VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

VIDEO: Lady Gaga sends message to UAE fans ahead of first performance in Dubai

Lady Gaga has sent a video message to fans eagerly waiting to see her perform for the first time in the Middle East. The 28-year-old singer is making her debut appearance at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, on Wednesday September 10 to kick off her ‘artRAVE’ European Tour.   Becky Artmonsky, co-founder and CEO of ATW Live, the show’s organisers, said they...

In the air: Eating flight meals are tricky

In the air: Eating flight meals are tricky

Eating on plane is always difficult Is it me or do you need to be a tactical genius to eat an economy class meal on a plane? I recently took a couple of flights with an well-known Dubai-based airline.... »

Counting calories: Isn’t it better to get active?

Counting calories: Isn’t it better to get active?

Calorie counting – why not get up and get active? I read the feature ‘Cut down on the Calories’ (page 16, 7DAYS, Sept 1) and it got me thinking: is it really necessary to get so serious with calorie c... »

First world problem: Kidzania is great for children but expensive for parents

First world problem: Kidzania is great for children but expensive for parents

Kidzania costs Dhs95 just to enter and you don’t even get a coffee thrown in, says 7DAYS reader This is very much a #Firstworldproblem but a valid one. I love Kidzania. I think the concept is fantasti... »

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...

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

Pakistan to play India in six series, UAE likely to host matches

India and Pakistan to play six series from 2015 to 2023 Pakistan will play six series against India from 2015 to 2023 as part of a deal which will see Pakistan support India-led changes to the International Cricket Council. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief operating officer Subhan Ahmed said there will be up to 14 tests, 30 one-day games and 12 T...