Abu Dhabi workers

Dubai workers turfed out in summer heat after rent row

More than 100 labourers who were thrown out on to the streets after their company failed to pay their rent have been rehomed after police intervened. The Human Rights Department at Dubai Police said the construction firm the men worked for got into finance trouble and stopped paying their salaries and accommodation costs. The building landlord appl...

Firm pays school fees but staff without kids miss out

Firm pays school fees but staff without kids miss out

I do think that the employers here paying for their employees children schooling is a wonderful thing. But I find it hard to understand why if someone is doing the exact same job, working for the same... »

TV viewer turned off by level of service

TV viewer turned off by level of service

I am very disappointed with the deteriorating level of service of OSN. Technical response bad, they do not attend to the scheduled appointments. Customer service is only an order taker, it looks as th... »

Give us a feeder bus to Rashidiya metro…

Give us a feeder bus to Rashidiya metro…

When the Dubai Metro launched, a feeder bus service linked the eastern side of Mirdif to the metro station at Rashidiya every 20 minutes. However, after six months the feeder service was discontinued ... »

Photos of Zendaya live on stage in Dubai

Photos of Zendaya live on stage in Dubai

Taylor Swift performs during the '1989' world tour at the Staples Center in Los Angeles

Around the world in pictures

Photos: Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Mohammed at Meydan Nations Cup

Photos: Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Mohammed at Meydan Nations Cup

Around the world in pictures

Around the world in pictures

Emirates Mashhad

Emirates touches down in Mashhad

Emirates has extended its reach into Iran by linking Dubai with Mashhad, the airline’s second destination in the country after Tehran. Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Centre for Emirates, said: “The new service to Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city and one of its most economically vibrant centre...

Dave-Chappelle

Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah at Dubai Comedy Festival

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Taylor Swift wins and Kanye rants at the VMAs

Taylor Swift wins and Kanye rants at the VMAs

Things to do: Cheese, food and shop

Things to do: Cheese, food and shop

  What’s in store? Experience the Tokyo food scene without leaving Dubai at Latitude’s Tokyo Week, which starts tonight until September 9. Chef Azri Bin Che Ishak will be serving up sensational s... »

Dave-Chappelle

Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah at Dubai Comedy Festival

The inaugural Dubai Comedy Festival taking place between October 15 and 24 will have some top comedy heavyweights. International comedy icon Dave Chappelle and the new host of Comedy Central’s The Dai... »

School for parenting lessons

School for parenting lessons

A new school term is an exciting time for our children, with lots of new subjects on the agenda. But certain parents might want to think about a return to school, for lessons that will help their fami... »

Novak Djokovic

US Open: Djokovic and Serena ease through

Novak Djokovic’s bid for a 10th grand slam title received a double boost as the Serb thrashed Brazil’s Joao Souza in the US Open first round shortly after fourth seed Kei Nishikori crashed out. Nishikori, who beat Djokovic in New York last year, was due to meet the world No.1 again in the semi-finals but the Japanese lost in a five-set ...