Bold and Beautiful stars come out to play in the UAE
Bold, beautiful and, thanks to the UAE weather, probably soon to be bronzed, the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful have landed in the UAE ahead of filming for the popular, long-running television show.
Experiencing the real Dubai: a new guide that goes beyond the glitz and glamour
Launching this week, Uncommon Guide: Dubai is a treasure trove of personalised information, images, memories and tips put together by Dubai residents looking to welcome travellers to their beloved city.
Where to find Afghan restaurants in the UAE
To taste Afghan food, you have to be willing to search for it. Here's our lowdown on the cuisine's deep, complex flavours – and where to try it in the UAE.
Executive travel: Bliss en route to Boston with Emirates Airline business class
Emirates Airlines launched its first direct flight to Boston last week amid a flurry of media attention. So what is it really like to fly business class on the new route?
In pictures: Meet the players of the UAE national cricket team
Ahead of their opener against the Netherlands, Paul Radley profiles the 15 players who will be representing the UAE national cricket team at the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world
February 23, 2014
Australia beaten by 231 runs in second Test at Port Elizabeth as series is 1-1.
December 30, 2013
South Africa took five wickets before lunch Monday to rapidly reduce India to 173-7 in the second test and close in on a series victory in Jacques Kallis’ final match.
December 24, 2013
AB de Villiers said the jeers aimed at Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander as they appeared to settle for a draw against India shook up the world No 1 Test bowler.
December 17, 2013
South Africa cricket captain ready for another challenge from India's left-arm fast bowler in Johannesburg Test, writes Anand Vasu.
December 11, 2013
Yuvraj Singh has recovered from back spasms but may or may not not play in third and final ODI, reports Anand Vasu.
December 5, 2013
The Indian visitors fail their first test of pace and bounce away from their batting-friendly subcontinental conditions as they lose by 141 runs.
November 9, 2013
South Africa paceman ripped through Pakistan's middle and lower order as he proved his captain again with a career-best 5-25 to lead his side to a 28-run win, writes Osman Samiuddin.
November 6, 2013
JP Duminy and AB de Villiers showed how crafting an innings should be done, writes Osman Samiuddin.
November 6, 2013
Imran Tahir took four wickets but it was Dale Steyn;s intensity and one over that changed it all for Proteas to lead 2-1 in the ODI series.
November 5, 2013
The additions of Dale Steyn and Hashim Amla should prove beneficial for AB de Villers' line-up against Pakistan, writes Osman Samiuddin.
November 5, 2013
Pakistan’s middle order is still in question while South Africa have struggled at the top, writes Osman Samiuddin.
October 23, 2013
Paul Radley wonders if Graeme Smith’s touring side have firepower to tame sport’s ‘final frontier’ and seal final Test starting in Dubai on Wednesday.
September 10, 2013
Kallis not picked for one-day internationals against Pakistan.
June 14, 2013
Weather may play into West Indies strategy as South Africa hope Dale Steyn will make his return.