Tributes to tragic triathlete after death at finish line of Dubai championship

Tributes to tragic triathlete after death at finish line of Dubai championship

Tributes have been paid to a “very fit” athlete who died moments after crossing the finish line of the 2XU Triathlon Championships in Dubai at the weekend. Spanish expat Jorge Turell, 55, fell to the ground at Mamzar Park on Friday having earlier been seen struggling in the race. Race organiser Warren van der Merwe said Turell appeared to be in dif...

Now I’ve seen it all: driver gets dressed at the wheel

Now I’ve seen it all: driver gets dressed at the wheel

Just when we thought that we’d seen it all on the roads – texting, nose-picking, flossing, lady drivers doing make-up, eyebrow plucking or brushing their hair, children on the laps of drivers &#... »

View of the sea now almost impossible on Palm Jumeirah

View of the sea now almost impossible on Palm Jumeirah

It’s now almost impossible to have an idea of where the sea is or to have a sea view on Palm Jumeirah. Each and every small corner or space is now a construction area! Palm Jumeirah is expensive but N... »

Jogging track is great but we need distance markers

Jogging track is great but we need distance markers

The municipality has spent a fortune on the Jumeirah Beach walk/running track, which has proved very popular. However, the final piece of the jigsaw is missing, the paint markings indicating 100m segm... »

App aims to combat memory loss

Students design app to help amnesia patients remember

An app to help amnesia patients rebuild their memories is being designed by a group of engineering and computer science students. Muhammad Niazi and three of his peers are creating ‘iRecall’, which is in its final stages of development and is set to be tested on people next month. The 34-year-old Pakistani student said he decided to design the app ...

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

VIDEO: Latest Mission Impossible movie to be released summer 2015

VIDEO: Latest Mission Impossible movie to be released summer 2015

Hairstyle trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Hairstyle trends for Spring and Summer 2015

Don’t let pain be a factor in your dental decisions

Don’t let pain be a factor in your dental decisions

Q: I want to replace my missing tooth and my dentist advised me to go for a dental implant. I am a bit afraid of the whole surgery process. Is it painful? A: Dental implants have become one of the mos... »

Color Runners ready for ‘happiest 5k on the planet’

Color Runners ready for ‘happiest 5k on the planet’

It doesn’t matter what shape you are in, you’ll get a lot out of tomorrow’s ‘Color Run’ in Abu Dhabi.  Taking place at Yas Marina Circuit for a second year in a row, the 5K run is a fun event for all.... »

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams announces change of date for Abu Dhabi gig

Robbie Williams has some news that will entertain his fans. Showing he’s a Man for All Seasons, the singer has decided to move the date of his concert at Du Arena, Yas Island from Sunday, April 26 to ... »

Prince Bishop wins the Dubai World Cup at Meydan

Prince Bishop wins the Dubai World Cup at Meydan

Prince Bishop produced a well-timed late dash to storm to victory in the Dubai World Cup and hand jockey William Buick the biggest win of his career. It was a seventh victory for Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor and a first for owner Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum in the 20th running of the popular event. Last year’...