Youth mobility scheme after Brexit won’t fill gaps left by end to free movement

SPECIAL FEATURE: Young Australians on Britain’s Youth Mobility Scheme are the ideal migrant for both the state and employers alike as they take on precarious but skilled jobs in the UK labour market, without the electoral costs of permanent migration.

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How your parents and grandparents can help you get a British passport

The new British citizenship solution is giving some people with British descent renewed hope of obtaining UK nationality through their parents and grandparents.

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UK Tier 2 cap on Skilled Worker Visas to be lifted for doctors and nurses

Britain’s Home Office has announced that it will henceforth exclude doctors and nurses from the cap on the Tier 2 Skilled Worker Visa.

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Hitting the Peak – District, that is – for a perfect English country romantic getaway

The beautiful Peak District is an ideal place to enjoy some peace and quiet with someone special. With stately homes set against picture perfect rolling hills, lush meadows and leafy forests this is where English romance was born.

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How Britain can remain a soft power superpower after Brexit

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Could it be that the Brexit vote and election of Donald Trump in 2016 diminished the soft power of the UK and US?

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The lost fine art of English tea in downtown London

Tea is supposed to brew before adding milk, however this is London and if the coffee is burnt and bitter you can assume the tea will be scalding and flavourless.

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Hot summer nights: are you ready, London?

Forget about Brexit, Wimbledon, and even the football World Cup; instead for the next three months it will be all about the heatwaves.

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Britain looking to Commonwealth relationships in order to forge trading partnerships post-Brexit

As the UK Government looks for alternative trade partners in a post-Brexit world, countries like Australia in the Commonwealth are a good and obvious choice

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Do I belong in the UK more than I belong in Australia?

Had I finally found where I was meant to exist in the world? Did I belong in the UK more than I belong in Australia?

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The ties that (still) bind: the enduring tendrils of the British Empire

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Despite the added complication of Brexit negotiations and the nostalgic attachment to past glory, the prospect of Commonwealth becoming Empire 2.0 remains, as The Economist suggested, “cobblers”.

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Why won’t the homeless just go away, really?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Public housing might get some people off the streets, but it also puts many people permanently onto the backs of the taxpayer. Albeit well-intentioned, it is a poor substitute for a vibrant private housing market.

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Will some Brit ‘posh boys’ always dismiss Aussies as ‘convict stock’?

They are the pompous type that treat Aussies and Kiwis as though we are Neanderthals with little to no knowledge of history and culture.

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‘Aussie flu’? We can’t be sure where flu originates, and that doesn’t really matter anyway

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Britain’s media have made much of the “Aussie flu” sweeping across the northern hemisphere, but is there evidence the land Down Under is to blame?

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The changes you really do make when moving to London from Australia

When you make the big jump for a stint in the UK, there’s a lot in your life that is going to change and you will need to adjust in a major way. Here’s some top advice on how, from someone who has taken the leap.

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Theresa May brought a rotten year on herself – did she have to take the rest of the UK with her?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: This is the message to take into 2018: whatever side one might be on the Brexit divide, let’s all admit the complexities, and demand that politicians do the same.

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