Milky Way telescope
European Space Agency launches advanced telescope designed to detect a billion stars and provide the most detailed map yet of the Milky Way.
Can’t bear to keep him at home? Japan's travel options for your teddy
A day trip around sightseeing spots in the Japanese capital is US$45, plus travel – by parcel post – from and to the toy’s home address.
Jon Flanagan has found his footing at Liverpool
Jon Flanagan has been the surprise success story of Liverpool’s season. But go back a few months and he seemed their fifth-choice right-back .
Road test: 2014 Nissan Patrol will retain crown as king of the road
This familiar sight on UAE highways and on the dunes should continue its reign, writes Kevin Hackett.
Video: India outraged over diplomat’s arrest in New York
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed regret to India amid controversy around the arrest of an Indian senior diplomat.
When silence is deadly
Like many organised crime syndicates, The Network relied on 'omerta', the mafia-derived code of honour that enforces a strict rule of silence.
December 5, 2013
Dubai's Atlantis The Palm hotel has been sold by a subsidiary of state owned developer Dubai World ahead of a US$4.5 billion debt repayment due in 2015. Read Article
December 5, 2013
Hotel promises 'an unforgettable New Year's Eve' in bid to top the largest firework display which consisted of 77,282 fireworks held by Kuwait during celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the constitution. Read Article
September 19, 2013
Water park bosses expect to be flooded with visitors thanks to a series of new slides and attractions. Read Article
February 9, 2013
Manager of the Lost Chambers aquarium at Atlantis, The Palm, loves all sea creatures, big and small. Read Article
February 1, 2013
The exhibiton, held at Atlantis The Palm, is part of the Dubai Shopping Festival. Read Article
November 9, 2012
Atlantis, The Palm issued an apology after complaints that one of its restaurants was turning away diners in national dress. Read Article
March 13, 2012
The organisers of the Sandance music festival in Dubai say they will reduce the crowd capacity, add more toilets, and improve transportation at the next concert after receiving complaints about overcrowding at last weekend's event. Read Article
December 9, 2011
A university professor has organised the Middle East's first-ever underwater fashion show in the aquarium at the Atlantis hotel. Read Article
August 14, 2011
For the first time, visitors can dive in the hotel's massive exotic fish tank. Read Article
May 12, 2011
Author celebrates first anniversary of release of whale shark from aquarium at Dubai's Atlantis Hotel by publishing book. Read Article