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# dubai - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irishman in Dubai to be deported for flicking his middle-finger at a motorist
# Public Obscenity
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# Public Obscenity

Irishman in Dubai to be deported for flicking his middle-finger at a motorist

May 13th 2014, 10:44 PM 64,904 Views 124 Comments

Conor Hayes will deported after he spends one-month in prison for public obscenity.

# dubai - Monday 12 May, 2014

Andy Carroll was off on holidays before Roy Hodgson could put him on standby for Brazil
# Bucket And Spade
# Bucket And Spade

Andy Carroll was off on holidays before Roy Hodgson could put him on standby for Brazil

May 12th 2014, 3:46 PM 15,815 Views 2 Comments

It beats a Vauxhall garage in Luton, I suppose.

# dubai - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Insane base jumpers set new record from top of world's tallest building
# Daredevil
# Daredevil

Insane base jumpers set new record from top of world's tallest building

Apr 24th 2014, 3:15 PM 5,276 Views 3 Comments

Probably best to make sure your lunch is well digested before pressing play here.

# dubai - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Watch two daredevils BASE jump off the tallest building in the world
# Jump Around
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# Jump Around

Watch two daredevils BASE jump off the tallest building in the world

Apr 23rd 2014, 4:21 PM 2,127 Views 1 Comment

The pair of jumpers set a World Record for BASE jumping off the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

# dubai - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Irish students stranded in Dubai offered free flights home by crisp company
# Jailbreak
From The Daily Edge
# Jailbreak

Irish students stranded in Dubai offered free flights home by crisp company

Feb 26th 2014, 2:26 PM 6,470 Views 3 Comments

The girls have to sing for their supper first though.

# dubai - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Dubai connection: How Anglo executives travelled to the Middle East but couldn’t get funding
# Anglo Trial
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# Anglo Trial

Dubai connection: How Anglo executives travelled to the Middle East but couldn’t get funding

Feb 18th 2014, 6:16 PM 9,923 Views 0 Comments

Details of the plan were given by former CFO Matt Moran who confirmed today that he was given immunity from prosecution.

# dubai - Monday 17 February, 2014

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United's Dubai training camp
# El Diego
# El Diego

Sign him up, Moyesie! Maradona shows up at Man United's Dubai training camp

Feb 17th 2014, 12:06 PM 7,107 Views 13 Comments

The struggling Red Devils bumped into a legend of the game while away in the Middle East.

# dubai - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Gallacher storms past McIlroy into Dubai lead
# Desert Storm
# Desert Storm

Gallacher storms past McIlroy into Dubai lead

Feb 1st 2014, 1:26 PM 4,934 Views 0 Comments

Tiger Woods’ hopes of taking the tournament win again are all but gone meanwhile.

# dubai - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'
# Gulf Trip
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# Gulf Trip

Gilmore insists: 'Ireland always raises human rights issues'

Jan 9th 2014, 2:50 PM 4,683 Views 29 Comments

Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.

# dubai - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states
# Trade Mission
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# Trade Mission

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Jan 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 10,127 Views 125 Comments

Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.

# dubai - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Countries welcome 2014 with fireworks and celebrations
# Happy New Year
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# Happy New Year

Countries welcome 2014 with fireworks and celebrations

Dec 31st 2013, 5:22 PM 9,300 Views 24 Comments

More than 1 million people gathered at the Sydney Harbour to usher in the new year.

# dubai - Friday 15 November, 2013

Stenson one-shot clear at Dubai halfway stage, McIlroy six under-par
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Stenson one-shot clear at Dubai halfway stage, McIlroy six under-par

Nov 15th 2013, 5:55 PM 5,429 Views 0 Comments

Graeme McDowell started with a bogey, but then regrouped with five birdies to finish with a four-under par 68 round.

# dubai - Friday 1 November, 2013

Why is David Coulthard doing doughnuts in an F1 car on a 700ft high heli-pad?
# Scared Of Heights
# Scared Of Heights

Why is David Coulthard doing doughnuts in an F1 car on a 700ft high heli-pad?

Nov 1st 2013, 12:53 PM 3,266 Views 7 Comments

Because, why not?

# dubai - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Dublin's Passport Office to move next year
# On The Move
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# On The Move

Dublin's Passport Office to move next year

Oct 1st 2013, 6:15 AM 11,326 Views 15 Comments

New offices in Dublin city centre are being sought by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# dubai - Monday 12 August, 2013

The best moments from last night's Celebrity Masterchef
# What's Cookin'
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# What's Cookin'

The best moments from last night's Celebrity Masterchef

Aug 12th 2013, 11:09 AM 1,720 Views 0 Comments

Lobster is the most noble of shellfish.

# dubai - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Woman charts stranger’s adventures captured on her smartphone – after it was stolen
# Photoblog
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# Photoblog

Woman charts stranger’s adventures captured on her smartphone – after it was stolen

Aug 11th 2013, 6:15 PM 38,170 Views 24 Comments

A feature that backs up photos taken on the smartphone online has allowed the original owner to blog the lives of a man who keeps appearing in the images.

# dubai - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
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# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jul 27th 2013, 11:00 AM 10,531 Views 19 Comments

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# dubai - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison
# Dubai
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# Dubai

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:57 PM 23,296 Views 106 Comments

The Norwegian woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape by a co-worker.

The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple.
# Weight In Gold
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# Weight In Gold

The Dubai diet: Lose weight, get paid gold. Simple.

Jul 22nd 2013, 2:30 PM 14,580 Views 40 Comments

Where can we sign up?

# dubai - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,443 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Orange Order parade, a man drowning in Co Donegal and the death of Mel Smith.

Woman in Dubai handed 16 month jail sentence after reporting rape
# Dubai
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# Dubai

Woman in Dubai handed 16 month jail sentence after reporting rape

Jul 20th 2013, 10:47 AM 38,403 Views 184 Comments

The woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after reporting that a co-worker assaulted her.

# dubai - Monday 6 May, 2013

VIDEO: Justin Bieber attacked on stage in Dubai
# Stage Invaders
From The Daily Edge
# Stage Invaders

VIDEO: Justin Bieber attacked on stage in Dubai

May 6th 2013, 11:57 AM 28,893 Views 83 Comments

The Canadian had already been two hours late arriving on stage for his Dubai gig when a fan invaded the stage.

# dubai - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Here's your new police car... it's a Ferrari
# Force Power
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# Force Power

Here's your new police car... it's a Ferrari

Apr 18th 2013, 9:09 AM 1,167 Views 0 Comments

If you’re in Dubai, that is.

# dubai - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Former president Musharraf returns to Pakistan, vows to ‘save’ country
# Pakistan
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# Pakistan

Former president Musharraf returns to Pakistan, vows to ‘save’ country

Mar 24th 2013, 4:30 PM 3,462 Views 5 Comments

A crowd of hundreds turned out to welcome the former military ruler at Karachi Airport as he ended his four years of exile ahead of elections in May.

# dubai - Saturday 16 March, 2013

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby
# El Diego
# El Diego

VIDEO: Diego Maradona has still got it, baby

Mar 16th 2013, 12:19 PM 1,704 Views 2 Comments

Check out the tekkers from El Diez in Dubai this week.

# dubai - Saturday 2 March, 2013

QPR in turmoil as Redknapp denies reports of a boozy team trip to Dubai
# The Hangover
# The Hangover

QPR in turmoil as Redknapp denies reports of a boozy team trip to Dubai

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:30 AM 2,133 Views 4 Comments

“If it happened they must have done something I didn’t see.”

# dubai - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Chinese 'Dubai' turns into deserted island
# China
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# China

Chinese 'Dubai' turns into deserted island

Feb 26th 2013, 6:15 AM 22,563 Views 19 Comments

Phoenix Island was the epitomy of a property boom – now it stands quiet and desolate and unlucky owners are ‘desperate’ to sell.

# dubai - Friday 22 February, 2013

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday...
# El Diego
# El Diego

At least one half of Wozzilroy enjoyed themselves yesterday...

Feb 22nd 2013, 11:13 AM 1,498 Views 1 Comment

Caroline Wozniacki was greeted by one of the word’s greatest ever footballers at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.

# dubai - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Investigation into alleged abduction of Kevin Michael McGeever continues
# Mystery
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# Mystery

Investigation into alleged abduction of Kevin Michael McGeever continues

Feb 3rd 2013, 12:16 PM 18,150 Views 31 Comments

The property developer claims he was kidnapped at gunpoint and kept in a shipping container for eight months.

# dubai - Friday 28 December, 2012

Vilanova can return to work soon, says Barcelona
# FCB
# FCB

Vilanova can return to work soon, says Barcelona

Dec 28th 2012, 6:30 PM 654 Views 0 Comments

Nou Camp chief Sandro Rosell Vilanova faces some six weeks of radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

# dubai - Monday 3 December, 2012

Internet freedom not to be curbed: UN telecoms head
# Telecoms
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# Telecoms

Internet freedom not to be curbed: UN telecoms head

Dec 3rd 2012, 3:46 PM 2,418 Views 7 Comments

A review the 24-year-old UN telecom regulations kicked off today amid insistence that plans to control internet freedoms are “unfounded”.

# dubai - Saturday 1 December, 2012

VIDEO: Irish Parachute team competes in world championships in Dubai
# Freefall
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# Freefall

VIDEO: Irish Parachute team competes in world championships in Dubai

Dec 1st 2012, 1:12 PM 9,226 Views 9 Comments

The team, largely made up of Defence Forces personnel, is taking part in the formation skydiving category.

# dubai - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Column: As a mother, I'm not not too posh to push... just too scared
# Read Me
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# Read Me

Column: As a mother, I'm not not too posh to push... just too scared

Nov 25th 2012, 7:30 PM 1,573 Views 93 Comments

“While I’m awestruck by the natural birth brigade, I’ve vowed never to do it again,” says a mother who is opting for a C-section.

# dubai - Friday 23 November, 2012

McIlroy, Donald share lead at 11 under in Dubai
# Golf
# Golf

McIlroy, Donald share lead at 11 under in Dubai

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:20 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

Pádraig Harrington — and his moustache — are five shots behind the leaders.

Caroline Wozniacki grills boyfriend Rory McIlroy about her Christmas present in Dubai press conference
# Net Gain
# Net Gain

Caroline Wozniacki grills boyfriend Rory McIlroy about her Christmas present in Dubai press conference

Nov 23rd 2012, 1:05 PM 2,581 Views 2 Comments

Vouchers, we reckon.

# dubai - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Irish man jailed for alleged Dubai taxi romp
# Dubai
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# Dubai

Irish man jailed for alleged Dubai taxi romp

Nov 22nd 2012, 4:48 PM 22,291 Views 62 Comments

The man and a British woman were accused of removing clothing and fondling each other in the cab.

Luuuuuuuuke! Rory McIlroy trails Donald by one in Dubai
# Dubai
# Dubai

Luuuuuuuuke! Rory McIlroy trails Donald by one in Dubai

Nov 22nd 2012, 2:49 PM 637 Views 0 Comments

There’s $8million on the table and the Holywood man is in the mix again.

Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship
# Sick Bed
# Sick Bed

Virus forces Lowry out of World Tour Championship

Nov 22nd 2012, 11:11 AM 485 Views 0 Comments

Marc Warren and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano share the clubhouse lead in Dubai, with Padraig Harrington a shot back.

# dubai - Sunday 23 September, 2012

In pics: The biggest shopping centre on the planet
# Shop Till You Drop
From The Daily Edge
# Shop Till You Drop

In pics: The biggest shopping centre on the planet

Sep 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 27,489 Views 50 Comments

Let’s go inside Dubai Mall, which has over 600 shops, a 22-screen cinema, a replica of London’s Regent Square and ice skating rink.

# dubai - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report
# UAE
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# UAE

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE - report

Sep 18th 2012, 10:46 AM 4,740 Views 6 Comments

Tourists from Asian countries who make up a large chunk of the UAE’s population will need a college degree to stop rampant immigration.