Model motorist tells drivers: don’t be selfish on the roads

Model motorist tells drivers: don’t be selfish on the roads

A motorist honoured for not committing a single traffic offence last year has urged fellow drivers: “keep calm and don’t be selfish on the roads.” Layla Mohammed Mubarak delivered the message after being picked out of a pot of 1,500 drivers with clean licences in a Dubai Police draw to reward the emirate’s best motorists. The drivers were recognise...

Cheap toys cause waste concern for youngster

Cheap toys cause waste concern for youngster

I have noticed that there is availability of poor-quality and cheap plastic toys in several UAE shops. We children get attracted to these toys, purchase them and within no time they break. Eventually,... »

The new VW Scirocco

Driver’s dismay at news of old tyres on new car

I wonder if any other readers have experienced the phenomenon of old tyres on a new car? I recently took my Mercedes for its annual service. The service coordinator smiled and advised me that there wa... »

Killers should pay money and serve long sentence

Killers should pay money and serve long sentence

The notion of pardon from relatives in exchange for blood money is part of the law system here and as such must be accepted, but it doesn’t seem right that this sadistic couple can be let off so light... »

Daman Funds beats volatile market with record yield

Daman Funds beats volatile market with record yield

UAE-based regional investment management company Daman Investments has announced a record Q1, 2015 dividend distribution despite volatile market conditions. The flagship Daman Second Emirates Fund (DSEF) and the Daman Fifth Fund (DFF) exhibited a strong performance, with DSEF giving a return of 12.25 per cent and DFF giving a return of 10.55 per ce...

Ringo Starr inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ringo Starr inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas ‘still loves’ ex-wife

Daniel Craig during the shooting of 'Spectre', in Rome

Bond star Daniel Craig gets ‘licence to save’

Free beauty makeover project for Filipinas

Free beauty makeover project for Filipinas

Whether providing for family back home or working on a new life in a new and alien environment, Filipina expats often face tough challenges. That’s why Kristine Abante, a PR practitioner who has been ... »

Things to do today: Relax, Walk, Hip-Hop and Eat

Things to do today: Relax, Walk, Hip-Hop and Eat

Reasons to relax: Learn how Dynamic Therapeutic Breathing can help your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Pre-booking required, 7pm. Or get an introduction to meditation at 7.30pm. Both class... »

Ringo Starr inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ringo Starr inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends. The drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll ... »

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP ahead of Kimi Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP ahead of Kimi Raikkonen

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to strengthen his overall lead in the Formula One standings with his third win in four races this season and 36th of his career. The British driver started from pole for the first time in the desert race under floodlights and was largely untroubled, finishing ...