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Examining the past should be an uncomfortable experience
In the year that marks the anniversary of both the Balfour Declaration and the partition of the Indian subcontinent, it is difficult to say that you are English or even British without also feeling a profound sense of shame, responsibility and guilt
November 4, 2017
Should actors write? That is the question
We look at where Tom Hanks, who has just published a short story collection, fits into the pantheon of actors who have taken to writing
October 8, 2017
Timeframe: NBAD logo
Before 1968, a handful of international banks were operating here such as the British Bank of the Middle East (now HSBC) and the Eastern Bank (now Standard Chartered) but NBAD was the emirate's first bank
September 22, 2017
BBC World Service: expanding 'global democracy' or just a tool of soft power for the UK?
As the BBC expands its World Service, we ask whether democratic ideals or Brexit goals are behind the dial
August 30, 2017
Gazing to the future: reflecting on our relationship with the Sun
It isn’t every day that the Sun brings itself to our jaded attention as spectacularly as it did when North America experienced its first total eclipse since 1979
August 24, 2017
Walking in Abu Dhabi: a matter of life and death?
New research shows that the shape of our cities is more than a matter of planning, it also has an impact on our health and the incidence of diabetes.
August 5, 2017
House hunting Abu Dhabi style - the good life through the keyhole
I have a habit. A form of urban rambling that some people might find alarming, but that I like to think of as pre-emptive house hunting.
July 20, 2017
In landscape design as in journalism, it's best to know your place
Much like its human population, the UAE’s plant palette is made up of migrants, many of whom are unspeakably thirsty
July 13, 2017
Don't change that dial: twenty years of Channel 4 FM
Channel 4 FM, the UAE’s first commercial radio station, brought fresh voices and tunes when it began 20 years ago
July 9, 2017
The majlis: Campaign helps to change the way people view children with Down syndrome
Meera Al Daheri on what she has learnt and taught others through having a brother with a disability
June 28, 2017