VIDEO: Etihad plane hovering on descent in stormy weather

VIDEO: Etihad plane hovering on descent in stormy weather

This Etihad aircraft was seen hovering mid-air as it battled the strong winds on its descent at Manchester Airport. The video was captured near the airport and runway. The wind was thought to only be around 35mph however the direction and pressure affected the landing. Watch the video here…

Shocked: RTA inspector fined five of our buses

Shocked: RTA inspector fined five of our buses

I have had a passenger transport company in Sharjah from 2008 and have rental agreement in Dubai. So I was very shocked when an RTA inspector stopped our five buses and fined them Dhs4,000 each. We we... »

Capsized dhow: Crew helped everyone in stormy conditions

Capsized dhow: Crew helped everyone in stormy conditions

My parents and I were on a Mussandam day trip with Sheesa Beach Travel & Tourism on Friday. We had a fabulous day out. When the storm picked up and the waves and wind took a turn for the worse, th... »

A serious police crackdown on noisy cars is needed

A serious police crackdown on noisy cars is needed

I think it is time for a serious police crackdown on over-noisy cars and motorbikes. Modern mufflers are incredibly effective but clearly a lot of young people think it is rather cool to modify their ... »

More than 11 million people checked in to Dubai hotels last year

More than 11 million people checked in to Dubai hotels last year

More than 11 million guests stayed in hotels in Dubai last year, figures show. According to the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the emirate’s hotels welcomed 11,629,578 people, an increase of 5.6 per cent on the previous year. Saudi Arabia was the top country in terms of where guests came from, followed by India, the UK, the US...

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher criticises Taylor Swift

Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher criticises Taylor Swift

PICTURES: Veena Malik celebrates birthday at Burj Al Arab hotel

PICTURES: Veena Malik celebrates birthday at Burj Al Arab hotel

Sonam Kapoor ‘has a cold not swine flu’

Sonam Kapoor ‘has a cold not swine flu’

Zero Gravity announces latest line-up of international artists

Zero Gravity announces latest line-up of international artists

Beachside night spot Zero Gravity has announced its latest line-up of international artists for March. The Cuban Brothers will perform at the Velocity stage on Thursday March 5. The trio have supporte... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Irish comedy, art festival and party piano show

Things to do in the UAE today: Irish comedy, art festival and party piano show

>>The ‘hilariously dark’ Irish comedy ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ is being performed at DUCTAC this week in the run-up to the St Patrick’s Day festivities. Danú Theatre will be putting on six per... »

Dubai duo Hollaphonic enjoy album chart success

Dubai duo Hollaphonic enjoy album chart success

When 7DAYS last interviewed UAE legends Hollaphonic they were getting ready to rock the stage for the David Guetta gig at Atlantis. “We just want to make people dance,” Olly Wood explained. And dance ... »

UAE’s Amjad Javed sets sights on Pakistan upset

UAE’s Amjad Javed sets sights on Pakistan upset

Speaking ahead of the UAE’s clash against Pakistan in the pool B match on Wednesday, all-rounder Amjad Javed says they are in the World Cup to upset good teams and are ready for any sort of challenge. The UAE team has been playing well in this World Cup while Pakistan have been pretty shaky. Do you think UAE have a pretty good chance of posing an u...