Sleepy drivers risking lives, warns RTA

Sleepy drivers risking lives, warns RTA

Motorists have been urged to rest before driving to avoid falling asleep at the wheel, particularly while fasting this month. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said the issue was even more pressing during Ramadan, when sleeping times are disrupted and drivers are tired due to going long periods without eating. Maitha bin Udai, CEO of the RTA’...

Are underground smokers really hurting anyone?

Are underground smokers really hurting anyone?

I have a quick question. During this Ramadan, I have seen the parking inspectors clamping down really hard on people smoking in the basement of buildings in Dubai Internet and Media city areas. Most p... »

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Exercising with your baby is good, right? Not at Dubai Sports World, says letter writer

Despite advertising the fact that they “encourage parents to bring their kids” and listing that “everyone is welcome” is on their website FAQ’s, I was kicked out of the  Dubai Sports World facility fo... »

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RTA responds to concerned shop worker over bus times

“In response to the letter ’Spare a thought for shop workers who must get home’ (7DAYS, June 23), working hours of the buses were extended to fit with metro working hours. We also extend working... »

VIDEO: Shane Warne’s magic ball to Andrew Strauss in the 2005 Ashes

VIDEO: Shane Warne’s magic ball to Andrew Strauss in the 2005 As...

VIDEO: Andrew Flintoff’s greatest over in the 2005 Ashes

VIDEO: Andrew Flintoff’s greatest over in the 2005 Ashes

When Rafael Nadal lost to world number 102 Dustin Brown in the second round, many simply shrugged. Of course he did: if you were looking for the shock of the round, that was the obvious match. Nadal has lost all his confidence and sense of belonging on Wimbledon's grass, suffering four consecutive early exits now, and it would be a staggering achievement were he to turn that around and add to his two titles. Sadly, because we love Rafa, he looks to be the first of the 'Big Four' whose game is severely on the wane.

PICTURES: Week one at Wimbledon

Kids hosting the press conference

Children launch ‘Kids Rule on Yas this Summer’ in Abu Dhab...

5 billionaires who gave away a fortune

5 billionaires who gave away a fortune

UAE billionaire Abdullah Al Ghurair announced on Tuesday that he is giving away a third of his fortune – more than Dhs4 billion – to educate Arab youth in the UAE and abroad. Here are five other billionaires who have decided to give away huge chunks of their wealth… Warren Buffett Waren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BR...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in jazbaa

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play lawyer in comeback film ‘Jazba’

Chris Martin and Kylie Minogue share ‘chemistry’

Chris Martin and Kylie Minogue share ‘chemistry’

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Celebrity endorsed Indian salon chain to open outlets in Dubai

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Things to do: Movies, Meditation and Tapas

Film screening Head down to the Ramadan Garden by A4 Space and Ghaf Kitchen tonight to catch the test screening of ‘Undocument’, a four-part film directed by Amin Bakshian and Kyla Simone Bruce follow... »

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Things to do: Badminton, Movie and Yoga

  Smashing good fun Play badminton tonight at La Liga Night Monday Smashers at Al Safa Sports Hall. Open to all skill levels, entry fee is Dhs40 for three hours. They are also offering a badminto... »

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Is ghosting the new trend to break-up?

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron was recently in the spotlight for her reported hard-line rejection of Sean Penn. Forget the ‘it’s not you, it’s me’ approach or the ‘I’m washing my hair’ excuse k... »

VIDEO: Who are the greatest fielders in Ashes history?

VIDEO: Who are the greatest fielders in Ashes history?

  Catches win matches – and in The Ashes it’s so important to be on top form out in the field. Video: Lord’s Cricket Ground/YouTube