Starting a new life in London is a challenge for expats, but it is worth persevering

THE EXPAT MIND: If you have come to London to develop your career and establish a new life, making progress socially or professionally can be tough at first. Living here is rarely boring, though.

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Bogan Aussie loose in the UK says what we’ve all been thinking [WATCH]

COMEDY: Are you guys serious? Pennies and phone boxes – and you call us backwards?

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Aussie expats describe terror of Parsons Green bomb attack

As police question two suspects over the Parsons Green Tube attack, Australians share the fear of being caught up in yet another terrorist incident in London.

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Bookshops, coffee, cemeteries and lamingtons: Joy Rhoades’s hidden gems of London

We’ve all done the pints, fish-n-chips, the Crown Jewels and Pimm’s at Wimbledon. But there’s so much more to London, says expat Aussie author Joy Rhoades.

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Where in London and around the UK is it best to live if you are an Aussie expat?

Thinking of moving to the UK? Is it best to live where other expat Australians have gone before or would you prefer to trailblaze further afield and leave old London town behind? Find some answers, here…

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This is what six whole weeks of London rental house hunting hell is really like

Finding a room, flat or house to rent in London is mayhem. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you offer, or how much you are willing to pay, the entire process sucks.

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Will Malcolm Turnbull offer Tony Abbott the UK High Commissioner role to shut him up?

A push is being mounted from within the Liberal Party to get former prime minister Tony Abbott to take the job of High Commissioner to the UK to put an end to his undermining of Malcolm Turnbull.

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Preparing for your return home to Australia: the countdown is on

Having witnessed it happen to many others before me, I decided to prepare well in advance for my return to Australia. But you get lost in the London life and suddenly months become weeks and the last-minute panic sets in.

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Australia’s Bunnings to create 1,000 new jobs in Britain as it accelerates expansion

Bunnings halted the planned closure of several Homebase stores a year ago, and is investing 500 million pounds to convert the entire Homebase estate to the Bunnings name and format in three years.

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Falling in love in London could become a very big problem for an Aussie expat

THE EXPAT MIND: If you fall in love with someone from overseas and the relationship becomes serious, it may create a real dilemma about your future. Why and what should you do about it?

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The psychology of living overseas: Is home not your home anymore?

THE EXPAT MIND: Do Aussies who venture overseas to live do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia. Are they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might actually belong?

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Sara Zelenak confirmed as second Australian killed in London Bridge terror attack

Worst fears confirmed by the mother of the Aussie au pair who had been missing following Saturday’s terror attack. “This is the last thing that anybody expects to happen to their children in London,” says prime minister.

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London attack hero: Australian nurse Kirsty Boden died trying to save others, says grief stricken family

It has been confirmed that one of the fatalities in the London Bridge terror attack was Australian Kirsty Boden who in running to the aid of others was herself murdered.

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Aussie still missing following terrorist attack on London Bridge

Family still unable to contact Australian nanny Sara Zelenak who was reportedly last seen at London Bridge on the night of the latest terrorist atrocity.

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Living overseas: Why your best friends now are your fellow expats

Have you come to the realisation that you need friends around you who will recognise your altered dreams and understand how differently you see the world?

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