Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am halted after ex-club captain dies

Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am halted after ex-club captain dies

A founding member of Emirates Golf Club died after a heart attack on the practice range as he was preparing to play in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic pro-am yesterday. Ashok Bakshi, 75, a former club captain, collapsed on the driving range and was immediately attended to by the European Tour’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Roger Hawkes, officials said....

Will the new king let women drive in Saudi Arabia?

Will the new king let women drive in Saudi Arabia?

I wonder if the new leader of Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, will support the idea of ladies being able to drive. Saudi Arabia remains the only country in the world where they are ba... »

I grew up in the UAE but struggle to get work

I grew up in the UAE but struggle to get work

I grew up in this country, I studied here, now I am doing my masters here. Whenever I go back to my home country, I feel foreign there. Because I have been in the UAE for so long. But when it comes to... »

Shirty: Why do clothes in Dubai cost so much?

Shirty: Why do clothes in Dubai cost so much?

I recently visited a clothes store in Dubai Mall and while looking at the shirts I noticed some price tags were in Euro (€49.95) and others had a price in dirhams (Dhs279,95 AED). After converting the... »

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

End of the road for the formidable Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6

Black armbands are being worn in the tiny corner of 7DAYS Towers where the Driven team sit. We have just found out that Mercedes-Benz is to stop production of the towering G 63 AMG 6×6. The firm said the model has enjoyed “two years of immense success” in the Middle East, however its time on and off the road is coming to an end, wi...

Geordiebird, from Dubai92, gets cooking

Watch Dubai92’s Geordiebird cook her favourite meal for Cook, Share and Win

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian pokes fun at her selfie obsession in new advert

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian pokes fun at her selfie obsession in new advert

Hollywood star Edward Norton names son Atlas

Hollywood star Edward Norton names son Atlas

Geordiebird, from Dubai92, gets cooking

Watch Dubai92’s Geordiebird cook her favourite meal for Cook, Share and Win

What better way to spend your weekend than in the kitchen. For many, downtime means one thing: cooking. A weekend wouldn’t feel the same without a few hours at the cooker, perfecting a dish. In conjun... »

When it comes to children and the dentist – make it an early start

When it comes to children and the dentist – make it an early start

Q: At what age should a child see a pediatric dentist for the first time? A: The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends seeing the child at age one. This is so that parents can be given in... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Bride show, comedy club and DJ Spinoff final

Things to do in the UAE today: Bride show, comedy club and DJ Spinoff final

>>The best in the beauty business go glam at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre for a three-day show. Learn style tips, discover the latest trends or get a free makeover. Today until Jan 3... »

PICTURES: Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather meet at the Heat

PICTURES: Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather meet at the Heat

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday night. Mayweather went over to Pacquiao at halftime, the men shook hands and chatted briefly, then exchanged...