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Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
Map of seperatist movements around the world
The conflict in Ukraine is a classic example of competing aspirations and identities – here’s a look at seperatist movements around the world.
In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates
Fishermen in Fujairah and Umm Al Qaiwain worry that new regulations to protect fish stocks are harming their trade. We look at both communities through the lens of our photographers.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
In pictures: Special needs driver an exemplary example in the UAE
Photos of Omar Al Miskini, 40, who was named exemplary male driver with special needs by Abu Dhabi Police during the Gulf Traffic Week
April 17, 2014
The term 'smart casual' is thrown around all too often with a distinct air of nonchalance – don’t be fooled, for there is a somewhat arched tone to the term that tends to suggest otherwise, Katie Trotter writes
April 14, 2014
The ideas and designs that caught our attention and where you can learn more
April 13, 2014
Five stand-out collections at Fashion Forward
April 12, 2014
The London-based womenswear label Beulah employs women in India to do embroidered detailing for the dresses – a source of employment that's helping these women escape the dark trade of trafficking.
April 10, 2014
Look for deep languid silks, inky leathers, vintage lace and even a touch of patent or knitwear to offset the monotony.
April 8, 2014
With 18 designers scheduled to showcase their latest lines, parties aplenty and pop-up shops, there’s something for everyone at this weekend's Fashion Forward.
April 3, 2014
Princess Reema Bandar Al Saud's latest collection of clutches are now available from her creative label, Baraboux.
March 27, 2014
Summer is all about bold colour, even at the workplace. Try some loud, printed ties to add a little fun to your everyday look.
March 24, 2014
An estimated 80,000 people will attend the Dubai World Cup on Saturday. So where are the international jet set staying, feasting and partying on the big day? We chart a day in the life of the racegoers.
March 23, 2014
Fashion Forward returns for its third season next month. Here are the local and regional designers to look out for.
March 22, 2014
We caught up with the avant-garde Emirati fashion designer Abeer Al Suwaidi, who showcased her latest ready-to-wear and couture collection in Dubai on Tuesday
March 15, 2014
Could the emergence of 3-D virtual shopping sound the death knell for high-street retailers? We speak to one Dubai businessman who has launched his own store, Spirit of Arabia.
March 13, 2014
The 1950s sets the stage for menswear this season, where contrasting shades of black, white and red incorporate into the ultimate rockabilly look.
March 6, 2014
Let outer space inspiration amplify your summer wardrobe with eclectic designs in metallic shades of cobalt, orange and silver.