Husband hacked wife to death because he thought she was cheating, police say

Husband hacked wife to death because he thought she was cheating, police say

A labourer who was working in Dubai returned home to India and killed his wife because he suspected she was cheating on him – then committed suicide, according to police. Officials said Gundla Laxman, 34, from Chandur village in Nizamabad district, Telangana, hacked his wife Roja, 30, to death then hanged himself on Monday night. A spokesperson for...

Buses in Dubai are great – but the stops are ‘horrible’

Buses in Dubai are great – but the stops are ‘horrible’

I have to say I’m really impressed with the public transport system in Dubai, however I must say that the bus stops are horrible! Why on earth are the bus shelters a few metres in front of the actual ... »

Taxi driver accused mum of being ‘dishonest’ for asking him to wait

Taxi driver accused mum of being ‘dishonest’ for asking him to wait

I just had another terrible experience with Dubai Taxis. I took a taxi to pick up my child from the nursery (its just a 5 minute drive from my house. I usually walk but because it was windy and drizzl... »

Shopper spots a flaw in shop’s segregated checkout system

Shopper spots a flaw in shop’s segregated checkout system

While shopping for groceries the other day, I bought some pork products. A clerk advised me that I needed to use the register lanes marked for pork products. This was new and confused a few people, bu... »

Is your firm strong enough for the Hercules challenge?

Is your firm strong enough for the Hercules challenge?

From riding a camel with a bucket of water balanced on your head to trying to flip over a shipping container-sized inflatable cube, companies are lining up for next month’s Hercules Trophy challenge. The event will involve employees from a range of firms taking part in team-building exercises at The Sevens stadium on February 7. Organisers said all...

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy’s Skype chat with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of ADOR

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy’s Skype chat with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of ADOR

  Surf met turf when the world’s top-ranked golfer, Rory McIlroy, swapped tales and compared lifestyles with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) nearly 3,000 miles away via satellite link. McIlroy had just finished his third-round 71 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi GC on Saturday to lie eight sh...