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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...

Tony Abbott Left Red-Faced By 'Typo Of The Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

Tony Abbott has been left red-faced after a typo highlighted the singular number of women in the Australian Prime Minister's cabinet. The male-domi...

Five Years On, Financial Crisis Has Transformed China's Reputation as a Global Power

Andrew Hammond | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK
Andrew Hammond

Five years on, the dust is still settling but it is clear that the consequences have been more than financial. In terms of perceptions, many international publics believe the economic balance of power has swung sharply toward China.

Charlotte Meredith

Profit Or Preservation?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK

It is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World and regarded as a global treasure, but experts have warned Australia's already fragile Gr...

WATCH: Giant Crocodile Left Without Love

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

A snappy new character has arrived at an aquarium in Australia. Meet Pinjarra, a 750-kilogram, 50-year-old, mammoth croc believed to be one of the ...

Tony Abbot Abolishes Australia's Climate Commission

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

Tony Abbott, who once famously said that climate change is "crap," has abolished Australia's Climate Commission. The Australian prime minister has ...

Tony Abbott's 'Woman Problem'

Emily Verdouw | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Politics
Emily Verdouw

Although I question many of his archaic statements in the past, I do not believe Australia's new PM chose to represent only one woman in his cabinet based on misogynistic tendencies. I believe playing into that is counterproductive to the real issue at hand.

Is This The Most Sexist Cabinet Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

David Cameron is said to have a woman problem, with a tiny female presence at the heart of his government. But Australia's new premier makes Dave l...

Will Tony Abbott Overrule Australian Gay Marriage Law?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK

To the joy of the LGBT community in Australia, it was announced this week that the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is set to become the first juris...

The Angry Mum + The Weirded Out Boyfriend

Bytestories | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

The park near our house is huge. Ovals, playgrounds, tennis courts and a big creek runs through the park; it's more of a suburb than a park. The park has many places to setup a party, many, many idyllic settings. My Dad had an abundance of places to setup the party table. He set the party table next to a stolen car.

I'm Not Racist, But...

Xavier Toby | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Here's one quick way to work out if someone's racist. If they say, 'I'm not racist, but...' Then they're definitely racist. Really, that phrase should be outlawed. The phrase should be, "I am a racist, and..."