Father told six missing UAE expats in Nepal earthquake found

Father told six missing UAE expats in Nepal earthquake found

Six missing UAE expats are thought to have been found in a village near the hotel they were staying at in Nepal in the Sindhupalchok district, relatives have said. A Facebook update on a page entitled ‘Nepal Earthquake – The Last Resort – Bunjee Jumping’ posted earlier on Monday said that a helicopter is being arranged to have the people airlifted ...

Why do primary school pupils need a top tablet?

Why do primary school pupils need a top tablet?

What’s with all this teaching with tablets? My children have just been forced to buy a tablet costing Dhs7,000 to ‘complement their education’, as the principal puts it. This is a added bonus to their... »

Suggestions to avoid further school bus tragedies in UAE

Suggestions to avoid further school bus tragedies in UAE

In response to the near fatal episode of the girl falling asleep on the school bus and the letter (April 23) asking why are so many children falling asleep on school buses, I would suggest a system th... »

After the Rain by Robin

Fined for crossing roads but there’s no other way

This morning I noticed police and RTA staff giving fines to the people crossing the road in Al Nahda area (Carmel school bus stop) where people were coming from Sharjah. There is no signal nearby, the... »

Cruise ships dock at Mina Rashid in Dubai

Dubai cruise tourists touch half-a-million mark

The  number of cruise tourists visiting Dubai has increased from 10,000 in 1998 to an expected figure of 600,000 this year, officials have said.  Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director-General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, GDRFA, said that the development of services at Dubai seaports has made the...

Salma Hayek in Lebanon for ‘The Prophet’ premiere

Salma Hayek in Lebanon for ‘The Prophet’ premiere

Amy Winehouse

Winehouse family criticises ‘misleading’ movie about Amy

Google executive Dan Fredinburg killed by avalanche on Mount Everest during Nepal earthquake

Google executive Dan Fredinburg killed by avalanche on Mount Everest during Nepal earthquake

Dubai couple working together and making it work

Dubai couple working together and making it work

Some may shudder at the thought of working with their spouse, but the Pret-To-Go owners, Kunal and Rania Lahori told 7DAYS how they make it work. Kunal leads the development of the menu, branding and ... »

Get Blended ready and stay cool

Get Blended ready and stay cool

Kool and the Gang, Kasabian, Craig David,  Robin Thicke and more. Blended takes place on Thursday and Friday and you’ll want to be dressed to party the nights away, without sacrificing on style. Here ... »

Mother’s social circle changes with kids

Mother’s social circle changes with kids

From playgroup parents to school-gate mums, most women find themselves part of new friendship groups after the arrival of children. And a study has found that having children is the single most signif... »

Inside Mayweather v Pacquiao, episode 2 of 4

VIDEO: Inside Mayweather v Pacquiao, episode 2 of 4

Watch the second episode of ‘Inside Mayweather v Pacquiao’, a four-part documentary series chronicling the life of pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather as he prepares for his May 3 mega-bout against Manny Pacquiao. Video: YouTube/Shosports