Torture brothers have jail terms cut

Torture brothers have jail terms cut

Two brothers who were sentenced to five years in jail for torturing a man over three days had their jail terms reduced to two years by Dubai Appeal Court on Thursday. Three Pakistani brothers were originally charged with assaulting a Pakistani businessman during a row over money. They locked him inside his own apartment for three days, during which...

Something needs to be done about noisy drivers

Something needs to be done about noisy drivers

What’s with the crazy drivers zipping down SZR in their noisy vehicles raising the decibel levels in the city just to grab the attention of the public. Do they ever realise how annoying and inconsider... »

Traffic jam in UAE

Alarming: The driver behaved like an uncivilised animal

After picking up my daughter from school I headed back to my car to find a silver Mercedes parked right behind it blocking it completely. There was no way for my car and the one parked next to mine to... »

Do other parents share my concern about security in Dubai schools?

Do other parents share my concern about security in Dubai schools?

Just wondering if any other Dubai parents share my concern about the lack of security at schools here in Dubai. We were previously at a school in Abu Dhabi where ALL parents and nannies/drivers had to... »

Toyota Safety Sense being tested in Japan

Toyota aims to help ‘eliminate road deaths’ with new crash prevention systems

The world’s largest car manufacturer is to offer crash prevention technology across its range as it tries to cut the death toll on roads. The new systems, which will force a person’s car to brake if it is about to hit the vehicle in front or if a pedestrian walks out into the road, was among a number of new safety technologies revealed ...

Gorgon City join RedFestDXB 2015 line-up

Gorgon City join RedFestDXB 2015 line-up

Dubai residents pick top celebrities to be locked in a room with

Dubai residents pick top celebrities to be locked in a room with

Kim Kardashian West is keen on opening hotel in Dubai

Kim Kardashian West is keen on opening hotel in Dubai

Dubai Food Festival set to wow foodies across the city

Dubai Food Festival set to wow foodies across the city

Pop-up restaurants and food trucks have become quite hip happenings on the culinary scene worldwide in recent years, and a taste of this foodie fad will be one of many highlights at next year’s Dubai ... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Color Run, Drift Grand Final and Furry Friends

Things to do in the UAE today: Color Run, Drift Grand Final and Furry Friends

>>Mums and babies have plenty to keep them occupied at the Dubai International Exhibition and Conference Centre this weekend. The Mother, Baby and Child exhibition covers everything from technol... »

New book aims to help teenagers find their passion

New book aims to help teenagers find their passion

The typical teenager may stay in their bedroom, communicate in grunts and appear to hate just about everyone. But things don’t have to be like that, according to a new book aimed at teens themselves r... »

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes dies after suffering head injury

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes dies after suffering head injury

Australian Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died, two days after being struck on the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25. “It is my sad duty to inform you that a short time ago Phillip Hughes passed away,” Australian team doctor Peter Brukner said. “He never regained consciousness following his inj...