Woman jailed for robbery at money exchange in Abu Dhabi

Woman jailed for robbery at money exchange in Abu Dhabi

A woman who tried to rob a money exchange in the capital using a toy gun has been jailed for seven years. Abu Dhabi Criminal Court yesterday sentenced the Filipina after she was found guilty of attempted robbery, threatening to kill workers and disrupting public security. The judge gave the 33-year-old a further two months for violating residence l...

Maid salaries unfair? What about other professions

Maid salaries unfair? What about other professions

Maids, maids, maids, what about them? Just stop and think, yes some do get low pay, but they get their own room, small that it may be, in most cases free food, a proper shower and toilet, and air cond... »

Dog owners told to take lead and keep pets in check

Dog owners told to take lead and keep pets in check

I am hoping this letter reaches the eyes of the owners of the Great Dane, Chocolate Labrador and one other large dog who were at Skydive Dubai on Thursday evening. I was walking a King Charles Spaniel... »

The speed camera took a photo the driver and his friends taking a selfe

Selfie ‘punishment’ sends out the wrong message

Dear 7DAYS, did I read your ‘selfie speeding’ article correctly? Three young men under 20 years old driving at 205kph in a modified vehicle, using a phone, taking selfies, no seatbelts.   And the puni... »

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Bijol Chalamma wins Smart Idol in Dubai

VIDEO: Dubai talent contest winner lands Bollywood recording deal

Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Listen to Sweden’s winning entry for the Eurovision Song Contest...

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Representatives of DEWA, Renault and Arabian Automobiles at the Electric Vehicle Conference in Dubai

Free Salik and dedicated lanes and parking suggested as incentives for electric cars

Discounts on utility bills in Dubai, no Salik fees and dedicated lanes and parking spots are among the incentives being suggested by a UAE car firm to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Michel Ayat, CEO of Arabian Automobiles, said at an electric vehicle (EV) conference in Dubai that the firm is submitting proposals for incentives to the Ro...

Sylvester Stallone tweets Salman Khan about starring in next Expendables movie

Sylvester Stallone tweets Salman Khan about starring in next Expendables movie

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

PHOTOS: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Guy Sebastian talks to 7DAYS ahead of Eurovision gig

Things to do today: LOL Nights, acting course and brainstorming

Things to do today: LOL Nights, acting course and brainstorming

  A master of Mirth Expect big laughs, electrifying energy and on-stage shenanigans as British funnyman Martin Davis brings his trademark brand of rapid-fire comedy at LOL Nights. Last seen in a ... »

Do you have road rage? Spot the signs and deal with them

Do you have road rage? Spot the signs and deal with them

Road rage is a hot topic in the UAE, with high speeds, short interchanges and plenty of traffic. It occurred to me, during my usual morning stuck in Hessa Street merge, being cut off by someone incons... »

Award-winning documentary maker unearthing stories from ‘old Dubai’

Award-winning documentary maker unearthing stories from ‘old Dubai’

Some of the city’s unsung heroes will be in the spotlight thanks to a new project which is being launched to generate a better sense of community and connection in Dubai.  ‘Qissa Caravan’ is a five-we... »

Omar Al Duri coaches the Ghana Under-20 team

Omar Al Duri to get Ghana in shape for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup

UAE-based fitness and nutrition expert Omar Al Duri has again been recruited to work with the Ghana national football team – this time at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand. With their first game on Saturday, May 30 against Austria, the London-born UAE resident will ensure the team is in peak physical condition, through a specially-ta...