Parents who give quad bikes to children are ‘insane’, says top Dubai cop

Parents who give quad bikes to children are ‘insane’, says top Dubai cop

Dubai’s top traffic cop has said that parents who give quad bikes to youngsters “don’t care about their kids”. Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, the head of the Traffic Police Department at Dubai Police, said encouraging children to ride the powerful off-road vehicles by giving them as gifts was “insane”. His comments came as the force released figur...

Letter writer thinks he has got everyone’s number in Dubai

Letter writer thinks he has got everyone’s number in Dubai

So I have been here 10 years. I would say 40 per cent of people who moved here could not ‘make it’ normally elsewhere and had to re-invent themselves, 40 per cent came here to get rich quick (via hust... »

‘Noisy’ fireworks rattle resident in Bur Dubai

‘Noisy’ fireworks rattle resident in Bur Dubai

Some of the fireworks seized I live in Bur Dubai and it was fireworks all Thursday evening! People were lighting firecrackers all night, even at 11.20pm. It’s disturbing and a normal person can’t slee... »

Reader concerned about huskies wandering around Jumeirah

Reader concerned about huskies wandering around Jumeirah

I would just like to express my concern for three husky pups I saw wandering up my street in Jumeirah. Surely this is not right? Firstly, the temperature is peaking at 40 degrees, and while we sit the... »

Air stewardess has designs on a career in fashion

Air stewardess has designs on a career in fashion

A model wears one of Yolande Mingramm’s designs Jacko Mingramm, married four times, each to a woman younger than the last, managed the dubious distinction of being discharged from not only Australia’s army, but the nation’s navy too. At his funeral, Jacko’s Dubai-based granddaughter Yolande Mingramm recalls, both discharge papers were pictured on a...

PICTURES: Frederic Kanoute launches soccer school at Dubai Sports World

PICTURES: Frederic Kanoute launches soccer school at Dubai Sports World