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Ashes 2013/14: Tremlett Needs to Stand Tall as Third Seam Bowler

James Hunt | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
James Hunt

Cricket is a game of fine margins, where outcomes can often come down to a matter of centimetres. Unfortunately for England selectors, that doesn't make the job of choosing the third seamer for the first Ashes Test any easier...

Western Australia - Five of the Best Experiences

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

I fell in love with Western Australia not once, but twice. The first time I was in a little coastal town called Kalbarri. I had landed a job as a guitar player at a local seafood café, getting a free meal plus enough dollars to pay for my lodgings. As the sun set on the nearby ocean, I would play my tunes, sip beer then head home to look forward to another day of idling in the sunshine.

WATCH: Kevin Rudd Quits Australian Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Politics

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has asked for a "little privacy" as he announced he would be quitting parliament following his election de...

Those Boots Were Never Made For Walking

Kate Lawson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

When Oprah first endorsed the boot-to-be-seen-in back in 2000, as everyone from Paris Hilton (in her pink version), Britney (in her studded style), Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Gwyneth Paltrow and Sarah Jessica Parker were papped crossing the street in them - the Ugg became the ultimate 'power boot'.

Eight Sneezes Equals One Big What?

Xavier Toby | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

So I've been getting a bit of hay fever with the change of seasons, and I hate it. Pretty sure the doctors have the name wrong as well. Like when was the last time you saw a bit of hay? With a fever?

LOOK: Are These Paintings Worth Fighting Over?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

Two paintings showing a kangaroo and a dingo will stay in Britain after an attempt to send them to Australia failed. Ministers stepped to impose an...

The Spring Racing Carnival of Excess and Addictions

Xavier Toby | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Every year we're told to remember the real meaning of Christmas, Easter and even Halloween. So it's about time we honour the real meaning of the Spring Racing Carnival.

FYI: Sex Injuries On Work Trips In Australia Are Not Covered

the Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Australian government employee who was injured while having sex in a motel room during a work trip is not eligible for compensation, the High Court...

Lessons From Australia

Bertrand Audoin | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bertrand Audoin

The Darwin conference has been a great opportunity to see for myself how excited Australia is about AIDS2014 and just how efficient different communities are already being in their preparations for the event.

Another Ashes, Another Annihilation

Matt Broad | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Matt Broad

Being English, whether you are a child or an adult, male or female, you must feel immensely proud of our cricket team. Obviously, if you don't follow cricket, or don't have a clue what I'm talking about, you're exempt.

Elderly CoupleUsed As Drug Mules After 'Winning' Holiday

Newsy | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

A couple in Australia won an all-expense paid trip to Canada, with accommodations, brand new luggage and $7 million worth of methamphetamine. ...

LOOK: The Whole Of Australia Is On Fire According To NBC News

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

America has got itself all confused by geography again. A map produced by NBC News, suggests that pretty much the whole of Australia has been ablaze t...

Trend: Ten Cube Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The concept of the cube hotel first emerged in Spain, and has grown in popularity in recent years to spread to many diverse corners of the world, from the Swedish Lapland to the Australian Outback and the coast of Thailand.

So Gold Does Grow On Trees?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Money doesn't grow on trees, but gold certainly appears to, according to Aussie scientists who have confirmed that gold is found in the leaves of some...

Koalas Under Threat From Australian Wildfires

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

Australia is in flames as bushfires burn freely - and the country's koalas are in the firing line. Charities say they fear for the population of th...

#SydneyFires: Readers' Pictures From Sydney Bushfires

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

Bushfires are currently raging around the outskirts of Sydney. The smoke is spreading through the state capital of New South Wales and engulfing th...

PICTURES: Dramatic Smoke Clouds Engulf Sydney As Bushfires Rage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

These dramatic images show smoke billowing from fires in the west of Sydney shrouding the famous harbour as huge bushfires hit New South Wales, Austra...

Woman Spends Three Hours Resuscitating Blind Chicken

Huffington Post UK/Rex | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

In a story of resurrection unlikely to be matched until Easter, an Australian woman spent more than three hours giving CPR to a blind pet chicken - an...

Sweetpins Appeals Australians to Kick Cancer: Will National Stockings Day Catch Hold of the Breast Cancer Awareness?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

Till the sultry Angelina Jolie looked at the world in its eye and revealed she had just undergone double mastectomy to reduce her chances with developing cancer, discussions about the killer disease were more done in apologetic tones.

Airport Kangaroo Wrestled To The Ground

Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

Staff at Melbourne airport in Australia had a surprise customer - a kangaroo. The unlikely traveller - nicknamed Cyrus - somehow managed to hop in...

#Awkward: Putin Gives Abbott The Cold Shoulder

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK

If there is one person in the world not to annoy, it's probably Vladimir Putin. Unfortunately for Australia's new Prime Minister Tony Abbott, there...

RIP Swino

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: 'Lethargic' Pig In Jogging Bottoms Rescued From Hot Car By Police A feral pig who made a name for himself after bursting into an Australi...

The 'Say It to Their Face' Rule

Xavier Toby | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Are you fed up with all the hateful, hurtful rubbish that's in nearly every comments section on the internet? Me too. So I've come up with a solution. The 'say it to their face' rule.

Ashes 2013/14: England Selectors Don't Know Their Onions

James Hunt | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Hunt

Bigger is better, at least in the minds of the England selectors. The squad for the return Ashes trip this winter - or their summer - includes four towering seam bowlers in Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Chris Tremlett and the as-yet-uncapped Irishman Boyd Rankin.

Climate Change: The World's Most Beautiful Places Under Threat (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

Fancy going diving in the crystal clear waters of the great Barrier Reef? Or traversing the snowy climes Mount Kilimanjaro? Then you better move quick...