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 Marina Square apartments Reem Island: Q1 2% rise. Studio - Dh65-68,000. 1BR - Dh75-95,000. 2BR - Dh110-145,000. 3BR - Dh170-190,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 no change. Sammy Dallal / The National

In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 A model of the plans for Saadiyat Island’s Cultural District, which was on display at the Global Cityscape exhibition at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre last year. Ali Haider / EPA

Building the future on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island

Nick Leech meets Jassim Al Hammadi, the engineer charged with providing the services that will make the Saadiyat Cultural District tick.

 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.

 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.

 From left: Alex Ritman, his favorite waiter and friend Andy Tillett at Baithal Ravi in 2009. Courtesy Alex Ritman

Lamenting Bur Dubai’s Baithal Ravi Restaurant

When I heard that a fire had ripped through the restaurant known as Ravis in the Bur Dubai district of Dubai, my outburst was met with echoed monosyllabic despair among numerous friends on social media.

 Screen shot from Vin Deisel's facebook page of he and Michelle Rodriguez in Abu Dhabi for the filming of Fast & Furious 7. April 2014

Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi, a social media frenzy

Fast & Furious 7 wraps up an eventful and much-anticipated week of filming in the capital. Let's take a look at what went on via the key players' social media, while they were enjoying the delights of the desert.


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April 14, 2014

English football columnist Richard Jolly names his Best XI for Round 34 in the Premier League.

‘The table is again fake’ says Mourinho, decrying schedule makers

April 6, 2014

'To play matches in hand in the last week of the season, I don't think is adapted to this top football country' said Jose Mourinho after Chelsea's 3-0 win over Stoke on Saturday.

Mourinho finds encouragement in Chelsea response against Stoke City

April 5, 2014

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Stoke City score away win at Aston Villa

March 23, 2014

Goals from Peter Odemwingie and Peter Crouch as home team are thrashed at Villa Park.

Sunderland and Crystal Palace draw 0-0 in ‘must-not-lose game’

March 15, 2014

Sunderland v Crystal Palace was the only fixture that did not feature goals in an action-packed Saturday of Premier League football.

Cardiff score vital win over Fulham, Southampton victorious at Crystal Palace

March 8, 2014

Cardiff captain Steven Caulker led from the front with two goals as the Welsh club won a crucial encounter against fellow strugglers Fulham, while Jay Rodrigues's goal sealed all three points for Southampton at Selhurst Park.

Stoke’s Charlie Adam charged with violent conduct for Giroud stamp

March 4, 2014

The Stoke City midfielder was charged by the Football Association on Monday after he was caught standing on Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud's left shin during their 1-0 win on Saturday.

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March 3, 2014

Check out the weekend's best football action shots out of the English Premier League.

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March 3, 2014

English football columnist Richard Jolly names his Best XI for round 28 in the Premier League.

Defeat at Stoke ‘massive setback’ for Arsenal

March 2, 2014

Premier League club slip to third place in table after 1-0 away defeat.

Richard Jolly’s Premier League Team of the Week 27

February 24, 2014

English football columnist Richard Jolly delivers his Best XI for round 27 in the English Premier League.

Wayne Rooney caps lucrative week with goal in 2-0 win over Crystal Palace

February 22, 2014

Chelsea are still top thanks to John Terry's late winner, West Ham United record fourth successive league win and Felix Magath's first game as Fulham manager ends in a draw.

Manuel Pellegrini happy with Man City’s scrappy win against Stoke

February 22, 2014

“The satisfaction is the same,” said manager the Manchester City manager, a stylist savouring the outcome of a rather scrappier affair that was settled by Yaya Toure.

Sunderland through to FA Cup quarters

February 15, 2014

Knock-out specialists, who also reached League Cup final, beat Premier League rivals Southampton 1-0.