Tony Abbott

Australia's 'Least Successful' Prime Minster Is Telling Us How To Deal With Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

A speech in which former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott urged the UK to adopt his country's hardline border policies or suffer a "catastrophic ...

QUIZ: Who Said It, Tony Abbott Or Alan Partridge?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Can you tell the difference between quotes from recently ousted Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and constantly disgraced Norwich DJ Alan Partrid...

How To Embarrass A Nation In Twelve Easy Steps, By Tony Abbott

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Just two years in power and Australia's Prime Minister has already been forced to resign - but Tony Abbott has managed to accomplish at lot in such a ...

Australia's New PM Took On Thatcher's Government – And Won

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Malcolm Turnbull will succeed Tony Abbott as Australia’s Prime Minister after launching an audacious coup within the country’s Liberal Party on Mo...

Tony Abbott Tries To Laugh Off Heckler, Completely Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Australian PM Tony Abbott was giving a speech on Sunday when a man from the crowd decided to chip in with his opinion of the government. In a glori...

Tony Abbott Caught Laughing At Jokes About Rising Sea Levels

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught joking about the effects of climate change with Peter Dutton, the country's Immigration Ministe...

Australian TV Broadcasts Comedy Tweet About PM's Furtive Sexual Proclivity

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

ABC, the national broadcaster of Australia, was criticised on Tuesday after broadcasting a tweet from an account that suggested Tony Abbott, the count...

Shocking Video Of MH17 Aftermath Released On Anniversary Of Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

A shocking new video revealing the horrific aftermath of the MH17 crash has prompted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to proclaim that the incide...

Tony Abbott Misunderstands The Point Of Education In Yet Another Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Tech

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shown how spectacularly out of touch with the modern world he is by quite literally laughing the idea of tea...

The 14 Most Fecking Stupid Things Tony Abbott Has Done

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Comedy

He's just come under fire for making a "patronising" St Patrick's Day message (see video below). But is this latest gaffe the worst thing Tony Abbott ...

This Is How Tough Austrailan Prime Minister Tony Abbott Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

In one of the more surreal clips of recent weeks, Tony Abbott has been recorded inexplicably eating a raw onion complete with skin, as if it were an a...

Authenticity in the Digital Age

Alex Malley | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Tech
Alex Malley

Voters across the UK are starting to assess the big issues and major personalities ahead of the dissolution of Parliament at the end of this month, and the general election on 7 May. While immigration, the future of the NHS and tax reform are getting traction, recent electoral events in Australia may also resonate and are certainly worthy of consideration.

Why Knighting Prince Philip May Encourage Australia to Embrace Republicanism

Hayley Carter | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Hayley Carter

When I arrived on these sunny shores over a decade ago, I, in my ignorance, expected Australia to be Britain in the sunshine (an attitude many Brits still think to be the case). I was wrong.

Prince Philip's Knighthood Isn't Going Down Well In Australia...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

Australians are angry and rather bemused that their country has marked its national day by knighting the Greek-born British royal Prince Philip. Th...

Jack Sommers

7 Things People Really Should Have Apologised For In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Plenty of apologies have hit the headlines in 2014 - which is a shame given how many people didn't apologise for things they really should have. Th...

Eight Children Found Stabbed To Death In House In Cairns, Australia

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Eight children have been found dead in a home in the northern Australian city of Cairns. A woman suffering stab wounds was also found in the prope...

Siege Victims Praised For Heroism In Final Moments

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK

Two people killed in the Sydney siege have been praised for their heroism, as more details of the final moments emerge. Man Haron Monis, 50, was ki...

What Australia Is All About

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

The #illridewithyou campaign in a shining example of everything that's fantastic about Australia - even if as a Kiwi I have to say it through gritted teeth. Like the American cousins, they've got a lot of big, empty spaces, what is politely known as a 'frontier mentality' and a tendency to come across as a bit rough round the edges.

(LIVE UPDATES) Armed Hostage Situation In Sydney, With Black Arabic Flag In Window

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale and Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

A hostage situation is ongoing inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city, which appears to be being conducted by a gunman claiming ...

Aussies Bury Their Heads In The Sand, Literally

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK

Australia's Prime Minister has been mocked, once again, for his stance over climate change. More than 400 protesters stuck their heads in the sand ...

Why This Could Be The Most Brutal Political Encounter Of All Time...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

One is a Speedo-wearing boxing pro, the other is a judo-loving former KGB agent - the question is, who would win in a fight between Russian President ...

Thousands March To Protest Against Tony Abbott

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Politics

Thousands have taken part in demonstrations across Australia against Tony Abbott's policies, including on education, welfare, asylum seekers and the r...

Salmond Won't Be Laughing Now Thanks To This Banker

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Politics

The owner of Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has warned of the risks of Scottish independence, saying it could bring "significant additional costs". ...

Salmond Is Not Impressed With Australia's 'Bewildering' Independence Suggestions

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Politics

An intervention by Australia's prime minister in the Scottish referendum debate has been described as "bewildering" and "ludicrous". Scotland's fir...

Tony Abbott Takes On The Scots

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Politics

Australian Prime Minister has urged Scotland to stay in the UK, arguing a Yes got for independence would be "cheered" by those who are "not friends" o...