Dubai Metro

Burjuman metro station rewarded for safety standards

Burjuman metro station has taken the top prize in the first edition of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Safety Award. The CEO of the RTA Rail Agency Abdullah Yousef Al Ali said the award recognised Burjuman’s efforts to maintain security and passenger safety in the station. “The Rail Agency is always seeking to foster the culture of sa...

Stop throwing butts off balconies – it’s your home too!

Stop throwing butts off balconies – it’s your home too!

Dear resident at my building in Ajman, kindly do not throw away cigarette butts from balconies as kids are playing downstairs and vehicles are parked just down from your balconies to avoid any God-for... »

SUV cars in parking lot

RTA responds to complaint about parking scheme in Al Mankhool

The following is a response from the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to the letter ‘New parking rules are a pain for some residents‘: As of the time being, studies and experiments are ... »

Housing for middle income families doesn’t have to be a huge challenge

Housing for middle income families doesn’t have to be a huge challenge

This is with reference to the article titled ‘Middle Income Housing a Challenge for Dubai Real Estate Industry’. It does not have to be as big a challenge as it is made to seem. In the (no... »


Photos: Kids having fun at Wire World Park in Dubai


Video: Emirati authors discuss importance of reading

Sand Art by Nathaniel Alapide

A day at the beach with multi-skilled art star

Britain Prince George Birthday

Happy Birthday Prince George: His first two years in pictures

New kids zone at Dubai Terminal 3

New kids zone at Dubai Terminal 3

Dubai Airports have opened a facility at Concourse B’s Zen Garden, Terminal 3 for families and kids. Located between Gates B7 and B8, the area features a play zone, televisions showing children’s programmes and baby changing rooms. The design of the area takes its inspiration from the Arabian Desert, with the topography of the floor similar to sand...

U2 with Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga surprises audience at U2 concert

Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown dies

Gwyneth Paltrow to go public with Brad Falchuk

Gwyneth Paltrow to go public with Brad Falchuk


Bounce away to get fit

After an overindulgent Eid holidays, I was feeling sluggish and bloated, so a workout that can burn up to 1,000 calories sounded like just what I needed. I’ve been a super-fan of Bounce since my first... »

Chakra dancing

Things to do: Movie, Fitness and Dance

  Fitness for kids Keep the little ones busy this summer and sign them up for Country Club’s Summer Workshop for kids age six to 14. Starting today until August 20, the Abu Dhabi fitness facility... »


What is the right age to get kids working out?

How young is too young to hit the gym? It’s widely accepted that children should be living an active lifestyle, and that parents are a key influence on children’s activity levels. General manager and ... »

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Arsenal are Premier League title contenders says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal are ready to challenge for the Premier League crown this season. Arsene Wenger has delivered three Premier League titles since replacing Bruce Rioch as manager in 1996, but the Gunners have finished no higher than third in each of the last 10 seasons as the Frenchman often shunned big-money signings in...