Because let’s be honest, we all love a bit of celebrity goss…

Dubai is fast becoming the mini-break and stopover favourite for the world’s rich and famous.

With so many A-listers (and B, C and D-listers) visiting the glittering emirate every day, it can be hard to keep track of who was spotted where.

So in case you were wondering who to keep an eye out for at The Dubai Mall, we’ve put together a list of some of the famous faces spotted in the UAE this week…

Niall Horan

Former One Direction star Niall Horan is in town for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament at Emirates Golf Club. The Irish singer takes the game very seriously, but it’s not all work and no play. Rumour has it he was spotted at Japanese hotspot Ramusake in JBR on Wednesday night…

Rory McIlroy

Pro golfer Rory McIlroy jetted into the UAE earlier this month, ahead of both the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship and the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. He finally managed to squeeze in some sightseeing this week, swinging by Abu Dhabi’s iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. “Learning about different cultures and beliefs is very important to me,” he said of the experience. Well played.

Paige Spiranac

American pro golfer Paige Spiranac is also in town for the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, and will be helping Niall Horan work on his swing. The Instagram star, who made her golfing debut at the 2015 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, is the official starter for the men’s tournament.

Helen Flanagan

Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan swapped Manchester’s cobbles for sun-soaked beaches on a recent holiday in Dubai. The soap star shared a snap with her boyfriend, Celtic winger Scott Sinclair.

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