FNC reviews anti-doping law in horseracing industry

FNC reviews anti-doping law in horseracing industry

A Federal National Council (FNC) committee has approved a draft law which aims to implement a ban on the use of illegal substances in horseracing and the UAE’s equestrian industry. The approval of the draft law is part of the UAE’s ‘Vision 2021′, according to WAM news agency. The legislation incorporates stricter provisions ...

Shopper gives ‘arrogant’ phone user an earful

Shopper gives ‘arrogant’ phone user an earful

I would like to express my concerns when in a supermarket yesterday at the Spanish-speaking lady with the young girl. I congratulate you on being an arrogant, rude individual. I stood behind you at th... »

Expat woman driver puts her foot down in defence

Expat woman driver puts her foot down in defence

I’d like to defend myself and no doubt a lot of expat women in regard to our driving habits. Contrary to Mighty Mariner’s narrow-minded opinion (‘Iraq’s wacky racers have nothing on Dubai driver... »

Rude visitor shocks security guard…

Rude visitor shocks security guard…

While I was executing my duties as a concierge in one of the towers located in a prime area of Dubai, a gentleman approached my desk and inquired for access to a villa. I asked if he was a visitor as ... »

Sky-high rents in Dubai – prices in parts of city top Abu Dhabi

Sky-high rents in Dubai – prices in parts of city top Abu Dhabi

Dubai rental prices are topping those in Abu Dhabi for the first time, a leading property expert has said. David Dudley, regional director of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), told the CityScape Conference in Abu Dhabi that high-end rental property in Dubai, such as Palm Jumeirah and Downtown, was topping comparable locations in Abu Dhabi, such as Saadiyat...

Musician Ryan Lewis reveals his mother is HIV-positive

Musician Ryan Lewis reveals his mother is HIV-positive

Rap star Jay Z caught up in blackmail ‘plot’

Rap star Jay Z caught up in blackmail ‘plot’

John Travolta to appear at Indian film awards in Florida

John Travolta to appear at Indian film awards in Florida

Justin Timberlake – Just keeping it cool

Justin Timberlake – Just keeping it cool

  One-hit wonders may come and go, but it takes a great deal more style, panache and talent to stay the course in the world of music and movies. It’s tough playing cultural chameleon, adapting to... »

Progress of mankind on show at new exhibition in Abu Dhabi

Progress of mankind on show at new exhibition in Abu Dhabi

Visitors to a unique exhibition in the capital will get the chance to discover more about humanity and the progress of human life through the ages. The exhibition ‘A History of the World in 100 Object... »

Dream team gang up to beat the cheat in ‘The Other Woman’

Dream team gang up to beat the cheat in ‘The Other Woman’

It’s not every week that we get to sit back and enjoy a movie that boasts women in all the starring roles. ‘The Other Woman’ offers up a real dream team, with Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton ... »

Ian Poulter confident Europe ready to defend Ryder Cup title

Ian Poulter confident Europe ready to defend Ryder Cup title

Ian Poulter is confident Europe will be great at Gleneagles in September and defend the Ryder Cup. Just three players from Europe are currently in the world’s top 10, while several members of the ‘Miracle at Medinah’ team of 2012 have made a slow start to this season. However, with the likes of Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia, and Poulter ...