School boy allegedly beaten by female teacher in RAK

School boy allegedly beaten by female teacher in RAK

Boy allegedly beaten by female teacher at public school in Ras Al Khaimah A 10-year-old boy was allegedly beaten with a plastic pipe because he wouldn’t keep quiet in class. The child’s mother, has lodged a complaint with education authorities, claiming her son returned from school on Wednesday covered in bruises after he was assaulted by a female ...

Major surgery changed my life: Thanks to all the staff at Wooridul Spine Centre

Major surgery changed my life: Thanks to all the staff at Wooridul Spine Centre

Thank you to all the staff – surgery changed my life, says reader I would like to say thank you to all the staff at the Wooridul Spine Centre. The people who work here are amazing, they always make ti... »

Well done Johanna Menses for taking on the weight loss challenge

Well done Johanna Menses for taking on the weight loss challenge

I was delighted to read about young Johanna Menses taking on the weight loss challenge and losing 5.6kg. What a great initiative. Hopefully Johanna will inspire other young people to realise the damag... »

Skimpy clothes are on sale: No wonder tourists and expats get confused

Skimpy clothes are on sale: No wonder tourists and expats get confused

Hayley’s view on the dress code issue and the shortage of appropriate clothing in Dubai shops (Letters, Sept 17), raises a very valid point. Culturally inappropriate clothes are not only widely stocke... »

Expert calls for better marketing of UAE’s ‘huge’ textile industry

Expert calls for better marketing of UAE’s ‘huge’ textile industry

Better  marketing is needed to promote the UAE’s booming textile industry, according to an economics and trade expert. Textiles is not only the country’s largest trading sector after oil but it is also one of biggest employment providers in the industrial sector. Midhat M Abu Ghazaleh, CEO of Abughazaleh Trading Company, said the textile industry o...

Beat Derek Whyte’s predictions and you could win Dhs500

Beat Derek Whyte’s predictions and you could win Dhs500

Can you beat Derek Whyte’s predictions for this weekend’s Premier League matches?  If you predict more correct results than Derek you could win Dhs500 to spend at VELOCITY. One person who shares their predictions with 7DAYS via our website or social media and gets more results right than Derek will be picked at random and will receive the voucher. ...