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With around one third of GDP coming from oil until the recent price collapse, the non-oil sector in the UAE is just not growing fast enough to prevent a recession in 2015 (File Archive/ AFP).
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The recent oil price collapse may bring on a recession for the UAE in 2015.

Can you feel the love generation? Bob Sinclair can. (Image: Facebook)
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Bob Sinclair will bring the party to Parcha Ibiza and bust out the beats for "Love Generation" and "World, Hold On" on December 26.

Cavalli Club knows how to bring the party in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
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Robert Cavalli himself will be hosting at Cavalli Club this NYE. It's gonna be epic.

December 21, 2014

Yas Marina Circuit
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The 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the most successful to date with the largest ever capacity at 60,000 people, marking an increase of 5,000 tickets over the 2013 edition, said event organisers.

Natalia Bajak is ready bring her Polish self over to the UAE. (Image: Facebook/ Marta Ankiersztejn)
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She's got "The Voice" that Poland loves - will peeps in Dubai agree?

December 19, 2014

The Dreamliner has been delayed by “one to two weeks” due to “certification issues,” Hogan said.
13:45 GMT

Etihad Airways is not interested in ordering any more Airbus A380s, while the launch of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner into service has been delayed.

December 18, 2014

Kelsey Grammer gave his two cents while in the UAE for the Dubai International Film Festival. (Image: Facebook)
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Kelsey Grammer's "Breaking the Bank" brought him Dubai, and we took full advantage.

Watch out, Ahlam ain't happy. (Image: Twitter)
12:31 GMT

We wouldn't want to be in the room if Ahlam were able to confront whomever posted the caricature of her head on a cow's body with the sign “I’m the cow Ahlam”.

December 17, 2014

Like a brilliant ray of sunshine, Hollywood actress and IWC jury member Emily Blunt busted into the opening session with a bright yellow two-piece design that lit up the night. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
20:18 GMT

Check out the ravishing red carpet looks from the 11th Dubai International Film Festival that got the Al Bawaba seal of approval.

‘I’ve always said the realistic price for out-of-ground: $70. Should never, ever have been above that.
18:11 GMT

The airline industry is set to reap the benefits of lower oil prices, which could fall to as low as $30-a-barrel.

Dubai’s real estate scene has also seen a number of new property launches over the year.
15:17 GMT

Dubai’s residential rents have stabilised in the second half of 2014, growing seven per cent year-on-year in 2014.

Andy Murray
12:59 GMT

Andy Murray will line up at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship here next month with plans to get his year off to a perfect start with a victory.

David Guetta is ready to bring the party to Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
08:31 GMT

Absolut Base Camp at Live at Atlantis will feature DJ David Guetta as the painting team transforms attendees with UV facial art.

December 16, 2014

Dana warned the KRG could face sanctions if the autonomous region failed to pay the money to its consortium,
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Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG) has failed to pay $100 million to a Dana Gas consortium as instructed by a London arbitration court

Eva Longoria being introduced at Dubai International Film Festival by Mohamed Al Ansari. (Image: Facebook)
12:44 GMT

Visiting the UAE this week for the Dubai International Film Festival, Eva Longoria has revealed that she can relate to the struggle faced by the Arabs, and here's why...