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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Banned from the UK: Why were these famous faces denied entry to Great Britain?

You think you’ve been given a hard time at Heathrow immigration? Not as hard (we hope) as these famous people who were at some point, or maybe even still are, not allowed into the UK.

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Campus it up in Cambridge: staying in the world famous university city

A weekend in the stunning city of Cambridge is easy, and you can even stay on campus.

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Drinking culture in boozy London: the ‘even on weeknights’, bingy truth

Don’t remember what happened last night, or the night before? Or the night before that? Drinking in London is a nightly affair rather than a weekend pastime, which makes attempts to sober up even more difficult.

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Norfolk escape: A country house hotel with a difference

Exploring the iconic, stately English manors Congham Hall and Houghton Hall, as well as the Queen’s own Sandringham House.

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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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Fetlar and away: the midnight summer garden of the Shetland Islands

This remote, far northern Scottish island is home to a diverse range of flora, fauna and wildlife, and for a short while it’s a cool summer escape for our intrepid Aussie journeyman.

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UK Graduate Entrepreneur immigration FAQs answered

We have answered some of the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive on the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur route to live and work in the UK. We hope to get the word out on this one!

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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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Lose yourself in Yorkshire’s eye-popping ‘Sculpture Triangle’

A clever marketing concept, the ‘Sculpture Triangle’ is also the perfect excuse to head up north to visit the UK’s largest county on a weekend break with a cultural bent.

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Rise of ‘anti-politics’ produces surprise result in the UK election – and it’s playing a role in Australia, too

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Not only must Australia’s leaders manage competing ideologies in their parties and span diverging nations, they must also respond to a volatile electorate that is decidedly “anti-politics”.

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Half of UK employers unprepared for Brexit immigration changes

“There’s a stark gap between what businesses want and expect from our post-Brexit immigration system and what the government has pledged to deliver,” says analyst.

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UK election delivers shock hung parliament – Twitter reacts

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party make unexpected gains across the country, while Conservative prime minister Theresa May hangs on to Number 10 by a thread after a night of surprises and a few red faces in dear old Blighty.

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Conservatives no longer a shoo-in as UK voters head to the polls

OPINION & ANALYSIS: The volatility in recent voting behaviour means that this election is still more unpredictable than in the good old days of stable allegiances, values and attitudes.

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