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Rachel McArthur
Rachel McArthur

Rachel McArthur is a UAE-based journalist and editor, with more than 12 years of experience in print, digital and broadcast media. She specializes in Arts and Entertainment news and features.

COLUMNISTS
Rachel McArthur
Rachel McArthur

Rachel McArthur is a UAE-based journalist and editor, with more than 12 years of experience in print, digital and broadcast media. She specializes in Arts and Entertainment news and features.

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Saturday, 17 February 2018

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The 10 best looks from Dubai Modest Fashion Week

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It was only a matter of time before it arrived here. Following the hugely successful Istanbul Modest ...

Movember 2017: Ten of the best – and worst – celeb mustaches

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10 must see cars from the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

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World Diabetes Day: Celebs share realities of dealing with the chronic condition

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Today, November 14, is World Diabetes Day, a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation ...

From Riyadh to Los Angeles, in the pursuit of musical dreams

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  Tamtam is understandably excited. The 24-year-old Saudi singer has just dropped her latest ...

First look: Nokia 8 – the $460 smartphone set to rival Samsung and Apple

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Those of a certain age will be familiar with the evolution of the mobile phone. We’d go as far ...

Interview: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma on the summer’s Bollywood blockbuster

Thursday, 03 August 2017

He’s known for his open relationship with the media, so it was unfortunate that Shah Rukh ...

Linkin Park memories: Middle Eastern fans remember Chester Bennington

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

On the evening of July 20, 2017, Linkin Park fans were left stunned as it emerged that frontman ...

Last-minute Eid gift guide for foodies, procrastinators and beauty buffs

Saturday, 24 June 2017

The concept of Eid gifting amongst family and friends has increased in popularity in recent years, ...

7 things to do during the last week of Ramadan

Monday, 19 June 2017

There’s still time to rack up some more good deeds before the end of the holy month. And with ...

Can you beat the clock? Why escape games are on the rise in the region

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

Is 2017 going to be the year of the escape game? After all, one of the biggest escape game programs ...

The UAE’s first lady of comedy: Through the eyes of a non-Arab in the Mideast

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Her wish is to perform in Arabic one day, and frankly, we’re not surprised. In fact, at times, ...

Breaking boundaries: Meet the Arabs at the forefront of the comic art scene

Monday, 17 April 2017

It may attract a lot of attention for its high-profile guests and big international brands, but for ...

Reviewed: Waffle Burgers, Kunafa Shrimp and other global street eats in Dubai

Sunday, 26 March 2017

It’s mainly known for its shopping and theme park rides, but Dubai’s Global Village has ...

Meet Eman, the Egyptian beauty guru making waves in the US

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If you follow beauty bloggers, vloggers and Insta-bloggers online, chances are you’re already ...

Golden duos: Red carpet looks to inspire any couple

Monday, 09 January 2017

Family was at the centre of the festivities at the 2017 Golden Globes. From star couples who rarely ...

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