Milky Way telescope
European Space Agency launches advanced telescope designed to detect a billion stars and provide the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way.
Can’t bear to keep him at home? Japan's travel options for your teddy
A day trip around sightseeing spots in the Japanese capital is US$45, plus travel – by parcel post – from and to the toy’s home address.
Jon Flanagan has found his footing at Liverpool
Jon Flanagan has been the surprise success story of Liverpool’s season. But go back a few months and he seemed their fifth-choice right-back .
Road test: 2014 Nissan Patrol will retain crown as king of the road
This familiar sight on UAE highways and on the dunes should continue its reign, writes Kevin Hackett.
Video: India outraged over diplomat’s arrest in New York
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret to India amid controversy around the arrest of an Indian senior diplomat.
When silence is deadly
Like many organised crime syndicates, The Network relied on 'omerta', the mafia-derived code of honour that enforces a strict rule of silence.
November 7, 2013
A new framework from the Reserve Bank of India would to make it easier for foreign banks to open branches in India and potentially take over local companies if they set up wholly owned subsidiaries in the country. Read Article
October 18, 2013
The National looks at the benefits and pitfalls when it comes to financing a car purchase using UAE banks. Read Article
September 12, 2013
The UAE’s banking sector is poised to reap the benefits of increasing trade flows with Asia and other developing markets, said Haytham El Maayergi, Standard Chartered’s head of transaction banking for the UAE. Read Article
September 4, 2013
Apartment price rises of 38 per cent over the last year in Dubai are not a sign that the property market is heading for another crash says Standard Chartered. Read Article
August 17, 2013
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August 6, 2013
Standard Chartered reports a dip in net profits as it writes down its South Korean business by $1 billion, but income from the UAE soars as the local economy strengthened. Read Article
July 28, 2013
After facing fines totalling billions over failed anti-money laundering practices, the biggest international banks in the UAE are now paying the costs of putting things right. Read Article
March 6, 2013
Standard Chartered has scraped out a decade of growth in income despite a US$667 million settlement with authorities in the United States over prohibited trades with Iran. Read Article
December 15, 2012
Just in time for the holiday break, UAE Exchange has tied up with MasterCard to launch the region's first six-currency prepaid travel card that protects users from exchange-rate fluctuations. Read Article
December 13, 2012
HSBC, the UK's biggest bank by market value, is to make a record $1.9 billion payment to settle money-laundering allegations by US authorities. Read Article
December 8, 2012
Standard Chartered expects to pay $330m to settle case with US regulators, on top of $340m it paid in the third quarter. Read Article
November 6, 2012
The Life: Veronica Munro of Standard Chartered in Dubai explains why hiring staff with different backgrounds, experiences and ways of thinking is crucial in boosting... Read Article
August 30, 2012
Money sent home by Chinese companies from the Middle East surged seven-fold in the first six months of the year, underscoring the deepening relationship between the UAE and the world's second-largest economy. Read Article