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BBC Apologises For Basically Calling Rugby Star A Scrotum

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Sport

The BBC have had to apologise after a blunder listed Wales Rugby star Jake Ball as Jake Ballsack. The Welsh international was listed on a team shee...

A Long Time Between Drinks

Tina Arena | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tina Arena

I've always loved London. I feel it's time to reconnect with its culture and the people. And see my audience again after all this time. Personally, I think London has evolved more than most European cities, it's really one of, if not the most dynamic cities in the world.

Julien Blanc - The Dangers of the DIY Pick Up Artist

Caroline Brealey | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Brealey

Watching Julien Blanc videos teaching men how to pick up woman I sat aghast. What I saw made my stomach churn, my heartbeat and my anger rise. Here was a man teaching men in Japan that to pick up a woman they should, in his words "take her by her head and shove it on their dick whilst yelling Pikachu."

The Babadook (Film Review)

Chris Saunders | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chris Saunders

This could be the biggest revelation in Australian horror since... well, ever. One of those rare films that burrows under your skin and leaves an impression for a long time after the credits roll, it has been generating overwhelmingly positive critical reviews since its worldwide debut at the Sundance Film Festival where it won Best Actor, Actress, Screenplay and Feature.

Independence Day? No Just A Freak Cloud

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

Citizens in the seaside town of Wonthaggi, Australia were treated to a terrifying sight on 3 November when they awoke to find a cloud formation unlike...

Australian Man Drives Plane Down Street To Pub, Orders A Pint

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK

An Australian man who taxied his light aircraft down a main street and parked it outside a pub is expected to be charged. The incident saw the man...

Man Steps On Sharks's Head. Shark Bites Man

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

A 20-year-old surfer is recovering in hospital after he was bitten by a shark off the Australian east coast. Ryan Hunt is awaiting surgery for dee...

This Video Shows How Canadians React To Islamophobia

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

A Canadian social experiment that set out to expose any prejudice against Muslims following last weeks’ attack in Ottawa has instead showcased the c...

Backpacking Australia? Here Are 6 Places You May Not Have Thought To Go...

Emily Verdouw | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Australia is huge and there aren't many people to fill it, so the idea of 'off-the-beaten-track' can conjure up a plethora of destinations. There trul...

Eight Players to Watch in the Four Nations

Abdullah Mahmood | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Sport
Abdullah Mahmood

With the 2014 Four Nations starting on Saturday with a double header of England vs Samoa and world champions Australia vs New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium it feels as good a time as any to have a look at some of the players to keep an eye out for over the next four weeks.

17 Reasons Why My Sister Going to Australia Sucks

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

There's six years between my sister Ella and I. Me being the older, sceptical, less wiser of the two. She flies to Australia for six months on the 20 November and for obvious reasons this is going to BREAK MY HEART... she can't go, she just can't...

#CityFail Sums Up Your Commuter Nightmares

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hell hath no fury like a commuter scorned. But what's an angry person to do when they see something truly ludicrous on their travels? They get ...

If You Follow One Dog on Facebook Make It Alice in Wooferland

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Jacobs

Alice in Wooferland is a retired racing Greyhound. Her career was cut short and like so many Greyhounds globally, she was discarded. But Alice was one of the fortunate ones. She was rescued, unlike many more that are killed.

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 ...

This Teen Thinks Being Drunk Is An Excuse For Shocking Racial Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK

The racist rant of a young train passenger abusing a security guard has sparked a police investigation in Australia. The incident has been deemed s...

Nothing To See Here. Just Two Kangaroos Having A Fight In The Middle Of An Australian Street.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Watching this scene, you could be forgiven for thinking that it's two men in kangaroo costumes. But it's not. It's two actual kangaroos having a...

How to Live in London on Minimum Wage (And Still be Happy)

Lee Tobin | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lee Tobin

Almost two years ago now, I left that big mass of sun-scorched land down-under for the city which has now been ranked the world's most expensive to live and work in, according to a survey by global estate agents Savills.

Why I Wore a Hijab for a Week

Kate Leaney | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Leaney

I stand in solidarity with the Muslim community because some of the greatest examples of love, hospitality and compassion have been modelled to me by good friends who happen to also be Muslim, but unfortunately this is not the view of Islam or its followers that is championed through our media sources of late.

Sharks Fighting Sharks Is Really Scary

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Adam Malski was out on his boat around 50 miles off the Australia coast when he caught something pretty incredible on camera: a Great White Shark figh...

Seven Tips for Exploring Australia Without Breaking the Bank

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

If you intend to take a trip down under planning your budget should be an important part of your preparations. Yes Australia is many atlas inches from pretty much anywhere else (no offence New Zealand), so your flight is unlikely to be cheap, but there are ways to save on an Aussie adventure while still having a bonza time.

Grisly Islamic State Beheading Plot Uncovered In Australia

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK

Massive counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that Islamic State was planning a random, violent attack in...

Cute... But Wrong!

Mik Scarlet | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

The piece revolves around the concept that when trying to confront the issue of talking to disabled people the advice is always negative, always a list of "don't"s and rarely "do"s. Mr Hoge then states that most of these are the opinion of the authors and then gives a list that he states are things "you can say to someone with a disability".

Man Dies In Australian Beauty Spot Shark Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK

A man who died in a shark attack at a popular Australian beach has been named as British expat Paul Wilcox Mr Wilcox was reportedly found floating ...

A Guide to Fremantle and Rottnest Island

Zahra Razavi | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

30-minute subway ride away is Perth's sister city - the undersized coastal town of Fremantle (Freo to locals). Less urban and with a more tangible community vibe, Fremantle is worth visiting in its own right, but it's also a great place to stay while you explore the distinctive tourist attraction that is Rottnest Island.

A Guide to Perth, Western Australia

Zahra Razavi | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Perth is not like other cities. Situated in Western Australia, Perth is an isolated city that most gap year types miss off their once-in-a-lifetime journey around Oz. Why? Because, being located on the opposite side of the country to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra, it's not close to anything else of note in Australia.