Parents who give quad bikes to children are ‘insane’, says top Dubai cop

Parents who give quad bikes to children are ‘insane’, says top Dubai cop

Dubai’s top traffic cop has said that parents who give quad bikes to youngsters “don’t care about their kids”. Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, the head of the Traffic Police Department at Dubai Police, said encouraging children to ride the powerful off-road vehicles by giving them as gifts was “insane”. His comments came as the force released...

Letter writer thinks he has got everyone’s number in Dubai

Letter writer thinks he has got everyone’s number in Dubai

So I have been here 10 years. I would say 40 per cent of people who moved here could not ‘make it’ normally elsewhere and had to re-invent themselves, 40 per cent came here to get rich quick (via hust... »

‘Noisy’ fireworks rattle resident in Bur Dubai

‘Noisy’ fireworks rattle resident in Bur Dubai

I live in Bur Dubai and it was fireworks all Thursday evening! People were lighting firecrackers all night, even at 11.20pm. It’s disturbing and a normal person can’t sleep in such a noise. I appeal t... »

Reader concerned about huskies wandering around Jumeirah

Reader concerned about huskies wandering around Jumeirah

I would just like to express my concern for three husky pups I saw wandering up my street in Jumeirah. Surely this is not right? Firstly, the temperature is peaking at 40 degrees, and while we sit the... »

A model wears one of Yolande Mingramm's designs

Air stewardess has designs on a career in fashion

Jacko Mingramm, married four times, each to a woman younger than the last, managed the dubious distinction of being discharged from not only Australia’s army, but the nation’s navy too. At his funeral, Jacko’s Dubai-based granddaughter Yolande Mingramm recalls, both discharge papers were pictured on a big screen for the congregation of mourners to ...

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

A model wears one of Yolande Mingramm's designs

Air stewardess has designs on a career in fashion

Jacko Mingramm, married four times, each to a woman younger than the last, managed the dubious distinction of being discharged from not only Australia’s army, but the nation’s navy too. At his funeral... »

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

The irrepressible man behind the exercise phenomenon Zumba, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez, is in the UAE to host a master class in Yas Island tomorrow. We caught up with the mile-a-minute Colombian and choreog... »

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

If you are feeling the movie fever this weekend as the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) gets rolling, chances are you’ve already downloaded the full schedule, printed it out and enjoyed circling all of ... »

Pakistan in control of Test against Australia

Pakistan in control of Test against Australia

Pakistan reduced Australia to 59-4 at the end of day four after setting them a target of 438 to win the first Test in Dubai. Younis Khan helped Pakistan to achieve the grand total after his record-breaking century. Australia still need 379 more runs to win after losing four wickets for five runs in their second innings, after two wonderful overs fr...