Driver jailed for trying to rape female friend in Dubai

Driver jailed for trying to rape female friend in Dubai

A man has been sentenced to three years in jail to be followed by deportation for attempting to rape a Filipina friend, who jumped out of a first-floor window to escape the attack. The 28-year-old Pakistani driver told the Dubai Court of First Instance that the woman had agreed to have sex with him but ran away when she saw him naked. Prosecutors s...

Noisy neighbours won’t turn down their music

Noisy neighbours won’t turn down their music

Overall we have good neighborhood on our floor and we are all families. But just next door neighbors are really annoying. They are couple of boys and girls and they play music early morning at around ... »

Students raise awareness on plight of dugongs in UAE

Students raise awareness on plight of dugongs in UAE

A dugong We are doing a school project about dugong conservation and we would really appreciate it if readers would be informed about this. The second largest population of dugongs is in the Arabian G... »

A time and a place for hawkers, nursery is not it

A time and a place for hawkers, nursery is not it

If I walk through a souk, I expect to be accosted by hawkers. However, there seems to be such ‘marketing’ ploys everywhere you go. In supermarkets, people are trying to shove thimble-fulls of sludge-l... »

Emirates Airline adds second daily A380 service from Dubai to London Gatwick Airport

Emirates Airline adds second daily A380 service from Dubai to London Gatwick Airport

An Emirates A380 lands at London Gatwick Airport Emirates Airline has launched a second daily A380 service from Dubai to London Gatwick Airport. Due to passenger demand, Emirates said it has taken the decision to immediately upgrade its EK15/16 route that was previously operated by a Boeing 777. The A380 will add a total of 318 seats per day increa...

Beach Polo Cup Dubai set to hit the sands at Skydive Dubai

Beach Polo Cup Dubai set to hit the sands at Skydive Dubai

The stage is set and the UAE and international players are ready to battle it out in the Beach Polo Cup Dubai (BPCD) at Skydive Dubai this weekend. Now in its 11th year, the two-day event takes place on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. Four teams of three players are participating in this year’s tournament. Returning as defending champions ...