Abu Dhabi court rules government officials guilty of breaching staff privacy

Abu Dhabi court rules government officials guilty of breaching staff privacy

Three government officials who installed CCTV cameras at a women-only section of a government authority have been found guilty of breaching their privacy. Abu Dhabi Court of Misdemeanours yesterday convicted the trio but handed out suspended prison sentences of six months each. The men, two Emiratis and a Lebanese national were cleared of a further...

‘Cutting-edge tech’ but we struggle to stay connected

‘Cutting-edge tech’ but we struggle to stay connected

For all the talk about cutting-edge technology and highly progressive systems that keep Dubai well ahead of the world, it seems almost an epic challenge to get a simple mobile data connection without ... »

Most of us always seem to find a way to have a problem, says reader

Most of us always seem to find a way to have a problem, says reader

So I have been realising that there is a big issue with people and how they’re arrogant and how far their arrogance goes. Like rich people with problems that aren’t even real problems. Yet we see thos... »

People throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads

People throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads

It is unfortunate that many people are used to throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads, footpaths and in the parks. Though the Dubai Municipality has installe... »

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 ...

Thirty Seconds to Mars - Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Milicevic

Thirty Seconds to Mars reschedule Dubai gig

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

PICTURES: The Color Run in Abu Dhabi

PICTURES: The Color Run in Abu Dhabi

The Yas Marina Circuit turned into clouds of colour with The Color Run on Friday. »

EASTER: Chocolate doesn’t have to be off  the menu

EASTER: Chocolate doesn’t have to be off the menu

It’s that time of the year when certain readers will be thinking one thing – Easter eggs. But before you tuck in to those chocolate treats, remember one word: calories. Of course, the exact amou... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Get active, Coffee Planet and Chef Sherwin at Teatro

Things to do in the UAE today: Get active, Coffee Planet and Chef Sherwin at Teatro

>>SHOT OF THE DAY start your day with a different flavour – Coffee Planet has capsules with eight different taste and roast profiles. The capsules are fully compatible with Nespresso machi... »

Yahya Al Helei outshines world’s best to lead Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Yahya Al Helei outshines world’s best to lead Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

The UAE’s Yahya Al Helei grabbed the lead in the 25th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge as he stormed clear of his international rivals to win the opening stage of the epic race. Partnered by Emirati co-driver Khalid Al Kindi in a Nissan Pick-up,  Al Helei won the 262km Yas Marina Circuit Special Stage 1 in impressive style to claim a 1...