Abu Dhabi man arrested for pirating movie online

Abu Dhabi man arrested for pirating movie online

A MAN has been arrested in the UAE on suspicion of pirating a movie. Abu Dhabi Police said they detained the Arab man after the film’s producer lodged a complaint. He said the Arabic-language movie was available on a website – for which users are charged a $100 (Dhs367) annual fee to access content – the same day it was released in the ...

Why are children falling asleep on school buses?

Why are children falling asleep on school buses?

While I could never condone the staff not checking that everyone is off the bus, what is wrong with these kids that they are sleeping so soundly on the way to school? They don’t wake up when the bus s... »

Rent increase after one year, can I refuse to pay?

Rent increase after one year, can I refuse to pay?

We moved to Al Reef contemporary village in Abu Dhabi last July.  Now we received a rent increase for next year (Dhs10,000). Can we refuse that increase? Can we refuse people to visit our home while w... »

Raise salaries or standards could well start to slip…

Raise salaries or standards could well start to slip…

As Dubai is on the edge of development, the city will require experienced professionals from different fields.  During my visit visa I realised that some jobs, such as accountants are advertised stati... »

Emirates cabin crew

Emirates cabin crew now at 20,000

Emirates has reached a new milestone in its employee history, with its cabin crew team crossing 20,000 staff. The growth of the cabin crew team has been steadily increasing in line with the arrival of new aircrafts and new routes being added to the network. This year, Emirates expects to hire more than 5,000 new cabin crew. “Our cabin crew are our ...

Tom Cruise in talks to star in ‘Bob: The Musical’

Tom Cruise in talks to star in ‘Bob: The Musical’

Angelina Jolie scolds UN Security Council for inaction on Syria

Angelina Jolie scolds UN Security Council for inaction on Syria

Blake Lively is fashionable with or without a stylist

Blake Lively is fashionable with or without a stylist

6 alternative uses of olive oil

6 alternative uses of olive oil

Olives and olive oil are a part of many cultures and cuisines. Olive oil production has contributed to the growth of many economies. Tunisia, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon are amongst the top produ... »

Must watch movies at Children’s International Film Festival

Must watch movies at Children’s International Film Festival

Children’s International Film Festival (CIFF)  is taking place at VOX Cinemas across the UAE from April 23 to May 2 2015 and featuring 120 films in 50 languages from 60 countries. CIFF will feature a ... »

Interesting tales of Robbie Williams before his Abu Dhabi gig

Interesting tales of Robbie Williams before his Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams hits the UAE as part of his ‘Let Me Entertain You’ tour. Anyone who saw him take Dubai by storm back in 2006 knows the former Take That man isn’t lying – he WILL entertain you.  ... »

Arsenal v Chelsea: 5 memorable matches

Arsenal v Chelsea: 5 memorable matches

It’s Arsenal v Chelsea on Sunday in the Premier League and it promises to be a cracker. Let’s hope it’s as good as any of these five classics between the two London rivals. Chelsea 3 Arsenal 5 October 2011 A belter at the Bridge as Robin van Persie scored a sensational hat-trick to stun the Blues. Chelsea had been 2-1 up at half-t...