Going Down Under

Ruby Wax | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

I really don't remember anyone looking up at me with curiosity, it's usually a look of "What the hell are you looking at, weirdo?"

Hottest Hotels, Attractions And Theme Parks Launching In 2015

Roshina Jowaheer | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting new cultural zones hitting...

The 14 Most Fecking Stupid Things Tony Abbott Has Done

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Comedy

He's just come under fire for making a "patronising" St Patrick's Day message (see video below). But is this latest gaffe the worst thing Tony Abbott ...

Nothing To See Here, Just A Dog Watching Two Koalas Wrestling

Storyful | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Comedy

The state of Victoria, Australia, is home to a large koala bear population. That isn’t to say Ashton expected the sight that awaited him when he wen...

This Is How Tough Austrailan Prime Minister Tony Abbott Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

In one of the more surreal clips of recent weeks, Tony Abbott has been recorded inexplicably eating a raw onion complete with skin, as if it were an a...

The Most Aussie Thing to Happen This Week (Imho)

Xavier Toby | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

"Beer thieving pig gets drunk and start a fight with cow" Great headline, however I'm sure it's something that goes down in many Australian households every Friday night.

Authenticity in the Digital Age

Alex Malley | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Tech
Alex Malley

Voters across the UK are starting to assess the big issues and major personalities ahead of the dissolution of Parliament at the end of this month, and the general election on 7 May. While immigration, the future of the NHS and tax reform are getting traction, recent electoral events in Australia may also resonate and are certainly worthy of consideration.

No Faith Is Free From Child Abuse Scandals or Cover-Ups

Jonathan Romain | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK
Jonathan Romain

Yes, we have to be aware of abuse and guard against it, but we also have to protect values such as trust and friendship - be vigilant but also maintain a generosity of spirit - and getting that balance right is difficult for civil society, but is especially problematic for faith groups as a religious approach tries to assume the best in people.

Samsung's TVs Are Dropping Ads Into Films

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Tech

A reddit user has claimed that their Samsung TV has started randomly showing adverts while watching films, even if you own the content. The anonymo...

Incredible Footage Shows Gunman Run Over While Trying To Hijack A Car

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

Australian polices have released footage of an armed man being knocked to the ground by the car he was trying to hijack on a busy motorway. The unl...

Why Knighting Prince Philip May Encourage Australia to Embrace Republicanism

Hayley Carter | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Hayley Carter

When I arrived on these sunny shores over a decade ago, I, in my ignorance, expected Australia to be Britain in the sunshine (an attitude many Brits still think to be the case). I was wrong.

The Twitter Hashtag #FiveWordsToRuinAustraliaDay Wins Australia Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Comedy

From the typical: #FiveWordsToRuinAustraliaDay "Unfortunately, we're out of beer."— Joe Catron (@jncatron) January 26, 2015 To the topical: ...

Politicians Need to Show Leadership and Get on With the Job

Alex Malley | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Politics
Alex Malley

As we enter 2015, the UK general election is now just a few months away. Meanwhile here in Australia the Government is facing another year of dealing with what some have described as a hostile Senate to deliver on its priorities and election promises.

Baby Kangaroos Treated For Burns At Adelaide Zoo

The Huffington Post UK/ITN | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK

Nine kangaroo joeys at Adelaide Zoo have been treated for burns after bushfires swept through the area last week. Vets need to change their bandage...

Australia Has A New National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Comedy

In preparation for Australia Day on 26 January, one Aussie decided to produce a song that could pin down the nation's rich heritage and multicultural ...

Diversity Is a Privilege Not a Right

Brendon Burns | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Brendon Burns

Multiculturalism and diversity are a privilege. Neither a right, nor a detriment: a goddamned, fight tooth and nail, thank your lucky stars every day for, privilege. Russell Brand was right about one thing: a shift in thinking is required.

Firefighter Shows Us What It Takes To Battle Australia's Massive Bushfires

The Huffington Post UK/JukinMedia | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

A volunteer firefighter has given us a unique perspective of what it's like battling the raging bushfires destroying larges areas of Southern Australi...

Dozens Of Pets Dead As Oz Wildfires Burn Kennel, Cattery

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK

Thousands of Australians fled their homes as wildfires raged across the nation's south on Saturday, with firefighters struggling to contain the blazes...

Sydney Kicks Off World's New Year Celebrations

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

It's already 2015 in some parts of the world - Sydney has rung in the New Year with its awesome, annual fireworks display. Sydney greeted January 1...

Is This The Future For McDonald's? (We Hope So)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new health café has sprung up in Sydney, Australia. There's a hearty supply of lentils, fresh coffee brewed by baristas, orders placed on iPads and...

Drones And Kangaroos Don't Mix

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Tech

Kangaroos can now be added to the ever-increasing list of animals that don't play nice with drones. In this latest 'nature vs drones' video a femal...

Sydney Siege Gunman Should Be 'Chucked In The Sh**house' Says Muslim Funeral Boss

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

The body of the gunman at the centre of the Sydney siege which saw two innocent people killed should be dumped at sea, a leading Islamic funeral direc...

Eight Children Found Stabbed To Death In House In Cairns, Australia

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Eight children have been found dead in a home in the northern Australian city of Cairns. A woman suffering stab wounds was also found in the prope...

If 9/11 Had Happened In 2014 Would We Have Seen WTC Selfies?

Mark Hillary | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Terrible public behaviour has always been with us. I believe that the taking of selfies at tragic events will subside as people establish new norms of public etiquette. At present we just don't know how to behave.

Ignore the Cynics: Make 'Academics and Character' the Goal of Education

James O'Shaughnessy | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Politics
James O'Shaughnessy

As any parent knows, nothing is more important or more challenging than helping children grow into good, kind and responsible young people. Yet this essential task of character development is full of paradoxes.