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Dubai gas-guzzlers push out electric cars from charging spots

Dubai’s growing number of electric car owners say they feel drained by petrol car drivers who park in specially designated charging spots. In recent months, a growing number of electric car charging stations have popped...

Top 10 places to dine in Dubai

Dubai is a city that must be seen to be believed. Record-breaking architecture stands amongst the desert landscape, while man-made islands sit beside stretches of natural coastline. Feast your eyes on all the sights...

Monthly cheques and softening rents aid Dubai residents

Rather than pay up employee housing allowances in one go, many companies in Dubai are spreading it out in monthly installments. For tenants, it has become another useful tool in their negotiations with landlords to...

Dubai gets its first beach library

Residents and tourists can borrow books to read next time they head to the beach. Dubai Municipality inaugurated its first library on Kite Beach in Umm Suqeim on Thursday to allow beachgoers to unwind with...

Dubai to have tower dangling in the air?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world. The speculative Analemma Tower - which is being proposed by the Clouds Architecture Office...

Dubai sets record for world’s fastest police car

In a city renowned for its flashy sports cars, Dubai has set a Guinness World Record for the "fastest police car in service". The Bugatti Veyron has a top speed of 407kmh, 1,000-horse-power, a 16-cylinder...

World’s most expensive burger sold in Dubai for Dh37,000

Fancy eating the most expensive burger? Bite into this - the most expensive burger in the world was sold yesterday for approximately Dh36,700 ($10,000) in Dubai. The sale was part of the initiative, Pink Bite...

Simple ways to leave Dubai with a fat bank account

How often have you heard about a friend who was in debt when he left Dubai? Expats come to Dubai to make money and add on to their savings, but sometimes get sucked in...

High rents or easy commute in Dubai? You pick

Living in proximity of a Dubai Metro station has its perks: you can abstain from driving to work, the traffic logjams and get a wink of sleep en route to work. But, be prepared...

Do you own a drone in Dubai? Take note of these...

Drone users caught flying without a valid license could be slapped with a fine of up to Dhs20,000, after the approval of new civil aviation rules. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai and...

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