Dubai Water Canal Project diversion opens for Sheikh Zayed Road traffic

Dubai Water Canal Project diversion opens for Sheikh Zayed Road traffic

The main traffic diversion on Sheikh Zayed Road has been opened following the completion of the first pause of work on the Dubai Water Canal project in Business Bay. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) says the new diversion will be in place throughout the construction period to allow for the construction of a bridge. Maitha bin Udai, CEO of RT...

Baby playing with spoon: I would not pay thousands of dirhams to be entertained by kids

Baby playing with spoon: I would not pay thousands of dirhams to be entertained by kids

No, Spence ‘Baby playing with spoon is crucial part of growing up’ (Letters, Oct 22), YOU grow up. There are certainly family restaurants, but there are also fine dining restaurants. The two are in ge... »

Stolen bike: Please install cameras at Dubai metro stations

Stolen bike: Please install cameras at Dubai metro stations

Now that the cooler weather is here, and the traffic jams on SZR are worse than ever, I resolved to cycle and metro to work. First day of my new regime; I locked my bike securely in the designated bic... »

We need rules for deadly cyclists in Dubai

We need rules for deadly cyclists in Dubai

I have been living in Dubai for 25 years and have seen the various changes, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the deadly cyclists. It is common in Deira, Bur Dubai etc that groceries and food are d... »

Emirates aeroplane food wins culinary award

Emirates aeroplane food wins culinary award

Emirates Airline has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year. Saveur, an American-based, globally recognised culinary-travel magazine, asked an expert panel of world travellers and readers to identify the world’s best cities, markets, restaurants, ...

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

The irrepressible man behind the exercise phenomenon Zumba, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez, is in the UAE to host a master class in Yas Island tomorrow. We caught up with the mile-a-minute Colombian and choreog... »

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

If you are feeling the movie fever this weekend as the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) gets rolling, chances are you’ve already downloaded the full schedule, printed it out and enjoyed circling all of ... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Driving treasure hunt, Urbanathlon and Farmers Market

Things to do in the UAE today: Driving treasure hunt, Urbanathlon and Farmers Market

Are you tough enough for an urbanathlon or would you prefer some ghoulish fun ahead of Halloween? Here’s our latest list of things to do in Dubai and the UAE for you to ponder over. Happy Thursd... »

Pakistan in control of Test against Australia

Pakistan in control of Test against Australia

Pakistan has reduced Australia to 59-4 at the end of day four after setting them a target of 438 to win the first Test. Younis Khan helped Pakistan to achieve the grand total after his record-breaking century. Australia still need 379 more runs to win after losing four wickets for five runs in their second innings, after two wonderful overs from Zu...