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Harrods said to pay $188m dividend to Qatari owners

Harrods said to pay $188m dividend to Qatari owners

World famous London department store rewards Qatar Holding after posting record sales and profits

Dubai's DIFF refutes claim 2014 event will be 'downsized'

Dubai's DIFF refutes claim 2014 event will be 'downsized'

Organisers deny reports that Dubai International Film Festival is being impacted by budget cuts

Bank Sarasin ordered to pay $10.45m to Kuwaiti investors

Bank Sarasin ordered to pay $10.45m to Kuwaiti investors

Dubai court says Swiss bank must compensate members of Kuwait's wealthy Khorafi family

Arabian Business Cafe

Prioritising “me”

Prioritising “me”

Why not getting buried in a pile of chores, goals,...

What's the point?

What's the point?

Surveys and reports that are blatantly obvious are...

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Tram trepidation

Tram trepidation

Motorists have already had accidents and Dubai's newest...

‘I’m not working today’

‘I’m not working today’

Part-time work & flexible hours are taking off in companies...

UK's Premier Inn mulls beach hotel plan in Dubai
Travel & Hospitality»

UK's Premier Inn mulls beach hotel plan in Dubai

Mid-market operator conducts preliminary studies into segment of market usually reserved for luxury properties

Luxembourg's oldest private bank launches ops in Dubai
Banking & Finance»

Luxembourg's oldest private bank launches ops in Dubai

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg says launch is part of country's bid to be main Islamic financial centre outside Middle East

Emirates announces opening of second European call centre
Transport»

Emirates announces opening of second European call centre

Dubai-based airline says launch of Budapest centre follows the start of daily services to Hungarian city

UAE's Rotana announces major hotel push in Saudi Arabia
Travel & Hospitality»

UAE's Rotana announces major hotel push in Saudi Arabia

Hotel operator says it plans to open six new properties in Riyadh, Jeddah, Khobar, and Dammam

Developers launch new apartments project in Dubai Silicon Oasis
Property»

Developers launch new apartments project in Dubai Silicon Oasis

UAE's GGICO and Orion Holdings announces Platinum Residences; due to completion in April 2015

Abu Dhabi's inflation rate edges up to 3.7% in September
Banking & Finance»

Abu Dhabi's inflation rate edges up to 3.7% in September

Latest figures show housing and utility costs drive increase, rising 5.4% year-on-year

Infiniti says six-month MidEast car sales jump by 30%
Retail»

Infiniti says six-month MidEast car sales jump by 30%

Car manufacturer claims 6.25% market share in September; says sales growth strongest in the UAE

Swiss power firm wins $55m solar power deal in Dubai
Energy»

Swiss power firm wins $55m solar power deal in Dubai

State utility awards company contract to build substation to integrate power from the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park

Crude control
Politics & Economics»
Crude control
Airbus battle to balance the backlog
Transport»
Airbus battle to balance the backlog
Do you actually own your house?
Property»
Do you actually own your house?
Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Energy»
Walking on air: Naji Skaf
Arts»
Robbie Williams to play Abu Dhabi in April 2015

Robbie Williams to play Abu Dhabi in April 2015

Former Take That singer will play gig in the UAE as part of Let Me Entertain You tour

Construction»
Businessman to build $17m White House replica in Iraq

Businessman to build $17m White House replica in Iraq

The copy of the US icon will be located just miles from ISIL-controlled territory

Travel»

For sale: Ten luxury castles currently on the market

The lavish stately homes in Europe and beyond, starting from just $290,000 and up to $25m

Sport»
Godolphin buys majority stake in Dewhurst winner Belardo

Godolphin buys majority stake in Dewhurst winner Belardo

Dubai racing stable announces deal for share in top horse owned by Saudi Prince Faisal

Photos»
Travel & Hospitality»
Wanted: Bartender for Riyadh hotel

Wanted: Bartender for Riyadh hotel

Officials at a Saudi hotel claim a job description, which included serving alcoholic beverages, was listed by mistake

Cars & Boats»
Dubai sheikh offers $1m to buy replica Batmobile

Dubai sheikh offers $1m to buy replica Batmobile

Iconic car is based on the 1989 movie staring Michael Keaton

Gadgets»
Apple-1 computer sold for $905,000 at auction

Apple-1 computer sold for $905,000 at auction

Working vintage computer smashes auction records in New York

Videos»
Property»
Dubai Creek project to include sphere-shaped restaurant

Dubai Creek project to include sphere-shaped restaurant

Food and beverage venue will be accessible via a jetty from the marina area

Style»
New York’s popular nightlife giant to expand to Dubai

New York’s popular nightlife giant to expand to Dubai

EMM Group is looking to the emirate for their first overseas outlet

Travel & Hospitality»
Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris

Review: Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris

The hotel is one of just six in France to be awarded the prestigious ‘Palace Distinction’ grading

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