Theresa May to take UK to the polls again in snap election surprise

The British prime minister announced on Tuesday that she intends to take the United Kingdom to a general election on 8 June, three years early.

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Five of the best camping sites to experience the stunning great British outdoors

Just because you’ve left the sunny shores of Australia doesn’t mean it’s the end of your camping holidays, and it’s a great way to get out of town and experience the real UK countryside.

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As Brexit begins, Australia mustn’t get caught up in Britain’s post-imperial fantasies

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Today Britain serves the EU official notice that it is leaving. For Australia, Brexit is the diplomatic equivalent of moving into a shared house with a divorcing couple.

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Top 6 UK cities you simply must visit

From stately homes and castles, to world-class museums, art galleries and entertainment venues, the UK’s cities have plenty of attractions for everyone.

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Booze culture: Britain versus Australia – is alcohol political correctness going too far?

From the workplace to the pub, wild parties to family gatherings – Brits and Aussies both love a drink. But how much is too much, and are stricter laws and restrictions, such as Lloyd’s of London’s new alcohol ban, necessary?

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That moment when I realised London was my home

It took a chance encounter with a barfly and his dog at the pub down the road for this Aussie expat to discover he was a London local.

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Six quintessentially British getaways

From coastal towns to the great countryside, there is a British escape outside of London suited for every taste and budget…

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Loving London doesn’t prevent the occasional bouts of homesickness and culture shock

To any Aussie expat experiencing any kind of culture shock or longing for home, remember that you’re not alone. But don’t lose your patriotism, and don’t lose heart.

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Four fab British hotspots for a quick travel getaway

London has a lot going on, but avoid getting stuck in the mentality that it’s the be-all and end-all of your UK experience. There’s a world of history and culture outside of the city just waiting to be explored.

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21 ways an Aussie expat can tell they’re becoming British

Work out if you’ve made the transition from Aussie ocker to English blue blood with this essential expat’s checklist.

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Living in gloomy, rainy London: umbrellas vs hoodies?

Despite the traditionally romantic image of the English gentleman wielding a 48-inch, neatly gathered navy brolly, it doesn’t really match the reality on the London high street.

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Brexit four months on: UK is single and looking good

OPINION: Provided politicians pursue classical liberal policies at home and abroad, the world can be Britain’s oyster.

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Tony Abbott now “quietly thrilled” about Brexit

Former Australian PM tells London audience he has changed his mind and is now quite excited about Britain leaving the EU.

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Technology has killed homesickness… I actually miss missing things

Missing home just isn’t what it used to be. On my previous visit to the UK, to call my mother I had to put £23 in a phone box and dial 48 numbers while trying to ignore all the flyers of scantily clad women dying for me to call them for sex.

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An expat’s joy: discovering English cuisine is actually pretty damn great

Whilst some would consider the term ‘English cuisine’ an oxymoron, I disagree. I think the British have mastered simple comfort food. And how about the pub Sunday roast.

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