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18/08/2019

Dubai’s teen star Moneykicks gave a tribute to Dubai in his first single

Known for his impressive sneaker collection, his collection of wild animals that attracted the likes of several celebrities and heaps of money, Rashed Belhasa aka Moneykicks has been on the rise.  But now, the teen influencer is widening his horizons by trying to conquer the music industry with his debut track - We Living Life. Keeping up to his rapport of knowing and hanging out with celebrities from Christiano Ronaldo to Paris Hilton, Belhasa collaborated with mega-stars in the music industry as well as the biggest content creators in the region for the brand new track. Featuring Grammy recording artist...
18/08/2019

The Burj Khalifa lit up in celebration of Pakistan's Independence Day

The world’s tallest building, Dubai’s very own Burj Khalifa, lit up in the colours of Pakistan’s national flag to mark the nation’s 72nd Independence Day. #Dubai's @BurjKhalifa lights up in colours of #Pakistan national flag https://t.co/RG5iSKcXjG #PakistanIndependenceDay #BurjKhalifa pic.twitter.com/IQFWWhaGCN— Dubai Tourism (@dubaitourism) August 15, 2019 UAE’s President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, also sent a congratulatory message to the President of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, on the occasion of his country’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on August 14th. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh...
18/08/2019

A Dubai resident has found a handy free way to exercise in summer

Gyms in Dubai are expensive, maybe a little boring and may make you feel judged….a lot. The only healthy choice then is to run outside. But have you seen the heat? This Dubai resident, who goes by @TaineMcLean on Twitter, has hit us with the craziest gym hack – walking around The Dubai Mall. How did we not think of this before ugh?! He's been smashing some 5-kilometre walks around the mall, and sharing the adventures to Twitter.  Morning workout. A quick 5km around the mall. Because gyms are asylums and outside is hell. pic.twitter.com/AuqtIQJqi7— Dave (@TaineMcLean) August 17, 2019  ...

18/08/2019

A giant dinosaur skeleton is on sale at The Dubai Mall

If you have a fondness of collecting old antique items or just wanted to have your very own dinosaur, continue reading. You can now buy the dinosaur skeleton in Dubai Mall! Well, only if you have a few million dirhams lying around.  The Dubai Mall's very own massive 155-million year old dinosaur skeleton is set to be auctioned off online with the starting bid being a whopping Dhs14.6 million (yes, you read that right) Named as the DubaiDino, the 24.4 metre-long and 7.6 metre high skeleton that weighted the equivalent of five hefty elephants in its prime 155 million years...
18/08/2019

CONGRATS: Kristen Wiig has gotten engaged

Kristen Wiig is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Avi Rothman. According to TMZ.com, the former Saturday Night Live star, 45, and the actor/writer have been engaged for several months. And while it's unclear when her beau popped the question, the star was spotted wearing a giant rock on her left hand during a screening of Booksmart at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, August 15. The pair are notoriously private when it comes to their relationship, with the couple going public in May 2016 after the duo were spotted on vacation in Hawaii together...
18/08/2019

Taylor Swift has confirmed she'll be releasing a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks

Pop star, T-Swift has released the track list for her new album release, Lover, and it includes Soon You’ll Get Better, featuring the Dixie Chicks. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Aug 16, 2019 at 12:21pm PDT There are no details released about the song, but many fans believe it is about Swift’s mother who is currently fighting against cancer. The singer released the track listing on August 16, Friday and the album also includes her ME! Duet with Brendon Urie. Taylor did hint at the Dixie Chicks collab by including a picture...

16/08/2019

Henry Golding could be set to play G.I Joe

Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding is reportedly in talks to become an action hero as he eyes a huge role in the forthcoming G.I. JOE spinoff, Snake Eyes.  The 32-year-old is set to portray the titular character in the latest installment of the action franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Snake Eyes first appeared as part of the G.I. Joe toy line in the 1980s, among a gang of military members fighting terrorism. The film will centre on the character's quest for revenge after his father’s death which sees him joining a ninja clan.  Previous films inspired by the...
16/08/2019

Dame Maggie Smith is being harassed by Harry Potter fans for the WEIRDEST reason

Dame Maggie Smith is a veteran of film and television productions, with credits including The Best Marigold Hotel, Gosford Park, Sister Act and, more recently, Downton Abbey. But the 84-year-old actress is less happy about the fame she garnered from her role as Professor Minerva McGonagall in the Harry Potter film series. "These films made me very famous, which I’m not so happy about," she told the the Daily Mail. "I constantly have kids asking me to turn them into cats."  However, she is happy to take some personal credit for the casting of the franchise's lead actor. "I adore...
15/08/2019

HH Sheikh Mohammed visited the Expo 2020 sites and the progress looks GREAT!

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, visited the Expo 2020 site on Tuesday to inspect the infrastructure. The visit marked the 450-day countdown to Expo 2020, which the ruler promises will be the best Expo in its 168-year history. 450 days remaining for Expo 2020 Dubai, with 190 countries leading the world towards a better future through their pavilions for the first time in the MEASA. We are ready and remain true to our promise of hosting the best Expo edition yet in its 168-year history....

14/08/2019

A$AP Rocky has been found GUILTY of assault

On Wednesday,  a Stockholm judge issued A$AP Rocky with a conditional sentence for his involvement in a street brawl with 19-year-old Mustafa Jafari in Sweden's capital on 30 June. The 30-year-old musician, real name Rakim Mayers, was arrested on 2 July for his involvement in the incident, and was detained in jail for a month before being released from custody on 2 August. Prosecutor Daniel Suneson called for a six-month prison sentence for the Praise the Lord (Da Shine) hitmaker and two of his crew, while the defence argued they acted in self-defence and should be acquitted. The court found...
14/08/2019

Anne Hathaway has recounted body image pressures from when she was 16

Anne Hathaway says body inclusivity in Hollywood is WAY better than when she was a young teen actress but the industry still needs to go a long way. The 36-year-old Les Miserables star first stepped into the industry during her mid-teen years when she was cast in a high school series ‘Get Real’ before making her big movie debut with The Princess Diaries in 2001. Speaking about how the industry was for young women back then, Anne Hathaway recounts to Allure Magazine: “At 16 years old, it was 'Congratulations, you have the part. I'm not saying you need to lose...
14/08/2019

Don't worry: There's another public holiday long-weekend coming VERY soon

If you're struggling to get back into the swing of work this week, don't worry. There's another UAE public holiday coming sooner than you'd think.   September 1 is likely to be Muharram 1, the first day of the Hijri New Year. Muharram 1, which falls on a Sunday, will mark the first day of the 1441 Hijri New Year. The current month of Zul Hijjah is the final month of the Islamic calendar. The date of Muharram 1 will be confirmed after the sighting of the moon, but it is likely to be on Sunday, September 1. The government of...