Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways defend cabin crew rules
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
For UAE cricket team, home is where you can hang your cap
Sharjah-born bowler Ahmed Raza happy to reach his goal after 11 years of anguish.
Life-saving foundation born out of a tragedy
The death of their first child, Zahra Beau, encouraged Danielle and Akber Naqvi to set up a Foundation in her name to try and save the lives of others.
Skincare’s great secrets include placenta facials
Placenta (yes, you read that correctly) is proving to be the latest Hollywood beauty secret. Now, a clinic in Dubai is offering what claims to be an age-defying treatment.
In pictures: 12 new restaurants to try in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
The National takes a look at 12 new restaurants that have recently opened up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In pictures: Search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 widens
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
March 4, 2014
Plots in Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah have been approved for use by the programme to build houses for Emirati families.
October 23, 2013
Hundreds of Emiratis have reached the final phase in their applications for the Sheikh Zayed Housing grants and will receive help by the end of the year.
October 4, 2013
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, announced the housing assistance grants and loans to mark World Habitat Day.
August 29, 2013
Safa British Academy near Al Barsha South 3 is expected to be fully operational by September 2014.
August 18, 2013
The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme approved 800 applications for aid last week.
August 14, 2013
More than 1,300 Emirati residents in Abu Dhabi will start receiving the keys to new houses in Al Falah today.
August 7, 2013
The Vice President and Ruler of Dubai has approved the funding for the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme which will help 5,000 families.
August 6, 2013
The Zayed Housing Programme is due to announce the names of 3,000 UAE citizens who are eligible for grants and loans.
March 12, 2013
Those whose salaries exceed Dh10,000 and are able to pay off their debts are offered loans, while those earning less than that amount are given grants.
January 25, 2012
At least 7,000 families in Abu Dhabi will be handed the keys of new villas this year.
September 1, 2011
The level of satisfaction has slid by 9 per cent between 2009 and 2011 says Abu Dhabi Gallup Centre.