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The Queen shocks London Fashion Week with surprise appearance (Video)

The Queen shocks London Fashion Week with surprise appearance (Video)

22 Feb 2018

Marking her first time at Fashion Week, the beaming 91-year-old wore an Angela Kelly duck egg blue tweed dress and jacket embellished with tiny aquamarine Swarovski crystals. After meeting designers during a tour of the London Fashion Week showrooms, the Queen sat next to Conde Nast Artistic Director and US Vogue editor Dame Anna Wintour on the front row to watch the Richard Quinn show. 

They watched the show of designer Richard Quinn, who the Queen then awarded the inaugural Queen... Read More

Final evolution – the new Lotus 3-Eleven 430 (Video)

Final evolution – the new Lotus 3-Eleven 430 (Video)

22 Feb 2018

Lotus has revealed a fitting farewell to its track-focused 3-Eleven with one final evolution.

The British sports car maker on Tuesday unveiled the 3-Eleven 430, which comes with substantial upgrades in performance including a power bump to 430 horsepower for the stock 3.5-liter supercharged V-6. That's up on the 410 hp of the previous 3-Eleven in road-going trim. However, it's still down on the 460 hp of the track-only 3-Eleven.

Although the biggest news is the added power,... Read More

UAE's first multi-organ transplant programme is launched

UAE's first multi-organ transplant programme is launched

22 Feb 2018

The country’s first multi-organ transplant programme was launched in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, informed The National.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi announced it had performed successful heart, liver and lung transplant surgeries – all procedures that had never previously been performed in the UAE.

The UAE’s first full liver transplant was performed on February 1 by a five-person medical and surgical team led by Dr Antonio Pinna, Transplant Surgeon.

Ten days later, the country’s... Read More

Famous London hotel group to manage Dubai's 'most expensive' apartment block

Famous London hotel group to manage Dubai's 'most expensive' apartment block

21 Feb 2018

The National -- A luxury apartment building that is home to Dubai's most expensive penthouse will be managed by the hotel group behind the famous Dorchester hotel in London.

One Palm made headlines when its penthouse sold for a record-breaking Dh102 million, making it the most expensive penthouse in Dubai.

The building's 90 apartments include three, four and five-bedroom residences, offering views of Dubai Marina’s skyline, Burj Al Arab and the Arabian Gulf.

Developer... Read More

3D-printed villas coming to Dubai

3D-printed villas coming to Dubai

21 Feb 2018

Dubai’s first 3D-printed villas will be unveiled within two months, according to Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, director-general of the Dubai Municipality, Arabian Business wrote.

The Dubai Municipality has now brought all the necessary tools and equipment to build the villa, Lootah told the Emarat Al Youm newspaper, which is part of the city’s 3D Printing Strategy.

By 2030, 25 percent of the city’s new buildings will be “printed” in an attempt to reduce construction costs and... Read More

Apple releases fix for Telugu bug that crashes iPhones

Apple releases fix for Telugu bug that crashes iPhones

21 Feb 2018

The National -- Apple has released a new iOS 11.2.6 update that includes a fix for the bug that is causing iPhones and apps like Facebook and WhatsApp to crash when a Telugu single character is received via iMessage.

The bug was discovered last week and involves sending the character in Telugu to devices that crashes an iPhone and makes apps like Messages, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp inaccessible.

The bug also affects Safari and the built-in Messages app on macOS and the... Read More

What you can expect to eat at Gulfood in Dubai

What you can expect to eat at Gulfood in Dubai

21 Feb 2018

From the finest Japanese Wagyu beef to the best American hot dogs and everything in between — as the largest exhibition of its kind, Gulfood has something for everyone to sample, The National wrote.

Whether deep fried, poached, grilled or dried — meats and delicacies from around the world can be sampled by the thousands of visitors during the week-long exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Za’abeel Hall 4 has become an unofficial barbecue zone during the festival of food as... Read More

Sharjah rents fall by as much as 44 per cent

Sharjah rents fall by as much as 44 per cent

20 Feb 2018

The commute may be a challenge, but the good news is that rents are falling in Sharjah and Ajman. That's according to the latest report from property forum Dubizzle, The National informed.

The Dubizzle report compared price trends from the fourth quarter of 2016 to the same period in 2017.

Three-bedroom properties in Bu Tina, Sharjah, experienced the largest decrease, with rents 44 per cent cheaper. Broadly, rents in Bu Tina fell by 17 per cent, followed by Al Nabba at 10 per... Read More

Expo 2020 caution UAE residents against phone scams offering large cash prizes

Expo 2020 caution UAE residents against phone scams offering large cash prizes

20 Feb 2018

Residents have been cautioned against sending personal information to callers pretending to be from Expo 2020 asking them to register for a cash award, The National informed.

Expo 2020 has said it is not conducting any phone competitions offering prizes or cash rewards and that all contests were publicly announced. Officials have asked people who suspect a scam to check with the Expo 2020 directly.

Both du and Etisalat users have received phone calls and text messages from a... Read More

Space debris to fall over the Middle East next month

Space debris to fall over the Middle East next month

19 Feb 2018

The National -- A Chinese space laboratory will vapourise when it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere, the UAE Space Agency has confirmed.

The UAE Space Agency and the International Astronomical Center have announced a joint campaign to monitor the space debris as China's Tiangong-1 Space Laboratory falls back to Earth.

The fall is expected to take place in mid-March in areas between 43 degrees north and south latitude, which includes most of the Arab region.

It will be... Read More

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