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English for idiots?

Should words like 'twerk' and 'YOLO' be added to the dictionary?

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Everything you need to know about Twitter

Left out? A beginners' guide to the omnipresent social media platform

How a Mother Weaned Her Girl From Fairytales

US author Kate Bernheimer on breaking the myth

Why feminism isn't a dirty word

Penelope Walsh on why we still need the f-word today

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guide

Cowabunga! Fun facts about the film franchise's 2014 return

Who invented the buffet?

So where did this indulgent pastime begin?

Beginners' buffet tips

How to make the most for your money

Secret Sumatra

Explore one of Indonesia's less tamed islands

The punk memoirs of Viv Albertine

The Slits were the original riot-grrrl bands. Guitarist Albetine looks back

Tarek Yamani: Lisan Al Tarab – review

Lebanese pianist’s new LP reinvents classical Arabic tunes with a modern jazz trio

Rest in peace, Robin Williams

We pay tribute to iconic actor, 63, following apparent suicide

I'm in the mood for da-ancing

Our boss likes to Moonwalk in the office. We banned him

Step ashore Thailand's least-populated island

Peace, quiet and tranquillity at Koh Kood island

The making of Boyhood

12 years in the making, director Richard Linklater tells us how it happened

Aid for Africa

How Born Identity Cameroon is helping families

Why eating curry is good for you

Bet you didn't know these hidden spices can do health wonders

How to order Indian food

We unravel the lingo so you can order like a pro

Singapore Time Out guide

Insider tips from our local editors

The mother-in-law in Indian society

Author and journalist Veena Venugopal tackles matriarchal norms

20 best parties in Doha: August

Reggae, Afro, disco, hip hop and more of the best parties in Doha this month

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The Knowledge

Gary Barlow to play Dubai Media City
Aug 25

Take That frontman and X Factor judge will perform on October 17

The Marriott Marquis opens in the Middle East
Aug 3

Three Doha-based hotels become one

Ways to celebrate Eid in Doha
Jul 24

Mark Eid Al Fitr in the city with one of these special offers

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