Perth

A Guide to Perth, Western Australia

Zahra Razavi | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Perth is not like other cities. Situated in Western Australia, Perth is an isolated city that most gap year types miss off their once-in-a-lifetime journey around Oz. Why? Because, being located on the opposite side of the country to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra, it's not close to anything else of note in Australia.

The Incredible Moment Passengers Lift A Train Carriage To Save Trapped Commuter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

In a display of people power at its very finest, quick-thinking railway passengers and staff freed a man who had become trapped between a train and th...

Edinburgh Fringe: The Ten Australian Acts You Must See

Tomás Ford | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Tomás Ford

When I'm not onstage, I co-produce the independent Noodle Palace and Midlandia venues during Western Australia's Fringe World festival, so I'm out seeing a lot of shows come Australia's festival season from February through April. A lot of these end up at Edinburgh come August. Here are ten of my favourites. OK, eleven.

Radar Captures Massive 'S-Shaped Monster' Off Coast Of Australia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

A mysterious, massive and very, very strange 'snake shaped' object has been caught on radar off the coast of Australia. The "phenomenon" was captur...

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.

Don't Adjust Your Sets - England Have Won A Cricket Match (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Sport

England finally won a competitive cricket match in their disastrous tour of Australia, as they recorded a 57-run victory in the fourth one-day interna...

Ashes Rollicking Result of Poor English Attitude

Alex Rickets | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Rickets

How on earth have the Australians - defeated 3-0 only a few months ago - reversed the impetus from that series to such an extent that England's players now genuinely appear helpless?

'They've Cocked It Up Big Time' - Reaction To England's Ashes Defeat

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Sport

Australia have won their first Ashes series since the 2006-07 whitewash, and England must now avoid the terrifying prospect of another 5-0 thrashing. ...

They've Urn'ed It - Australia Regain The Ashes From Spineless England

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

England surrendered the Ashes before Christmas with a third successive landslide defeat in Perth. Achievements are usually followed by batterings i...

Captain Coward? Australia Wrest Control From England's Grasp Again As Cook Struggles

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Sport

Alastair Cook was named ICC Captain of the Year during day one of the third Ashes Test in Perth, and it is just as well this series is outside of the ...

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.

So, I'm Going to Give Up Drinking

Xavier Toby | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Alcohol has done so much for me. So many objects and people set on fire, so many traffic cones and shopping trolley races, so many kebabs, and even a few pretty girls. So many wonderful, hazy memories.

Aussie Man Thrown Out Of Bar 'For Having A Mullet'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Uh-oh - hair we go! A man claims he was thrown out of a bar in Perth, Western Australia, simply for having a mullet. (We should just add that the man ...

PHOTO: Wheel Clamp Man Is New Australian Superhero!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it TV fitness guru the Green Goddess sporting a radical new look? No, it's Wheel Clamp Man! The real-life super...

Hollioake's England Kit Recovered

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Sport

Kit belonging to Ben Hollioake, the late England cricketer, has been recovered by police. Burglars stole possessions belonging to the all-rounder f...

Cross Country Golf

Brodie Smithers | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Sport
Brodie Smithers

A plan for a game of Cross Country Golf was hatched in a pub beer garden. Rough rules were argued over and potential courses were examined on Ordinance Survey maps.

Which Three Towns Have Been Given City Status?

PA | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Chelmsford, Perth and St Asaph have been given city status to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the government said. The towns beat 23 other applic...

Woman Impaled On Spike 'Recovering In Hospital'

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

A young woman who was stuck for half an hour after being impaled through the neck by a railing is expected to make a full recovery, police have said. ...

Woman Impaled On A Spike After Slipping On Ice

PA | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

A woman is recovering in hospital after she was impaled by the neck on a spiked railing. Kirsty Scott, 23, slipped on an icy path outside a flat in...

Royal Succession: Small Comfort at Difficult Commonwealth Meeting

Joanna Bennett | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Politics
Joanna Bennett

At what looks set to be a disappointing Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting, we can take small comfort that leaders - 16 of them at least - have finally agreed to abandon the archaic laws of royal succession.

Queen Ends Trip With Traditional Aussie Barbie

PA | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK

A traditional Aussie barbie has seen the Duke of Edinburgh showing off his culinary skills. Philip could not resist entering into the spirit of the...

Benefits Cut For Fine Defaulters Could Rise To £25, Says Cameron

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics

Benefit claimants who break the law will be stripped of up to five times as much state cash per week in fines in a clampdown ordered by David Cameron ...

'Outdated' Succession Laws Favouring Boys Over Girls To Change

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

Leaders of the 16 nations of the Commonwealth have changed legislation governing the line of succession to rescind a law that favours boys over girls ...

Australia Prepares To Welcome The Queen And Prince Philip

PA | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

Australia is due to welcome the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh for an 11-day royal tour that will embrace all elements of the nation. The monarch's vi...