Dubai landlord accuses tenant of ‘subletting to bachelors and spinsters’
Keren Bobker advises a Dubai resident who lives with his wife, son, wife's sister and maid but received a letter saying they were breaking the law.
Video: Sharjah deals with aftermath of storm that hit UAE
The day after the storm that swept the UAE, the municipality of Sharjah and the residents of Um Al Khanoor and Al Rigga began clearing up the roads and streets from flood water and fallen trees, while some children played in the puddles.
Time Frame: A high price
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is a reminder of the ultimate price that is sometimes paid for air travel.
Trouble brewing: on the trail of India’s modern slaves
Are poverty wages in rural India and the growth of a new middle class fuelling the rise of modern slavery in the subcontinent?
Bold and Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang: UAE ‘exotic, mysterious and romantic’
The Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang talks UAE, fitness, and character Brooke Logan.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
March 15, 2014
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
March 6, 2014
Weighing in at 125 kilograms, the South African didn’t care that she was classed as being morbidly obese. That was until doctors told her she was at risk of heart attacks and other serious health problems if she didn’t turn her life,...
March 3, 2014
Considering plastic surgery? A new consultancy in Dubai is offering prospective patients objective information, and helps them choose the right doctor for the procedure they seek.
February 24, 2014
Studies by the World Health Organisation show lack of exercise to be a more disturbing factor than obesity in its effect on health in the region.
January 29, 2014
Experts warn that despite improvements, the rising prevalence of heart disease. diet-related risk factors and traffic fatalities threatened the progress made from 1990 to 2010
November 14, 2013
Winners of Dubai’s weight-for-gold competition try to trade gold for cash, with some already selling to shop-owners at Deira's gold souk.
September 8, 2013
Sometimes what we eat can end up making us eat even more.
September 8, 2013
The numbers are in on obesity, and the results might shock you: slightly overweight people have a lower mortality rate than those with a healthy body mass index.
September 4, 2013
The National's reporter finds his attitude changing just one month after taking up the challenge to trade his weight for gold.
August 30, 2013
Entrants for the gold-for-weight competition will be weighed over the next few days, and are hoping to have lost at least 2kg to reap the rewards of gold.
August 26, 2013
The municipality is finalising arrangements for the final weigh-ins, which will be conducted over four days, as more than 10,000 slimmers get ready for the big weigh-in.
August 19, 2013
Dubai Municipality has organised three days of exercise classes in various parks for the close to 10,000 residents trying to shed their extra kilos.
August 19, 2013
Fitness programme offers cash incentives for shedding the flab
July 22, 2013
Dubai Municipality's 'Your Weight In Gold' challenge could cost organisers Dh1m as thousands sign up for the campaign.