HSBC bank refunds millions of dirhams allegedly stolen from customer account in Dubai

HSBC bank refunds millions of dirhams allegedly stolen from customer account in Dubai

A bank said it has refunded money to a customer who allegedly had millions of dirhams stolen from his account.  7DAYS reported earlier that an executive who worked for HSBC has gone on trial along with 12 men accused of stealing from the customer. Dubai Court of First Instance was told the  bank employee abused her position of trust to help steal D...

How can you refuse medicine to someone at that time of night?

How can you refuse medicine to someone at that time of night?

It’s 4am and my wife woke up with a bad cough. I decided to go to a pharmacy to get her something to relieve the cough. As we all know discovery gardens & the gardens are one of the most populated... »

To the British man who grabbed me, keep your hands to yourself or you could face jail

British man who grabbed me should keep hands to himself

I would like to make a sincere apology to a British man who I assume is visiting Dubai. I assume this because he does not know that manhandling a female in this country can easily land him in the comf... »

Stop sending useless text messages on laser hair removal, car rentals and tailoring

Stop sending useless text messages on laser hair removal, car rentals and tailoring

Dear SMS marketing firms, you’ve gone and made me do it. You just had to carry on sending the messages about laser hair removal, car rentals, tailoring and just about every other service in which I ha... »

World’s deepest multi-passenger submersible

World’s deepest multi-passenger submarine at Dubai exhibition

Fancy your own yellow submarine? Then you might want to pop along to Big Boys Toys. The Triton 300-3, the world’s deepest multi-passenger submersible, will be among the stars of the show when it takes place at its new SkyDive Dubai home next month. Other highlights include the Seabreacher diving machine, which can jump up to 90 degrees out of water...

Twilight star Robert Pattinson claimed to be dating rising star FKA Twigs

Twilight star Robert Pattinson claimed to be dating rising star FKA Twigs

Britney Spears’ dad bought video of David Lucado allegedly cheating

Britney Spears’ dad bought video of David Lucado allegedly cheating

Our 7DAYS reporter Sarwat Nasir meets former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee

7DAYS reporter Sarwat Nasir meets former Steps star Lisa Scott Lee

What's in and what's out when it comes to calories

Skip the burger and try this calorie control guide for healthier lifestyle

Did you celebrate international burger day on Saturday? Or maybe made one or two too many trips to the amazing stations at brunch on Friday. If you’ve eaten out at all recently, there’s a good chance ... »

Julian Pletts on ice with Disney on Ice cast

7DAYS’ Julian Pletts skates with Disney On Ice dancers in Dubai

Our 7DAYS features writer Julian Pletts swapped the newsroom for the ice rink and sampled some of the moves that will performed at Disney On Ice at Dubai World Trade Centre later this month.   &n... »

Women can try roller derby in Dubai

Check out the fun things to do in Dubai today

Bored? From Kids Film Fridays to Roller Derby, there’s plenty to do in Dubai. Here are the latest things to check out in the city today. 1. Dubai Roller Derby is holding a first ‘Fresh Meat Nigh... »

UAE Rugby Federation bidding for 2018 global showpiece

UAE Rugby Federation bidding for 2018 global showpiece

The UAE Rugby Federation is confident of once again hosting the Rugby World Cup Sevens after officially joining the race to stage global showpiece in 2018. Secretary general Qais Al Dhalai revealed the UAERF put Dubai forward to host the seventh edition of the event after the bidding process opened on Saturday night. The World Cup was previously he...