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: April 1, 2015
UAE. The Abraaj Growth Markets Grant, launched in January 2015 in partnership with the Global Shapers Community, aims to support projects which will resolve a critical challenge in growth markets.
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.
date:Posted: May 27, 2015
UAE. The private equity market in the Middle East has matured in the last five years in terms of deal structures, volumes and values, according to speakers at a debate organised by ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty in the UAE.
date:Posted: May 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Continent's basic geographical split remains in place, and Russia still holds the weaker position. However, its relative strength has increased with the rise of divergent interests within the European Union, and its primary concern regarding the Continent is not Europe but the United States.