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Gang on trial in Dubai for human trafficking

A gang of three men are on trial for human trafficking after they were accused of forcing two women into sex trade. Dubai Court of First Instance was told that one of the defendants, a 24-year-old Bangladeshi, convinced five maids to leave their sponsors in Ras Al Khaimah in June last year, before selling them for money to the two other Bangladeshi...

Kids who travel should get less homework

Kids who travel should get less homework

Since kids are asked to do homework over the holidays, I feel the amount of homework should be decided on where they are holidaying and for how long. Handing over the same number of assignments to all... »

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Letter: Shouldn’t we all be treated as equals in bank queues?

I had to visit my bank’s branch, reaching there about 2pm. I took a token and waited my turn. I had been waiting 45 minutes when one person walked in and waved his hand to one of the two customer serv... »

Why don’t parents want to get involved in coaching children’s sports teams?

Why don’t parents want to get involved in coaching children’s sports teams?

After reading responses on Facebook to the article ‘Make sport a family affair’ (Aug 14), I realised how clueless people are here. The point was that it is expensive to have your children learn a spor... »

Video: Bollywood Parks Dubai unveils top rides

Video: Bollywood Parks Dubai unveils top rides

Video: UAE labourer wins Dhs1 million

Video: UAE labourer wins Dhs1 million

Video: First look inside Dubai Opera

Video: First look inside Dubai Opera

Video: Top 5 rides to try at IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai

Video: Top 5 rides to try at IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai

Deliveroo cooks up a new option for Dubai

Deliveroo cooks up a new option for Dubai

Deliveroo has made its name delivering restaurant food to customers on demand, but now the firm has announced it is cooking up a new option for clients. The scheme, which will be launched later this year, sees shipping containers in car parks being rented out to restaurants. The project, called RooBox, has already proved to be a success in London. ...

Daniel Radcliffe talks Swiss Army Man

Daniel Radcliffe talks Swiss Army Man

Harry Styles just one of the guys on Dunkirk set

Harry Styles just one of the guys on Dunkirk set

MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 26: Jennifer Lawrence attends 'El Hormiguero' Tv show at Vertice Studio on November 26, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Jennifer Lawrence still the world’s highest-paid actress

We love: KidZania OlympicZ

We love: KidZania OlympicZ

For the Olympians in the making, relive the glorious moments from the Rio Olympic Games at KidZania. OlympicZ will challenge kids to a variety of activities including long jump, hurdle run, badminton ... »

Don’t be tempted to upgrade phone too often

Don’t be tempted to upgrade phone too often

It is the question that tech-savvy millennials mull over to no end – upgrade now or hang on for the next new smartphone? But is spending Dhs3,000-plus on an upgraded version of the model you alr... »

Things to do over the weekend

Things to do over the weekend

On the right track Don’t miss out on Al Ain Raceway’s summer deals. It’s 25 per cent off your karting session from 4-6pm, every Monday to Friday. Or book two sessions and get the third one for free. O... »

Opinion: Football, golf and tennis should not be in the Olympics

Opinion: Football, golf and tennis should not be in the Olympics

So the Olympic Games are over for another four years. Rio 2016 has seen some highs, some lows, some good and some bad, but considering what the mood was like in the months building up, personally I thought the games were fantastic. Away from the action, there were obvious low points (Ryan Lochte anyone?), but thanks to performances from stars such ...