Super Luxe Retreats: One&Only The Palm, Dubai

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Post-treatment, there's a good-sized adults-only outdoor pool to flop out next to, or a small air-conditioned relaxation room. Don't miss the make-up counter in the lobby piled high with shimmering powders, pearlescent lipsticks and SPF 30 foundation, so you can skip straight from the spa to supper...

Diamonds Show Flaws In Civil Society Approach To The Gulf

Michael Barron | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK
Michael Barron

For both governments and NGOs in the Gulf, engagement and mutual respect is the path to success. Governments have to face up to some hard truths but the reputation gains are worth the pain. For NGOs, reports and campaigns only go so far, talking to governments who are the only ones who can enact change, is more likely to lead to success.

Grandfather Who Survived Plane Crash Wins $1m Lottery Six Days Later

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

A man who dodged death after surviving a harrowing plane crash has demonstrated his golden touch once more by winning $1m on an airport lottery scheme...

Dozens Of Brits On Exploded Plane That Crash-Landed In Fireball In Dubai

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

An Emirates plane that crash-landed in a fireball at Dubai airport this morning had 24 British passengers onboard, according to officials. An explosio...

Big Data in Health: Good for Anything Yet?

Lucy Knight | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Lucy Knight

While the obstacles seem high right now the payoff is as well, and it's good to remember that never did technological disruption come without its challenges.

Boys Will Be Boys? (Or, Why Women Are Not Responsible for the Misbehaviour of Men)

Jemma Wayne | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

We must teach both our girls and our boys that each of us is responsible for our own actions. No matter our gender. And whether it is at school, or work, or in taxis, we must therefore seek to tackle behaviour that is unacceptable, not marginalize those who suffer it.

The 10,000-mile Google Maps Walking Tour (Complete to The Very Last Yard)

Bill Coles | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Bill Coles

Tinkering around on Google Maps, searching for the city of Dubai, I made the strangest discovery: you can get there on foot. On foot! Not that I'm g...

Making Cities Smarter

David Richards | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech
David Richards

The pace of urbanization globally is unprecedented - by 2050 nearly 66% of the world's population is expected to be urban. The ability to effectively manage this rapid urbanization is critical. Cities must find new ways to increase the efficiency of existing and new infrastructure and services to a level never previously achieved.

What's a Typical Week for a Racing Driver?

Oliver Webb | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

What's a typical week for a racing driver? Well, we don't have one! That's part of the reason I love what I do - no two days have to be the same. 5th January and that's it, Christmas is over, goodbyes to the family and straight on a plane! First up it was off to compete in the Asian Le Mans series, then to Dubai for the annual Dubai 24hour and then to Kuala Lumpur.

Dad Sends Beach Photo To School When Asked To Explain Son's Absence

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

A dad who received a text message from his son's school asking why he was absent from lessons replied with a family holiday photo showing him on a bea...

No Survivors After Russia Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK

A plane flying from Dubai has crashed in bad weather while landing in Russia, killing all 62 people on board. The Boeing 737-800, operated by budget c...

A 15-Year-Old Brit Has Won $250k At The World's First Drone 'Grand Prix'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Tech

15-year-old Luke Bannister from Britain has won the inaugural World Drone Prix and in the process bagged himself a whopping $250,000 in prize money. T...

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Killed In Dubai Ferrari Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing has been killed in a car accident in Dubai. Victoria McGrath, a university student in Boston, was...

Kelvin MacKenzie Slammed For 'Breath-Taking Arrogance' For Saying White Old Men Aren't Terrorists

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK

Columnist and former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has claimed that airport staff shouldn't bother frisking old white men, because they are "not the ter...

Guests 'Shoved Each Other Down The Stairs' Fleeing Dubai Hotel Blaze

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK

A Briton caught up in a towering New Year's Eve blaze in Dubai has told how he and his disabled mother escaped from the burning building. The five-...

Luxury Hotel In Dubai Engulfed In Flames Near To Fireworks Display

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK

A wall of flame engulfed a tall building in Dubai close to the world's tallest skyscraper on Thursday as tens of thousands of people were gathering at...

Gay Briton Won't Be Extradited To Dubai

PA | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

A gay Briton has won his battle to avoid being extradited to the United Arab Emirates, where homosexuality is illegal.Michael Halliday, 32, who faces ...

Looking Outside the Valley: Why British Tech Companies Can Make It Outside the US

Vanessa Whiteside | Posted 16.10.2016 | UK Tech
Vanessa Whiteside

Most businesses dream of going global, and British tech companies are no exception to the rule. But while it seems obvious that the latest crop of Silicon Roundabout trailblazers (tech firms based in London's Tech City) should expand to their Silicon "sister" in California, that might not always be the right choice.

A Baby-Tot's Guide to Eating Out With Mum and Dad

Abbey Michelle | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

Whether you're feeling happy or not, being out for dinner with Mum and Dad is always a great opportunity to stretch your legs. This again is another great way to attract attention to Mum and Dad who bizarrely think they're out for a sit down.

Where to Find the Sun for an October Half-Term Family Holiday

William Gray | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Parents
William Gray

If you and your family felt short-changed by the cool, wet August in the UK and parts of Europe this year, plenty of destinations promise warmth and sunshine for an October half-term getaway.

Watching These People Fly Jetpacks Over Dubai Will Make You Burn With Jealousy

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech

Meet Yves Rossy - as if being one of the only people in the world who owns a working jetpack wasn't impressive and envy-inducing enough, he's released...

This Video Will Make You Want To Jump Off A Building. Maybe...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Sport

Ever wondered what it's like to jump off a 400-metre high building? Now you can experience it in glorious high definition thanks to the adrenaline jun...

This Wealthy Sheikh Is Building A Luxury Car Park In London... And You Won't Be Able To Use It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
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Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum has received planning permission for a luxury six-storey car park on the bank of the River Thames - but ...

Why There's Much More to Dubai Than Just a Pretty Skyline

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tetteh

As we took the sea of sand dunes one by one, we desperately clung to the sides while trying to stop the sand flying into our eyes, as we rushed at the speed of the gazelles that were giving us chase in the desert.

Bringing Entrepreneurial Thinking to the UAE

Andrew Devenport | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Devenport

A chance meeting with a visiting government minister of Kenya last week outlined to me just how much of a global meeting point the United Arab Emirates really is...