22 in Abu Dhabi court after brothel busts

22 in Abu Dhabi court after brothel busts

Twenty-two people – 17 women and five men – have gone on trial accused of engaging in prostitution. Abu Dhabi Criminal Court was told the group was detained in two separate occasions after police found out they were involved in the sex trade. Prosecutors said in one of the incidents last month, officers caught ten women from Uzbekistan,...

Letter: Show a bit of decency – dress with respect please

Letter: Show a bit of decency – dress with respect please

We are lucky enough to live in a very open-minded Muslim country, however there are some rules to respect when it comes to clothing and I don’t understand why some girls are so totally disrespectful b... »

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... »

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

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

Address blaze affects Emaar Q4 profits

Address blaze affects Emaar Q4 profits

The huge blaze that tore through the Address Downtown hotel on New Year’ Eve in Dubai has impacted on the profits of developer Emaar Properties. The firm, which built both the Address and the Burj Khalifa, reported a near-flat fourth-quarter net profit after it took a write-down relating to a fire. Emaar Properties made a net profit of Dhs1.0...

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

Rita Ora Launches New adidas Originals Collection in Dubai

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

Sir Chris Hoy’s cycling tips

Sir Chris Hoy’s cycling tips

With 11 World Championship track wins and six Olympic golds, Sir Chris Hoy knows a thing or two about cycling. Here are some top tips from the Scotsman: SET SOME GOALS “Setting yourself a target... »

Single? You should be celebrating Valentine’s Day

Single? You should be celebrating Valentine’s Day

Sometimes when you’re single, it can seem the whole world wants to remind you what you’re missing out on. That’s why Valentine’s Day was invented, right – to rub salt in the sorry wounds of path... »

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... »

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Starling on Sport: Taking golf to the grassroots in the UAE

The UAE’s golf industry is doing pretty well, don’t you think? Abu Dhabi teed off the ‘Desert Swing’ with world No. 1 Jordan Spieth and eventual winner Rickie Fowler leading a world-class field and Danny Willett was the toast of the Dubai Desert Classic with a superb win at Emirates Golf Club last week. And in last November’s DP World Tour Champion...