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‘70 per cent of residents believe Dubai will win World Expo 2020’

People more likely to invest, open businesses and encourage family and friends to move to the UAE.

November 17, 2013 4:34
 
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London wants to be hub for Islamic finance

Britain aims to be the first western country to issue sovereign Islamic bond.

October 30, 2013 10:46
 
Iranian bank challenges British sanctions

Iranian bank fights sanctions in Britain’s supreme court

The hearings are scheduled to last three days.

March 20, 2013 9:50
 
UAE banks British nationals

Has Britain upset its Gulf allies?

Although the parliamentary inquiry carries no legislative weight and the Guardian does not speak for the British government, the criticism nonetheless stung.

November 4, 2012 12:45
 
UK Bribery Act 2010 could affect UAE companies

How the UK Bribery Act affects UAE companies

The UK Bribery Act generally affects UK residents and citizens but it may affect companies in the GCC in ways they may not be aware of...

October 15, 2012 4:11
 
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EU states working on new Iran sanctions

European Union states are putting together a new set of sanctions to increase pressure on Iran to give up its controversial nuclear activity, British Foreign Secretary William Hague told Reuters on Tuesday.

September 12, 2012 11:44
 
Britain won team show jumping gold

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Britain won team show jumping gold on Monday after a tie-breaking jump-off with silver medallists the Netherlands while Saudi Arabia captured a bronze.

August 7, 2012 12:00
 
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London Olympics with many no-shows

Organisers said they were in touch with the International Olympic Committee to discover who failed to show up and why...

July 29, 2012 3:19
 
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In Pictures: spectacular views of the London Olympics

Twitter has announced that in the first day of the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012, there were over 90 million tweets; breaking a world record and making it one of the most talked about events

July 29, 2012 11:38
 
Oman represents Iran's UK interests

Oman represents Iran’s UK interests

Oman has begun looking after Iranian affairs in Britain, a foreign ministry official said on Thursday, as part of what Tehran said was a diplomatic deal following the closure of both countries' embassies last year.

June 28, 2012 4:48