Husband hacked wife to death because he thought she was cheating, police say

Husband hacked wife to death because he thought she was cheating, police say

A labourer who was working in Dubai returned home to India and killed his wife because he suspected she was cheating on him – then committed suicide, according to police. Officials said Gundla Laxman, 34, from Chandur village in Nizamabad district, Telangana, hacked his wife Roja, 30, to death then hanged himself on Monday night. A spokespers...

Buses in Dubai are great – but the stops are ‘horrible’

Buses in Dubai are great – but the stops are ‘horrible’

I have to say I’m really impressed with the public transport system in Dubai, however I must say that the bus stops are horrible! Why on earth are the bus shelters a few metres in front of the a... »

Taxi driver accused mum of being ‘dishonest’ for asking him to wait

Taxi driver accused mum of being ‘dishonest’ for asking him to wait

I just had another terrible experience with Dubai Taxis. I took a taxi to pick up my child from the nursery (its just a 5 minute drive from my house. I usually walk but because it was windy and drizzl... »

Shopper spots a flaw in shop’s segregated checkout system

Shopper spots a flaw in shop’s segregated checkout system

While shopping for groceries the other day, I bought some pork products. A clerk advised me that I needed to use the register lanes marked for pork products. This was new and confused a few people, bu... »

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

End of the road for the formidable Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6

Black armbands are being worn in the tiny corner of 7DAYS Towers where the Driven team sit. We have just found out that Mercedes-Benz is to stop production of the towering G 63 AMG 6×6. The firm said the model has enjoyed “two years of immense success” in the Middle East, however its time on and off the road is coming to an end, wi...

Geordiebird, from Dubai92, gets cooking

Watch Dubai92’s Geordiebird cook her favourite meal for Cook, Share and Win

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian pokes fun at her selfie obsession in new advert

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian pokes fun at her selfie obsession in new advert

Hollywood star Edward Norton names son Atlas

Hollywood star Edward Norton names son Atlas

Things to do in the UAE today: Meet Nicole Richie, Sinead O’Connor show and coffee selfie

Things to do in the UAE today: Meet Nicole Richie, Sinead O’Connor show and coffee selfie

>>Designer and TV star Nicole Richie will be at her House of Harlow 1960 pop-up shop for a styling session and a meet-and-greet with the public as part of DSF 2015. Tomorrow, The Beach JBR, from... »

Geordiebird, from Dubai92, gets cooking

Watch Dubai92’s Geordiebird cook her favourite meal for Cook, Share and Win

What better way to spend your weekend than in the kitchen. For many, downtime means one thing: cooking. A weekend wouldn’t feel the same without a few hours at the cooker, perfecting a dish. In conjun... »

When it comes to children and the dentist – make it an early start

When it comes to children and the dentist – make it an early start

Q: At what age should a child see a pediatric dentist for the first time? A: The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends seeing the child at age one. This is so that parents can be given in... »

Rory McIlroy out in front at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy out in front at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

World No.1 Rory McIlroy secured the halfway top spot at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after a superb second round at Emirates Golf Club. McIlroy goes into day three of the Championship with a one-shot lead at 14-under. The Ulsterman scored a hat-trick of birdies in the final three holes to finish the day with a score of 64. “Definitely in a ...