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Helen Mirren and Richard Gere voted celebs who have aged the best

Helen Mirren and Richard Gere voted celebs who have aged the best

02 Apr 2019

Dame Helen Mirren (73), the British actress is best known for her amazing role in “The Queen”, beat Queen Elizabeth herself to the top spot. The actress, who is also a brand ambassador for L’Oreal is oft held up as a hotter older woman. In fact, a famous bikini shot of Mirren wearing a bikini at the age of 65 went viral. Most recently Mirren has been praised for taking a no-make-up selfie the night before the 2018 Oscars with the caption “Oscar night before”.

Queen Elizabeth obviously... Read More

UAE Cabinet approves new provisions for sponsoring expat family members

UAE Cabinet approves new provisions for sponsoring expat family members

02 Apr 2019

WAM -- The UAE Cabinet has adopted a decision to amend provisions of the resolution on sponsoring of foreign workers to their families in the country.

According to a statement by the General Secretariat of the Cabinet, the amended provisions now indicate "income" as a requirement for sponsoring family members, as opposed to the previously listed "professions" which allowed workers to sponsor their families. The amendment is in line with international developments and accordance with... Read More

The new Bulgari Le Gemme Musk Trilogy collection (Video)

The new Bulgari Le Gemme Musk Trilogy collection (Video)

02 Apr 2019

The latest Musk trilogy from Bvlgari Perfumes is referred to as a quest of new olfactive fields and is section of Bulgari’s Le Gemme collection. A haute parfumerie range stimulated by the world of haute joaillerie. Designs so far include the ranges of the original Le Gemme (2014); Le Gemme Imperiali (2016); Le Gemme Orientali (2016); Le Gemme Reali (2018); and Le Gemme Masculine (2016) ranges.

The Musk trilogy is described as an exploration of new olfactive territories created by... Read More

Etihad Guest members can now use miles to bid on upgrades

Etihad Guest members can now use miles to bid on upgrades

02 Apr 2019

Etihad Airways has enhanced its upgrade system, enabling customers to now use Etihad Guest Miles as a form of payment to bid for a premium seat in a higher cabin.

The new function will give customers the choice to bid on their upgrades using miles in addition to the existing credit card option. Guests will be able to see real-time notifications of their bid displayed on their screen, allowing two or more individual bids at the same time. Regular email and SMS... Read More

Motorist caught speeding at 264kph on Ras Al Khaimah road

Motorist caught speeding at 264kph on Ras Al Khaimah road

01 Apr 2019

A young motorist was caught driving at a speed of 264 kilometres per hour on a Ras Al Khaimah road, police have revealed.

Police said the driver was one of six people caught travelling at a speed faster than 200kph last year.

Col Ahmad Al Naqbi, director of the traffic and patrols department at RAK police, said the emirate’s latest traffic report showed that 85 per cent of the deadly accidents on RAK roads were caused by speeding.

“The maximum speed caught by the RAK... Read More

Russian oligarch's Dh1.8 billion superyacht could sail away from UAE after court ruling

Russian oligarch's Dh1.8 billion superyacht could sail away from UAE after court ruling

01 Apr 2019

A Dh1.8 billion superyacht held in Dubai for more than a year, as part of the UK's biggest ever divorce case, could soon be sailing out of the UAE following the latest chapter in a long-running legal battle.

Dubai's Personal Status court has ruled that the 115-metre vessel — which has been docked in the emirate for more than a year due to a legal fight between the Russian billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov and his ex-wife Tatiana — must be released.

Last November, the court overruled... Read More

Earth Hour 2019: How the UAE is support the global campaign (Video)

Earth Hour 2019: How the UAE is support the global campaign (Video)

31 Mar 2019

On 30th March, the UAE join more than 188 countries across the world in marking the Earth Hour 2019, switching off lights to show its commitment to protect the planet and raise environmental awareness. As global biodiversity declines at an unprecedented rate, coupled with the ever-present challenge of climate change, Earth Hour 2019 focus its efforts on raising awareness and inspiring action on conserving nature and biodiversity.

From the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House, and... Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid honours winners of the Arab Journalism Award

Mohammed bin Rashid honours winners of the Arab Journalism Award

31 Mar 2019

WAM -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, honoured the winners of the 18th edition of the Arab Journalism Award at a ceremony held at the conclusion of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) 2019.

H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; and Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, attended... Read More

Thunder Snow wins $12m Dubai World Cup prize (Video)

Thunder Snow wins $12m Dubai World Cup prize (Video)

31 Mar 2019

Gulf News -- History was made at Meydan Racecourse yesterday when Thunder Snow became the first horse to win the $12 million Dubai World Cup (Group 1) twice - having stormed to an imposing victory twelve months ago.

The race was reminiscent of the very first running of the Dubai World Cup in 1996, when the legendary Cigar and Soul of the Matter engaged in a titanic battle on the home straight, with the former prevailing by less than a length, as thousands of racegoers screamed... Read More

Airbus bags $35bn jets deal from China in a blow to embattled Boeing

Airbus bags $35bn jets deal from China in a blow to embattled Boeing

28 Mar 2019

Airbus secured a $35 billion (Dh128.5bn) jet deal from China during a state visit by President Xi Jinping to the French capital, dealing a fresh blow to Boeing as it grapples with the grounding of its best-selling jet.

The mammoth order consists of 290 narrow-body planes A320 series and 10 wide-bodies A350, Airbus said after the transaction was announced in Paris on Monday. The deal’s value is almost double that touted by French President Emmanuel Macron in January 2018 during a trip... Read More

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