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...

Blackburn Teen Admits Involvement In Australian Terror Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

A teenage boy from Blackburn has admitted inciting terrorism by encouraging the murder of police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia. The ...

Australia Is Planning To Kill Two Million Cats By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.07.2015 | UK

Australian authorities are planning to kill as many as two million cats over the next five years to try to protect endangered birds and mammals. Th...

Learn Australian Slang From This Hilarious And Completely Uneducational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A hilarious video of two guys teaching people 'how to speak Australian' has gone viral. If you think that Aussie is just an accent, you're mistake...

These Obscenely Good Milkshakes Are Worth The Subsequent Food Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A small bakery in Canberra, Australia, has come up with a milkshake that would make a McFlurry hang its head in shame. Patissez are calling their l...

This Politician Thinks Gay Marriage Will Affect Cattle Exports

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Floods, incest, marrying dogs - all dangers that supposedly lie ahead with the legalisation of gay marriage. But now an Australian minister has issued...

Australian Church Apologises For Telling Girls Not To Hug Because It'd Make Them Want Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

According to a church in Melbourne, Australia, if a woman becomes physically close and hugs a guy for 20 seconds it will make her want to have sex wit...

Australia In Shock As Top Sporting Identity 'Stabbed To Death By His Son'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK

Australia is in shock after a leading sporting figure was stabbed to death, and his son charged with his murder, in a tragedy that has Australian Rule...

When Politics Becomes Blood Sport - Welcome to 'The Killing Season', Power Aussie Rules Style

Alastair Campbell | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Politics
Alastair Campbell

The Killing Season is extraordinary TV but sad to watch. Because ultimately it is a story of bad politics that failed because people simply could not work together in a way that made the team greater than the sum of the egos of the individuals.

Hundreds Of Nude Swimmers Celebrate Winter Solstice Down Under

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

Summer solstice celebrations were unfolding in Britain this weekend – but spare a thought for those doing the opposite in Australia. Specificall...

LGBT Party Planned To Celebrate Divorce Of Christian Couple Against Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

More than 160,000 people have reportedly confirmed they will attend a party to celebrate the divorce of a Christian couple who said they would break-u...

The Psychology of Globalization - Explained by Cultural DNA

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

If you're a traveller looking for something that takes a richer and more longitudinal approach; a business person or civil servant looking for insight beyond the usual Dos, Don'ts, honorifics, platitudes and rituals; a student of the humanities and social sciences wanting something more grounded in the world today; or a seasoned dinner party socialite and pub quiz pro looking for a global Zeitgeist to boost your social capital - then this is definitely the book for you. There's plenty to learn, it sinks in easily, and this is the sort of book that you'll find yourself marking-up and folding page corners on.

Disabled Victims of Domestic Violence Are Failed Here Too

Polly Neate | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK
Polly Neate

This is a different phenomenon from the carer who is overwhelmed by exhaustion and frustration, and takes it out on the cared-for partner. This is deliberate, coercive, controlling abuse: it is domestic violence. And it is vital to support professionals, particularly those working with vulnerable adults, to recognise and respond appropriately to both.

Here's What 'Fast And Furious' Would Look Like With Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Tech

Underground drone racing appears to have taken off in Australia, giving competitors the chance to enter a league that comes complete with its own set ...

Christian Couple Threatens To Divorce If Gay Marriage Becomes Legal

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK

A Christian couple in Australia has promised to end their 10-year marriage should the government make same-sex marriage legal. According to Nick Jense...

Gay Marriage Won't Work In Australia Because 'The Irish Can't Grow Potatoes'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK

An Australian political commentator on Monday urged his countrymen not to follow Ireland’s lead and legalise gay marriage because the Irish are "peo...