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  • Dubai’s deadly drink-driving

    Dubai’s deadly drink-driving

    A recent report suggests Indians are the most frequent drunk drivers in Dubai. Kipp isn’t surprised, but singling out one ethnic group won’t solve the problem.

    October 18, 2010 2:11
  • What’s the point of MENSA?

    What’s the point of MENSA?

    As a bunch of UAE candidates go looking for membership of the high IQ club, Kipp asks an obvious question: What’s the point?

    October 17, 2010 3:54
  • Reason to leave

    Reason to leave

    More than half of Brit expats don’t want to go home, according to new research. And if they do, it’s most likely thanks to family pressures or ill health.

    October 14, 2010 3:21
  • Like a Rolling Stone…

    Like a Rolling Stone…

    It’s the magazine launch Kipp has been waiting for: Rolling Stone is coming to the Middle East. Will we get cutting-edge political stories? Maybe not, but anything’s better than nothing.

    October 13, 2010 3:43
  • UAE battles Canada. Anything to do with a certain smartphone?

    UAE battles Canada. Anything to do with a certain smartphone?

    The squabble between the UAE and Canada is escalating. Kipp wonders what is driving it…

    October 12, 2010 1:21
  • Saudi wife gets husband a new bride

    Saudi wife gets husband a new bride

    A Saudi wife brought her husband a bride as a goodwill gesture and paid for wedding expenses. Sometimes we think we really haven’t seen it all...

    October 11, 2010 2:16
  • Sssshhh! Never say delayed or cancelled

    Sssshhh! Never say delayed or cancelled

    Calling them ‘re-evaluations’ and ‘extended completions’ does little to aid the RTA’s cause.

    October 10, 2010 3:30
  • Everybody needs good neighbours

    Everybody needs good neighbours

    An influx of ‘bachelors’ has residents of one Dubai area up in arms. Kipp is disappointed that the default response to the new inhabitants is defensive.

    October 7, 2010 2:09
  • All aboard flight PC

    All aboard flight PC

    A popular internet video has flight attendants dancing as they demonstrate safety procedures. Apparently it’s ‘gender insensitive,’ whatever the heck that means.

    October 6, 2010 3:56
  • Blonde ambition

    Blonde ambition

    As a Lithuanian company gets ready to set up an island resort completely manned by blondes, Kipp wonders if you’d fancy making it your next holiday destination?

    October 5, 2010 2:37