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 Rolling out the structure for the set. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National

Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert

After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.

No words can describe this April 17, your captions will

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 The year-long project aims to create a form of social autobiography — the story of Dubai documented by those who know it best, the people who live there.

Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image

On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.

 Amir Khan, during a workout at the Gloves Community Centre on March 24, 2014 in Bolton, England, says his fight will be the real main event in Las Vegas on May 3. Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.

 This Dh17,000 Miele system can prepare your choice of coffee - from capuccino to espresso - at a touch of a button. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making

Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.


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March 6, 2014

Bernie Ecclestone says no race for 2015 season.

India bullish on Formula One return

October 28, 2013

People will take a little bit of time to warm up to sport, says Jaypee Sports International spokesperson.

Fernando Alonso seeks better car from Ferrari

October 27, 2013

Spaniard is not surprised by results of the Indian Grand Prix and 2013 season.

Fernando Alonso’s chance all down to tyre wear

October 26, 2013

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso says his hopes of challenging for victory in Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix and preventing Sebastian Vettel winning the drivers’ title depends entirely on the performance levels of the Pirelli tyres.

Felipe Massa faces a tough battle to remain in Formula One

October 25, 2013

The Brazilian almost won the world title in 2008, but that feels along time ago now after four years in the shade of Fernando Alonso at Ferrari.

Court case not expected to keep Indian Grand Prix from running

October 25, 2013

Campaigners claim F1 race is entertainment, not sport, and should not be exempt from taxes.

Indian Grand Prix looks set for a Formula One pit-stop in 2014

July 31, 2013

Schedule reshuffle drops 2014 Formula One race in favour of earlier 2015 event back in India.

Indian Formula One grand prix could face axe from the 2014 calendar

July 29, 2013

Finances, high taxation and bureaucratic hurdles among possible reasons as Bernie Ecclestone targets new markets such as Russia.

Force India's beleaguered Vijay Mallya relieved to see some results

October 28, 2012

Vijay Mallya was able to breath a little easier after the Indian Grand Prix thanks to Nico Hulkenberg ensuring the Force India team earned points at its home grand prix for a second straight year, says Gary Meenaghan.

Sebastian Vettel to the fore in the race to Formula One title

October 28, 2012

The Red Bull driver led from the front at the Indian Grand Prix to claim his fourth successive victory and extend his lead over championship rival Fernando Alonso to 13 points. Gary Meenaghan does the math

Vijay Mallya goes on offensive as Force India toil

October 27, 2012

Nico Hulkenberg only 12th fastest and Paul di Resta down in 16th spot in India.

Sebastian Vettel and Adrian Newey are Red Bull's dream pairing

October 28, 2012

Fernando Alonso impressed by the work of Red Bull Racing team's technical director.

Sebastian Vettel keeps calm despite strong pace at Indian GP

October 27, 2012

Red Bull Racing quickest in both practice sessions ahead of Sunday's race.

Realistic expectations for Narain Karthikeyan in India

October 26, 2012

The Indian driver just glad to be racing in front of his home fans this weekend.