#Australia

Australia's New PM Took On Thatcher's Government – And Won

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Malcolm Turnbull will succeed Tony Abbott as Australia’s Prime Minister after launching an audacious coup within the country’s Liberal Party on Mo...

Tony Abbott Tries To Laugh Off Heckler, Completely Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Australian PM Tony Abbott was giving a speech on Sunday when a man from the crowd decided to chip in with his opinion of the government. In a glori...

'Koinophobia' - (n) The Fear That You've Lived an Ordinary Life

Sasha Govor | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sasha Govor

I guess my plea to the other generations that are so quick to dismiss us as self entitled prats, is: don't give up on us. We are curious beings bursting with ambition. All we need is a hand to guide us and help us harness that thirst for success...

Marching on Together: Boxer Josh Warrington Confirms Leeds as UK Capital of Sport

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

Having been fortunate enough to witness many examples of sporting excellence in Leeds over the years, I was privileged last weekend, thanks to event s...

Is David Cameron Emulating Australia's Inhumane Refugee Policies?

Hannah Jones | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Politics
Hannah Jones

British Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that the UK will "resettle up to 20,000 Syrian refugees" in the next five years. He makes clear ...

Newspaper Prints Anonymous Moving Obituary To Aylan Kurdi

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

A touching obituary to Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler who drowned alongside his brother and mother whilst trying to reach Greece has been written by ...

Man Imprisoned For Four Months Before Police Realised His 'Drugs' Were Salt

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

An Australian man from has been released from police custody after a four month stint for suspected possession of methylamphetamine - because police f...

Nearly Naked Women Used As Fruit Platters In Questionable Bar Promotion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

A bar has come under fire for hiring nearly naked women to lie on tables covered in fruit. Cruise Bar, in Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, h...

MP Takes On Australia In Passionate Speech For LGBTI Rights And Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Australian Labor MP and lesbian mother-of-three, Penny Sharpe, has delivered an incredibly moving speech pushing for the advancement of LGBT rights, s...

Australian Minister Bans Gay Parents Film In Schools

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

An Australian education minister has defended himself after banning every public school in his area from screening a film about children with gay pare...

Scotty The Wallaby Drinks From A Syringe, Kills Us With Cuteness

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Comedy

This is Scotty. He's a baby Tammar wallaby, and he's absolutely adorable. He's got almost 6,000 fans on Facebook despite being only a few weeks old...

Terrified Cyclist Journeys Through 'Zombie Kangaroo Apocalypse'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

"Instead of a zombie apocalypse, it's a fucking kangaroo... i'm kinda terrified" were the words of an Australian cyclist caught up in scenes reminisce...

British Man Saved From Australian Bush After Leaving Giant SOS Message

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

A British man who became hopelessly lost in an Australian national park was saved after scrawling a giant SOS message in the sand. Geoff Keys, from...

Just A Video Of A Woman On A Quad Bike Being Chased By A Terrifying Koala

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Comedy

The koala bloody chased me tonight! F#$....Shit me selfPosted by Ebony Churchill on Friday, 14 August 2015 A woman herding her cows with a quad bik...

Touching Moment Whale Surfaces So Fisherman Can Remove Stuck Plastic Bag

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

A whale entangled in plastic shopping bags and fishing line has been saved after swimming up to a fishing boat in an apparent call for help. Luck...

The Entire Internet Is Arguing Over This Massive Shark

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Pictures of a huge tiger shark circulating on social media have prompted a flurry of conflicting reports about the impressive beast. Caught off 7 M...

Gay Men Don't Really Want To Marry, Look At Dolce & Gabbana, Says Aussie Senator

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Gay men don't really want to get married, according to an Australian senator, who has cited fashion couple Dolce & Gabbana as an example. Australi...

Australian PM Steps In On Proposal To Ban Vegemite

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK

Australia's prime minister Tony Abbott has been forced to defend the country's "nutritious" Vegemite yeast spread, against plans to curb its sales due...

Australia Might Have To Restrict Vegemite Sales Because People Are Making Alcohol With It

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

It’s known among Australians as a tea-time favourite for sandwiches and toast - but it looks like Vegemite is being used for a rather different purp...

Seven Things That Lasted Longer Than The Australian Batting Team

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Sport

Australia made cricket history on Thursday when their entire team was bowled out for 60 runs in the first day of their fourth Test against England. ...

Australian Surfer Left With Shark Tooth Embedded In Leg After Another Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

An Australian surfer has managed to fight off a shark that attacked him in New South Wales. Craig Ison suffered serious leg and arm injuries when h...

Suitcase Body In Australia Is NOT Madeleine McCann

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Missing British toddler Madeleine McCann has been "totally excluded" as a potential victim after a young girl's remains were found in a suitcase in Au...

Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann have contacted police in Australia over the discovery of a child’s bo...

12-Year-Old Girl Writes Heartbreaking Letter After Losing Her Cat In 'Cruel' Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking letter written by a 12-year-old girl has been dropped through letterboxes in Victoria, Australia. The author, Brooke, wrote the no...

Australian Police Address Speculation 'Suitcase Body' Is Madeleine McCann

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body Detectives say the remains of a child found in a suitcase dumped i...