Woman posed as sister to deliver baby in Dubai

Woman posed as sister to deliver baby in Dubai

A woman has been jailed for three months after she pretended to be her sister when she went to give birth at hospital to an illegitimate child. The 27 year old, who is a citizen of the Comoros Islands, admitted forging admission papers when she appeared before Dubai Court of First Instance. She will be deported after serving her sentence. The court...

Does punishment really fit the crime in our society?

Does punishment really fit the crime in our society?

Do I have this correct? A woman bashes her maid’s head in and could get up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Two previously convicted thieves are caught again after allegedly stealing Dhs50,000 and ... »

Cars parked in a parking area

Letter: Why was I harassed for wanting to park my car?

I have been living and driving in this country for more than a decade. I always told myself that I would get used to the driving attitude of people in this country. However, today I have found a new s... »

Action is being taken to clear massage card mess

Action is being taken to clear massage card mess

It seems the new official policy is to now clear the streets and sandpit parking lots in Tecom of all ‘massage parlour’ cards – it’s been a lot cleaner since about three weeks ago, and I’m sure reside... »

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

Saucony Trainers

Video: Saucony introduces feet analysis in Dubai

Dubai Boat Show

Middle East buyers dominate superyacht market

One in eight of the world’s superyachts are now owned by buyers from the Middle East, the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) has said, ahead of next month’s Dubai International Boat Show. Organisers said that the demand for superyachts among high-net worth individuals meant that builders continue to unveil their latest models at the event, wh...

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

Amitabh Bachchan hits 23 million fans on Facebook

Amitabh Bachchan hits 23 million fans on Facebook

A tasty meal to send to school

A tasty meal to send to school

Abu Dhabi students are getting a lunch-box overhaul. The Abu Dhabi Education Council announced a campaign on Tuesday, to encourage students to try healthier lunch options. Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit has... »

A new fitness challenge in the UAE

A new fitness challenge in the UAE

If you think you’re tough, then step right up. The Armour Challenge is a new UAE-wide fitness competition that will be hosted by Under Armour, the sportswear brand which just opened a new store in Mir... »

UAE cyclists hit the road in new event

UAE cyclists hit the road in new event

Marcel Kittel, Bradley Wiggins and the gang may have been and gone in a flash but the UAE is still caught up in cycling fever. Just days after the Dubai Tour, a four-day pro cycling event won by Germa... »

India’s national team fails to benefit from ISL

India’s national team fails to benefit from ISL

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr’s popular saying is remarkably relevant for Indian football. And not even the glamorous Indian Super League (ISL) – seen as the great solution for the “sleeping giant” India’s prolonged struggle in football – has managed to alter that. The razzmatazz has begun to...