosphere of a professional kitchen is tough – it’s a stressful job trying to serve up perfect dishes time and again for diners expecting the very best a... »

Rudimental back for Sandance date

Rudimental back for Sandance date

UK drum ‘n’ bass outfit Rudimental have been confirmed to play the first Sandance of the season on Friday October 10. The ‘Feel the Love’ outfit went down a storm a year ago on the sand at Atlan... »

Spanish soccer school led by Michel Salgado expands to Dubai school

Spanish soccer school led by Michel Salgado expands to Dubai school

Dubai Sports City’s Spanish Soccer School is set to expand into Repton School for the new term. The leading Dubai school will be additional location for a coaching programme set to start its second year of operation under former Real Madrid and Spain legend Michel Salgado. Courses will continue to take place at Dubai Sports City Football Academy wi...