Bold and Beautiful stars come out to play in the UAE
Bold, beautiful and, thanks to the UAE weather, probably soon to be bronzed, the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful have landed in the UAE ahead of filming for the popular, long-running television show.
Experiencing the real Dubai: a new guide that goes beyond the glitz and glamour
Launching this week, Uncommon Guide: Dubai is a treasure trove of personalised information, images, memories and tips put together by Dubai residents looking to welcome travellers to their beloved city.
Where to find Afghan restaurants in the UAE
To taste Afghan food, you have to be willing to search for it. Here's our lowdown on the cuisine's deep, complex flavours – and where to try it in the UAE.
Executive travel: Bliss en route to Boston with Emirates Airline business class
Emirates Airlines launched its first direct flight to Boston last week amid a flurry of media attention. So what is it really like to fly business class on the new route?
In pictures: Meet the players of the UAE national cricket team
Ahead of their opener against the Netherlands, Paul Radley profiles the 15 players who will be representing the UAE national cricket team at the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Welcome to the punch: Afghanistan’s female boxers
Afghan female boxers practice at the Kabul Stadium boxing club. The women, who are 18 and older, don’t have much more than determination, and a trainer who runs them through their paces.
January 2, 2014
An indoor Caspian caviar farm in Abu Dhabi, with the largest capacity in the world, is working hard to keep endangered species of Siberian sturgeon alive and flipping - with a a bold eventual aim of reintroducing the species to the wild.
January 1, 2014
A fireworks spectacle lights up the world's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on New Year's Eve.
October 29, 2013
Seven of the world’s tallest residential buildings are in Dubai with four of them located in Dubai Marina, according to Emporis, an international provider of building data.
October 24, 2013
The country has set a new world record on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche for the most number of people waving chequered flags in one place.
June 10, 2013
The Millennium Sapphire was a whopping 17.9kg when it was unearthed by miners in Madagascar.
June 10, 2013
The 28-centimetre Millennium Sapphire is up for sale in the UAE.
May 17, 2013
Yuichiro Miura has begun his ascent of Mount Everest, his website said, in a bid to become the oldest man to reach the roof of the world.
April 27, 2013
More than 1,350 people helped shatter the world record for attendance at a cereal breakfast during an event organised by Kellogg's.
April 2, 2013
An Iranian confectioner has made 5,000kg of ice cream in hope of setting a new Guinness World Record.
March 21, 2013
L'Incomparable Diamond Necklace is the world's most valuable necklace and consists of 91 diamonds and weighs 637 carats and it is yours for US$55m.
February 5, 2013
Work on the capital's new sewer system is progressing quickly as the 84-kilometre line grows under and across the island.
December 17, 2012
Flag will span 500,000 square metres and cost Dh11.75 million.
December 5, 2012
Besse Cooper, recognised as the world's oldest person by Guinness World Records, died peacefully yesterday afternoon in Georgia.
December 5, 2012
Yao Defen, of east China's Anhui province, was listed as the world's tallest woman by Guinness World Records in 2010 at 2.33 metres tall.