Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
When Muslims are faced with haram foods
Should the Muslim contestants on the popular TV series MasterChef Australia be made to cook with pork and alcohol? We talk to the show's female contestants Amina Elshafei and Samira El Khafir.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Alonso, Hamilton, Massa more ‘marketable’ than Vettel, says report
The report, issued by research firm Repucom, found Fernando Alonso to be Formula One's most internationally recognised and marketable figure, followed by Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa before Sebastian Vettel.
In pictures: El Sisi in Abu Dhabi for joint military exercises
Joint military exercises between Egypt and the UAE began this month.
January 21, 2014
There are standard golf courses, and then there are the ones that come with top-notch practice greens and state-of-the-art training centres to maximise performance. From France to Mauritius, here are the top 10 resorts to learn to play.
December 1, 2013
From a steamy thermal bath in Italy and a hydrating oxygen facial in Austria to a relaxing après-ski massage in Canada and bubbling hot springs in Japan, here's our list of spa treatments that generate enough heat to be enjoyed in the cold.
May 3, 2013
Turkey specialist Robin Gauldie rounds up the country's 10 best summer beach holidays.
April 12, 2013
Robin Gauldie picks the 10 best Greek islands and finds that there is something for everyone, from history to hiking, for families or the lone traveller.
February 8, 2013
Having children needn't mean you give up your sense of adventure. Clare Thomson finds destinations and activities with plenty to occupy the whole family.
April 28, 2012
These music festivals from around the globe are distinctive both for the atmosphere and the destinations that form their backdrop.
March 24, 2012
These destinations combine spectacular underwater realms and promising onshore explorations.
March 10, 2012
From the UK's Jurassic Coast to Sicily's ancient monuments, these tours allow history buffs to indulge their passion.
February 11, 2012
Robert Carroll picks 10 hotels from around the world, each a remarkable icon of 20th-century design and architecture.