May 18, 2013
I couldn't think of a single transferable skill I had acquired in my 17 years that could be imparted to my classmates - except dissecting a milkfish.
Read Article Dissecting milkfish takes more than guts
May 12, 2013
Coming from cricket-obsessed India, my cousin is worried that Dubai won't have much to offer by way of sport, apart from maybe camel racing or who-can-build-the-tallest-skyscraper.
Read Article Coming from India, my cousin is worried about cricket in Dubai
May 04, 2013
I enjoy the occasional splurge, but much as I'd like to buy a whole book shop, my teenage budget never extends too far.
Read Article Teen Life: Bookworms have had an inspiring time recently
Apr 27, 2013
Proms provide an opportunity for teenage girls to slip into flowing evening gowns and smirk at the boys, forlornly resembling stuffed frogs in their bow ties.
Read Article Teen life: proms spur teenagers into action
Apr 20, 2013
For teens, it's always fun browsing jewellery shops, even if our budgets don't quite stretch to Tiffany's.
Read Article Teen Life: All that glitters is not gold - except, sometimes, it is
Apr 14, 2013
I am constantly surprised at the weird and wonderful things teenagers can do when they put their minds to it.
Read Article Numbers can be fun – if you can figure them out
Apr 07, 2013
Teens may pretend to be carelessly hard-boiled, but it¿s impossible not to feel embarrassingly mushy about a pair of cute birds starting a family.
Read Article Teenagers aren't as hard-boiled as they can pretend to be
Mar 31, 2013
Teens are the great shining stars of the show in our cosy models of the solar system - forgetting to acknowledge the people who may play small but significant roles in our lives.
Read Article Teen takes time to acknowledge the small kindnesses in her life
Mar 24, 2013
Rejections are an inevitable part of the university application process. Yet we can't help torturing ourselves by asking why, why, why were we not considered good enough?
Read Article Rejections from universities are not easy to accept
Mar 17, 2013
Girls need strong role models who aren't afraid to speak their minds, not swooning damsels in distress conveniently falling asleep until their prince arrives.
Read Article You don't need a prince to live happily ever after
Mar 10, 2013
Are teens destroying the English language, or simply taking it to new levels, wonders our teenage columnist. Read Article Yolo: why we teenagers are 'sick' 'ledges' with language
Feb 24, 2013
People are always grumbling about the agony young people go through to achieve ever-higher beauty standards.
Read Article Teen Life: The eye of the beauty storm
Feb 17, 2013
For teens, university interviews represent our first experience of being able to talk our way to an important life decision, so trust us to make a huge fuss about it.
Read Article The dos and don'ts of university interviews
Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Analysis by Phil Sands from the SNC's Istanbul summit Clumsy Syrian National Coalition needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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