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On Friday March 16, the night before the biggest Irish celebration of the year, The Ultimate Paddy's Party will be kicking off at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, bringing with it one of the biggest Irish bands on the planet today. Kodaline, the folksy indie rockers known for massive tracks High Hopes, All I Want ...
Those in search of a residence befitting their Dubai lifestyle may want to check out these Top 5 lists, showing the most expensive apartments and villas to rent or buy in the City of Gold. For those looking to buy a villa, here is some context: a square foot in Emirates Hills costs 243 per cent more, and in Palm ...
A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to three months in jail and ordered to pay Dh500,000 as fine after a Dubai court convicted him of blasphemy. Public prosecution records show the Lebanese man insulted religion when he had an altercation with two sisters at a nightclub in Al Barsha on April 5, 2017.
Dubai: A young tour guide from India died at Aquaventure Waterpark in Atlantis hotel resort in Dubai, leaving a tourist group of 46 in shock. Kaushal Kumar Bagadia was found dead on a lounge chair at the waterpark on Wednesday evening, one of tourists told gulf News on Sunday. The death certificate ...

A unique electronically integrated immunisation record system will streamline vaccination history of all Dubai residents, a top Dubai Health Authority (DHA) official said on Monday. Amani Al Jassmi, Director of Information and technology at DHA, spoke to gulf News on the sidelines of the second edition of ...
Over the years, Dubai's culinary scene has expanded far beyond traditional Arabic cuisine, to a city that caters for almost every taste - and budget - under the sun. Visitors to the city will find a multitude of experiences right on their doorstep, from honey tasting from the African continent, to award-winning ...
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is known for his surprise visits around Dubai. After his visit at Dubai Safari Park and Dubai Frame a fortnight back, Sheikh Mohammed walked around the streets of City Walk, the ...
Dubai: A restaurant in Karama is reaching out to taxi drivers in Dubai by providing them tea free of cost when they are on duty. Ali Asgar, owner of Kaati Express, located in Shaikh Hamdan Colony, told XPRESS the offer is in agreement with the Dubai Taxi corporation and Roads and Transport Authority as ...
Dubai is a hotspot for celebrities around the world to visit for short vacays and unwind. We now know that Justin Bieber was in town for a short getaway and was spotted a few places in the city. Dubai International Hotels posted a picture with their staff and Bieber after he took a relaxing treatment at their spa.
The Dubai youth Council and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) have launched a youth volunteer initiative to clean solar panels on the rooftops of houses in Hatta. The effort supports the 'Day for Dubai' initiative, launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, ...
"The number of accident missions on the Sheikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road reached 18 and 11 accidents happened on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road, in addition to accidents on Al Aweer Street towards Hatta and Jebel Ali Street towards Dubai Fountains. There were five accidents on the ...
Continuing to delight visitors to Downtown Dubai, Emaar will showcase its 'Light Up 2018' spectacle, which won the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the 'Largest light and sound show on a single building' staged upon Burj Khalifa, until the end of March. A mesmerising laser display, 'Light Up 2018' ...
"I'm discussing designing an island in Dubai," Lohan said (and with her European accent mysteriously missing). "I have a lot of little projects there because I like to keep busy. So, when I'm finished filming [British sitcom] Sick Note I can go back to Dubai, start the lipstick, discuss that and then design this ...
Justin Bieber, pictured here performing at the Autism Rocks Arena in Dubai last year, was spotted in Dubai again this week. Chris Whiteoak / The National ... The 23-year-old pop star was pictured at Dubai International Airport Hotel's spa, in a photo shared yesterday. Before that, he was spotted on a ...

Manal Al Bayat, Expo 2020 Dubai's Senior Vice-President for Business Development and Integration, takes that emphasis seriously. She's spent a good part of the last few months travelling around the world making SMEs aware of the possibilities Expo offers and helping them gear up to take part.
Radha Stirling, of pressure group Detained In Dubai, said: "The United Arab Emirates has some of the strictest cyber crime laws in the world and many people have fallen foul of them -- even if they are outside of Dubai. "Anyone who sends a message to someone in Dubai on electronic media that is critical ...
Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has dismissed rumours circulating around social media that they have deployed 'smart sensors' in the form of stickers pasted on street lights in Dubai. The message, which was spread on various social media channels, claims that the 'smart sensors' are a new ...
It's Friday and Dubai Shopping Festival is back with its mega sale for shoppers in the country. The sale will be at Al Salam Stores at City Centre Mirdif, where consumers can enjoy up to 90 per cent discount on all merchandise from 10am until stocks last. Participating brands include Armani Jeans, Roy ...
A British man landed himself in jail following abusive messages to a car sales man. Yaseen Killick had spent just under AED30,000 on a second hand car, which he started experiencing trouble with immediately after. According to reports, he sent a message on WhatsApp reading 'How do you sleep at night ...
We love Manchester and all that it has to offer, but even we know the weather isn't exactly glorious at this time of the year and musician Ian Brown was right when he observed the city has "everything except a beach". Dubai, of course, has plenty of those and we're reliably informed the water is even heated ...
Khairnar is now shifting his attention to the UAE leaders, having already dot-sketched 25 beautiful portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. "I carry them with me everyday around the city, hoping someone will ...
Dubai: A resident from Pakistan has just made himself Dh3.6 million richer after hitting the jackpot in the latest draw in Dubai. Muhammad Akbar Khan from Islamabad was declared the winner of US$1 million on Tuesday at the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw. Khan is the holder of the lucky ...
A touch of old Arabia - a new development in Dubai hopes to recreate some of that history through a project expected to cost between Dh5 billion to Dh7 billion. Land for the proposed "Knooz Alsharq City" is currently being negotiated and could take up between 15 million to 20 million square feet.
The grill-loving countries offer some of the highest quality meat on Earth and here in Dubai we have two 'prime' examples hailing from both lands. Asado at The Palace Downtown Dubai, has Argentina's eponymous BBQ cuisine covered and Toro Toro at the Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina, is all over ...
Gold prices inched down early on Tuesday as the dollar held steady amid expectations of more US interest rate hikes this year. Spot gold had slipped 0.3 percent to $1,317.06 an ounce by 0110 GMT. Last week, prices touched their highest since Sept. 15 at $1,325.86. Dubai gold prices are Dh159.75 for ...
As many as 71 complaints related to Value-Added tax (VAT) were received by the Department of Economic Development (DED) of Dubai on Monday. The department booked nine commercial establishments for unjustified price hike on the pretext of VAT. The department said that the errant establishments ...
Dubai is, in fact, one of the emirates federated into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Arab Peninsula on the Persian gulf. It is, perhaps, the best-known emirate. The other emirates that make up the UAE are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fuljairah, Ras al-khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. The capital of the ...
Dubai: Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality has launched three new services for testing different food products. These tests will help ensure the quality and safety of food products and that they are free of commercial frauds and pathogens that lead to food poisoning, the civic body said in a ...
"I've seen meteor showers and comets before, but I've never seen anything like that before." A Dubai resident, who did not want to be named, was stuck in traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road when she saw "something like a comet, or a weird firecracker, or a green light". "It literally crossed Sheikh Zayed Road and ...
Khairnar is now shifting his attention to the UAE leaders, having already dot-sketched 25 beautiful portraits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. "I carry them with me everyday around the city, hoping someone will ...
India's nomination for the Oscars, Newton is on in Dubai from this weekend and we recommend a visit to see for yourself why filmmaker Amit V. Masurkar may be up on that LA stage in March proffering thanks to, among others, co-writer Mayank Tewari. Newton is Masurkar's second feature, which centres ...
The third participant to complete the 'hunt' will have the chance to win an opportunity for 5 volunteers to participate in an edition of Volunteer Emirates 2018, one annual day pass for Dubai Parks & Resorts and a Dubai Mall voucher worth Dh2,000. The top three winners will also be awarded a Sensasia spa ...
A British man in urgent need of cancer treatment has been freed after five weeks in a Dubai jail for carrying antidepressants. 61-year-old Perry Coppins was stopped by customs officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for having "too many pills" on him. The father-of-three, who has been treated for ...
A week-long 'warm weather' training camp in Dubai is probably what the doctor ordered for the beleaguered Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. After having seen their league hopes go down in flames with a defeat to leaders Manchester City and frustrating draws with Leicester City, Burnley and ...
Dubai's futuristic skyline--from the world's largest tower to its tallest residential building, 3D-printed offices, and beyond--can now get the artistic appreciation they deserve. Because merely existing wasn't enough, the buildings are now underscored by the world's largest picture frame. The $43.5 million ...
Dubai: lightning split through the air as Dubai and the Northern Emirates witnessed thunderous rain on Monday, even as weathermen warned seafarers about very rough seas off the UAE. The showers triggered long tailbacks on Sharjah-bound side of Al Ittihad road during the Monday evening rush hour.
Dubai villa rents have seen the biggest decline in asking prices of all property types, according to the report, with several communities seeing double digit declines. Demand in affordable areas is rising, as are handovers; this means prices are going down as new stock becomes available, and Dubai ...
The Dubai police are all set to honour the mothers of fresh police academy graduates for "raising their sons as tough and formidable personalities" to serve the nation. The police have designed and distributed exclusive invitations for parents, especially mothers, to witness their sons' graduation ceremony ...
Dubai: Dubai police's Lost and Found Department earned Dh3.86 million by auctioning thousands of unclaimed items last November. Among the auctioned items were a Vertu mobile phone worth Dh60,000, a jet ski, a kayak and an electric generator. "All Dubai police stations receive lost and abandoned ...
Dubai: To their delight and surprise, residents in Dubai and Sharjah woke up to a wet and windy morning as rain fell across various parts of the city on Monday. The National Centre of meteorology (NCM) said that there will be more rainfall in different parts of the country throughout the day until Wednesday ...
The Dubai Public Prosecution is interrogating the two Pakistani killers, who were hired by a compatriot man to take revenge on the businessman. The Dubai police who were informed that a man was stabbed at a parking lot in Al Nahda area 2, Dubai, sent a Criminal Investigation team and forensic officials ...
Residents can claim a refund of the VAT value upon showing their Salik purchase bills. Residents who were charged an extra 5 per cent value-added tax (VAT) upon buying Salik recharge cards or tag can now ask for a refund, Khaleej Times can reveal. It is confirmed that VAT does not apply to Salik ...
A British man who faced years behind bars in Dubai after being found with "too many" anti-depressants, has been freed. Maritime security officer Perry Coppins, 61, was arrested in November after being stopped at Fujairah sea port with a six-month supply of prescribed medication. The father-of-three, from ...
"The Improvement of the Airport St. Project is part of RTA's plans to accommodate the projected growth in the number of passengers using the Dubai International Airport, which is expected to shoot to 92 million passengers by 2020. The Project comprises the construction of bridges at Rashidiya Intersection, ...
There is expected to be a media event to mark that occasion with members of the band expected to attend. "We are very much delighted that our song Power has been chosen as the first Korean song ever to be played at The Dubai Fountain show," say members of Exo. "Not only is [it] an uplifting song with ...
Huge crowds gathered to celebrate the start of 2018 in Dubai, as the Burj Khalifa - the world's tallest building - served as the focal point for the UAE's New Year celebrations. This year, the authorities decided against fireworks and chose to project a massive LED light show onto the structure. The display ...
The Dubai Municipality's Waste Management Department is responsible for ensuring Dubai's roads, highways and beaches are cleaned round the clock. The department employs 2,500-3,000 workers, and the street cleaners spend five to six hours every day, with the first shift reporting for duty at 5am.


 

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