Booze and bulls***: The dark side of Dubai

A question I asked myself in 2015, as I was making the big move to Dubai. The Dubai I was moving to was the Dubai I had seen in Gigi Hadid’s holiday Instagrams, home to the tallest, the biggest and the brightest. In real life, Dubai is like an unreliable ... ( read original story ...

Good news for Sharjah pedestrians

Sharjah: The much-needed pedestrian bridges are slowly taking shape in several parts of Sharjah. Last year, the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority announced construction of five pedestrian bridges, including two on Ittihad Road and one each on King ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai taxi fares are 5th-cheapest in the world: Index

Dubai: Taxi fares in Dubai are among the world's most affordable, according to a new index. The Carspring 2017 Taxi Price Index, published on Tuesday, compares the cost of taxi rides in 80 of the world’s most popular cities, in which Dubai stood at No. 5 ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai court frees murder convict to attend daughter’s wedding

Dubai: A Ukrainian woman, serving a life sentence for killing a prostitute in 1999, has been granted early release to attend her daughter’s wedding. The convict was 28-years old when the Dubai Court of First Instance found her guilty of the premeditated ... ( read original story ...)

Now, book Dubai Taxi limos through Uber

Dubai: Taxi users in Dubai can now book Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC)-operated limousines through Uber’s e-hailing app, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on Tuesday. Dr Yousuf Mohammad Al Ali, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, signed an ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai-based woman held in AgustaWestland case

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Dubai resident Shivani Saxena in connection with ... of alleged bribe money — 12.40 million euros (Rs 75 crore). Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi’s 10th Street to be closed for renovation

Abu Dhabi: One of the capital’s busiest roads in Al Zahiyah area is about to get a makeover, and residents are hoping that the new construction project will allow easier access to the surrounding areas. The emirate of Abu Dhabi’s municipal sector ... ( read original story ...)