Austrália

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. ...

Unique Australian Adventures

Black Tomato | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Australia is a destination that's probably pretty high on most people's travel bucket lists. From airborne adventures to treks across striking landscapes and countless diving opportunities, not to mention the infamous wildlife and landmarks, this is without a doubt one spectacular country that begs to be explored.

Why Do So Many Australians Move to London?

Emily Verdouw | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Verdouw

It's Australia Day this weekend. And some of the biggest gatherings of antipodeans will be happening right here in London. It's become a second home to many young Aussies. But why? How can we declare our love, when we proudly declare that our lifestyle of balmy weather and beaches is to be envied by London Brits who covet grey skies and enduring winters? 

Exploring Western Australia - Day Trips From Perth

Petra Shepherd | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

With more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia, it's no wonder that Perth has been voted as one of the world's most liveable cities. However, if you've travelled all the way to Western Australia and let's be honest, it's a long way from anywhere, you won't want to be tied to a city.

LOOK: These Monster Jellyfish Could Have Killed 120 People

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Who knew what is essentially gelatine and tentacles could be so terrifying. Two giant box jellyfish washed ashore in Australia would have been capa...

Australia Bushfires Rage On: One Dead Amid Killer Heatwave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

At least one person has been killed as dozens of bushfires burn out of control in sweltering heatwave conditions across southern Australia. More th...

Amanda Byram's Australian Retreats: Part One

The Spa Spy | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

In the lower level of the hotel, the spa is discreet and quiet, and has a magnificent original apothecary display. You feel as though you are Alice in her slightly eccentric Wonderland. The door to your treatment room has an Alice style mirror with the number of your room - the door opens as you approach it, as if by magic!

PHOTOS: 16 Faces Suffering In The Severe Melbourne Heat

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Melbourne's weather is unpredictable as the best of times but it's currently suffering under the intense heat. The city is currently experiencing t...

WATCH: Melbourne Is Seriously Hot

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The heat is most definitely on across Australia's south-east coast. Seriously on. Melbourne has recorded a temperature of 43°C this week. This ama...

Girl Asks Science Agency For A Dragon...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The little Australian girl who wrote a letter to the national science agency asking for a dragon finally has one - kind of. Sophie's utterly adorab...

PICTURE: 2cm Cockroach Pulled From Man's Ear After Burrowing In As He Slept

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Get ready to squirm: A man in Australia has had a 2cm cockroach removed from his ear. Hendrik Helmer’s ordeal began on Wednesday when he was wok...

Science Agency Apologises To Little Girl For Not Researching Dragons

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Australian national science agency has apologised to a 7-year-old girl for not doing enough research into the existence of dragons. The girl, n...

#StopTheTampons: Sanitary Products Sent To Australian Immigration Minister In Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Australia’s Immigration Minister has received an unusual delivery in his post box. Scott Morrison is being bombarded with tampons and sanitary pa...

Horror As 100,000 Dead Bats Fall From The Skies In Australia

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Around 100,000 bats are estimated to have died as a result of the recent heatwave in southern Queensland, an animal charity says. The RSPC notes m...

'A Piece Of Voldemort's Soul Therein Lies'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Australian politician who has linked gay marriage to bestiality and called abortion a "death industry," has been receiving a lot of feedback for hi...

Five Things We've Learned From the Ashes 2013-14

Kristian Gough | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Sport
Kristian Gough

Getting thrashed is something. Getting thrashed and learning and changing nothing is unforgivable. So what lessons can we take from England's 5-0 drubbing down under..

Slick Willy: Naked Man Freed From Washing Machine... With Olive Oil

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A naked man has been rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck in a top-loading washing machine. The unnamed man from Victoria, Australia told ...

GRAPHIC: Japanse Whalers Secretly Filmed By Actvists

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has released disturbing footage of slaughtered whales on the deck of a blood-soaked ship, which it claims were kil...

Recent Extreme Weather Events Must Give a Clear Signal to Governments

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

On Friday 3rd January 2014, Britain prepared for severe flooding caused by strong winds. It's the third extreme storm that the UK has faced in less than a month. Last year at this time, the UK was battling freezing temperatures. Both weather events are extreme and abnormal.

#SAVEOURSHARKS

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have gathered on beaches under banners demanding Australia's government 'Save Our Sharks' and stop a planned cull, which activists...

Man Writes Incredible Complaint Over Fat Passenger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Australian man has become a global internet sensation after penning a complaint to an airline because he was seated next to a fat passenger. Dis...

International Migrants Day Should Have Been Something to Celebrate Not Shy From

Natalie Bennett | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

I'll admit to a special interest in this - like 11.4% of the British population, I am foreign born, indeed a twice-migrant since I lived for five years in Bangkok after I left my native Australia before choosing to become British.

Parlez-Vous Fashion: Introducing Caslazur

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Doughty

Last year I had an Australian landlord. He was laid back, always asking me 'how're you going?' and never concerned about anything but the Ashes. Caslazur has the same vibe; her girl is cool and calm. She turns heads, not because she looks a million dollars, but because her clothes have it all worked out.