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Internet Trolls: Mind-Numbing Onslaught of Sadists

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The internet turned out to be the most democratic space which can be accessed by everyone who can use a bit of tech to better their lives and knowledge base... Suicides, depression, anxiety, and humiliation - all these and more are associated with the internet, what with some people using it to vent their sadism out.

Couple Accused Of Abandoning Down's Baby Face Worrying New Accusations

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

The Australian man at the centre of the Thai surrogate abandoned baby row is facing allegations that he served a prison sentence for multiple convicti...

Protesters Shut Down Israeli Hip-Hopera at the Edinburgh Fringe. I'm Not Sure How I feel About This.

Axis of Awesome | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Axis of Awesome

My thoughts on this have been very mixed. I too have very strong views on Israel's aggression towards Palestine. But I find myself questioning whether picketing a small hip hop show at an arts festival is the best way to make a demonstration. Does the theatre company's receipt of a government grant really make them complicit in the assault on Gaza?

Appeal Raises Thousands After Couple Abandon Surrogate Down's Syndrome Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

Thousands of kind-hearted people have swiftly raised money for a baby who was abandoned with his surrogate mother after his parents refused to take hi...

Rolf Harris Plaque Gets To Stay (Despite It Being Stolen)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

A council in Western Australia has voted to keep a plaque dedicated to disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris – even though it was stolen last week and i...

Edinburgh Fringe: The Ten Australian Acts You Must See

Tomás Ford | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Tomás Ford

When I'm not onstage, I co-produce the independent Noodle Palace and Midlandia venues during Western Australia's Fringe World festival, so I'm out seeing a lot of shows come Australia's festival season from February through April. A lot of these end up at Edinburgh come August. Here are ten of my favourites. OK, eleven.

AC/DC - One Fan's Front Row Dealings With the Band...

Bytestories | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bytestories

(Photo - AC/DC) FOREWORD: These two short stories were written by Ron Hailes who was heavily involved in the mid 70's music scene in Australia when...

Australia Has Really Cocked Things Up Now

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Australia has become the first country in the world to abolish a price on carbon, taking a global step backwards over climate policy. Prime Ministe...

Education Guru Backs Bringing Back The Cane

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Next the dunce hat and the back board? Australian prime minister Tony Abbott's newly appointed 'Education Tsar' has suggested caning children in schoo...

Developing Ties That Bind in Asia

Sir John Holmes | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Politics
Sir John Holmes

It is hard to think of two countries that have more in common than Australia and Britain. We share a language and a rich history - and, in the main, a sense of humour. We are both maritime trading nations. Australia inherited many fine British institutions including parliamentary democracy and the common law...

Ordinary Places That Conceal Hidden Riches

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Nature is full of mysteries. A hidden cove here; a unique rock formation there. A curiously pink lake; a cave that glows in the dark. The richness and diversity of nature is what prompts us to seek out these concealed places and one-of-a-kind wonders.

Australian Judge: 'There's Nothing Untoward About Incest And There's Always Abortion To Stop Birth Abnormalities'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

A New South Wales judge has been suspended from presiding over criminal cases after comments in which he suggested incest may no longer be taboo. ...

Australian Judge: 'Incest Is Nothing Untoward & If There Are Birth Abnormalities, There's Always Abortion'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

A New South Wales judge has been suspended from presiding over criminal cases after comments in which he suggested incest may no longer be taboo. ...

Tony Abbott Finds Yet Another Way To Embarrass An Entire Nation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott would like you know he and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe both have new boots. To mark this momentous moment...

'We Simply Cannot Tolerate His Horrendous Crimes' - Oz Backlash Against Harris Begins

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK

Rolf Harris's native Australia has moved to distance itself from the former national treasure, after his conviction and prison sentence for sex offenc...

Woman Arrested For Racist Rant Against Asian Passenger On Australian Train (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

A woman who was filmed racially abusing passengers on a train in Sydney has been arrested. Sue Wilkins was recorded calling an Asian woman a “g*...

Wake Up to Reality: We Must Be Bolder With the Minimum Wage

Charlie Mowat | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mowat

The advantages of raising the minimum wage seem to be very clear - motivated staff leading to higher productivity and lower turnover, a lower benefits bill and greater spending power in communities

Rolf Harris And Jimmy Savile Appeared Together On 1992 Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Rolf Harris and Jimmy Savile used to watch vulnerable patients undress at Broadmoor hospital, according to a former patient. In the aftermath of Harri...

WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Footage of convicted sex abuser Rolf Harris and paedophile Jimmy Savile appearing on a children's TV programme together has emerged. The clips har...

The 'Boy from Bassendean' Is No More: Harris' Once Proud Hometown To Rip Up Tributes

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Rolf Harris And Jimmy Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Together' Rolf Harris' 1985 Educational Video Warns Children About Paedophiles...

'Birds Of A Feather': Harris And Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Together'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

READ MORE: WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It'Kids Can Say No': What Sex Offender Rolf Warned Children In 1985 Ed...

'Kids Can Say No': What Sex Offender Rolf Warned Children In 1985 Educational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: WATCH: Jimmy Savile Greets Rolf 'The Maestro' Harris On Jim'll Fix It'Birds Of A Feather': Harris And Savile 'Prowled Broadmoor Hospital Tog...

How Telemedicine Can Be a Healthcare Innovation Like No Other

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Over-population has caused many problems all over the world. However, any discussion on the increasing numbers often drifts towards how there aren't enough resources in the world for sustenance of all people.

Warning Over Cheap USB Chargers After Woman Is Found Dead Holding Laptop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

A mother-of-two may have been killed by a cheap, knock-off USB-style charger. The 28-year-old, identified as nurse Sheryl Aldeguer, was apparently ...

Australian Jumps Into The Ocean Wearing GoPro, And Sees This

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

If you absolutely have to live in a country so full of deadly bugs, sea creatures and snakes that it might as well be owned and operated by that tribe...