Group of smiling children

Dubai charity launches programme to help children of blue-collar workers

A Dubai charity has launched a programme to help the children of blue-collar workers plan their careers so they can have the opportunities their parents did not. The Smart Life Foundation is extending its SAPNA (meaning ‘dream’) project to mentor youngsters. They said workers had come to them to ask how they could ensure their kids can have better ...

Help people of Syria  and Iraq to combat ISIL

Help people of Syria and Iraq to combat ISIL

Just wondering if any of the other Arab countries are doing anything about the rising problem concerning ISIL. Many civilians and innocent children are losing their lives by the minute in Iraq and Syr... »

Any support for investors of unfinished projects?

Any support for investors of unfinished projects?

Where is the support for the honest, fully paid-up owners of unfinished projects here in Dubai. Having fully paid in 2008 for an apartment, the developer did a runner with the money. New developers ca... »

'Law on smoking should be kept simple.'

‘It’s time for smokers to get outside or get lost…’

Having read the letter about smoking still going on indoors at some bars, I felt compelled to write and totally agree with this non-smoker! I have visited nice restaurants there with my family and wal... »

Dubai Police post video of armoured tanks

Dubai Police post video of armoured tanks

Sing and win with 7DAYS and Disney On Ice: Meet some of UAE’s biggest Frozen fans

Sing and win with 7DAYS and Disney On Ice: Meet some of UAE’s bi...

PHOTOS: Inside the newly opened Fairmont, Ajman

PHOTOS: Inside the newly opened Fairmont, Ajman

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Salman Khan confirms Dubai date in video to fans

Dubai Police officers with the Audi A6 patrol cars

Audi A6 joins Dubai Police fleet of super patrol cars

Dubai Police has added four Audi saloons to its fleet of super patrol cars. The Audi A6 executive sedans joins models such as the Bugatti Veyron, Bentley Continental and Lamborghini Aventador in the force’s garage. While best known for its supercars, Dubai Police said it is trying to vary the types of cars that are being driven by officers. Other r...

Khloe Kardashian sparks row with niqab snap but there’s support in UAE for star’s ‘personal choice’

Khloe Kardashian sparks row with niqab snap but there’s support in UAE for star’s ‘personal choice’

Salman Khan gets court’s permission to come to Dubai

Salman Khan gets court’s permission to come to Dubai

Hozier and his rapid rise to fame

Hozier and his rapid rise to fame

Quick and easy: delicious healthy fats recipes

Quick and easy: delicious healthy fats recipes

It’s not news that there are good fats and bad fats. Sure they got a bad rep for a while, but we now know all fats are not the same. The body needs certain types of fats to function; primarily polyuns... »

Things to do this weekend: Crime classic, poetry in motion and hula hoop classes

Things to do this weekend: Crime classic, poetry in motion and hula hoop classes

Crime classic There’s a reason Agatha Christie’s ‘Mousetrap’ is the longest running play in history. Even after 63 years, the mystery whodunit formula from the best-selling crime novelist still excite... »

Simple and tasty recipes – take your home cooking to the next level with our <em>Easy Eats</em> series

Simple and tasty recipes – take your home cooking to the next level with our Easy Eats series

Easy Eats is a series of recipes that will help you make great food from scratch. Dieticians continuously highlight the unnecessary nasties we consume when we rely on a pre-packaged diet – hidden suga... »

Number of official Man City fans in UAE tops 30,000

Number of official Man City fans in UAE tops 30,000

Manchester City Football Club has netted the 30,000 mark for membership of its Sky Blue UAE supporters’ programme. Sky Blue, a partnership between Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City, launched in late 2011. Since the Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG) bought the Sky Blues in 2008, the club has won two Premier League titles and attracted m...