You can now walk from Ibn Battuta Mall to the Metro via new link

You can now walk from Ibn Battuta Mall to the Metro via new link

The connection link between Ibn Battuta Mall and the Dubai Metro station has now opened. The two-storey walkway enables passengers using the Metro or bus services to directly access the mall and the 90 new retail and dining outlets due to open later this year. Ali Rashid Lootah, Nakheel chairman, said: “The Metro link is a natural progression for I...

Please drivers, don’t throw cigarettes out the window

Please drivers, don’t throw cigarettes out the window

I was driving on MBZ Road behind this car and suddenly a fireworks show happened on my windshield, the car driver in front of me threw a cigarette butt out of his window, causing a lot of dangerous sp... »

Letter: Dubai should make school buses mandatory

Letter: Dubai should make school buses mandatory

Its time Dubai MANDATES that ALL schoolchildren take buses to school. To do this, the Government of Dubai should step in and manage the process of setting this up correctly. Parents will have to pay a... »

Letter: Insufficient parking in International City

Letter: Insufficient parking in International City

When I bought my flat in International City I was informed by the developer that the car parking here is free. I’m in Spain Cluster in a four-story building that has about 100 apartments. The parking ... »

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

Cluttons Middle East real estate London

London the top choice for GCC real estate investors

Wealthy individuals in the GCC will continue investing in global real estate this year with London, New York and Singapore the top preferred investment destinations. According to a report by estate consultancy Cluttons, 63 per cent of GCC-based high net worth individuals claim they are likely to invest in their most preferred real estate investment...

We love: Gene Wilder

We love: Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder

Top tweets: stars pay tribute to Gene Wilder

All the action from MTV Video Music Awards

All the action from MTV Video Music Awards

We love: Gene Wilder

We love: Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder was a comedy acting genius. From his collaborations with Mel Brooks in the 1970s – Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein to name just two – through to his double act with Rich... »

dogs

Who’s a clever pooch? Dogs really do understand humans…

Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man’s best friend really does understand some of what we’re saying. Researchers in Hungary scanned the br... »

Apple iPhone 7 expected to launch on September 7

Apple iPhone 7 expected to launch on September 7

Apple is expected to show off a new iPhone next week when the company holds its fall product launch event in San Francisco. The tech giant announced the date for the September 7 launch by sending out ... »

Pieters, Kaymer and Westwood picked for Europe’s Ryder Cup team

Pieters, Kaymer and Westwood picked for Europe’s Ryder Cup team

Thomas Pieters, Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood will be part of the European team as Darren Clarke’s captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next month. Clarke announced his choices at The European Tour headquarters at Wentworth on Tuesday, and he went for a mixture of experience and form. The moment @DarrenClarke60 named his thre...