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Jailed former Leeds Utd boss lodges $50m claim against GFH Capital

Jailed former Leeds Utd boss lodges $50m claim against GFH Capital

A consortium including David Haigh, the former managing director of Leeds Utd, claims GFH Capital breached an exclusive agreement to purchase 75% of the club

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Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Time to say goodbye to the PC?

Mounting losses and dwindling sales have hit the popular...

What makes a football club truly global?

What makes a football club truly global?

Is it revenue sales, title success or star players...

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Whatever happened to the Palm Monorail?

Whatever happened to the Palm Monorail?

Time for a re-think of the $400m project, says Anil...

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Demanding a fare deal on oil

Demanding a fare deal on oil

Why aren’t air travel costs following oil prices and...

Abu Dhabi to be promoted in 23 countries
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Abu Dhabi to be promoted in 23 countries

Hala Abu Dhabi, a division of Etihad Airways, says it has signed agreements with 45 leading tour operators worldwide to promote Abu Dhabi as a tourist hot spot.

Japan says hostage negotiations with militants
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Japan says hostage negotiations with militants "deadlocked"

Japanese journalist is being held by the militants, who have also threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless Jordan releases a would-be suicide bomber on death row

Dubai to launch college of medicine
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Dubai to launch college of medicine

Dubai Healthcare City & Queen's University Belfast will jointly establish the college in time for the 2015-16 academic year

Saudi king orders payout to state employees
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Saudi king orders payout to state employees

Reshuffled some top government jobs while keeping in place the oil, foreign, finance, defence and interior ministers.

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$3811 iPhone ‘Phantom’ in launched in Dubai

$3811 iPhone ‘Phantom’ in launched in Dubai

Smartphone comes enwrapped with a rare black platinum covering

Travel & Hospitality»
Queen Mary 2, world's largest cruise liner, tours the MidEast

Queen Mary 2, world's largest cruise liner, tours the MidEast

Ship is on a round-the-world trip, including stops in Jordan, Oman and the UAE

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Angelina Jolie visits refugees in Iraq

Angelina Jolie has visited Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqi citizens in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to offer support to 3.3 million displaced people in the country and highlight their dire needs.

Cars & Boats»

For sale: European royal carriages

One ex-Royal British Mews Landau Coach was commissioned by King William IV and described by Prince Philip as the “pride of North America”

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Gourmet»
Swiss firm launches chocolate academy in Dubai

Swiss firm launches chocolate academy in Dubai

World's largest cocoa grinder Barry Callebaut Group opens first training centre of its kind in Middle East

Gourmet»
Australia's 'Coffee Club' arrives in the UAE

Australia's 'Coffee Club' arrives in the UAE

Cafe concept from Down Under launches in UAE with first outlet in Abu Dhabi's Yas Mall

Wellness»
Protein Shakes: The “Whey” forward?

Protein Shakes: The “Whey” forward?

Are the popular drinks supplement a good substitute for a real meal, or a big waste of time?

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Dubai's beach canteen project launches with 10 homegrown restaurant pop ups

Dubai's beach canteen project launches with 10 homegrown restaurant pop ups

Dubai Food Festival concept will take place in Kite Beach from February 6 to 28.

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Gulf's largest indoor entertainment hub set to open on Pearl-Qatar

Gulf's largest indoor entertainment hub set to open on Pearl-Qatar

Megapolis will include arcades and indoor attractions like golf, bowling, snooker, billiard and darts, plus high tech 3D and 5D games

Banking & Finance»
Jamie Oliver’s Istanbul restaurant files for bankruptcy after 14 months

Jamie Oliver’s Istanbul restaurant files for bankruptcy after 14 months

Management claim the difficult Turkish economy was to blame, but say it will reopen

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