Sarah Geronimo bringing her Perfect 10 concert to Abu Dhabi
Sarah Geronimo, the Filipina superstar, is bringing her Perfect 10 concert to the du Forum on Yas Island.
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.
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.
In pictures: India’s health and fitness guru Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta, whose client list reads like a who’s who of India’s elite, describes himself as a “holistic health guru” and “a life coach and philosopher”.
Fast & Furious’s Don Omar talks about the late Paul Walker
The Puerto Rican singer Don Omar opens up about the death of his friend, Paul Walker, and his performance at the Dubai Music Awards later this year.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
March 11, 2014
Youngsters suffer other health and psychological problems after being allowed just a few minutes outdoors each day since the nuclear disaster triggered by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.
March 10, 2014
As Japan marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake, the country struggles to rebuild tsunami-hit communities and to clean up radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant.
March 9, 2014
More than 2,600 people are still listed as missing after the March 11, 2011 disaster. No one thinks they will ever turn up alive, but for the bereaved, it is important to be able to find their bodies and finally lay them to rest.
October 15, 2013
Typhoon described as 'the strongest in 10 years' closes in on Japan, on path towards Fukushima nuclear power plant.
September 8, 2013
Tokyo will host 'best ever' Games after beating Madrid and Istanbul to bid.
July 1, 2013
Wind, sun, tidal, thermal - one legacy of the Fukushima nuclear disaster is a surge in interest in Japan in all things renewable within the energy industry.
May 17, 2013
Despite not being on a fault line, buildings in Dubai with 10 or more floors will now have to be built to withstand a quake magnitude of 5.9.
April 26, 2013
Municipality seismologist calms nerves of tower block residents after rumours on social media sites of large tremor to come.
March 12, 2013
People all over Japan remember almost 19,000 people who died when a tsunami surged ashore two years ago.
March 10, 2013
Two years after the disaster killed 19,000 people, a group of 800 are suing the government and Tokyo Electric Power Company to 'get their lives back'. Danielle Demetriou reports from Tokyo
March 10, 2013
Tales of spectral figures lined up at shops where now there is only rubble are what psychiatrists say is a reaction to fear.
December 7, 2012
Residents of at least one town, Minamisanriku in Miyagi prefecture, were advised to get to safety, with reports suggesting other towns were also affected.
September 20, 2012
The country's agreement to scrap atomic energy, made under popular pressure after last year's Fukushima disaster, will lead to some interesting shifts within the global energy sector Ö if the government sticks to it, of course.
September 15, 2012
But no need to worry - most earthquakes in the UAE are too fain even to be felt.