New chest cameras to keep tabs on Dubai police officers and public

New chest cameras to keep tabs on Dubai police officers and public

Dubai Police are to equip traffic officers with mini cameras on their chests and shoulders to record interaction with the public. General Khamis Mattar Al Muzaina, head of Dubai Police, said 80 officers will be fitted with the devices as part of a six-month trial. He said the move would provide an independent record of conversations and serve as ev...

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Jobseeker with special needs asks for advice

To my fellow people with special needs: how did you find a job? It seems impossible to find work. I have to show that my disability does not impact me in any way – but it does! So where do you s... »

Parent poses questions on subject of UAE school fees

Parent poses questions on subject of UAE school fees

How do schools work out school fee increases? How do they justify them? What are we paying fees for in the first place? School parent, UAE »

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Tomato/Tomata – who cares? Just let it be…

Now hold on a moment you two, (‘The empire has gone – time for the English to get over it’, Letters, May 3) and (‘Reader jumps to defence of the English language’, Letters, May 4). Both the Engl... »

Met Gala Photos: who wore what

Met Gala Photos: who wore what

PICTURES: Fans watch Floyd vs Manny at Boracay Night Club

PICTURES: Fans watch Floyd vs Manny at Boracay Night Club

Pictures: Stars at Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

Pictures: Stars at Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao

Photos: David Beckham turns 40

Photos: David Beckham turns 40

Phone buyers going for gold in the Middle East

Phone buyers going for gold in the Middle East

Demand  for gold-coloured mobile phones is “very high” in the Middle East, according to one mobile telecoms executive. It’s no secret that consumers in the Emirates, and the wider region, are drawn to bling gadgets – there’s always buyers for the 24K gold-plated and diamond-crusted variety. But gadgets polished in sparkly colours are also doi...

Sofia Vergara was ‘forced’ to date Joe Manganiello

Sofia Vergara was ‘forced’ to date Joe Manganiello

Met Gala Photos: who wore what

Met Gala Photos: who wore what

Name of royal baby is revealed

Name of royal baby is revealed

Emirati animator joins world-class crew in The Prophet

Emirati animator joins world-class crew in The Prophet

Khalil Gibran is an important figure in Arabic literature. So it is no surprise that Emirati director Mohammed Saeed Harib feels honoured to be part of the animated adaptation of the Lebanese poet and... »

Things to do: Steak, Music and Shopping

Things to do: Steak, Music and Shopping

No missed steak If you are a steak lover, head to Hunters Room and Grill tonight for a menu paired with produce from Chilean vintner, Thierry Villard. Diners can enjoy choice cuts of wagyu steak, as w... »

Living with Asthma doesn’t have to be a burden in UAE

Living with Asthma doesn’t have to be a burden in UAE

Dust, sandstorms and an over reliance on air-conditioning in the summer – the Middle East has to be an asthma sufferer’s nightmare.  A whopping Dhs88 million is currently spent on asthma treatme... »

Kelly Holmes urges proper backing for sportswomen

Kelly Holmes urges proper backing for sportswomen

Double Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes says if women are to succeed in pursuing a career in sports then they need better “financial aid and proper facilities”. A speaker at the 3rd International Conference of Sports for Women in Abu Dhabi, the now-retired British athlete gave an inspiring account of how she overcame a number of challenges t...