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Spotted: Salman Khan arrives at Dubai Airport

Rob Garratt   |  May 28, 2015

Salman Khan has landed. The Bollywood star was spotted arriving at Dubai Airport today (Thursday, May 28). India’s most bankable actor is in the UAE to appear at an awards ceremony, hosted at Meydan Racecourse on Friday, May 29, despite his recent conviction for a drunken hit and run.Promoters released two... Read more

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Tour Manager for U2 found dead in hotel

Stacie Overton Johnson   |  May 28, 2015

Dennis Sheehan, U2’s tour manager, was found dead early Wednesday morning in a hotel room in West Hollywood on the Sunset Strip. His death occurred just hours after the start of a five-night stint in Los Angeles during the band’s Innocence and Excellence tour.Bono posted a statement about... Read more

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Dubai is my second home, says Bollywood star Parineeti Chopra

Abhinav Purohit   |  May 27, 2015

The inaugural Arab Indo Bollywood Awards will be held in Dubai on Friday, May 29. The event is set to be a star-studded, red-carpet extravaganza, hosted by Karan Johar and Manish Paul.The show will feature performances from stars including Jacqueline Fernandez, Priyanka Chopra, Varun Dhawan and Parineeti Chopra. We... Read more

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Portia de Rossi & Ellen DeGeneres play hide and seek in the UAE

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  May 27, 2015

Tongues in Dubai continue to wag about the, seemingly undercover, visit of actress Portia de Rossi and US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres. While we know that the pair dined at The Act in Dubai’s Shangri-La hotel on Sunday evening, sources are remaining tight-lipped about their itinerary for the coming week.... Read more

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Khloé Kardashian’s Dubai niqab snap sparks debate

Afshan Ahmed   |  May 27, 2015

It’s become customary: when celebrities come to Dubai, they’ve got to be snapped wearing an abaya.It’s also now become standard for followers of that celebrity to weigh in on whether donning the traditional garb is somehow insensitive.American reality star Khloé Kardashian’s Instagram... Read more

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Porsche’s makeover by Dubai mechanic leaves owner with a Porshce

Afshan Ahmed   |  May 27, 2015

It looks like a Porsche, it drives like a Porsche and it certainly costs the price of one. But it reads Porshce? If you spot this super car on Dubai roads, don’t write it off as a fake because it is the real deal gone wrong in a service centre. The owner of a silver 911 took his car to a service centre in Dubai ... Read more

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Johnson’s wants to hear your baby’s favourite bath time songs

Stacie Overton Johnson   |  May 27, 2015

Mums, here’s your chance to share your baby’s precious bath-time ritual with the world. Johnson’s is calling on mums in the Middle East to share the songs they sing to (or with) their kids during bath time — no matter if they’re silly, made up personalised jingles or favourite tunes... Read more

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Barasti goes undercover for summer with huge indoor “tent”

Rob Garratt   |  May 26, 2015

Popular Dubai beach bar Barasti is going undercover for summer. The Mina Seyahi hangout will host a massive indoor tent-like enclave over it’s entire “middle deck” – the main bit above the beach – so festivities can continue throughout the sweaty season.Described grandiosely as the... Read more

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Five minutes with DJ Allad

Saeed Saeed   |  May 26, 2015

DJ Allad traces his journey from college parties to clubsMy first musical memory was when I was a child; my mother would play the radio out loud in the house 24/7, 365 days a year. Sounds of Stevie Wonder, The Gap Band, Earth Wind and Fire, Luther Vandross and any other soul classic jammed the airwaves of our house.... Read more

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No sign of a seasonal slowdown as THREE new nightspots open in Dubai – Vii, Square and Nippon Bottle Company

Rob Garratt   |  May 26, 2015

It’s no secret that in the UAE, things slow down for summer. As the mercury rises, life moves inside. Business dries up, schools and venues shut up shop and expats head home in droves to escape the scorching sun.And on the nightlife scene nothing new opens until... October, pretty much – September, at a... Read more

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