Abu Dhabi Police receives 1.7 million 999 calls in first half of 2014

Abu Dhabi Police Operations Rooms received more than 1.7 million calls in the first half of 2014. In total, it took 1,748,438 calls, including 185,341 crime-related reports, 171,328 calls to report traffic issues. The rest were classed as miscellaneous. Lieutenant Colonel Nasser Suleiman Al Maskari, head of the central operations, said that reports...

Stunned medics next door were not allowed to help my sick wife

Stunned medics next door were not allowed to help my sick wife

I am writing as I had a horrible experience. We live above a clinic that we are registered with, and 3 days ago my wife suddenly had a convulsion, fainted, and stopped breathing for 15 seconds or and ... »

Stop calling, I’m happy with my internet package!

Stop calling, I’m happy with my internet package!

So 10 missed calls from Etisalat trying to sell me an internet/phone/tv package. Please stop I am happy with my elife 2play. Eventually, after contacting them, they tell me that I don’t have to ... »

Judging by people’s manners – we’re all guilty of being a bit uncivilised…

Judging by people’s manners – we’re all guilty of being a bit uncivilised…

When I was growing up, my parents told me that civilised people are those who display manners and courtesy. By that measure we have a long way to go. Just look at the way people here drive on the road... »

MH17 victims’ family: Airline is lacking compassion

MH17 victims’ family: Airline is lacking compassion

The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic on Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organise a flight home to Houston for the boys’ grandmother. Harun Calehr, the uncle of victims Miguel and Shaka ...

Homeless man arrested for stalking Rihanna

Homeless man arrested for stalking Rihanna

Kim Kardashian celebrates North West’s first steps on Instagram

Kim Kardashian celebrates North West’s first steps on Instagram

Watch Priyanka Chopra pull out the punches in ‘Mary Kom’ trailer

Watch Priyanka Chopra pull out the punches in ‘Mary Kom’ trailer

Schoolchildren get creative with environmental message during ‘Students for the Earth’ initiative

Schoolchildren get creative with environmental message during ‘Students for the Earth’ initiative

24 students from twelve different UAE schools, aged 6-18 years, participated in an environmental initiative recently called ‘Students for the Earth’. The students were provided plain t-shi... »

UAE adventurer Adrian Hayes reaches summit of K2

UAE adventurer Adrian Hayes reaches summit of K2

UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes has successfully made it to top of K2, the world’s second highest and one of the most deadly mountains on earth. According to information relayed by Professiona... »

Best things to do in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the UAE over the Eid Al Fitr

Best things to do in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the UAE over the Eid Al Fitr

Some of you might only have two days holiday or you might have got the entire week off this Eid – find something for every taste in our guide to events in the UAE and beyond… ——... »

Watch Nigeria’s Segun Toriola win 41-shot rally at Commonwealth Games table tennis

Watch Nigeria’s Segun Toriola win 41-shot rally at Commonwealth Games table tennis

Amazing scenes at the Scotstoun Sports Campus as Nigeria’s Segun Toriola produces a breathtaking defensive display to win a 41-shot rally against Singapore’s Ning Gao during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.