PHOTOS: Only rock n roll but they loved it! Rolling Stones wow Abu Dhabi

PHOTOS: Only rock n roll but they loved it! Rolling Stones wow Abu Dhabi

Legendary rockers The Rolling Stones rocked Abu Dhabi on Friday night as they kicked off their ’14 On Fire Tour’  in the UAE capital. The concert was the largest gig ever held in the UAE, with more than 30,000 tickets sold for the sell-out show. And fans were certainly not disappointed with the concert lighting up social media. Danni Si...

Why are schools now closed at drop of a hat?

Why are schools now closed at drop of a hat?

I’ve just heard that Abu Dhabi Education Council has ordered all schools in the capital to close by noon on Thursday because of the annual Qasr Al Hosn Festival. It said this is due to road closures. ... »

You wouldn’t advertise if it wasn’t ‘state of the art’

You wouldn’t advertise if it wasn’t ‘state of the art’

What is it with companies and advertisers in this part of the world? The radio ads are the worst. Everything you hear advertised includes the phrase ‘state of the art’. Or this is a ‘new’ concept. The... »

I’ll miss Dubai, but not the driving or the drivers…

I’ll miss Dubai, but not the driving or the drivers…

I’ve lived in Dubai for 28 years and will be leaving by the end of this month. My main concern during those 28 years has been the way drivers race on UAE roads. One has to stand aside and watch cars r... »

Middle East debut for new Bentley Continental GT V8 S in Qatar

Middle East debut for new Bentley Continental GT V8 S in Qatar

Bentley Motors unveiled the newest member of its Continental GT line-up on Thursday – the Continental GT V8 S – for the first time in the Middle East. Revealed at the Qatar Motor Show (20-25 February), the new model builds on the V8 platform to deliver improved performance and a sleeker and sportier look and feel, and will officially go...

PHOTOS: Only rock n roll but they loved it! Rolling Stones wow Abu Dhabi

PHOTOS: Only rock n roll but they loved it! Rolling Stones wow Abu Dhabi

Legendary rockers The Rolling Stones rocked Abu Dhabi on Friday night as they kicked off their ’14 On Fire Tour’  in the UAE capital. The concert was the largest gig ever held in the UAE, ... »

INTERVIEW: Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger speaks ahead of Abu Dhabi gig

INTERVIEW: Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger speaks ahead of Abu Dhabi gig

Mick Jagger is raring to go for his first ever gig in UAE – as the Rolling Stones prepare to give it big licks in Abu Dhabi on Friday night – the opening night of their ’14 On Fire&#... »

Parents should not overfeed children, advises British food guru

Parents should not overfeed children, advises British food guru

Arguments, tears at the table – getting kids to try new dishes can be a nightmare. But mealtimes needn’t be a misery if you apply a little psychology, explains chef and author Annabel Karmel. Th... »

FOOTBALL: Wenger says red card ‘killed’ Arsenal-Bayern Munich game

FOOTBALL: Wenger says red card ‘killed’ Arsenal-Bayern Munich game

Second-half goals from Toni Kroos and Thomas Mueller gave holders Bayern Munich a 2-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal and a firm grip of their last 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday. Kroos scored in the 54th minute with a stunning strike, curling the ball past Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, who came on after Wojciech Szczesny was sent off for ...