What My Mother Told Me

Donna Ida Thornton | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Donna Ida Thornton

Mother's Day is soon approaching and with International Women's Day last Saturday, suddenly everything seems to be about women, and Mums, and how much we really do learn from them. The people I look to for inspiration are all women, every single one of them.

WATCH: Australian City Engulfed By Dramatic Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

This is the moment Sydney was enveloped in a dramatic summer storm, just hours after locals had been enjoying a typically sunny day. The weather, ...

WATCH: Aussie Senator Launches Incredible Attack On Tony Abbott

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

An Australian senator has launched a scorching attack on the Prime Minister Tony Abbott, calling his government "heartless and racist", "thoughtless" ...

Maori King Turns Down Will and Kate

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The king of the Maori people has cancelled a meeting with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, following his concerns that the length of time wasn’t l...

Dustin Tebbutt: The Interview

Tess Riley | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tess Riley

Tebbutt, who relocated to Sweden to live, work and write music for two years, has returned to his Australian homeland with a stunning EP that's gaining momentum both north and south of the equator. I caught up with him to find out more.

10ft Python Vs Crocodile: It Was A Battle To The Death, But Guess Who Won? (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

These chilling images show a fatal encounter between a 10ft-long python and a crocodile in Australia’s Lake Moondarra, in Queensland. The reptil...

Shocking Footage Of Attack On Elderly Man

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK

Two women have been charged with an attack on a visually impaired elderly man that has left him too afraid to take public transport. Lana Janet Wat...

LOOK: Giant Surfing Crocodile Shuts Down Australian Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

As if the creatures that lurk in Australia aren't already terrifying enough… now they're even going out of their typical environment to terrify tour...

LOOK: Giant Surfing Crocodile Shuts Down Australian Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

As if the creatures that lurk in Australia aren't already terrifying enough… now they're even going out of their typical environment to terrify tour...

Mango Mystery Solved... Nando's Are To Blame For Fruit Heist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A man(go) hunt has come to a close after it was revealed the chicken restaurant chain Nando's was responsible for "borrowing" one of Australia's touri...

Man(go) Hunt Launched After Giant 30-Foot High Fruit Is Stolen

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Investigators have launched a man(go) hunt after thieves used a crane to take one of Australia's iconic 150 "Big Things". A seven-tonne giant mango...

LOOK: A Very Classy Nude Swim

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

As nude swims go, this has to be one of the most refined. Participants in the Sydney Skinny, which took place on Sunday, are only naked once they'r...

WATCH: British Tourist Accused Of Stealing Rare Diamond

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK

A British tourist has been arrested in Australia charged with stealing a "rarer than hen's teeth" pink diamond. The Cairns Post said Matthew Osborn...

British Tourist Suspected Of Swallowing £100,000 Diamond

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

Matthew Osborne, a 29-year-old British tourist suspected of swallowing a rare pink diamond worth more than £100,000 in Australia, has been X-rayed by...

Police Open Fire On Australian-Run Asylum Seeker Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

A man has been killed during a bid for freedom at an Australian detention camp on Manus Island, with dozens injured after Papua New Guinea police open...

Australia Just Put A Climate Change Sceptic In Charge Of Reviewing Green Targets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

A renowned climate change sceptic is to head the Australian government's review into renewable energy, in the latest of a series of offensives by Prim...

Radar Captures Massive 'S-Shaped Monster' Off Coast Of Australia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

A mysterious, massive and very, very strange 'snake shaped' object has been caught on radar off the coast of Australia. The "phenomenon" was captur...

Book Review - A Country Too Far

Lucy Popescu | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Popescu

A Country Too Far, co-edited by Rosie Scott and Tom Keneally, is a timely attempt to set the record straight about asylum seekers in Australia, to counter the negative media propaganda and to protest at the government's treatment of them.

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats

The Spa Spy | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Ohh la la... The Shangri-La's reputation definitely precedes it, possibly as one of the world's most luxurious hotels. Stepping into the lobby - a little oasis in the heart of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District) you feel a sense of old world grandeur that you don't find much of in Sydney's kicking modern city.

Thousands Protest Australia's Shark Cull

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have gathered on Australian beaches to protest the country's controversial shark cull. Western Australia's government is taking...

An Armed Clown Is Running Around Australia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

As if clowns aren't terrifying enough as it is, imagine being confronted by one wielding a gun. Police are on the hunt for a clown costume-clad man...

'A DISGRACE': Great Barrier Reef Dredge Dumping Plan Approved

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

One of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World is now under threat, experts have warned, after Australian authorities approved a project to dump dredge...

Don't Bring Benefits Street To Our Country, Says Australian Opposition Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics

Benefits Street, the controversial Channel 4 programme accused of demonising the poor and misleading those who took part, is likely to be copied in Au...

Australia To Deport Asylum Seekers Who Spit Or Swear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Asylum seekers should be deported for "irritating people, disturbing someone or spitting or swearing in public", according to the leaked draft of an A...

Has Peter Falconio's Body Finally Been Found?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

The mystery surrounding the murder of a British backpacker who vanished without a trace in the Australian outback 14 years ago may finally be solved. ...