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Australia Needs a Killer App

Alex Malley | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech
Alex Malley

How do you develop a culture of innovation? This is the question vexing governments the world over as they struggle to harness the potential of changes in the global economy and seize the opportunities of technological and biomedical advancements.

Wine of the Week: Chalkers Crossing Australian Semillon

Tom Cannavan | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

The Semillon grape is something of an insiders' secret in Australian wine. Whilst Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay might have put Australia on the map for Britain's and the world's drinkers, the comparatively understated style of Semillon from the Hunter Valley in New South Wales and a few other regions registered with far fewer people.

What I Wore Today: The Demise of the Fashion Blog

Anne Look | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

The golden era of fashion blogging IS over. And only some of us will really know what that means. Back when blogging was in its earliest conception in 2002, the first waves of fashion bloggers (myself included) really only established a following or got invited to events from around 2007. It became more serious from then on, until its major decline.

A fantastic Food Revolution Day 2014 - Thank You!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

They say never work with children but our talented Food Tube family showed us just how much fun cooking with the kids is with some easy-peasy family recipes to get your teeth into!

We Must Shelve Our Hopes for Aid to Education From Australia

Manos Antoninis | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK
Manos Antoninis

The news that

Aussie PM Caught On Camera In 'Creepy' Wink And Nod As Sex-Line Grandma Talks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been branded a "total creep" for giving an oh-so-seductive wink and nod as he responded to a radio call from...

Crazed Australian Sheep Are 'Cracking Their Heads Open'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK

A plague of a poisonous plant in Australia is turning sheep suicidal causing the crazed beasts to crack their own heads open. The darling pea plant...

Australia's Opposition Leader Just Got Called A C**t In Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

If there's ever a good time to drop the c-bomb, it's probably not in parliament, on film. It started off as just a normal, dull old day in parliame...

Drunk Man Loses Wallet, Ends Up Stuck On Sydney Opera House Roof

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK

A drunk man has been rescued from the roof of the Sydney Opera House, apparently after going looking for his wallet. Police said it was not some fo...

The Monster Myth: What I Learned From Seeing My Wife's Killer in Court

Tom Meagher | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Meagher

I had formed an image that this man was not human, that he existed as a singular force of pure evil who somehow emerged from the ether. Something about his ability to weave together nouns, verbs and pronouns to form real, intelligible sentences forced a refocus, one that required a look at the spectrum of men's violence against women.

Tony Abbott Condemned For Great Barrier Reef Dumping Decision

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Australia's Prime Minister has been condemned, once again, for putting his country's already fragile Great Barrier Reef under threat. In what could...

WATCH: Best. Shower Surprise. Ever.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Comedy

In which Aussie Stephen Paice went to take a shower on his campsite... and got more than he bargained for! (Via Viral Viral Videos) ...

Missing Flight MH370 Wreckage 'Identified' By Pilot

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

A pilot from New York believes he has found the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airline Flight 370. Michael Hoebel, 60, claims to have found the d...

Cooking for Good Down Under

Danny McCubbin | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

It was great to be back in Australia and to experience that good old fashioned Aussie warmth - both from the sun and the people. 80 people booked for our pop up supper club and we raised a substantial amount of money for the apprentice programme.

Fight Negativity and Kickstart Your Self-Esteem

Elizabeth Venzin | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Venzin

When negative influences and thoughts are prevalent - generated either from within ourselves or through others - it adversely affects the way we feel about ourselves. Over time this can lead to low self-esteem which can reduce the quality of a person's life in many different ways. Unchecked, this may lead to mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.

Floating MH370 Debris Now 'Highly Unlikely' To Be Found, Says Tony Abbott

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

It is "highly unlikely" debris from the missing flight MH370 will ever be found floating on the ocean surface, Australia's prime minister has admitted...

Prince George Does NOT Want To Meet Tony Abbott

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

And so Prince George bid a fond farewell to his adoring public in Australia and New Zealand, looking resplendent in a blush cardigan, candy-striped co...

Tony Abbott Makes Bizarre Comment About Royals In Aus

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described Kate and Wills as “bigger than Kelly Slater”. Who is Kelly Slater you ask? This is Kelly S...

Why I Fear Australia Is Becoming a Zombie Nation

Professor Damien Ridge | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Professor Damien Ridge

For the most (white) privileged of lands, Australia, the price of rejecting authentic stories about itself - like how central aboriginality really is to the national consciousness - is a superficiality, and a strange boredom that fills the spaces where there should be meaning.

Tracks: One Woman's Stunning Journey To Enlightenment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

In 1977, a 27-year-old woman decided to trek 2,000 miles across the sprawling Australian desert on a journey of self-discovery. She had just four ...

MH370 'May Have Landed Elsewhere'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

As hope fades once again in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, investigators have sparked new speculation that the plane may n...

Kate And Wills Standing In Front Of Things (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are nearing the end of their Australian adventure. The royal couple have had a very busy 10 days as they've ventu...

If We Remember Our Past, How Can We Seriously Say We Don't Want Foreigners Coming Here?

Nick Clements | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK
Nick Clements

There is no denying we have wreaked havoc, chaos and disaster throughout the world. In the last hundreds of years we travelled as illegal immigrants to other lands and caused millions upon millions to die through the diseases, religious wars and the capitalist ideals we brought with us.

Nothing Is Permanent But Change

Amy Anka | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

Sometimes you can go on, feeling a certain way for the longest time, and then in an instant, everything changes. Something shifts within us. And suddenly, we can't even remember the way we used to feel. We only know how we feel now.

No Offense to Prince George, But the Media Reporting of His First Tour Is Boring Me to Tears

Poorna Bell | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Poorna Bell

Even a non baby lover such as myself thinks George is a little cutie. But come on, media. I know prime minister John Keys is getting his moneys-worth in coverage thanks to New Zealand footing the bill for their stay, but things are getting ridiculous.