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 Shah Rukh Khan performs at the IPL Gala dinner to open IPL VII at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.

In pictures: Shah Rukh Khan stars at IPL Gala dinner in Abu Dhabi

The superstar entertainer Shah Rukh Khan on stage last night at a gala dinner to launch the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

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 The year-long project aims to create a form of social autobiography — the story of Dubai documented by those who know it best, the people who live there.

Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image

On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.

 This Dh17,000 Miele system can prepare your choice of coffee - from capuccino to espresso - at a touch of a button. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making

Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani greets supporters after his arrival in Zahedan, the regional capital of Sistan and Baluchestan province on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. During Mr Rouhani's two-day visit, he will tour several other cities and hold meetings with local scholars and entrepreneurs. Maryam Rahmanian for The National

On the road with Hassan Rouhani

Iran's president is touring some of Iran's most underdeveloped provinces. Foreign correspondent Yeganeh Salehi is traveling with him.

 Amir Khan, during a workout at the Gloves Community Centre on March 24, 2014 in Bolton, England, says his fight will be the real main event in Las Vegas on May 3. Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.

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Abu Dhabi leads Arabian Gulf in retail space development

April 7, 2014

Eight new mega shopping centres are set to be built in the capital over the next three years, according to the property adviser CBRE.

Dubai Duty Free sales up 10% to Dh1.75bn in the first quarter

April 2, 2014

Terminal 2, which focuses on low-cost and predominantly regional air traffic, had the best performance as sales grew 23 per cent after its recent expansion and upgrade last year.

Nakheel to embark on two new Jumeirah Village malls

March 25, 2014

The company has recently been refocusing its resources on improving the infrastructure of its developments, especially by building shops and hotels.

Likes of Amazon and eBay boosting Middle East e-commerce

March 25, 2014

Shoppers in the region are increasingly purchasing airline tickets, coupons and groceries online.

Dubai Outlet Mall plans expansion as retail sector booms

March 20, 2014

Dubai’s mall developers are benefiting from rapidly rising tourist arrivals and improving consumer confidence that has triggered a wave of retail spending across the emirate.

In pictures: Sneak peek into Fortnum and Mason store in Dubai before opening day

March 19, 2014

The British luxury grocer and retailer will open the doors at its three-storey Downtown Dubai branch on March 21.

UK government backs luxury retail drive in Dubai

March 17, 2014

Fortnum & Mason, the 307-year- old British department store, will open its first overseas operation in Dubai this weekend.

Day in the life: Amal Al Aqrabi, hospitality manager at The Galleria

March 15, 2014

Amal Al Aqrabi reveals her working day at the luxury mall and her passion for horse riding.

Fashion retailer Centrepoint sets five-year target to double Mena outlets

March 11, 2014

Dh1 billion expansion drive comes as consumer confidence and tourist arrivals have driven a retail bonanza in the UAE.

Fortnum and Mason sets opening date in Dubai

March 9, 2014

London's upmarket grocery store is set to open on March 21 at its Downtown Dubai branch - it's first location outside of the British capital.

Stroll and dine in tranquility as Abu Dhabi’s Eastern Mangroves Promenade officially opens

March 3, 2014

The development features restaurants, health, beauty and leisure outlets, and a Waitrose supermarket, while a pedestrian zone stretching out in front of the water encourages jogging and biking activities.

Allegations against Kaloti fail to tarnish sales at Dubai Gold Souk

March 2, 2014

Auditor's claim that Kaloti Jewellery Group fell short of compliance requirements causes barely a ripple among traders.

Retailers bundle cars and holidays with gadgets on sale at Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper

February 27, 2014

The Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper has many of the country’s electronics traders bundling cars and holidays to entice eager shoppers.

Electronic retailers forge expansion plans in Abu Dhabi

February 26, 2014

Electronics retailers are expanding in order to cash in on strong demand for mobiles, tablets, phablets and televisions.