Poll reveals Valentine’s Day dilemma

Poll reveals Valentine’s Day dilemma

Almost 80 per cent of 7DAYS readers say they plan to spend nothing on Valentine’s Day today – but a small contingent claim they will fork out more than Dhs10,000 on their loved one. Some 1,022 readers responded to an online poll, with 738 saying they would not be buying presents or spending on meals tonight. A further 160 said they would keep...

Troubled by escalators stopping at metro stations

Troubled by escalators stopping at metro stations

Of late, I have noticed that the escalators in some Metro stations seem to need maintenance or repair very frequently. The other day, I was actually on the escalator when it stopped suddenly. Since I ... »

Letter: Highway Code – UAE style

Letter: Highway Code – UAE style

The Highway Code in the UK states that the correct procedure for changing lanes is: Mirror (side and rear to ensure the lane is clear/safe), Indicate (to show your intent of changing lanes), Manoeuvre... »

A lorry

Trucks are slowing traffic

I do not know what is being done to lighten the traffic congestion on Maliha Road exit, Emirates Road towards Sharjah every evening. That is the time when people go towards their homes in Ajman and Sh... »

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Video: Rampaging elephant

Video: Rampaging elephant

Video: Burj Khalifa in Independence Day 2

Video: Burj Khalifa in Independence Day 2

Obama addresses Government Summit in Dubai

Obama addresses Government Summit in Dubai

RTA outlines budget for 2016

RTA outlines budget for 2016

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has approved a budget of Dhs7.6 billion for 2016. The sum comprises an operational budget of Dhs3.9 billion and an infrastructure projects budget of Dhs3.7 billion. Mattar Al Tayer, the RTA’s Director-General, said: “The aggregate anticipated revenues for this year amount to Dhs7.5 billion marking a 14 ...

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Charlize Theron may join the cast of Fast & Furious 8

Charlize Theron may join the cast of Fast & Furious 8

Avicii to play Dubai this April

Avicii to play Dubai this April

Dubai takes on a new pin-up role

Dubai takes on a new pin-up role

A Dubai-based artist is shunning the glamour and shining the spotlight on the more soulful parts of the city. French expat Anne-Laure Roy is merging lesser visited areas of Dubai with vintage American... »

Have children taken the romance from your marriage?

Have children taken the romance from your marriage?

It’s Valentine’s Day, that annual date where you show (if you’ve remembered) your appreciation to your significant other - normally with a card and possibly a gift. So far, so ‘romantic’. But when it ... »

Ford F150 wins 7DAYS Car Of The Year

Ford F150 wins 7DAYS Car Of The Year

In a country that loves its big cars, they don’t come much bigger than the Ford F-150. And in terms of awards they don’t get much bigger than 7DAYS Car of the Year either. Today we can reveal that the... »

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after winning a point against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.(AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

Serena Williams withdraws from Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

The world’s top two Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber have both been forced to withdraw from the upcoming Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The news comes as a major blow to tournament organisers who would have hoped for a rematch of the Australian Open final last month when the German clinched her maiden grand slam title by defeating Willia...