A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
February 13, 2014
Selina Denman meets the man behind a new course in Dubai that focuses on the importance of outdoor spaces in design.
July 1, 2013
Dubai Municipality has announced new timings for its parks and other departments during Ramadan 2013.
April 27, 2013
The emirate has announced it will introduce 52 kilometres of bicycle lanes in residential areas.
April 22, 2013
The Ruler of Dubai was full of praise for a library initiative in Safa Park known as The Archive.
April 22, 2013
Dubai Municipality will restrict access on Jumeirah Beach Park and Al Mamzar Beach Park to allow only women on certain days of the week.
March 10, 2013
Get a dose of Vitamin D in one of the UAE's top public parks.
March 6, 2013
Despite the accident from the Ferris wheel on January 24 that killed a man, Global Village remains a popular destination for expatriates and locals alike.
December 7, 2012
Insight and experiences from growing up in the UAE.
November 9, 2012
Roy Richards, who helped popularise the sport in the UAE, is continuing to inspire others, and his widow is vowing to continue his work.
October 14, 2012
Sales of outdoor gear are soaring as the cooler temperatures tempt people to head for the hills or out on the water.
October 5, 2012
The Omani coastline north of Dibba has long been a weekend playground for the UAE but formerly easy access to diving, hiking, climbing and cruising is under threat by new border rules. John Henzell reports.
October 3, 2012
Update: Emirates Airline has confirmed that the British hiker who plunged 1,000 metres to his death from the Stairway to Heaven in Ras Al Khaimah was a First Officer with the Dubai carrier.
September 17, 2012
With map: Crossing into Oman from Dibba will be more difficult as Sharjah authorities demand UAE residents to offer proof of a hotel stay or a booking with a dhow operator.
May 4, 2012
The nursery at the heart of the Al Barari development in Nad Al Sheba is now making retail overtures, offering the UAE's green thumbs something dramatically different.