My Dubai: Imtiaz Dharker

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Imtiaz Dharker is a poet, artist and documentary filmmaker, whose collections include Postcards from God, The Terrorist at my Table and, most recently, a series of poems based on the archives of St Paul’s Cathedral, London. Her poems are on the English syllabus in the UK, and she reads at ‘Poetry Live’ events across the country. Vision caught up with her during her Education Day reading session at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature where she shared her thoughts on the power of poetry

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Ban Ki Moon

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Ban Ki Moon spoke to Vision about the duties of world leaders, and why listening to their people is their most important responsibility of all

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A sympathetic dragon’s den

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Andrew Devenport, Youth Business International’s CEO, explains how emotional support can often be more useful than funding in a young entrepreneur's career path

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The vibe: Amy Hawke

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Vision caught up with events designer Amy Hawke who has worked all over the world from London to Dubai, creating high-profile events for prestigious international clients. Her spaces and experiences are marked by attention to detail and innovative designs inspired by street life

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Joe Abercrombie’s fantasy land

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With the second book in his YA-flavoured Shattered Sea trilogy out this month - featuring a quote from none other than Game Of Thrones’ George RR Martin on the front - novellist Joe Abercrombie talks to Vision about why fantasy is just as adept as literary fiction in reflecting the world in the 21st century

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My Dubai: David Nicholls

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David Nicholls is the award-winning author of international bestseller One Day. In his latest novel, Us, a British couple travel through Europe in a bid to save their failing marriage. Nicholls, a previous attendee of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, will be in Dubai again this March for the event’s seventh edition. He shares his thoughts on the comedy of embarrassment and the joy of diversity

Business

Hire standards

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Work experience on the shop floor has graduated from niche, technical industries to accepted professional practice. Vision explores the benefits to employers and students alike of the business internship

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