May 12, 2012
Purporting to be an investigation into how a celebrated avant-garde poem came into being, César Aira's intriguing novel is held together more by philosophical notions than by anything resembling a plot.
Read Article Varamo: Easily consumed, but stays with the reader long after
Jan 28, 2012
Where to Go When The best festivals, seasonal events and new destinations for the next three months. Read Article From the last of winter to a welcome for summer fun
Jul 15, 2011
The Trump Ocean Club is a bellwether project for Central America and Panama, which went through its own Dubai-like development boom. Read Article Donald finally comes up trumps in Panama
Jun 20, 2009
In the heat of summer, surround yourself with cooling waters. The National recommends the best places to stay Read Article Lakes, rivers and oceans at your feet
Star Trek's technological feats are ahead of the times - dreamt up almost half a century ago, much of its technology is today a reality. Can’t you beam me up, Scotty?
Here is a look at how various cultures in the UAE have imported their cuisines and where to buy the ingredients. A hunger for home
As the great manager prepares for his final Manchester United match on Sunday, Gary Meenaghan, chooses a best XI from 27 Old Trafford years. Ferguson's excellent XI
Istanbul's famous mosque tries to strike balance between religion and tourism money by providing tourists with coverings. Thomas Seibert reports Turkey tightens Blue Mosque dress code
Dropping out of the top tier could be more of a help than a hurt, comments Paul Radley. Step backward may help UAE rugby move forward
The Italian marque is unbelievably, half a century old. To celebrate, the world's largest ever gathering of those outrageous sports cars assembled in its hometown. Lamborghini is still crazy after all these years
The dialect of the mountain tribes in Ras Al Khaimah is a living example of the history of the Arabic language's evolution in the region.
Produced by Paul O Driscoll Video: Talking Shehhi – a dialect from RAK's mountain tribes
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