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UAE banks British nationals

UAE banks afraid of lending to Brits?

After British defaulters and absconders were unable to be extradited back to the UAE, banks are beginning to worry about lending money to Brits

August 8, 2012 4:00
 
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Dutch, British discuss stepping up Syria sanctions

The Dutch foreign minister said he and his British counterpart had discussed stepping up sanctions against Syria to hasten an end to 16 months of conflict in the country.

July 10, 2012 10:42
 
Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Cairo airport authorities prevented an English woman, who is banned from leaving Egypt until the end of a probe into NGOs' handling of cash and other activities, from flying to Britain on Friday, airport sources said.

February 11, 2012 6:08
 
March 26

March 26

In Dubai, the Party's Far from Over; Credit is Dead. Long Live Cash!; A Billionaire's Pact With God; Top 10 Product Recalls; How Google and Apple Came Up With Their Names; More Than a Slapped Wrist?

March 25, 2010 6:43
 
Tower of love?

Tower of love?

You can’t get any cornier than this.

January 11, 2010 2:06
 
How do I look?

How do I look?

A wanted British man sent a newspaper his photo because he disliked the mug shot the police issued.

November 10, 2009 4:04
 

British manager at Istithmar World given five year jail sentence

A senior manager at Istithmar World, part of government-owned Dubai World, was sentenced to five…

November 4, 2009 12:36
 
French the world’s worst tourists, says TNS

French the world’s worst tourists, says TNS

The French are the fussiest, rudest, cheapest tourists in the world...

July 11, 2009 9:54
 
Stripping down the laws

Stripping down the laws

A man in Dubai has been sentenced to a month in jail for wearing a cancer awareness t-shirt that featured an almost nude Victoria Beckham.

June 21, 2009 9:59
 
Coming with a cap in hand?

Coming with a cap in hand?

Will Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown manage to extract some of the oil wealth from the Middle East during his visit here?

November 3, 2008 11:06