24,000 now registered for ‘global’ weight loss contest ahead of Thursday deadline

24,000 now registered for ‘global’ weight loss contest ahead of Thursday deadline

More than 24,000 people have registered for the ‘Your Child In Gold’ weight loss contest, Dubai Municipality has announced ahead of the Thursday 24 July registration deadline. Mr. Ismail Al Banna, director corporate marketing & relations department said : ‘We have already crossed the target of this year to hit 15,000 participants, a...

Why will we have no pool for the whole summer?

Why will we have no pool for the whole summer?

I spend a lot of money renting an apartment in the Greens with access to a pool. In May the pool was closed for 2 week’s for maintenance . A few weeks later a small notice was put up in the base... »

Can I have your credit card PIN number, please?

Can I have your credit card PIN number, please?

It’s great you can now pay for your petrol with a credit card instead of cash. But – I was shocked to be asked for my credit card PIN number by an attendant who said he needed it to comple... »

Young Muslims discuss ‘unfortunate’ habit of sleeping during fasting hours in Ramadan

Young Muslims discuss ‘unfortunate’ habit of sleeping during fasting hours in Ramadan

Ramadan is a month of fasting and worship, but some young Muslims find themselves fast asleep for most of the day. Sleeping for the majority of the fasting hours has become an unfortunate habit for ma... »

Use Samsung travel apps to make the most out of your Eid holidays

Use Samsung travel apps to make the most out of your Eid holidays

Summer is in full swing, and whether you are enjoying time at home here in the UAE or going on the trip of a lifetime, a vacation should be one to remember. Enrich your holiday experience with one of these Samsung apps, and make your next trip a memorable one. Are you stuck in a town with no idea what to do or see, or just wanting to plan ahead for...

Official teaser trailer for Hrithik Roshan’s BANG BANG! released

Official teaser trailer for Hrithik Roshan’s BANG BANG! released

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West spend $500,000 on body-double for daughter North

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West spend $500,000 on body-double for daughter North

Sandra Bullock’s stalker drama unfolds in court papers

Sandra Bullock’s stalker drama unfolds in court papers

Giant octopus becomes newest resident of Dubai Mall aquarium

Giant octopus becomes newest resident of Dubai Mall aquarium

A Giant Pacific Octopus has become the newest resident of the Dubai Mall. The latest addition to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, the aquatic dweller also known as Enteroctopus dofleini, is foun... »

Europe, Africa, Asia – Top 5 Eid getaway spots

Europe, Africa, Asia – Top 5 Eid getaway spots

Want to escape the city for the Eid break? Take a look at these top five destinations picked out for you… GO GLAM IN THE ALPS Looking for a really cool European escape? Famous and fashionable St... »

UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes begins K2 summit attempt

UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes begins K2 summit attempt

UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes today begins the long push for the summit of K2, the world’s second highest mountain. After weeks of acclimatising with various climbs up and down the 8,611m mountain... »

Manchester United happy to ‘break the bank’ to lure big names to Premier League

Manchester United happy to ‘break the bank’ to lure big names to Premier League

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward insists he’s prepared to break the bank in order to lure the big names to the club. United have paid upwards of $85 million to sign Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera, but as has been the case for the last few years, the biggest transfers have taken place away from Old Trafford this summer. Real Madrid signed James Rodr...