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Police investigate collapse of Abu Dhabi-owned London building
Culture & Society»

Police investigate collapse of Abu Dhabi-owned London building

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:19 AM

One worker was killed and a second was hospitalised after an accident in the Grosvenor Square area of Mayfair

Etihad, Fiji Airways sign codesharing agreement
Transport»

Etihad, Fiji Airways sign codesharing agreement

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:00 AM

Abu Dhabi carrier's revenue from codeshare and equity partners increased by 23% to $223m in Q1

UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases
Politics & Economics»

UAE reports decline in human trafficking cases

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:40 AM

The federal government authority is planning to increase its campaign to crackdown on the practice

Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar is replaced
Politics & Economics»

Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar is replaced

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:11 AM

Former US ambassador warned months ago of a "major shift" from US

Abu Dhabi's Hakkasan signs partnership with MGM Resorts
Travel & Hospitality»

Abu Dhabi's Hakkasan signs partnership with MGM Resorts

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 9:39 AM

Will focus on the design, development and management of luxury non-gaming hotels, resorts and residential offerings

Dubai's DIB gets nod to raise foreign ownership limit
Banking & Finance»

Dubai's DIB gets nod to raise foreign ownership limit

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 7:40 PM

Dubai Islamic Bank increases limit by 10% to 25% following completion of all regulatory formalities

First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers
Sport»

First four IPL matches in UAE are sold out, say organisers

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 5:51 PM

The 2014 edition of Indian Premier League begins on Wednesday with Mumbai Indians playing Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi

Fire destroys popular Dubai restaurant
Culture & Society»

Fire destroys popular Dubai restaurant

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 5:44 PM

Flames were seen coming from the building housing Ravi Restaurant in Bur Dubai this afternoon

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Royal Jordanian mulls Libya flights suspension after kidnapping
Travel & Hospitality»

Royal Jordanian mulls Libya flights suspension after kidnapping

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 4:57 PM

Airline says it is closely monitoring situation; will take 'appropriate decision' regarding Libyan ops

Dubai to launch water taxis to Great Britain island on The World
Transport»

Dubai to launch water taxis to Great Britain island on The World

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 4:08 PM

Owner Safi Qureshi will soon unveil "exciting plans" for the island, located 4km off the emirate's coastline

Over 40.5m passengers ride Dubai Metro in Q1
Transport»

Over 40.5m passengers ride Dubai Metro in Q1

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 3:58 PM

More than 7m extra users travel on Dubai's rail system compared to the first quarter of 2013

Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection
Style»

Audemars Piguet launches new Royal Oak Offshore collection

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 3:47 PM

A detailed look at the latest timepieces for ladies from the Swiss watch manufacturer

Air Arabia says to start RAK operations from May 6
Transport»

Air Arabia says to start RAK operations from May 6

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:59 PM

Low cost carrier takes over from RAK Airways which suspended its services earlier this year

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Sandance offers 50% discount on May tickets after NYE fiasco
Arts»

Sandance offers 50% discount on May tickets after NYE fiasco

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:37 PM

Music festival organisers say Pet Shop Boys and Fatboy Slim are booked for next event on May 9

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Dubai insurer Takaful Emarat eyes first annual profit in 2014
Banking & Finance»

Dubai insurer Takaful Emarat eyes first annual profit in 2014

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 2:06 PM

Company chief says expects to move out of red in Q1; first quarterly profit since Q1 2009


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