Boys jailed for chopping off man’s hand with cleaver

Boys jailed for chopping off man’s hand with cleaver

A 12-year-old boy and his teenage friend have been convicted and detained for hacking off the hand of a man they met while playing video games online. The Emirati boy was sent to a juvenile detention centre and his friend, aged 18, was yesterday imprisoned for a year over the savage cleaver attack. The pair were found guilty by Abu Dhabi Criminal C...

Maid salaries unfair? What about other professions

Maid salaries unfair? What about other professions

Maids, maids, maids, what about them? Just stop and think, yes some do get low pay, but they get their own room, small that it may be, in most cases free food, a proper shower and toilet, and air cond... »

Dog owners told to take lead and keep pets in check

Dog owners told to take lead and keep pets in check

I am hoping this letter reaches the eyes of the owners of the Great Dane, Chocolate Labrador and one other large dog who were at Skydive Dubai on Thursday evening. I was walking a King Charles Spaniel... »

The speed camera took a photo the driver and his friends taking a selfe

Selfie ‘punishment’ sends out the wrong message

Dear 7DAYS, did I read your ‘selfie speeding’ article correctly? Three young men under 20 years old driving at 205kph in a modified vehicle, using a phone, taking selfies, no seatbelts.   And the puni... »

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Bijol Chalamma wins Smart Idol in Dubai

VIDEO: Dubai talent contest winner lands Bollywood recording deal

Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Listen to Sweden’s winning entry for the Eurovision Song Contest...

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Representatives of DEWA, Renault and Arabian Automobiles at the Electric Vehicle Conference in Dubai

Free Salik and dedicated lanes and parking suggested as incentives for electric cars

Discounts on utility bills in Dubai, no Salik fees and dedicated lanes and parking spots are among the incentives being suggested by a UAE car firm to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Michel Ayat, CEO of Arabian Automobiles, said at an electric vehicle (EV) conference in Dubai that the firm is submitting proposals for incentives to the Ro...

Sylvester Stallone tweets Salman Khan about starring in next Expendables movie

Sylvester Stallone tweets Salman Khan about starring in next Expendables movie

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Things to do today: LOL Nights, acting course and brainstorming

Things to do today: LOL Nights, acting course and brainstorming

  A master of Mirth Expect big laughs, electrifying energy and on-stage shenanigans as British funnyman Martin Davis brings his trademark brand of rapid-fire comedy at LOL Nights. Last seen in a ... »

Do you have road rage? Spot the signs and deal with them

Do you have road rage? Spot the signs and deal with them

It’s hot. I’m red in the face and screaming; banging my steering wheel and roaring in agitation. Just another morning stuck on Hessa Street, being cut off by someone inconsiderate. “We all need to get... »

Award-winning documentary maker unearthing stories from ‘old Dubai’

Award-winning documentary maker unearthing stories from ‘old Dubai’

Some of the city’s unsung heroes will be in the spotlight thanks to a new project which is being launched to generate a better sense of community and connection in Dubai.  ‘Qissa Caravan’ is a five-we... »

Rory McIlroy tees off on the eighth hole on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club

Best summer golf deals in Dubai

The heat is on, but when it comes to playing summer golf in Dubai there are some very cool offers. We round up all of the best summer golf deals in Dubai with summer memberships and summer green fees. Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City >>  Summer green fees (June 4-September 30) – Sunday to Thursday (not valid on...