The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saif Ali Khan pleads not guilty to assault
Plus: Hilton inaugurates Manila beach club; Rick Ross tops Billboard 200; Chris Brown arrested for parole violation; Keith Richards to publish children’s book; big renewal deal for Big Bang; and book of Oprah's columns to be published.
In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
Money and me: Security with room for adventure
Entrepreneur Javier Cardona has always treaded carefully when it comes to investing - though he admits it's a decision he sometimes regrets.
UAE cricket generation’s gap to end, but lesson in history stays for amateurs
The feat of 1996 heroes will be repeated after an 18-year wait but some of the stars tell Paul Radley that nothing has changed for the amateur cricketers who work six days a week.
March 4, 2014
Sir Vernon Ellis explains how the council's relationships are carefully nurtured and marvels at Abu Dhabi's rapid development.
March 2, 2014
Harmen De Jong, the director of development consultancy and research at Knight Frank, says the hotel real estate sector in Dubai proved to be a relatively safe bet over the past few years.
January 28, 2014
The company has doubled in size every five years for 20 years, and Iyad Malas hopes to maintain that pace. And as it grows, MAF might even build a big new mall in Abu Dhabi.
January 5, 2014
The once popular soft drink, namlet, had all but disappeared when the Emirati restaurant tycoon Hamed Hareb – who remembered it fondly as a treat from his childhood – decided to try to revive it, complete with its traditonal...
December 17, 2013
David Marshall, who runs what is probably the biggest asset management operation in the UAE for Emirates NBD, is confident his business meets the regulators’ requirements, but believes there is one extra special person he must satisfy.
December 9, 2013
The high levels of satisfaction have helped the UAE become the most preferred country for relocation among employees in the region.
December 1, 2013
Aksel Kibar says the markets are over extended and trading well above year-long average and as a result the Dubai Financial Market Index could be subject to a short-term pullback towards 2,400 levels.
November 27, 2013
Dubai had been seen as a favourite by the business community amid international backing for the Expo 2020.
November 23, 2013
Hussain Sajwani, Damac Properties’ founder and executive chairman, stands to make a personal windfall of at least US$500 million from the luxury property developer’s London share offer this week.
November 23, 2013
Since its inception in 2011, Saudi consultant Khalid Alkhudair’s start-up, Glowork.net, has generated 11,000 jobs for Saudi women. It has found ways for women to work at home and is now looking at women-only business hubs.
November 23, 2013
Michael Andrew, KPMG International’s global chairman, says the professional services consultancy is focusing on emerging and frontier markets that offer the prospect of outsized growth.
November 10, 2013
Usman Ahmed, the head of fixed income at Emirates NBD Asset Management, says GCC equities provide the most attractive opportunities over the medium term.
November 9, 2013
AbdulKarim Al Mazmi is today BP’s general manager and chief representative for the UAE. Just a generation earlier, the Emirati's father worked as an aircraft fuel hand for the British.
October 22, 2013
Since its collaboration with Rolex in the 1950s, watch retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons has been growing its business across the UAE for four generations.