A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
February 12, 2013
The discipline has been dropped from the list of 25 core sports, and must battle for its inclusion from 2020 onwards with the likes of wakeboarding and baseball.
December 5, 2012
Take our poll: A member of the National Olympic Committee confirms to The National at the Host Cities Summit held at Meydan that they will be bidding for the 2024 Games.
November 11, 2012
They compete with the best in the world - so why aren't the UAE's national cycling team household names?
September 7, 2012
The six Olympic medals from the nation of 1.2 billion has been hailed both a success and a disappointment.
August 24, 2012
Building a strong squad in two years' time one the new senior team coach's top priorities.
August 15, 2012
The coach behind the UAE Olympic squad's journey to London 2012 has been confirmed as the new manager of the country's national side.
August 12, 2012
As the English capital prepares for life after the party, Paul Radley runs the rule over the Olympics, from proud parents to plucky participants, from sore losers to poor losers
August 11, 2012
Changing of nationalities is not just for the opportunist, it can be a way of inspiring future generations, writes Paul Radley.
August 9, 2012
In Pictures: Team UAE at London 2012
August 8, 2012
UAE triple jumper Mohammed Abbas Darwish has vowed to put his disappointment from London 2012 behind him and return to the big stage in four years' time.
August 8, 2012
Liu Xiang falls at the first, ending the Olympic dream of the former world record holder.
August 7, 2012
The UAE's first female track Olympian failed to finish among the qualifiers in her heat, but the Federation predicts a ‘bright future’ for the 20-year-old.
August 7, 2012
The UAE's final hope of claiming a shooting medal at London 2012 has ended after Dhaher Al Aryani failed to qualify for the Men's Trap final.
August 6, 2012
The UAE triple jumper has come on leaps and bounds under the tutelage of his Bulgarian coach, writes Paul Radley.