Name game for Dubai Mall’s 155 million-year-old visitor
Suggestions have been coming in thick and fast to name the Dubai Mall dinosaur.
In pictures: Crashing Ford cars to make them safer
It takes high-tech computing power, dummies fitted with up to $700,000 in sensors and about 600 full-scale crash tests a year to ensure Ford vehicles meet global safety standards.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Video: In conversation with Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh
Chief columnist Faisal Al Yafai discusses Orwell prize winner Raja Shehadeh's latest book, Palestinian Walks.
March 4, 2014
Having entertained 12 million people around the globe, as well as billions on television with a performance at the Sydney Olympics, Dein Perry’s award-winning Tap Dogs lands in the UAE for a run of shows starting tonight, writes Afshan Ahmed.
March 4, 2014
We talk to the stars of the production Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story, on at Dubai World Trade Centre from Wednesday.
February 26, 2014
The musical Naach, being staged by Gurukul Dubai this weekend, merges classical and contemporary dance in a tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema.
February 25, 2014
Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival comes to du Forum today. We caught up with two “princesses” to find out what it’s like behind the scenes.
February 19, 2014
Rolling Stones fans are flying from across the region and beyond to attend the big show on Friday. We speak to five making the journey to the capital.
February 19, 2014
Afshan Ahmed has a sneak peek at Cavalia, the unique equestrian production that is the highlight of the Qasr Al Hosn Festival.
February 18, 2014
The Rolling Stones may be the stars on the du Arena stage on Friday, but they are backed by a set of cracking musicians and a professional technical crew. We speak to some of the key personnel on their way to the capital with the legends.
February 17, 2014
Ahead of The Rolling Stones show on Friday, we take a look at 14 of the band’s classic tracks.
February 16, 2014
The former Rolling Stone Mick Taylor brought artistic sensitivity to the legendary rockers.
February 15, 2014
RedFestDXB and the Dubai Jazz Festival gave local music fans an array of stars and musical styles this weekend. We review the shows of Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Rita Ora, John Newman and Larry Carlton.
February 13, 2014
The legendary British band have launched a campaign asking fans in the UAE to nominate their favourite songs ahead of their February 21 concert at du Arena.
February 11, 2014
Dubai Jazz Festival headliner Jamie Cullum tells us his new album brought gave his career a second wind and we take a look at some of the top acts performing.
February 10, 2014
RedfestDXB headliner Tinie Tempah tells us he has evolved as an artist. Read our chat with the British rapper – and find out who else is performing at the music event.
February 9, 2014
Closing the Dubai Classics festival on Saturday, the 57-year-old Lebanese soprano showcased the varied musical styles she took on over the years.