In pictures: Fukushima disaster three years on
As Japan marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake, the country struggles to rebuild tsunami-hit communities and to clean up radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant.
In pictures: Indian soldiers on the First World War battlefields
Pre-partition India, which included present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh, provided more than 1.27 million men to the Allies during the First World War.
How investigators unlock air crash secrets
The disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines 777 has left 239 passengers presumably dead. Thankfully, air tragedies are rare. Investigators face the task of finding out what happened to the aircraft, as they have done since the first major jet air crash in 1954.
Skincare’s great secrets include placenta facials
Placenta (yes, you read that correctly) is proving to be the latest Hollywood beauty secret. Now, a clinic in Dubai is offering what claims to be an age-defying treatment.
In pictures: 12 new restaurants to try in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
The National takes a look at 12 new restaurants that have recently opened up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In pictures: Search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 widens
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
February 27, 2014
Embrace this season’s 1990s vibes with a pair of faded jeans. Choose from skinny embellished versions to dressed-down, high-waisted mom jeans.
February 24, 2014
The American photographer Langston Hues will be stopping in Dubai this week to photograph hijabistas for his forthcoming book, titled Modest Street Fashion.
February 24, 2014
The darkly glamorous world of pre-war Europe featured heavily in Milan's autumn collections.
February 20, 2014
The spring collections were all about bubblegum pinks, washed-out greens and cool blues. Wear your colours with ease this season, with these beautiful accessories.
February 19, 2014
London Fashion Week reasserted the talents of veteran brands and prompted younger designers to enjoy the inherent qualities of luxury winter fabrics. Here are our highlights straight from the catwalk shows.
February 19, 2014
We pick out seven key trends from London Fashion Week.
February 16, 2014
The explosion of social media is perhaps the greatest revolution in fashion since Mary Quant’s mini skirt, transforming the industry’s branding and fan base.
February 13, 2014
Geometric accessories make their mark this season from high jewellery to high street. Strict shapes with cut-out details are essential for a sleek appeal.
February 6, 2014
Opt for flash new sunglasses this season with the latest in men’s eyewear. Square and round shapes in black, gold and dark brown are the dominant choices.
February 4, 2014
The idea of high-rise farming gains ground with the design of Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut for a 132-floor 'urban farm' – the answer, he believes, to healthier, happier city living.
January 23, 2014
It’s a few weeks into 2014, but it’s never too late to get organised. With these beautiful notebooks and diaries, putting things in order will feel like a breeze.
January 18, 2014
Turkey's storied label Gilan aims to be the first jewellery house out of the East to make it in the West. Indeed, it already has a store in New York and sells through the Ritz Paris.
January 16, 2014
Delicate, feminine pieces take centre stage with diamond-like shine. Go for simple drop earrings or more daring statement necklaces.
January 11, 2014
With London Collections: Men kicking off a series of fashion weeks, menswear is beginning to succumb to many of the same issues that make womenswear such a brilliant but often silly industry.