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Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott is Editor-at-Large at Doha News. Before moving to Qatar in 2009, she was a broadcast journalist for BBC News for eight years. She's also worked for Al Jazeera, Reuters and The Telegraph. She has a postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from City University, London, and an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from King's College, London.

Don’t block the intersection, Ashghal warns

The Public Works Authority has begun re-painting yellow boxes at busy junctions around Doha, to tie in with a Transport Department campaign to remind drivers of the dangers of blocking intersections - and the fine they face if they do so.

Bechtel: Work on Hamad International Airport ‘virtually complete’

Following announcement that HIA's opening will be delayed until 2014, contractor said the facility can be opened "any time" Qatar Airways is ready to launch.

Pay bus drivers more to improve Qatar’s school transport system, says Rand

The sudden bus driver strike that affected thousands of students at three private schools in Qatar is over, but the country’s school transportation system woes remain.

Tom Jones opens to packed crowd in Doha

More than 3,000 fans filed into the Intercontinental Doha Hotel’s beach last night to watch Welsh singing-superstar Tom Jones, 73, perform a mixture of new releases and classics, including the “Green, Green Grass Of Home” and “Sex Bomb.”

Doha News Housing Survey 2013: Qatar residents feeling pinch from rising rents

Rent is going up for many Qatar residents this year, and the housing allowances most employers provide are not keeping pace with the increases.

Kempinksi and Four Seasons choose different paths on the Pearl

Two leading hotel groups have expressed differing opinions about the future of the hospitality business on the Pearl-Qatar. While the Kempinski hotel group has confirmed...

New port threatens Wakra mangroves, says UN environment specialist

UNESCO Ecological Sciences Adviser for the Arab Region Benno Boer says mangroves just south of Wakra are in “grave danger” due to the construction of a new port in the area.

Qatar’s tourism sector grows 12 percent in 2012, fueled by hotel boom

Qatar’s hotels recorded a record number of bookings last year, meeting industry forecasts which had predicted that Qatar would be a hot spot for...
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