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 An tenant in the Al Barsha area of Dubai has been sent a non-renewable contract by the landlord. Randi Sokoloff / The National

Dubai landlord refuses to pay back Rera fees after losing rent case

Keren Bobker helps a tenant who wants to know how to reclaim his RERA case fees and who has also been sent a contract with a “one-year nonrenewable” note.

 A Brabus Mercedes 6x6 Sports Utility Vehicle is readied for display during Auto China 2014 in Beijing, on April 20. Adrian Bradshaw / EPA

In pictures: Auto China 2014 exhibition

Leading automakers have gathered in Beijing for the kickoff of China’s biggest car show, but lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions in the world’s largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix. More than 1,100 vehicles are being showcased.

 A customer looks at a large mock-up of videogame console Game Boy.  Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP Photo

Nintendo’s Game Boy at 25: hand-held legacy lives on

Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary Monday with the portable device’s legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

 Ashish Nehra of Chennai Super Kings bowls to Kings XI Punjab at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National

Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL

But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.

 A projectionist takes a break in the projection room at Ariana Cinema in Kabul, Afghanistan. Going to the movies, once banned under the Taliban, has become a popular form of entertainment in Kabul, but women and children rarely take part. All photos by Photo by Jonathan Saruk / Reportage by Getty Images

Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel

The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.

 Business class seats inside the Emirates Airbus A380. Chip East / Reuters

In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA

Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.


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Home is where F1's HRT is with Madrid facility

June 23, 2012

HRT call their new home La Caja Magica, the Magic House. Already, it has magically taken personnel who previously worked all over Europe and put them under one roof.

Economic downturn is forcing Formula One to peer out its bubble

May 16, 2012

The impact of the economic downturn on F1 was highlighted by the Spanish Grand Prix, writes Gary Meenaghan

Pedro de la Rosa's problems of life as a tail-ender in F1

April 14, 2012

Pedro de la Rosa's move from reserve role at McLaren to Hispania Racing Team was seen as a patriotic decision on his part.

Q&A: Hispania driver Ma Qing Hua

April 14, 2012

Hispania new signee Ma Qing Hua talks about taking part in the young driver development programme and how his busy weekend in Shanghai is going.

Jenson Button thrilled by dominant victory in Australia

March 19, 2012

Sebastian Vettel finishes second behind 2009 champion as pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton has to be content with third place. Audio interviews

Michael Schumacher fastest as rain slows F1's parade in Melbourne

March 16, 2012

Michael Schumacher tops the time sheets at Albert Park but everyone is taking that result with a grain of salt as rain slows the opening practice for Formula One's season-opener, the Australian Grand Prix.

Hamilton lauds career drive to take Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

November 14, 2011

McLaren driver produces a sizzling performance to win at Yas Marina Circuit ahead of Fernando Alonso and teammate Jenson Button.

Vettel equals record by taking Abu Dhabi Grand Prix pole

November 13, 2011

Red Bull Racing's double world champion will start on pole position for the 14th time this season, after pipping the McLaren drivers in qualifying.

Hamilton tops final Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice

November 12, 2011

Lewis Hamilton maintained McLaren-Mercedes' good form in Yas Marina Circuit as he topped the times in final practice ahead of qualifying later this afternoon.

Fight between Buemi and Alguersuari helps Toro Rosso improve

August 2, 2011

Among the five things we learnt from the Hungarian GP is that the internal battle between Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari is proving good for Toro Rosso.

Formula One's hurry up before the slow down: Teams start three-week break

August 1, 2011

With Hungary in the books, the Formula One teams have a three-week break in front of them, two of which they are not allowed to work on improving the car.