Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
When Muslims are faced with haram foods
Should the Muslim contestants on the popular TV series MasterChef Australia be made to cook with pork and alcohol? We talk to the show's female contestants Amina Elshafei and Samira El Khafir.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Alonso, Hamilton, Massa more ‘marketable’ than Vettel, says report
The report, issued by research firm Repucom, found Fernando Alonso to be Formula One's most internationally recognised and marketable figure, followed by Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa before Sebastian Vettel.
In pictures: El Sisi in Abu Dhabi for joint military exercises
Joint military exercises between Egypt and the UAE began this month.
March 6, 2014
High-level diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine made little apparent headway in Paris, although US, France and Ukraine voice hope for continued talks
February 20, 2014
My kind of place: Catherine Cooper travels to an altitude of 2,300 metres and discovers one of Europe’s very finest skiing destinations.
February 18, 2014
Jacques Chirac, who has been in poor health for several years, was hospitalised Monday near Paris for a suspected flare of gout, sources close to the former French president said.
February 15, 2014
The exodus of French volunteers for jihad in Syria is growing, says a top anti-terror judge as French judicial authorities grapple with a fresh wave of young recruits.
February 11, 2014
The National View blog looks at some of the best images from around the world over the past 24 hours.
February 11, 2014
French President Francois Hollande makes a state visit to the United States and will be arriving without a First Lady after he broke up with his partner Valerie Trierweiler following an alleged affair.
February 6, 2014
From new art tours in Europe to fat biking in the UAE desert.
January 28, 2014
France's former first lady Valerie Trierweiler focuses on charity work in India after split from President Francois Hollande. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
January 26, 2014
Sixty people, including workers from a company commissioned by Eurotunnel and Eurotunnel employees, were in the process of changing rails on the line between the towns of Calais in France and Folkestone in Britain when a welder took ill overnight...
January 19, 2014
French premiere dame Trierweiler checks out of the hospital and leaves for Versailles, amidst speculation that French President Hollande has a mistress.
January 16, 2014
A new book on the French pop genre yé-yé profiles the stylish women who captured the hearts and minds of the country’s youth in the 1960s, in much the same way as Beatlemania did on both sides of the Atlantic, writes James McNair.
January 15, 2014
French President Francois Hollande, under fire over an alleged affair, refuses to discuss his personal life but says he will clarify the status of France's first lady before his visit to US
January 14, 2014
French President Francois Hollande's New Year's address risks being overshadowed by allegations of a love affair, although the French public appears indifferent to scandal. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
January 13, 2014
The stage is set for the Syrian regime and opposition groups to discuss confidence building measures at the Geneva 2 peace conference on January 22.