Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways defend cabin crew rules
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
For UAE cricket team, home is where you can hang your cap
Sharjah-born bowler Ahmed Raza happy to reach his goal after 11 years of anguish.
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.
August 2, 2013
The second tier of the English football competition kicks off on Saturday with 19 teams aiming for a return to the top flight, writes Richard Jolly.
April 28, 2013
A win for either team would have kept faint hopes alive but Reading and Queens Park Rangers played to a scoreless tie on Sunday, which sealed relegation for both clubs.
Premier League: Di Canio's emotional display, McCarthy saves Reading and assistant referees change games
April 15, 2013
On the upside is Paolo Di Canio, whose emotional display on the touchline for goals scored made him a hero to Sunderland fans. On the downside are referee assistants who changed the momentum in two games this past weekend.
April 6, 2013
Reading seven points adrift at the bottom of the table after defeat to Southampton, Swansea rescue point against Norwich and Arsenal hang on against West Bromwich Albion.
April 6, 2013
The manager faces former club Southampton today with the Saints benefiting from his good work before his harsh sacking.
March 30, 2013
If Nigel Adkins did not already have one eye on a campaign next season to regain Premier League status, he surely does now, writes Jonathan Wilson.
March 26, 2013
The former Southampton coach, who replaces Brian McDermott in charge at the Madejski Stadium, has signed a contract to manage the relegation-threatened English Premier League side until 2016.
March 25, 2013
The Australia international goalkeeper speaks to Gary Meenaghan ahead of the crucial World Cup qualifier with Oman about why cricket pushed him to follow his dream, and the prospect of swapping the Premier League for the Pro League.
March 18, 2013
Better for a potential new manager to take over a Championship club, rather than one sure to be relegated, writes Richard Jolly.
March 12, 2013
Fourth manager to be sacked in the Premier League this season after owner Anton Zingarevich seeks to avoid relegation.
February 24, 2013
The Bulgarian's goal on the half time ensured all three points against Stoke, while Santi Cazorla's brace helped Arsenal overcome Aston Villa.
February 19, 2013
Phil Jones left the match on crutches as Manchester United survived a frantic final few minutes to secure a 2-1 win over battling Reading.
February 18, 2013
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici is ready to return to the ground that kick-started his career - and the Australian stopper cannot wait to test himself against Manchester United's strike-force.
February 13, 2013
Problems gaining work permits to play abroad and a lack of European clubs extending their scouting networks to the UAE are more likely examples of why players do not venture overseas, writes Ahmed Rizvi.