#Australia

Blogger Writes Open Letter About Things Dads Are Praised For When Mums Are Criticised

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has written an open letter criticising the way people react differently to when a father looks after the children, rather than mothers. Constan...

Australian Presenter Apologises For 'Ignorant' Transgender Comments

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK

A popular Australian TV presenter apologised at length for his “ignorant jibe” at the expense of the LGBT community when he used the word “trann...

Olympic Mayor's Kangaroo Jibe At Australia

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK

An Olympic war of words has broken out over Australia’s discontent with the athletes accommodation provided at the Rio Games - prompting the city’...

The UK Has Gone to the Dogs, So Where Can We Escape To?

Jess Melia | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Melia

I've been thinking about moving abroad for years. I've often looked out of my office window and wistfully dreamt of finally doing my Masters in California, reuniting with my friends in Amsterdam, or going to work with giraffes in Kenya. Anything to take my mind off of the dire weather we so often face in England and I can't get away from.

Brexit: There Is No Right or Wrong Way

Jojo Furnival | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Politics
Jojo Furnival

WRONG WAY, GO BACK. I walk underneath this sign every day. Every day, on my way to work in marketing and communications for a charity, I look at this sign.

After the Funeral, When Everyone has Gone Home

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

If you want to help Brendan Cox, or any bereaved friend, remember that the pain goes on for them. And on, and on, and on. You can help. Just be there. Take them out, let them cry, realise that they are a newborn trying to find out who they are going to become now that the world has ended. They will remember your kindness (or your stupidity) forever.

Roo-ful Thoughts

Judith Owen | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Owen

So I went to do a run of shows and festivals in Australia, shortly after the whole 'Harambe' incident and found myself longing to go to the local Koal...

60 Postcards in Australia: The Relaunch

Rachael Chadwick | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Chadwick

I'm hitting Australia at the weekend for a 3-week trip, travelling around Melbourne, Adelaide, Cape Tribulation, Whitsunday and with a final night in Brisbane. There was absolutely no way I could head to the other side of the world for an adventure and not use this opportunity to scatter postcards as I go.

British Lecturer Killed By Great White Shark 'Bigger Than A Boat' While Diving

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

A British woman has been killed by a great white shark which was reportedly “bigger than a boat” while diving off the coast of Australia. Doreen C...

Australia Responds To Monster Storm In Most Australian Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

Eastern Australia has been battered by flooding, high winds and torrential rain, leaving several dead and millions of pounds worth of damage in its wa...

Why EU Membership Leads to a Discriminatory Immigration Policy

Adam Hamdy | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Politics
Adam Hamdy

Over the weekend my piece on why the UK government turned away more than 2,700 non-EU nurses was widely circulated on Twitter and Facebook, but after ...

Human Remains Found Inside 14ft Crocodile In Search For Missing Woman

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK

Human remains have been found inside a crocodile by investigators searching for a missing woman. Authorities in Queensland, Australia, have been searc...

A Death on the Wild Coast: Murder and Mining in South Africa

Charlotte Allan | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK
Charlotte Allan

Global days of activism, such as today, therefore highlight the power of those who do have such facilities, in helping intimidated communities such as Xolobeni's in spreading the message of activism for them.

Man's Moving Facebook Post Perfectly Sums Up Why Immigration Should Be Celebrated

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK

Australia is considered particularly tough on immigration and has faced a barrage of criticism in the past for its treatment of refugees. But one man ...

Australian Pensioner Battles Crocodiles With A Spanner And Spark Plugs In Harrowing Ordeal

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

A pensioner has told how he fended off crocodiles using nothing but a spanner and spark plugs after watching his friend drown in northern Australia. R...

Cat And Her Human Travel Australia Together In A Camper Van

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For just over a year, Rich East has been travelling Australia in his camper van. While it might seem like lonely business for some, East has a furry ...

93 Per Cent Of The Barrier Reef Has Been Bleached By Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists confirmed this week that just 7 per cent of the Great Barrier Reef has escaped coral bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures as a resul...

Now The Aussies Are Taking The P*ss Over The Celebrity Threesome Injunction

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Celebrity Threesome Injunction Couple To Remain Anonymous After Court Victory An Australian news website has named PJS And YMA, the married 't...

Australian Minister Goes Full Drongo In Response To Johnny Depp's Apology Video

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

Australia's deputy prime minister has mocked Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's "atrocious" apology video, urging the Hollywood star to "do it with gusto, ...

Finally, An Explanation Of That Johnny Depp Apology Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

By now you've probably seen that video of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apologising for not declaring their dogs when they entered Australia. And you've...

University Students Face Huge Legal Bill Over Alleged Racist Facebook Posts

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Three students at a university in Australia face a legal bill of up to $500,000 AUD (£271,397) after being accused of racism on Facebook. Alex Woods,...

Coastal Australia: The Human Perspective

Black Tomato | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Let's face it; despite Australia's inland allures, its stunning wineries and endless rolling landscapes; it's pretty hard to stray too far from the country's iconic coastlines.

Bored 12-Year-Old Makes Himself Australian PM Because Internet

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech

Australia had a new Prime Minister for all of two days thanks to a web-savy 12-year-old. Orley Fenelon made himself the nation's 30th PM thanks to a ...

White Story

Christina Miller | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Style
Christina Miller

On Naomi, Christy, Linda, et al, the white shirt looks incredible worn with distressed jeans (or, indeed, no jeans); on me, it's frumpy. Carolina Herrera and Laura Bailey are elegant and composed in white shirts tucked into full, mid-length skirts; on me, the look is bulky, my waist lost under the layers of fabric.

This Raging Bull Thought It Was A Substitute When It Charged A Football Game

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK

For most parents, watching their kids fend off the occasional tackle during a Saturday kickabout is rarely cause for concern. But when a raging bull c...