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Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann have contacted police in Australia over the discovery of a child’s bo...

12-Year-Old Girl Writes Heartbreaking Letter After Losing Her Cat In 'Cruel' Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking letter written by a 12-year-old girl has been dropped through letterboxes in Victoria, Australia. The author, Brooke, wrote the no...

Australian Police Address Speculation 'Suitcase Body' Is Madeleine McCann

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body Detectives say the remains of a child found in a suitcase dumped i...

Blackburn Teen Admits Involvement In Australian Terror Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

A teenage boy from Blackburn has admitted inciting terrorism by encouraging the murder of police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia. The ...

Australia Is Planning To Kill Two Million Cats By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.07.2015 | UK

Australian authorities are planning to kill as many as two million cats over the next five years to try to protect endangered birds and mammals. Th...

Learn Australian Slang From This Hilarious And Completely Uneducational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A hilarious video of two guys teaching people 'how to speak Australian' has gone viral. If you think that Aussie is just an accent, you're mistake...

These Obscenely Good Milkshakes Are Worth The Subsequent Food Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A small bakery in Canberra, Australia, has come up with a milkshake that would make a McFlurry hang its head in shame. Patissez are calling their l...

This Politician Thinks Gay Marriage Will Affect Cattle Exports

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Floods, incest, marrying dogs - all dangers that supposedly lie ahead with the legalisation of gay marriage. But now an Australian minister has issued...

Australian Church Apologises For Telling Girls Not To Hug Because It'd Make Them Want Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

According to a church in Melbourne, Australia, if a woman becomes physically close and hugs a guy for 20 seconds it will make her want to have sex wit...

Australia In Shock As Top Sporting Identity 'Stabbed To Death By His Son'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

Australia is in shock after a leading sporting figure was stabbed to death, and his son charged with his murder, in a tragedy that has Australian Rule...

When Politics Becomes Blood Sport - Welcome to 'The Killing Season', Power Aussie Rules Style

Alastair Campbell | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Politics
Alastair Campbell

The Killing Season is extraordinary TV but sad to watch. Because ultimately it is a story of bad politics that failed because people simply could not work together in a way that made the team greater than the sum of the egos of the individuals.

Hundreds Of Nude Swimmers Celebrate Winter Solstice Down Under

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

Summer solstice celebrations were unfolding in Britain this weekend – but spare a thought for those doing the opposite in Australia. Specificall...

LGBT Party Planned To Celebrate Divorce Of Christian Couple Against Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

More than 160,000 people have reportedly confirmed they will attend a party to celebrate the divorce of a Christian couple who said they would break-u...

The Psychology of Globalization - Explained by Cultural DNA

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

If you're a traveller looking for something that takes a richer and more longitudinal approach; a business person or civil servant looking for insight beyond the usual Dos, Don'ts, honorifics, platitudes and rituals; a student of the humanities and social sciences wanting something more grounded in the world today; or a seasoned dinner party socialite and pub quiz pro looking for a global Zeitgeist to boost your social capital - then this is definitely the book for you. There's plenty to learn, it sinks in easily, and this is the sort of book that you'll find yourself marking-up and folding page corners on.

Disabled Victims of Domestic Violence Are Failed Here Too

Polly Neate | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK
Polly Neate

This is a different phenomenon from the carer who is overwhelmed by exhaustion and frustration, and takes it out on the cared-for partner. This is deliberate, coercive, controlling abuse: it is domestic violence. And it is vital to support professionals, particularly those working with vulnerable adults, to recognise and respond appropriately to both.

Here's What 'Fast And Furious' Would Look Like With Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Tech

Underground drone racing appears to have taken off in Australia, giving competitors the chance to enter a league that comes complete with its own set ...

Christian Couple Threatens To Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Legal

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK

A Christian couple in Australia has promised to end their 10-year marriage should the government make same-sex marriage legal. According to Nick Jense...

Gay Marriage Won't Work In Australia Because 'The Irish Can't Grow Potatoes'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK

An Australian political commentator on Monday urged his countrymen not to follow Ireland’s lead and legalise gay marriage because the Irish are "peo...

Cafe Owner Responds To Complaint About A Mother Breastfeeding In The Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Parents

When a man complained to a cafe owner about a woman breastfeeding nearby, she was having none of it. The “middle-aged gentleman” told the owner...

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...

British Grandmother Has Just One Last Hope To Avoid Indonesian Firing Squad

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK

A British grandmother due to be executed by firing squad in Indonesia has just six months to lodge an appeal, which experts say is her “last hope”...

'Will You Marry Me?' Prince Harry Gets More Than He Bargained For From Aussie Student

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Prince Harry got a kiss down under from a very enthusiastic young royals fan during his Australia tour, even saying he'd "think about" marrying her. ...

Ready Meals Are Ruining Our Attempts To Find Aliens

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Australian astronomers at the Parkes telescope have finally found the cause for a mysterious signal that was being picked up by the country's most fam...

Bali 9's Last Moments Revealed As KFC Supper And Round Of Amazing Grace

Huffington Post UK/AP | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK

The eight prisoners executed last night in Indonesia bravely refused blindfolds and sang Amazing Grace and Bless The Lord O My Soul, before their sing...

Commuter Defending Woman From Islamophobic Rant Proves There Is Still Some Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

A commuter has been caught on camera defending a fellow passenger from an Islamophobic tirade on a train in Sydney. In the shocking video, an elder...