• October 24, 2018
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  • Cycling is the ‘best way to explore Palestine’
    Oct 17, 2018 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Malak Hassan, co-founder of the largest cycling group in Palestine, hopes to promote cycling as a sport among women and change age-old perceptions
  • In exile during the Nazi occupation of France, the great general spent three years in the British capital, a period that defined his sense of destiny
  • The monetisation of our souls
    Oct 17, 2018 By Arwa Mahdawi
    Our personal, private moments with music are being turned into data points. That could be lucrative for companies — and emotionally costly for consumers
  • Gandhi Nagar initiative is part of efforts by state-run railway to empower women in its workforce of 1.3 million people
  • kids' welfare being risked by their exposure to unsuitable content and "algorithms run for maximum profit"
  • Retiree learns kayaking on social media
    Oct 12, 2018 Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
    58-year old starts business selling coffee machines and watersports equipment after using YouTube to learn coffee-making and boating
  • Five myths about anger
    Oct 10, 2018 By Soraya Chemaly
    Anger is all the rage right now but these powerful feelings are still poorly understood
  • UAE doctor: Technocrat, falconer, cyclist
    Oct 07, 2018 By Sharmila Dhal, Staff Reporter
    Time off with Dr Mohammad Al Redha, director of PMO, Informatics & Smart Health at Dubai Health Authority
  • The messenger of peace and non-violence
    Oct 03, 2018 By N. P. Krishna KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    His campaign of civil disobedience against an imperial power not only united Indians but also inspired several other world leaders in their fight for justice
  • Maori language is having a renaissance
    Oct 03, 2018 By Charlotte Graham-McLay
    It is having a revival across the country, with indigenous people rejecting generations of shame associated with using their own language
  • Silent sentries for a bloody age
    Oct 03, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    A powerful and moving land art installation is quietly remembered all those who fell in the muddy battlefield of Ypres during the First World War
  • Why do liars lie
    Oct 03, 2018 By William Wan and 
Sarah Kaplan
    People are more likely to deceive when they are able to rationalise it, or are feeling stressed and fatigued
  • Emirati youth reconnect with traditional dagger
    Sep 27, 2018 Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
    Authorities promote heritage weapon, which Shaikh Zayed used to wear, as part of Year of Zayed
  • Tradition, tech boost fishing gear business
    Sep 26, 2018 by Binsal Abdul KaderSenior Reporter
    40 per cent of fishing-equipment customers place orders on Instagram, Emirati businessman says
  • Helping refugees feel at home in Hamburg
    Sep 26, 2018 Taran N. Khan, Special to Weekend Review
    Yalla Hamburg is a community of people who guide newcomers to free or low-cost activities across the city to help them integrate in their new homes
  • Standing up for football fans
    Sep 26, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    There’s a growing movement for football spectators to be allowed to stand — considered unsafe after the Hillsborough tragedy in 1989
  • The big myth about teenage anxiety
    Sep 26, 2018 By Richard A. Friedman
    Relax, the digital age is not wrecking your child’s brian
  • Five-day Adihex opens in Abu Dhabi
    Sep 25, 2018 Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
    The largest exhibition of its kind celebrates the centennial of Shaikh Zayed
  • Duo honoured for their contribution to success of Emirati-French Cultural cooperation
  • ‘Adihex helping minimise ecological crimes’
    Sep 19, 2018 Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
    Hunters keep away from smuggled endangered species thanks to awareness created by Adihex
  • Seeking inner peace in Dubai
    Sep 19, 2018 By Linda JosephSpecial to Weekend Review
    Yoga-enthusiasts gather in a studio to improve their fitness and flexibility
  • Notes from the half-century mark
    Sep 19, 2018 By Daniel W. Drezner
    An attempt to minimise the 50th birthday get thwarted by the many exclamation points declaring a new chapter in life
  • The trouble with vacations
    Sep 12, 2018 By Honor Jones
    What if you had put all that money and enthusiasm into your everyday life instead?
  • One was Scottish and Presbyterian, the other Lebanese and Muslim together they showed me how to navigate the contradictions of my identity
  • Japan’s wildest game
    Sep 05, 2018 By Ken Belson
    Though many Japanese schools have concluded that the chaotic, century-old game is too hazardous, it lives on as a cherished rite of passage
  • Why mistranslation matters
    Sep 05, 2018 By Mark Polizzotti
    Would history have been different if Nikita Khrushchev had used a better interpreter?
  • Bringing nature back to life
    Aug 30, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    Across Europe, species of animals that has disappeared centuries ago are being reintroduced through ‘rewilding’
  • How to have fun and be happy
    Aug 29, 2018 By Allison Klein
    Stop scheduling your free time. When a leisure activity is planned rather than spontaneous, we enjoy it less
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright dubbed 'patron saint of laughter' dies aged 91
  • #DeleAlliChallenge takes the internet by storm
    Aug 24, 2018 By Rabab Khan, Community Interactivity Editor
    After the viral Kiki challenge, there’s a new challenge being tried by social media users
  • A Greek odyssey on Kefalonia
    Aug 16, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    This ancient island is still enchanting today, and geologists are coming close to unravelling the lands written about by Homer — the legendary poet of the Iliad and the Odyssey
  • Where hope lives for generations
    Aug 16, 2018 By Gagandeep KaurSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Cheshire Home in Delhi is a unique residential facility that offers support and love to its 70 disabled patients