INTERNATIONAL. New York is famed as "the city that never sleeps" but London, reveals a new study, sleeps even less, as do over 30 other cities worldwide.
None sleepless than Cairo, the strife-torn capital of Egypt, which is today named the "world's most 24-hour" city by a study of the world's most round-the-clock metropolises.
But New York ranks a humiliating 32nd, behind London (17th), Paris (18th), Rome (27th) and an embarrassingly long list of other cities.
The first global ranking of the world's "most 24-hour" - or most nocturnal - cities, comes from analysing 120 million online chat
Posted: March 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Cockpit recordings indicated one of the seats was pushed back and the door opened and closed. Then knocking is heard; "There was no more conversation from that point".
Posted: March 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Flood of tributes to the man who oversaw the tiny city-state's rapid rise from a British colonial backwater to a global trade and financial centre.
Posted: March 19, 2015
UAE. Using cutting edge technology - a Sony Action Cam Mini - the flight recorded an extraordinary bird's eye perspective of the landscape, capturing unique footage.
Posted: March 13, 2015
UAE. Liv Store will be catering to the huge amount of women now taking up cycling; Entirely managed by women, including bicycle engineers, gear designers and retail specialists, the Liv experience has expanded rapidly.
Posted: March 7, 2015
UAE. Exhibitors report rising interest in small and medium sized boats alongside watersports crafts and products.
Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Some 5,181 people saw their wealth rise beyond the US$30 million bracket, while 53 individuals became billionaires in 2014, taking the world's total billionaire population to 1,844.
Posted: March 4, 2015
QATAR. Qatar is on track to ensure the overwhelming majority of the projects to be used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup will achieve world-class standards of sustainability.
Posted: March 4, 2015
UAE. Women's International Day 2015 concluded in Dubai on March 3.
Posted: March 3, 2015
Sport Media Pearl Awards launched at the Louvre Museum in Paris; Managed by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) and hosted by Abu Dhabi Media.
Posted: February 22, 2015
UAE. All is not what it seems - The first of the limited edition Van Gogh Relievo Exhibition reproductions arrives at Fairmont The Palm today.
Posted: February 21, 2015
UAE. Ten foreign workers have died in a fire that hit a tyre shop in Abu Dhabi, apparently trapping the labourers in a warehouse used illegally for accommodation, according to media reports.
Posted: February 18, 2015
UAE. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, you will find yourself always racing with time; Here are some mommy-time tips from Helpling.
Posted: February 13, 2015
UAE. "ACT LIKE A LEADER, THINK LIKE A LEADER" claims introspection anchors us in the past, impedes change and holds back careers.
Posted: February 11, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Police have arrested a gunman in the killing of three Muslim students - including a husband and wife - in the university town of Chapel Hill in North Carolina.
Posted: January 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend.
date:Posted: March 29, 2015
UAE. Deloitte launches 2015 Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions for the Middle East; Middle East millennials to spend around US$37 billion on media content; GCC countries to make significant open data advancements in 2015.
date:Posted: March 28, 2015
QATAR. Notwithstanding the weak start for the global economy, Asian economies are expected to continue to grow rapidly in 2015. We expect economic growth to average 5.7% in 2015, the same rate as in 2014.