The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saif Ali Khan pleads not guilty to assault
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In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Silva service for Manchester City in 2-0 win over Hull
Manchester City resumed their Premier League engagements after two weeks off with a narrow 2-0 win over Hull City, but striker Edin Dzeko says the team can ill-afford to be without captain Vincent Kompany in their title chase after the defender was sent off against the Tigers.
February 23, 2014
The National View blog looks at some of the best images from around the world over the past 24 hours.
February 13, 2014
The bill that passed in Belgium’s House of Representatives lifts all age restrictions on the right of the incurably sick to end their lives.
January 29, 2014
President Vladimir Putin meets with European Union officials who are raising concerns over the conflict in Ukraine. Nathan Frandino reports.
December 20, 2013
Experts describe tone of WZB’s European survey as alarmist, saying proper interpretation of the findings on the attitudes of Muslims in Europe depended on comparison with other surveys.
November 19, 2013
Brussels widow sleeps next to her mummified husband's corpse for a year, her landlord says, after making the macabre discovery during an eviction.
October 25, 2013
Action plan decided in Brussels includes three principles: prevention, protection and solidarity.
October 25, 2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel demands that the United States strike a "no-spying" agreement with Berlin and Paris by the end of the year, saying alleged espionage against two of Washington's closest EU allies had to be stopped. Sarah Toms reports.
October 15, 2013
Notorious pirate asked to collaborate on a film project on maritime piracy nabbed when he headed to Belgium to sign contract.
July 22, 2013
King Philippe ascends the throne as his father King Albert II abdicates in a country divided over the role of its royals.
July 4, 2013
Belgium's King Albert II said on Wednesday he would abdicate and leave the throne to his son Philippe on July 21, saying he now felt too old to carry out his duties well.
May 5, 2013
At least one person is dead and 17 were injured after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Belgium, triggering a massive fire. Deborah Gembara reports.
February 20, 2013
Armed robbers dressed in police uniforms carried out a precision heist on the runway of Brussels Airport - stealing one of the largest shipments of diamonds ever in under five minutes with no shots fired. Deborah Gembara reports.
October 26, 2012
From Flanders Fields and the Scottish glens to Barcelona and the Costa Brava, a clamour for independence is sweeping parts of Europe.
September 11, 2012
World's fourth wealthiest man shocks France by applying for Belgian nationality, focusing attention on President Francois Hollande's "bash-the-rich" policies.