Sharjah sand sweepers aim to clear beaches of rubbish

Sharjah sand sweepers aim to clear beaches of rubbish

The region’s largest waste management company is to use these new lean, green cleaning machines to dust up the emirate’s sandy beaches. Sharjah-based Bee’ah said it would use the machines to maximise cleaning efficiency and keep beaches free from waste, unwanted solid materials and debris. The Cherrington 5500 and BeachTech Marin will use the ‘lift...

It’s not hygienic to wear uniform while travelling to work

It’s not hygienic to wear uniform while travelling to work

I have an eye on proper hygiene and I consider myself having OCD. So I notice people working in hospitals and restaurants or any food-related businesses and health-related sector. Every day, on my way... »

Disturbing: I feel really bad for these kids

Disturbing: I feel really bad for these kids

I would like to report a quite disturbing observation of what I witness every day in Uptown Mirdif park. Almost every evening I go for a run there and I see the same scene every time: a group of maids... »

Non-salik route via Al Qusais has become a death trap for motorists

Non-salik route via Al Qusais has become a death trap for motorists

Imagine the horror of driving behind a car that suddenly brakes in the middle of the main road, swerves in your lane without indicators or is being driven at a snail’s pace. I encounter this situation... »

Technology is key to Expo 2020 security, says expert

Technology is key to Expo 2020 security, says expert

Facial recognition technology, electronic crowd tracking devices and thousands of plain clothes police officers are among the security measures likely to be employed for Dubai Expo 2020, an expert has predicted. Police in the UAE reviewed the security measures used at the London 2012 Olympic Games at a summit in Abu Dhabi last week. With six years ...

Robbie Williams to rock du Arena in Abu Dhabi

Robbie Williams to rock du Arena in Abu Dhabi

Julia Roberts: ‘I’ve already taken a big risk not having a face-lift’

Julia Roberts: ‘I’ve already taken a big risk not having a face-lift’

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin have ‘split’

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin have ‘split’

Dubai baby exhibits paintings at art fair

Dubai baby exhibits paintings at art fair

Investors and art lovers are always on the lookout for the next big thing, and they will find a bright, (very) young talent at work if they go to the ‘Art Fair Dubai 2104’ this weekend. An 18-month-ol... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Halloween fun, Martin Garrix and Gulf Bike Week

Things to do in the UAE today: Halloween fun, Martin Garrix and Gulf Bike Week

There are so many places to get your freak on in the UAE this weekend but here are our picks: >>Cash in on your outfit with the Zero Gravity’s Dhs50,000 giveaway. Prizes are up for grabs at the ... »

Things to do in the UAE: Comedy night, astronomy and ballet

Things to do in the UAE: Comedy night, astronomy and ballet

Need cheering up? How about going to Dubai’s free comedy night for a good giggle or explore the mysteries of the universe at the Sofitel in JBR. Whatever you decide, we’ve got a raft of ch... »

VIDEO: Interview with Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

VIDEO: Interview with Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

  Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini hopes to inflict a damaging defeat on bitter rivals Manchester United – a side he insists are genuine rivals for the Premier League crown. United have endured a difficult start to the season but showed signs of recovery last weekend as they fought back to secure a late equaliser against league leaders C...