Helipads to be constructed alongside Dubai Metro

Helipads to be constructed alongside Dubai Metro

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have announced that helipads are to be constructed at three locations along the route of the Dubai Metro at Rashidiya, Qusais and Jebel Ali. The aim is to reduce the response time during emergency situations and medical evacuations. Following the announcement a meeting was held by Mattar Al Tayer, Director Ge...

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

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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 launches service to Orlando

Emirates launches service to Orlando

Emirates Airline launched its service from Dubai to Orlando this week. The new route comes as a row between US and Gulf carriers over government subsidies rumbles on.  A delegation of VIPs and international media were aboard the inaugural flight, which carried passengers from 29 countries to the Florida city.  HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, ...

David Mazouz

David Mazouz has a string of big roles to his name

Dave-Chappelle

Dave Chappelle and Trevor Noah at Dubai Comedy Festival

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan approaches police

Electric Run has a back to school offer for families

Electric Run has a back to school offer for families

To help get UAE’s parents motivated and moving for the new school term, Daman’s ActiveLife Electric Run has launched an offer where all families buying tickets will be treated to a 15 per cent discoun... »

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Do you have rules for posting on Instagram?

When you click ‘follow’ on an account on Instagram, why do you do it? Is it because the person is showcasing a range of inspirational fitness tips, or has great make-up ideas? Or perhaps you’re just n... »

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... »

Rory McIlroy hits his tee-shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship in 2014

Rory McIlroy given exemption to play in Race to Dubai final series

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy has been given a special exemption by the European Tour in order for him to play in the lucrative season-ending Final Series. An ankle injury has curtailed the Northern Irishman’s schedule to the extent where he would not meet the 13-event qualification standard in order to remain in the Race to Dubai even though he c...