Gang arrested trying to smuggle drugs in refrigeration van from UAE to Saudi

Gang arrested trying to smuggle drugs in refrigeration van from UAE to Saudi

Dubai Police have dubbed an operation to crack a drug smuggling gang ‘Domino’ – because each gang member turned informant on his mates one-by-one. Police say they caught six Arabic members smuggling and possessing 11kg of hashish in the UAE with plans to send the drugs to Saudi Arabia. General Khalil Ibrahim Al Mansouri, assistant of Dubai Po...

Traffic jam in UAE

Thanks for the sudden closure of overflow parking in Media City

I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to whoever authorised the sudden and permanent closure of the S1 overflow parking in Media City, which was only opened a year or two back. Now there are far... »

What happened to the peacocks on DIFC lawn?

What happened to the peacocks on DIFC lawn?

About 5pm on Friday, I was walking towards the Emirates Towers Metro station from the DIFC area, when I came across a flock of peacocks grazing on the DIFC lawn. Another flock was on the opposite lawn... »

Shocked to see kids’ faces against front windscreen of car

Shocked to see kids’ faces against front windscreen of car

I know we have heard it all before, but I am shocked every day to see so many mothers on the school run with their precious cargo running free around the car staring between the seats and even with th... »

Oversupply of properties helps stabilise rent prices in Dubai, say experts

Oversupply of properties helps stabilise rent prices in Dubai, say experts

Rent prices in Dubai are stabilising due to an increase in housing supply, according to experts. The average apartment rent has dropped by 2 per cent in the past three months, while the monthly cost of a villa has also fallen by 2 per cent, research by real estate consultants Jones Lang LaSalle showed. The slowdown has been linked to new properties...

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

Gary Barlow reveals collaboration with legendary producer Rick Rubin

Gary Barlow reveals collaboration with legendary producer Rick Rubin

Things to do in the UAE today: Rope climbs, business talks and modern Chinese cuisine

Things to do in the UAE today: Rope climbs, business talks and modern Chinese cuisine

From rope climbs, how to deal with setbacks in business and Thai and Chinese cuisine, we’ve got an action-packed list of things to do in the UAE today. We’ve cherry-picked some of the most... »

Why can’t I put someone on my shoulders at Dubai concerts?

Why can’t I put someone on my shoulders at Dubai concerts?

Why are we not allowed to have people on shoulders at concerts in Dubai? I can understand if it was a seating area or something, but when it’s on the beach why is it not allowed? I have been to hundre... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Bounce Flight Academy, Al Ain zoo and cheerleading

Things to do in the UAE today: Bounce Flight Academy, Al Ain zoo and cheerleading

If you want to get off to a flying start today, how about joining the Flight Academy at Bounce or visit the Al Ain Zoo with its entertaining bird and parrot shows? It’s all here in today’s... »

PICTURES: Filipino basketball action in Dubai

PICTURES: Filipino basketball action in Dubai