Graeme McDowell keen to ‘get in the groove early season’ at Omega Dubai Desert Classic
‘Hunger to compete has returned’: Jose Junior takes top prize at Fujairah Jiu-jitsu Open
Dubai Barracudas cruise to EAFL victory over Al Ain Desert Foxes
Dates, cyclists and teams: Everything you need to know for Dubai Tour 2016
Tearful Andy Murray ‘looking forward to getting home’ after Australian Open final defeat
Super Bowl 50: Time, TV and need-to-know info for UAE NFL fans
Manchester City’s patience rewarded with Pep Guardiola coup and their strategy succeeded
'If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit' - Bill Clinton, former US President.
Leaders chart new strategic roadmap for the UAE after oil
The country’s leaders on Sunday signalled a raft of initiatives to chart the UAE’s economic direction in a world of $30 oil.
Supersonic initiative to promote science for UAE youth
Youngsters can experience a journey into space at science workshops and exhibits in Mushrif Central Park this month.
Self-service petrol stations coming to Abu Dhabi
Motorists in Abu Dhabi will be able to pump their own petrol from the start of next month – and pay for it with a swipe of their Emirates ID cards.
One-and-a-half million book library to be built in Dubai
A Dh1 billion library in the shape of an open book is expected to open next year.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Library in Al Jaddaf will hold more than 1.5 million volumes, 1 million audio books and 2 million e-books, making it the world’s largest electronic collection and the biggest library in the Arab world.
UAE Ministry of Health begins measures to protect country from Zika virus
The Ministry of Health has begun precautionary measures to stop the Zika virus spreading to this country.
UK’s John Lewis to enter Middle East with Dubai tie-up
John Lewis, Britain’s largest department store group, is to enter the Middle East market, opening an outlet in Dubai next year as it steps up the pace of global expansion.
Pakistan to honour UAE expat for three decades of charitable work
A Pakistani man who has spent the past 30 years helping to repatriate the bodies of his compatriots is to receive one of his country’s highest civilian honours.
UAE students submit proposals for Genes in Space competition
A competition that is offering pupils the opportunity to see their ideas tested in space is now taking submissions.
Iftah Ya Simsim in health campaign
Education and health authorities have enlisted characters from the Arabic version of Sesame Street to promote healthy living habits in children.
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Dubai artist Hatty Pedder creates high-flying designs for Emirates airline
For as long as she can remember, Hatty Pedder wanted to be an artist. And for the past 22 years, the Dubai-based British-born illustrator and photographer has been realising her creative dreams with an impressive back catalogue of VIP clients Cartier and Lanvin, and Maserati. Pedder’s recent collaboration with Emirates airline – a range of merchandise featuring quirky, bright illustrations – is already a hit in the region. Pedder paints a picture of how it all came about.
Brighton College Spring Fayre
Mark your diaries for Brighton College’s Spring Fayre which is taking place on February 6 in the school grounds. Alongside a host of activities including students’ recitals, traditional Morris dancing, maypole dancing and a raffle, there will be sporting activities. Local artisans will be selling their crafts and hot and cold food will be available. The fayre opens at 10am and closes at 1pm.
February 4 to 6
The Equestrian Club at AESGC is again an international showjumping championship world cup qualifier. There are two categories within the event: the first is the CS13*-W competition and the second, the CSII*. Entry is free and spectators are in for a treat as some of the world’s finest showjumpers will be in action.
Al Ain Zoo
New arrivals to go along to see at the Zoo include a baby Gibbon called Ginger. The Zoo is open from 9am to 8pm daily until April.
Love Food Festival 2016
Al Ain's Al Jahili Park will once again play host to a Food Festival featuring 15 of the best street food trucks from the UK alongside offerings from prominent UAE 'foodies' such as Jones the Grocer. This is the second year running that Al Ain will have the opportunity to sample an array of different international foods, ranging from Mediterranean to South Asian and also incorporating traditional British bites from food trucks.
The Love Food Festival this year runs from February 11 to 13. Alongside the food trucks there will be entertainment and live cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs. Tickets at Dh30 can be bought via www.lovefoodfestival.ae or on the door for Dh40.
Asian Fusion Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana for Dh149++ from 6.30pm to 11.30pm. Also, Moodz in the City in Moodz there’s free entrance for ladies and Dh100++ for gents including two drinks.
Lebanese Night in Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am: Dh100.
Arabian Fisherman Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm: Dh135++, and Teacher’s Night in Horse & Jockey (same hotel) from 7pm to 9pm.
Seafood Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 7pm to 11pm: Dh149++.
Family Dining Night in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC, from 5.30pm with 20 per cent discount on food.
Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Starting from Dh139++.
Arabic Night in Flavours Restaurant at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm, Dh145++ and, in Paco’s (same hotel), it’s Thursday Party all night long from 9pm to 3.30am.
Seafood Mania Night in Sedra Restaurant, Ayla Bawadi Hotel from 7.30pm to 11pm for Dh125++.
Extravaganza Brunch in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, live cooking stations showcasing delicacies from around the world and free flow bubbly: Dh169++.
Friday Brunch is served in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 1pm to 4pm: Dh185++. In the evening, it’s Turkish Night in the same restaurant, from 7pm to 11pm; Dh145++. Also, in Paco’s (same hotel) it’s Teachers Night with a 20 per cent discount, from 7pm to 3am.
Al Rikab Restaurant at AESGC’s Equestrian Club serves a lunch buffet from 12.30pm to 4.30pm :Dh85 and in the evening, it’s Khaleeji Night at Al Rikab from 10.00pm to 3.30am: free entrance for ladies and a drink; Dh50 entrance for gents including a beverage.
Family Brunch with a carving station, in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC’s Golf Club from 11.30am to 4pm. Dh85 or Dh99 including a special drink.
The Oasis Pool Bar at Danat Al Ain Resort is serving Mongolian Stir Fry from 4pm for Dh30. It’s also Karaoke Night in Horse & Jockey at the same hotel from 7pm and, in Luce it’s La Dolce Vita from 7pm for Dh99++.
Friday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 12.30pm to 4pm: Dh119++, plus A Taste of Arabia Night in Elements from 7pm to 11pm: Dh111++ including soft drinks.
Fusion Lunch – Indian spices and Arabian flavours – served in Sedra Restaurant at Ayla Bawadi hotel from 1pm to 5pm for Dh80.
Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet serves a Seafood Lunch from 12.30pm to 4pm for Dh155 and, from 7pm to 10.30pm, the same venue features International Night for Dh145.
Moroccan Buffet Night in the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. 7pm to 11pm Dh99++.
It’s Latino Twist Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++ including soft drinks.
Sedra Restaurant in Ayla Bawadi Hotel serves Around the World in 20 Dishes for Dh80 from noon to 5pm.
Buffet for lunch (12.30pm to 3.30pm) and dinner (7pm to 10.30pm), each for Dh115 in Le Belvedere, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet.
Arabian Night in Moodz, Al Ain Rotana, from 10.30pm to 3am. Free entrance for ladies: Dh100++ including two drinks for gents.
International Buffet Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh110++ and Karaoke Night in Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain from 9pm to midnight.
Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort.
International Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana – top favourites from around the world: Dh111++, from 7pm to 11pm.
Greek Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm, Dh149++.
International Buffet Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh110++. In Paco’s (same hotel) it’s Footaholics (Football) Night.
Curry and Pint in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm onwards, Dh49++.
International Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana - top favourites from around the world from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++.
Arabic Pool Party at Amblers Rugby Club from 10pm to 3.30am: free entrance with a free drink for ladies.
Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort from 7pm, Dh135++.
It’s Teachers’ Night at the Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel. A special international buffet from 6pm to 11pm for Dh73++.
Seafood Night in Flavours, Hilton Al Ain, from 7pm to 11pm: Dh185++. It’s also Bingo Night in Paco’s at the same hotel from 9pm to 11pm.
BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm: Dh168++ including free flow of house beverages.
Members’ Tuesday in the AESGC’s Golf Club’s Palm Greens Restaurant from 7am to 11pm with 25 per cent discount on F&B for Golf Club Members. Also, same restaurant, Bistro Night from 6.30pm to 10.30pm for Dh85 – Golf Members and Teachers receive a discount.
Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain with Mike Greaves, from 8pm, and Mercato Italiano Nights in Luce (same hotel) from 7pm, Dh99++.
Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm for Dh149++ including reds and whites. Also, same hotel, it’s Arabian Nights in Moodz from 10.30pm to 3am with free entrance for ladies and Dh150 cover charge for gents including three drinks.
Pizza & Pasta Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana for Dh85++. 7pm to 11pm.
The Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel hosts Candles Night for Dh90++. 7pm to 11pm.
Doctors, Nurses and Hoteliers’ Night in Paco’s, Hilton Al Ain: 20 per cent discount for these respective professions.
Asian Twist Night in Elements, Hili Rayhaan by Rotana from 7pm to 11pm for Dh111++.
Moroccan Night in Al Rikab Restaurant, AESGC’s Equestrian Club from 10pm to 3.30am. Free entry and a drink for ladies and Dh50 entrance including a drink for gents.
Indian Curry Corner for Dh35 in Amblers Restaurant at the Rugby Club, AESGC from 6pm to 10pm.
Sushi Night in Target Restaurant (formerly Shooters Restaurant) at AESGC’s Shooting Club, from 7pm to 10.30pm: Dh85.
In Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort, it’s Backyard Grill Night: Dh125++ from 7pm. Also Ladies Night in Horse & Jockey from 7pm to 10pm and Ladies Night in Luce from 11pm.
Seafood Night in Zest at Al Ain Rotana from 6.30pm to 11.30pm: Dh195++. Also, Hoteliers and Industry Night in Moodz (same hotel) from 10.30pm to 3am with 20 per cent discount for hoteliers and guests on presentation of ID.
Mediterranean Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh105++.
It’s Italian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain from 7pm to 11pm: Dh145++. Also, Ladies Night in Paco’s (same hotel) from 9pm to 11pm.
"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
February 4 to 10
Trader Vic’s at Al Ain Rotana is featuring Caribbean-style grilled, baked or stir-fried seafood along with a variety of side dishes, from 6pm each evening.
February 4, 5, 9 and 10
Al Ain Rotana’s Zest Garden hosts Grape and Cheese evenings with a platter of four cheeses and a bottle of red or white grape for Dh149++ or a platter of six cheeses and a bottle of red or white for Dh159++.
Celebrate Chinese New Year in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain Resort. A buffet will be served throughout the afternoon and into the evening for Dh125++.
THE FINEST HOURS
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realise is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
GHAYAL ONCE AGAIN (Hindi)
Ajay Mehra (from previous Ghayal-1990), after finishing off his life sentence, starts a newspaper called Satyakam, while still dealing with the haunting trauma of losing his loved ones.
Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall
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