Must-read highlights from our Weekend edition
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Newsletter

Hello and welcome to Weekender - the newsletter that guides you through all the highlights of our Weekend edition

 

COVER STORY

Sheikh Zayed, the UAE's Founding Father, with Saleh Farah

In the court of the judge who helped build the UAE's legal system.

 

WEEKEND READS

The whole world's a crease

The expats who turned a Beirut car park into their very own field of cricketing dreams.

Why AR Rahman’s Expo City Dubai studio is pitch perfect for music - and the movies.

With Britain's Liz Truss in turmoil, can Keir Starmer seize the day?

 

THE ESSAY

 

CULTURE

Objects with a story to tell

How Louvre Abu Dhabi unearthed what artefacts found in the UAE say about the country's history.

From preparation to remorse via friction, the seven stages of shopping at Ikea.

Inside Kolkata's once thriving (but now disappearing) Chinatown.

 

MONEY

Music entrepreneur Marcus Ch dela Pena

Money & Me: ‘I like to invest in NFTs - and people.’

How much money do you need to buy yourself happiness?

Business Extra: why disruption is the new normal.

 

PLUS

Ahmed Al Khalidi

Postcard from Amman: Illustrator who wants us to see Jordan's capital in a new light.

Find out how well you've kept up with the news in our Quiz of the Week.

And much, much more in our Weekend edition.

 

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