Expat jailed for brutal assault with fire extinguisher

Expat jailed for brutal assault with fire extinguisher

A real estate agent has been sentenced to three years in prison after admitting to a savage assault that left his victim with brain damage. The British national, aged 45, fractured the skull of the Emirati victim, 30, when he hit him with a fire extinguisher during the drunken attack. Dubai Court of First Instance heard details of the incident, whi...

Bank

Reader: Bank’s job loss pay scheme failed to pay up

As a customer of a bank, I had been paying 10dhs a month for their job loss scheme, which informs the customer that if they were to lose their jobs the bank would pay them for a period of three months... »

Labourer drinking water

‘Hydration through night is key to Ramadan fasting’

When it comes to fasting for the Holy Month of Ramadan during the hot summer months, fluid replenishment should be your first priority and your best choice for hydration should be water, water and mor... »

Letter: Beggars stop me with same old ‘fuel’ story

Letter: Beggars stop me with same old ‘fuel’ story

I work in Healthcare City, and it happened to me many times that a 4×4 stops next to me, which is driven by a Saudi national. After an introduction, which I don’t listen to, he says that he needs... »

Video: Emirates steals the show with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Video: Emirates steals the show with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Video: Ellen gives free Emirates tickets to studio audience

Video: Ellen gives free Emirates tickets to studio audience

Spot Dubai in the second trailer for new ‘Star Trek’ film

Spot Dubai in the second trailer for new ‘Star Trek’ film

Pictures: EgyptAir plane debris

Pictures: EgyptAir plane debris

Content marketing: buzzword or big thing?

Content marketing: buzzword or big thing?

Brands all want to tell their stories but how do they make sure people are listening? Forward-thinking publishers can help, writes 7DAYS CEO, Mark Rix The world of media and marketing is fast moving and innovative. But the underlying principle that ‘ideas sell advertising’ has withstood the test of time and technological advancement. What has undou...

Heard and Depp

Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

Laurent de Wilde performs live in Dubai

Laurent de Wilde performs live in Dubai

Zayn Malik to perform live in Dubai

Zayn Malik to perform live in Dubai

Heard and Depp

Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

Amber Heard has filed for divorce from Johnny Depp after just 15 months of marriage. The 30-year-old actress reportedly filed a divorce petition on Monday citing irreconcilable differences, according ... »

Les Miserables coming to Dubai Opera

Les Miserables coming to Dubai Opera

Whether you know it from reading the book, seeing it on Broadway, performing it in school, or watching the 2012 Oscar-winning movie, Les Miserables is an iconic musical production. Based on Victor Hug... »

Young Emirati’s mission to inspire UAE kids to get healthy

Young Emirati’s mission to inspire UAE kids to get healthy

At 25 years old and a member of a wealthy, influential UAE family, Essa Al Ansari could probably do just about anything he wanted. But the young Emirati is choosing to channel his spare time talking t... »

Rayhan Thomas

Dubai teen Rayhan Thomas moves into the world amateur top 500

Following his impressive run on the MENA Golf Tour this season, Dubai-based teenage golf star Rayhan Thomas has made it into the top 500 of the World Amateur Golf Ranking. The 16-year-old, who topped his division in all the three events he played this season, has climbed to 464th position in the world after last week’s MahaSamutr Masters at Banyan ...