(CNN) Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth world title with second place behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the US Grand Prix Sunday to become the second most successful driver in Formula One history.
Hamiton was overtaken by Bottas in the closing stages of the 56-lap race at the Circuit of Americas in Texas with Red Bull's Max Verstappen taking the final spot on the podium.
Hamilton's 10th victory of the season in Mexico last weekend had left him needing just four points... Read More
Apple is warning owners of older iPhones and iPads that if they don't update their devices to the latest iOS software by Sunday, they won't be able to connect to the internet.
IPhone and iPad products from 2012 and earlier will need the update before midnight UTC on November 3 in order to maintain accurate GPS location and continue using the App Store, iCloud, email and web browsing, according to Apple.
This is all because of the GPS time rollover issue, according to Apple,... Read More
Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, the pioneering multispecialty hospital, have signed an agreement – the first of its kind in the region between an airline and medical services provider – that will see the two organisations collaborate to promote Abu Dhabi as a premier medical travel destination.
As part of the agreement, Etihad will offer specific medical travel packages to key markets around the world, delivering a single... Read More
Responding to the call from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to celebrate Flag Day, the Government of Dubai Media Office launched the sixth edition of ‘Flag Garden’ at Kite Beach in Jumeirah. Organised by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the GDMO, the ‘Flag Garden’ will be open till 10 December 2019.
This year, the ‘Flag Garden’ features 4,500 UAE flags arranged to create portraits of HH Sheikh... Read More
Sultan Al-Mansoori, minister of economy of the United Arab Emirates, announced that coordination is under way between Saudi Arabia and the UAE to issue a joint visa between the two countries so as to enable visitors to the UAE to visit Saudi Arabia and vice versa.
The new visa is expected to come into force in 2020. “This initiative aims at taking advantage of the enormous potential and great measures taken by Saudi Arabia to facilitate the entry of tourists to the Kingdom,”... Read More
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid promised "many surprises in store" as he encouraged China and the world to visit Expo 2020 next year.
The Vice President and Ruler of Dubai said China and the Emirates had undergone similar rapid development in recent years and shown "‘impossible doesn’t exist".
He urged the Chinese to visit the emirate during the six-month Expo 2020 event next year.
"The Chinese can find their visas waiting for them at our airports," he told state broadcaster... Read More
For the first time ever, Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road will turn into a running track on Friday, November 8, 2019. Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) 2019 is giving the city new reasons to join the fitness movement by inviting residents and visitors to get active with Dubai Run 30x30 on Sheikh Zayed Road.
With the aim of fostering a healthy community spirit, the free-to-attend event includes a 5km fun run and a 10km run, with both routes starting and ending at Dubai World Trade Centre.... Read More
Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, arrived in the UAE on Friday on a visit to the country.
The Belarusian President was received by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Saif welcomed President Lukashenko and discussed with him several topics related to bilateral relations.Read More
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah,, inaugurated the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair, SIBF, on Wednesday reiterating that culture requires patience to develop and have a lasting impact on society.
"Forty years ago, Sharjah was not what you see today. No one foresaw the tremendous cultural achievements, which Sharjah has attained. We began with a clear vision of where we were headed, and had the determination to get there.... Read More
The Dh10 fee to have an Adnoc attendant pump your petrol will no longer be applicable from Sunday.
The decision to offer "free assisted fueling" has been taken after feedback from customers.
Adnoc Distribution’s acting chief executive, Saeed Al Rashdi, said in a statement on Thursday that "we trust this will be very well received by our customers".
The move will also support its growth ambitions, he said.
From June last year, motorists pumped their own petrol or... Read More