Road safety stalwart says Buckle Up campaign was mentally exhausting

Road safety stalwart says Buckle Up campaign was mentally exhausting

A road safety campaigner is ending her mission to educate the UAE about safety on the highways. Lesley Cully founded Buckle Up in the Back in 2010 and has campaigned since for a comprehensive seatbelt law and better enforcement of existing traffic legislation. She has also run countless education programmes in schools and nurseries. However, in an ...

Visitors are forced to use taxis because there is no direct bus service from Palm Jumeirah

Visitors are forced to use taxis because there is no direct bus service from Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah is a wonderful place to live and stay, but until now there is no direct bus from Palm to – at least, say – Mall of Emirates. Visitors are forced to use taxis because of this ... »

Random child keeps throwing their parents’ bras and tops onto our balcony

Random child keeps throwing their parents’ bras and tops onto our balcony

I don’t know how or why this is happening, but someone’s child upstairs in our building is throwing their parents’ undergarments on our balcony. It is now covered with bras and tops. The child also th... »

Well done Johanna Menses for taking on the weight loss challenge

Well done Johanna Menses for taking on the weight loss challenge

I was delighted to read about young Johanna Menses taking on the weight loss challenge and losing 5.6kg. What a great initiative. Hopefully Johanna will inspire other young people to realise the damag... »

New luxury apartments in JVC and Motor City with personal cook and cleaner are included in Dhs70,000 annual rent

New luxury apartments in JVC and Motor City with personal cook and cleaner are included in Dhs70,000 annual rent

A Dubai developer is trying to bring luxury living to the masses – by building apartments where a personal cook and cleaner, as well as TV, internet and utility bills, are all included in your rent. Oh, and you pay monthly. Safi Qurashi, the CEO of property firm Q Group and the man who is also developing Great Britain on The World islands, re...

Cimate change: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Cimate change: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has obtained restraining order against stalker

Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has obtained restraining order against stalker

Lindsay Lohan claims she handled Whitney Houston’s body bag at morgue in LA

Lindsay Lohan claims she handled Whitney Houston’s body bag at morgue in LA

Things to do in the UAE today: pottery, quiz night and Hamama screening

Things to do in the UAE today: pottery, quiz night and Hamama screening

Henry J. Tillman once said ‘Life is something you should at least try once.’ He’s got a good point, so if there’s something here you haven’t tried from our latest list of... »

Singer Cat Stevens opens up about his return to music at book launch in Dubai

Singer Cat Stevens opens up about his return to music at book launch in Dubai

Music fans around the world will have been delighted with the news that the singer-songwriter Cat Stevens is heading back on the road this year. And at a special event in The One&Only Royal Mirage... »

Relax with Tibetan singing bowl meditation at Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah

Relax with Tibetan singing bowl meditation at Talise Spa in Madinat Jumeirah

Aches and pains are a fact of life but, before you reach for the nearest painkillers, there could be an alternative out there that is music to your ears, body and soul. It may sound a bizarre concept ... »

Hamilton pips Rosberg with F1 pole in Singapore

Hamilton pips Rosberg with F1 pole in Singapore

LEWIS HAMILTON landed another psychological blow to title rival Nico Rosberg after edging his Mercedes team-mate to pole position by just seven thousandths of a second in Singapore. Rosberg held the lead in the second and final hot lap in a nail-biting qualifying session, that for once this season featured drivers other than the Silver Arrows in th...