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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shown how spectacularly out of touch with the modern world he is by quite literally
He's just come under fire for making a "patronising" St Patrick's Day message (see video below). But is this latest gaffe
In one of the more surreal clips of recent weeks, Tony Abbott has been recorded inexplicably eating a raw onion complete
Voters across the UK are starting to assess the big issues and major personalities ahead of the dissolution of Parliament at the end of this month, and the general election on 7 May. While immigration, the future of the NHS and tax reform are getting traction, recent electoral events in Australia may also resonate and are certainly worthy of consideration.
When I arrived on these sunny shores over a decade ago, I, in my ignorance, expected Australia to be Britain in the sunshine (an attitude many Brits still think to be the case). I was wrong.
Tony Abbott shakes hands with Prince Philip at last year's D-Day anniversary celebrations Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who
Plenty of apologies have hit the headlines in 2014 - which is a shame given how many people didn't apologise for things they
Eight children have been found dead in a home in the northern Australian city of Cairns. A woman suffering stab wounds was
Two people killed in the Sydney siege have been praised for their heroism, as more details of the final moments emerge. Man
The #illridewithyou campaign in a shining example of everything that's fantastic about Australia - even if as a Kiwi I have to say it through gritted teeth. Like the American cousins, they've got a lot of big, empty spaces, what is politely known as a 'frontier mentality' and a tendency to come across as a bit rough round the edges.