On our sixth birthday, today’s news told visually
Today in print, we are doing something different: we use only photos, graphics, illustrations and headlines to capture the news in a one-off collector’s edition.
Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates
Fishermen in Fujairah and Umm Al Qaiwain worry that new regulations to protect fish stocks are harming their trade. We look at both communities through the lens of our photographers.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
In pictures: Al Maryah Island rises in Abu Dhabi
Al Maryah has been chosen as the site for Abu Dhabi’s first financial free zone, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, and construction activity in the island has been at a fast pace.
April 16, 2014
Reports say the men died in a US Predator drone strike on five Al Qaeda militants travelling in a convoy of cars in Yemen in November.
April 7, 2014
Britain’s baby Prince George arrived in New Zealand with parents Prince William and Kate Monday for his first official tour, but the eight-month-old missed the famed Maori welcome after being whisked away indoors amid wild weather.
March 29, 2014
A new search zone leads to objects in water spotted by New Zealand and Australian search crews.
Search aircraft find ‘blue and grey objects’ as Flight 370 hunt shifts northSearch aircraft find ‘blue and grey objects’ as Flight 370 hunt shifts north
March 28, 2014
Australian officials said the items included two rectangular objects that were blue and grey – among the colors of the plane that has been missing since March 8.
March 4, 2014
New Zealand’s Maori king has refused to meet Prince William during a royal tour next month, with his office saying Tuesday he is “not a carnival act” for visiting dignitaries.
February 12, 2014
The pod, comprising eight adults and one juvenile, beached themselves at the remote Blue Cliffs Beach on the far south coast of the South Island, Department of Conservation spokesman Reuben Williams said.
January 6, 2014
New Zealand authorities say 39 pilot whales stranded on a South Island spit could not be saved.
September 24, 2013
The country's new conservative government promises to turn back asylum-seeker boats, but says the public will not be told about the operations.
August 1, 2013
Jane and Martin Weekes lost their toddlers Lillie, Jackson and Willsher in a blaze at Doha's Villaggio Mall in May 2012 that killed 19 people, including 13 children who were at a childcare centre.
July 21, 2013
The New Zealand capital Wellington has been shaken by a magnitude 6.9 earthquake, breaking water mains, smashing windows and downing power lines.
July 3, 2013
New open-skies deals with the UAE, Qatar and Kuwait underpin a five-year strategy by New Zealand to strengthen trade, investment and partnerships with GCC countries.
May 2, 2013
New Zealand officials released a list of baby names put forward by parents that were rejected because they were too bizarre or offensive, including "Lucifer" and "Mafia No Fear".
April 26, 2013
My Kind of Place: Wellington, New Zealand, offers a winning combinationThe petite Kiwi capital is up for anything, strives to be the best at everything and often succeeds.
April 25, 2013
The event was attended by Australian Armed Forces members, diplomats and military representative, as well as a large number of Australian and New Zealand residents in the capital.