Teen recalls chance meeting with One Direction star ahead of long-awaited Dubai gig

Teen recalls chance meeting with One Direction star ahead of long-awaited Dubai gig

THOUSANDS of fans will be hoping to catch a glimpse or even meet the members of One Direction this weekend. But one Dubai resident already has one-up on her fellow Directioners – a chance encounter with a shirtless Liam Payne on a previous tour. SMILES: Sahana with star Liam Sahana Christie rattles off the date and time like it’s an iconic moment i...

‘Cutting-edge tech’ but we struggle to stay connected

‘Cutting-edge tech’ but we struggle to stay connected

For all the talk about cutting-edge technology and highly progressive systems that keep Dubai well ahead of the world, it seems almost an epic challenge to get a simple mobile data connection without ... »

Most of us always seem to find a way to have a problem, says reader

Most of us always seem to find a way to have a problem, says reader

So I have been realising that there is a big issue with people and how they’re arrogant and how far their arrogance goes. Like rich people with problems that aren’t even real problems. Yet we see thos... »

People throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads

People throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads

It is unfortunate that many people are used to throwing waste like glass bottles, cans, bottles and cigarette butts on the roads, footpaths and in the parks. Though the Dubai Municipality has installe... »

Fitness First is to get a new look

Fitness First is to get a new look

  Fitness First Body beautiful firm Fitness First is shaping up for a new look. Members at the global gym, the largest privately-owned health club in the world, will soon see a new colour code. Fitness First logos will be changing from “cool blue” to “energetic red” as part of a global move implemented by UK-based owner Oaktree Capital Management. ...

Red Bull Car Park Drift season opener to take place in Ras Al Khaimah

Red Bull Car Park Drift season opener to take place in Ras Al Khaimah

The adrenalin-fuelled atmosphere of the Red Bull Car Park Drift returns to the UAE when Ras Al Khaimah hosts the season opener of the regional championship for the very first time. Taking place at the Ice Land Water Park on Friday, April 10, the event will see the UAE’s best drifters compete and two winners progressing through to the regional final...