May 03, 2013
In addition to the unsightly nature of abandoned homes, some residents are dissatisfied at the lack of phone signal, petrol stations and ATMs. Read Article Residents complain of derelict buildings in Al Wathba and Al Nahda
Aug 23, 2012
Dubai Municipality has pulled out its wrecking ball to deal with abandoned buildings in the emirate. Read Article Dubai demolishes 40 buildings in past 6 months
Aug 04, 2012
Heritage activists are campaigning to save what they say is iconic architecture from the capital's early boom, period but they will have to overcome a lack of appreciation for the recent past. Read Article In a growing city like Abu Dhabi, what makes a building worth keeping?
As the heritage activists of Abu Dhabi are learning, often the biggest hurdle faced by many noteworthy buildings is surviving being one generation old. Read Article How do you define the merit of architecture?
May 20, 2012
A national standard of regulations for the safe removal of cancer-causing asbestos from buildings is needed, experts say. Read Article Asbestos 'still kills' six years after ban
Oct 06, 2011
Municipality says dilapidated properties are a magnet for crime, a security risk and a threat to health and safety. Read Article Hundreds of empty Dubai buildings to be torn down
Win an invitation for you and a guest for a celebration of all things decadent to be held at Maison Sez in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, June 26. Win - A night with The National
A 2-0 win provides welcome distraction amid protests, reports Gary Meenaghan from Brazil. Confederations Cup: Brazil beat Mexico
Most ruling politicians and their supporters in the post-uprising North African states are likely to support Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Arab Spring Islamist leaders support Erdogan
British scientists have discovered a vaccine that creates an immunity to Traveller's Diarrhoea - the global curse with a handful of names, but one certain unpleasant effect. Vaccine set to vanquish Delhi belly
A zoo in Russia is home to a unique animal – the liliger. That's a big cat breed where the father is a lion and the mother is a lion-tiger hybrid, called a liger. In pictures: Lililger cubs in Russia
The Dubai-based graffiti stencil artist Steffi Bow talks about how picking up a spray can five years ago changed her life. Dubai's Steffi Bow is a girl with a graffiti habit
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