Dubai Municipality quashed 60 social media rumours in two years

The municipality verified 15 rumours in 2015 after the launch of the ‘Confirmed News’ service on July 23 that year, said Khater Hassan Al Nuaimi, director of Customer Relations and Partners Department in Dubai Municipality. In 2016, the number of ... ( read original story ...)

Promoted: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview with F1 Experiences

The Abu Dhabi GP is one of the most spectacular on the calendar ... limit from 15 to 25 stories - or subscribe today and get unlimited access. Get unlimited news Full access to our news and in-depth Autosport Plus features - all in an ad-free enviroment. ( read original story ...)

Sea Shepherd eco group drops anchor in UAE

Natalie Banks, Managing Director, Sea Shepherd UAE, told Gulf News on Monday that the new chapter will work to promote marine conservation in Gulf waters and is backed by an energetic bank of global staff and volunteers. “It’s an exciting time to be ... ( read original story ...)

Watch: Van goes up in flames in Dubai

Fire crews from the Dubai Civil Defence were seen fighting the blaze early in the afternoon. A Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) spokesperson told Gulf News they received the fire alert about the incident at 1.02pm and the first responders reached the site at 1.09pm. ( read original story ...)

2,414 food outlets in Dubai get A-plus rating

Dubai: Crossing all expectations, 2,414 high-risk food establishments in Dubai have received A+ rating in the inspections conducted during the nine months of 2017. The inspections were carried out by the Food Inspection Section at the Food Safety ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Police honour Pakistani man who caught thief

Sharjah: A Pakistani man who caught a thief who snatched a gold chain from the neck of an Asian woman was honoured by Sharjah Police on Sunday. Abdulahad Abdulqayoum protected the victim and restrained the thief until the police arrived and took him into ... ( read original story ...)

UAE sets new Guinness World Record

Abu Dhabi: The UAE set a new world record at the Zayed Sports City ... of sites they access and explain to them its uses and abuses, she said. Speaking to Gulf News Samer Khallouf, head of records management team of Guinness World Records of Middle East ... ( read original story ...)

Now playing: Cinema nostalgia in UAE

Gulf News spoke with residents on their going to the movies experiences. Mohammad Omar Zameer, a British legal consultant in Dubai, recalls his teenage years when he would buy new clothes for new shows at the cinema. Now 41, Zameer said he misses those ... ( read original story ...)

UAE makes huge strides in combating climate change

Dubai: The UAE has made significant progress in combating climate change impacts through its renewable energy projects and several other key initiatives, a UAE minister said at a UN conference. Dr Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and ... ( read original story ...)