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.
November 11, 2013
City planner Dr Abdulrahman Makhlouf joined the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed, in the Sea Palace in 1974 where they drew up the design for the city grid we still know today – and named the main streets. Read Article
October 20, 2013
Improved signage, increased lighting and new toilet facilities are part of a planned upgrade for the site as the municipality works to make it more tourist-friendly. Read Article
October 6, 2013
Preparations are underway for the seventh annual Al Dhafra Festival in the Western Region. Read Article
January 4, 2013
Recent rule changes in Abu Dhabi are changing the character of some neighbourhoods. Read Article
July 11, 2012
Community Roots: Al Bateen is one of the oldest inhabited areas of Abu Dhabi island and was probably settled sometime after 1760. For generations it was a... Read Article
June 29, 2011
A newly developed master plan maps out the future of the Shahama and Bahia neighbourhoods, which will undergo a major revitalisation. Read Article
June 18, 2011
What goes on at 3am in Abu Dhabi? Plenty, as it turns out. The capital city is abuzz with activity. Read Article
May 28, 2011
A new law will modernise or demolish Abu Dhabi's 1,300 dekkans – many of them just tiny groceries no bigger than a bedroom. Read Article
May 11, 2011
The Tasmena initiative stems from the belief that walking the streets is an important part of feeling ownership and becoming involved. Read Article
May 11, 2011
Despite ongoing construction and a seemingly isolated location, this neighbhourhood offers budget-friendly lavish living. Read Article
April 18, 2011
At Cityscape 2011, property market experts reflect on 2010 and are positive of Abu Dhabi's economic future. Read Article
April 16, 2011
Asematy, a community-improvement programme, is enabling young residents - and adults - to improve their neighbourhoods. Read Article
April 10, 2011
Discovery Gardens residents have complained that their swimming pools have not yet opened almost two years after they moved in. Read Article
April 6, 2011
Residents say the peaceful atmosphere, sense of community and superb facilities at Dubai Silicon Oasis make it great value for money and perfect for families. Read Article