Dubai nightclub apologise to disabled man over claims he was kicked out

Dubai nightclub apologise to disabled man over claims he was kicked out

Dubai’s famous Cavalli club has apologised to a man with special needs who says he was kicked out of the nightspot. Hendrik Steyn, 22, was told to leave the Sheikh Zayed Road venue as his disability meant he was not “safe” to be in the club, he said. The IT technician, from South Africa, was born with cerebral palsy. Steyn said he was told to...

Baby playing with spoon: I would not pay thousands of dirhams to be entertained by kids

Baby playing with spoon: I would not pay thousands of dirhams to be entertained by kids

No, Spence ‘Baby playing with spoon is crucial part of growing up’ (Letters, Oct 22), YOU grow up. There are certainly family restaurants, but there are also fine dining restaurants. The two are in ge... »

We need rules for deadly cyclists in Dubai

We need rules for deadly cyclists in Dubai

I have been living in Dubai for 25 years and have seen the various changes, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the deadly cyclists. It is common in Deira, Bur Dubai etc that groceries and food are d... »

Spoonful of advice: Get a grip and grow up

Spoonful of advice: Get a grip and grow up

NQ ‘A spoonful of advice for family of diners’ (Letters, Oct 21) You obviously don’t have children then? Learning to eat with utensils is all part of growing up. Just like you banged your spoon on a p... »

Rise in costs make UAE less desirable, according to HSBC survey

Rise in costs make UAE less desirable, according to HSBC survey

The rising cost of living is making the UAE a less desirable destination for expats, according to a survey. About 960 foreign workers were surveyed for HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer 2014, a yearly survey that assesses expat attitudes towards their host countries. Expats say they are struggling to cope with the country’s high cost of living, with six...

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Surgery? Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks ‘different’

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Ariana turns to Miley Cyrus for ‘diva’ advice

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

Shah Rukh Khan’s son AbRam makes his Bollywood film debut

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

Zumba founder Alberto Perez is coming to the UAE tomorrow

The irrepressible man behind the exercise phenomenon Zumba, Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez, is in the UAE to host a master class in Yas Island tomorrow. We caught up with the mile-a-minute Colombian and choreog... »

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

Behind the scenes of Abu Dhabi Film Festival

If you are feeling the movie fever this weekend as the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) gets rolling, chances are you’ve already downloaded the full schedule, printed it out and enjoyed circling all of ... »

Things to do in the UAE today: Driving treasure hunt, Urbanathlon and Farmers Market

Things to do in the UAE today: Driving treasure hunt, Urbanathlon and Farmers Market

Are you tough enough for an urbanathlon or would you prefer some ghoulish fun ahead of Halloween? Here’s our latest list of things to do in Dubai and the UAE for you to ponder over. Happy Thursd... »

German golfer Moritz Lampert

Moritz Lampert envious of Dubai golfers

Moritz Lampert has been in Dubai this week getting some practice in before the National Bank of Oman Golf Classic and the Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final. Lampert, who has won three events on this season’s Challenge Tour to gain automatic promotion to The European Tour, took to the greens at Jumeirah Golf Estates and honed his skills...