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Must try photo smartphone apps

Look arty or take better selfies

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How to be an author, by authors

We asked six acclaimed writers for advice on how to get started

A death in Dubai - short story

Crime writer Alexander McNabb pens a tale for Time Out

Under the skin with Paddy Ashdown

Former UK politician talks books, coalitions, 007 and the greatest PM ever

Andrew Motion: On the art of poetry

The former UK Poet Laureate on a writer’s world and craft

Girls on OSN

Hit US comedy Girls is coming back to screens in the Middle East

Where to buy the cheapest gadgets on the globe

Is really it worth picking up phones and iPads when you're abroad?

Walking Home From Mongolia

UK adventurer walks from Hong Kong to Mongolia

Gary Shteyngart interview

Leningrad-born author looks at his past in Little Failure A Memoir

Chinese books you should really read

Native publishers pick out five Chinese rising stars to watch

Summer Heights on TV

We chat to star Chris Lilley about the new series

The end of Him & Her

We meet the stars as the UK sitcom heads into its final season

The current kings of comedy

Larry David, Seth McFarlane and Ricky Gervais head to head

Sebastian Faulks on Jeeves and Wooster

Having re-imagined Bond the author turns his hands to Wooster and co.

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Check before you fly as hundreds of flights diverted during 80 days of upgrades

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Abu Dhabi

Ten things to do this weekend
Your essential Abu Dhabi to-do list

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Bahrain

Bahrain Grand Prix pictures
Our photographer was trackside throughout the big weekend

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Best restaurants in Doha
Our pick of the best places to eat in Qatar

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