The untold story of Dubai’s first skyscraper

Written by Video by Ed Scott-ClarkeWords by CNN Staff CNN’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy. Before the Burj Khalifa, before the Burj Al Arab, there was the Dubai World Trade Centre. Completed in 1979, … Read more

Revisiting the luxury and glamour of Concorde

In March 1969, just months before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Concorde made its maiden flight. The supersonic plane embodied a vision of the future as daring as that of Apollo 11 — but far better looking. No plane has captured the public imagination quite like Concorde, even though only 20 were ever built, … Read more