UAE petrol price rise of 24 per cent likely to be ‘one-off’

UAE petrol price rise of 24 per cent likely to be ‘one-off’

Experts have said the 24 per cent rise announced this week is expected to be a one-off, with monthly variations expected to be smaller. But drivers will see costs on the forecourt vary depending on global prices. Robin Mills, head of consulting at Manaar Energy in Dubai, said: “The rise in petrol prices and the fall in diesel was in line with my ex...

Reader fuels debate on petrol price regulation

Reader fuels debate on petrol price regulation

I read your article on the rise in fuel prices with great interest. I do however see a major flaw in the estimated impact on people’s pockets. We have already seen significant rent rises in Dubai, dri... »

Shopper driven round the bend by lack of parking

Shopper driven round the bend by lack of parking

It has become increasingly difficult, in fact almost impossible, to get a parking space at Dubai Mall, unless you have a few hours spare. And patience in bucketloads. I reached the mall recently at lu... »

Customer hot under the collar over drug storage

Customer hot under the collar over drug storage

I want to highlight the standards of storing drugs in pharmacies and stores across UAE, especially in Dubai. I live in Dubai and I often buy different types of medicines from nearby pharmacies. The me... »

England's James Anderson celebrates taking the wicket of Mitch Marsh

PICTURES: England vs Australia 3rd Ashes Test at Edgbaston

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Photos: Kids having fun at Wire World Park in Dubai

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Video: Emirati authors discuss importance of reading

Sand Art by Nathaniel Alapide

A day at the beach with multi-skilled art star

Former waiter puts expansion at top of the menu for UAE hotel group

Former waiter puts expansion at top of the menu for UAE hotel group

To get to the top, Omer Kaddouri started at the bottom. The Iraqi-British national, now President and CEO of Abu Dhabi-based Rotana Hotels, remembers beginning his career as a banqueting headwaiter at the Kensington Hilton in London in the late 1980s. Kaddouri describes the role as “the toughest job” he has ever had. “It included 18-hour shifts and...

Supermodel Cara Delevingne hits Hollywood

Supermodel Cara Delevingne hits Hollywood

Katy Perry has fashion regrets

Katy Perry has fashion regrets

U2 with Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga surprises audience at U2 concert

Things to do today: Yoga, Games and Music

Things to do today: Yoga, Games and Music

Full moon yoga Let the sound of the waves and the light of the full moon invigorate you at Talise Spa’s full moon yoga by the beach. Exercise your mind, body and soul tonight at 7.30pm, Madinat Jumeir... »

DJ Low Steppa in Dubai

DJ Low Steppa in Dubai

British DJ Low Steppa is known for his aversion to commercialised products and is running his own record label, ‘Simma Black’. He’s in Dubai to perform for the ‘Superheroes’ night at Media... »

Supermodel Cara Delevingne hits Hollywood

Supermodel Cara Delevingne hits Hollywood

After ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ made teens and adults alike sob in the theatres, another book from adult fiction author John Green is making it to the big screen. ‘Paper Towns’ may not be a tearjerker ... »

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Manchester United flop Angel Di Maria ‘close’ to PSG move

Laurent Blanc claims Paris St Germain are close to completing the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria. United’s tour of the United States ended on a disappointing note in the early hours of Thursday morning as they lost 2-0 to PSG in Chicago. Despite being named in United’s party for the final stage of United’s ...