Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf

Emirates hits the high note with Arab Idol sponsorship deal

  Emirates has raised the curtain on its latest sponsorship – Arab Idol, the reality show watched by Arab audiences all around the world. The airline will take to the stage with a sponsorship agreement for Arab Idol Season 3,  which will broadcast first week of September on MBC1 and MBC MASR simultaneously. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ di...

How can you refuse medicine to someone at that time of night?

How can you refuse medicine to someone at that time of night?

It’s 4am and my wife woke up with a bad cough. I decided to go to a pharmacy to get her something to relieve the cough. As we all know discovery gardens & the gardens are one of the most populated... »

To the British man who grabbed me, keep your hands to yourself or you could face jail

British man who grabbed me should keep hands to himself

I would like to make a sincere apology to a British man who I assume is visiting Dubai. I assume this because he does not know that manhandling a female in this country can easily land him in the comf... »

Stop sending useless text messages on laser hair removal, car rentals and tailoring

Stop sending useless text messages on laser hair removal, car rentals and tailoring

Dear SMS marketing firms, you’ve gone and made me do it. You just had to carry on sending the messages about laser hair removal, car rentals, tailoring and just about every other service in which I ha... »

World’s deepest multi-passenger submersible

World’s deepest multi-passenger submarine at Dubai exhibition

Fancy your own yellow submarine? Then you might want to pop along to Big Boys Toys. The Triton 300-3, the world’s deepest multi-passenger submersible, will be among the stars of the show when it takes place at its new SkyDive Dubai home next month. Other highlights include the Seabreacher diving machine, which can jump up to 90 degrees out of water...

Twilight star Robert Pattinson claimed to be dating rising star FKA Twigs

Twilight star Robert Pattinson claimed to be dating rising star FKA Twigs

Britney Spears’ dad bought video of David Lucado allegedly cheating

Britney Spears’ dad bought video of David Lucado allegedly cheating

Our 7DAYS reporter Sarwat Nasir meets former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee

7DAYS reporter Sarwat Nasir meets former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee

What's in and what's out when it comes to calories

Skip the burger and try this calorie control guide for healthier lifestyle

Did you celebrate international burger day on Saturday? Or maybe made one or two too many trips to the amazing stations at brunch on Friday. If you’ve eaten out at all recently, there’s a good chance ... »

Julian Pletts on ice with Disney on Ice cast

7DAYS’ Julian Pletts skates with Disney On Ice dancers in Dubai

Our 7DAYS features writer Julian Pletts swapped the newsroom for the ice rink and sampled some of the moves that will performed at Disney On Ice at Dubai World Trade Centre later this month.   &n... »

Women can try roller derby in Dubai

Check out the fun things to do in UAE today

Bored? From Kids Film Fridays to Roller Derby, there’s plenty to do in Dubai. Here are the latest things to check out in the city today. 1. Dubai Roller Derby is holding a first ‘Fresh Meat Nigh... »

Katinka Hosszu broke her own world record at Swimming World Cup in Dubai

Katinka Hosszu breaks her own world record at Swimming World Cup in Dubai

Katinka Hosszu stayed true to her ‘Iron Lady’ nickname when she broke her own world record in the 100m individual medley heats on the second day of competition in the FINA Swimming World Cup today. Hosszu became the first woman in history to swim the event in under 57 seconds, breaking the record she set in Doha just four days ago. Her time of 56.8...