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 The Greens, villas: Q1 no change. 3BR - Dh210-250,000. 4BR - Dh210-260,000. 5BR - Dh220-300,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 5% rise. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Where Dubai rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Dubai have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

 The cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the Tyn nad Vltavou in Czech Republic. The country wants to continue expanding nuclear energy capacity despite cancelling a tender to build two new units. David W Cerny / Reuters

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 17, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 17, 2014.

 Three generations of the Hakimi family tend to their stall Crawford Market in Mumbai. Subhash Sharma for The National

In pictures: Shopper’s delight at Crawford Market in Mumbai

Crawford Market is an old British-style covered market dealing in just about every kind of fresh food and domestic animal imaginable. Later on renamed Mahatma Jotirao Phule, the market remains popular among locals and visitors by its old name, taken from Arthur Crawford who was the first municipal commissioner of the city.

 The Wind, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition takes place from April 14 to April 16. Above, the Dewa showroom during last year’s Wetex. Jaime Puebla / The National

April corporate and economic calendar for the UAE and overseas

From Cityscape to Wetex to stock-market holidays to nations reporting first-quarter GDP figures, here is our helpful calendar of April's business events in the UAE and internationally.

 Get the latest information on credit cards, bank accounts and loan products in the UAE. Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards

Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.


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A cool Dubai penthouse treat at 1,000 feet, yours for Dh25 million

April 17, 2014

The flat overlooks, well, everything. At 310-metres high and with balconies wrapped around every face of the building, you’ll quickly realise you are on the top floor of the fifth largest residential tower in the world.

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Space-age coffee at a gilded-age price from Miele

April 16, 2014

Miele have taken the coffee machine to a new level with its Dh17,000 offering that is built into your kitchen.

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New Dubai mum’s big embrace of entrepreneurship with Bear Hugs by Cat

April 16, 2014

Mother launches start-up venture Bear Hugs by Cat, which hand produces teddies out of baby sleep suits as a memento for proud parents.

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What to consider when spending Dh6m on a luxury Dubai apartment

April 16, 2014

Property expert Mario Volpi explains the five key elements apartment buyers in Dubai should consider when property hunting to ensure they pick a pad that holds its value.

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Workplace doctor: Showing colleagues the error of messy ways

April 15, 2014

The workplace doctor tackles an untidy desk overflowing with old documents, manuals, management books and used crockery.

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The rise of Arab businesswomen

April 15, 2014

Rahilla Zafar, co-author of Arab Women Rising, reveals the barriers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East are pushing through and the misconceptions about their level of success.

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Moto G’s high quality and low price make it iPhone rival

April 14, 2014

While budget smartphones have their drawbacks, the Moto G has few niggles. Rather, it can do everything any other Android phone can – it’s just a lot cheaper.

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Time to take the stigma out of corporate coaching

April 13, 2014

Even the Tiger Woods and Jack Welch's of this world had a leadership coach to not only get them to the top but also to keep them there.

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Emirati businesswoman has youth but no lack of experience

April 13, 2014

Young entrepreneur Souad Al Hosani, the founder of Nexus Business Services, reveals how she stays on top of her ambitions and the demands on her time.

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British Airways’ Club World Sleeper seats you in style

April 13, 2014

British Airways Executive Club World - this is how business class flying should be: stress-free, with luxurious details, added comfort and a refined service.