The Louvre Abu Dhabi, first of its kind

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, presents around 600 pieces in a modern, light-filled structure in harmony with its desert-island setting. Flagged as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", it sits on ... ( read original story ...)

‘Louvre Abu Dhabi will create interest in arts’

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will not only encourage greater interest in the arts but also expose local artists to world-class international art through the ages, Emirati artists have said. The November 11 opening of the facility is therefore a much awaited event ... ( read original story ...)

New cancer care centre coming up in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: A brand new unit will soon provide comprehensive oncological ... the biggest provider of private health care in Switzerland,” Hadley told Gulf News. About 4,500 new cancer cases are detected in the UAE each year, and the expertise of Hislanden ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Art’s 9th Edition Opens This week

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and under the leadership of Director Dyala Nusseibeh, Abu Dhabi Art will open to the public this ... ( read original story ...)

Electric avenue: how Dubai Int’l Motor Show is going green

The electric car revolution will take centre stage at the Dubai International Motor Show, which takes place later this month. Electric Avenue will be part of the show amid Dubai’s push for a cleaner greener future under the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Metro service interrupted during Monday morning rush hour

Dubai: Metro services on the Red Line had been and continue to be running delayed — due to technical glitch that still remains unresolved, Gulf News has learnt. According to the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the network is facing a technical issue ... ( read original story ...)

Average rents at Dubai’s beach properties revealed

Al Satwa has emerged as the most affordable area for rents among properties located close to beaches in Dubai, according to a new report by website dubizzle Property. The report researched rental prices of six areas near the Dubai coastline including ... ( read original story ...)

Louvre Abu Dhabi gears up for launch

More than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors this week, bringing the famed name to the Arab world for the first time. French President Emmanuel Macron is set to attend the Wednesday inauguration on his first visit to the United ... ( read original story ...)

Unsung heroes of Dubai Zoo share spotlight on last day

Dubai: When Mohammad Riaz joined Dubai Zoo as an animal keeper ... In six months, I learnt everything and I could handle them by myself,” he told Gulf News. Riaz recalled catching a cheetah that had been on the loose in the street. ( read original story ...)

Look: Pilot proposes to passenger on Dubai flight

Dubai: A flyer bound to the UAE got the surprise of a lifetime when the aircraft’s pilot got down on one knee to pop the question. First Officer Richard Abu Manneh briefly stepped out of the cockpit last week to propose to his girlfriend during a Royal ... ( read original story ...)