Drivers urged not to leave cars in middle of road after minor accidents

Drivers urged not to leave cars in middle of road after minor accidents

Motorists have been told not to leave cars in the middle of the road after minor shunts to avoid further accidents and blocking traffic – especially during foggy weather. The Traffic and Patrols Directorate in Abu Dhabi warned that drivers who fail to push their cars to the roadside after a collision would be fined Dhs200. Lt-Colonel Jamal Sa...

Job hunting: I apply to big firms but never hear back from them

Job hunting: I apply to big firms but never hear back from them

Lately I have applied to several recruiting agencies and employers regarding possible openings, with little or no luck. I have tailored my resume for each individual job and composed hundreds of cover... »

I regularly encounter heaps of dog droppings

I regularly encounter heaps of dog droppings

  Those areas of the UAE that are kept clean by the army of hard-working street sweeps are spick and span. But outside their routes as on my usual walking tour around the periphery of Mirdif I re... »

We just want a leisurely ride without risking our lives

We just want a leisurely ride without risking our lives

Great picture on page 9 of the lady sitting in the ‘chalk boat’ in Florida. The picture is exactly the type of thing I was expecting from our very own board walk here in Dubai. PLEASE PLEASE take note... »

Strict new rules for garages modifying cars in Dubai

Strict new rules for garages modifying cars in Dubai

Garages in Dubai will soon have to obtain special certification to modify cars, drivers have been warned. The move is designed to crack down on motorists who alter their autos in a manner that makes them a safety hazard on the city’s roads. Ahmad Bahrozyan, executive director of the RTA Licensing Agency, told 7DAYS: “We are considering a very impor...

Dubai residents pick top celebrities to be locked in a room with

Dubai residents pick top celebrities to be locked in a room with

Kim Kardashian West is keen on opening hotel in Dubai

Kim Kardashian West is keen on opening hotel in Dubai

Bollywood actresses speak out over wage gap

Bollywood actresses speak out over wage gap

New book aims to help teenagers find their passion

New book aims to help teenagers find their passion

The typical teenager may stay in their bedroom, communicate in grunts and appear to hate just about everyone. But things don’t have to be like that, according to a new book aimed at teens themselves r... »

Horrible Bosses 2: Jennifer Aniston plays dentist with more bite

Horrible Bosses 2: Jennifer Aniston plays dentist with more bite

The sequel to 2011’s hit comedy ‘Horrible Bosses’ is in cinemas this weekend, complete with one of the best Jennifer Aniston characters of recent years. The former ‘Friends’ star says that the role of... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Graffiti gallery, burger joint and Farmers’ Market

Things to do in the UAE today: Graffiti gallery, burger joint and Farmers’ Market

>>The ‘Godfather of Graffiti’ brings his superhero-themed exhibition to Opera Gallery from tonight. Richard Mirando (aka SEEN) is well known for his thought-provoking and bold pieces. Compliment... »

Invitation Tournament sees great rivalries renewed as teams return

Invitation Tournament sees great rivalries renewed as teams return

Great rivalries that have developed over the years are set to resume when the Invitation Tournament at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens kicks off on December 4 at The Sevens Stadium. Along with Under 18s, Social, Veterans and Schoolboys categories, one of the great draw cards of the Invitation Tournament is the International Invitation Men a...