Australia terror alert upgrad looms, along with the UK

After Britain upgraded its terror alert to severe earlier this week, Australians are waiting to see if the Federal Government will follow suite.

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UK leads Tourism Australia figures, thanks to Prince George

Tourists in Australia spent more than AU$30 billion in the past year. Brits led the pack of international bookings and spenders, hot on the heels of the Royal tour.

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Aussie swimming across Channel mistaken for illegal migrant

Australian ultra-triathelete John Van Wisse is intercepted by UK border control while swimming the English Channel.

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British scientists tested dead Australians for nuclear radiation

Startling evidence that British scientists secretly tested up to 21,830 dead young Australians, without the knowledge of their parents, for radiation contamination following nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s.

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Aussie restaurant to pop-up at Australia House in London

Londoners will have a chance to sample the cuisine of caterer Jackson Gilmour when they open their pop-up restaurant at Australia House in London to launch the ‘Restaurant Australia’ campaign promoting Aussie food and drink to the UK.

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Australians top UK’s Yorkshire visitor list

Yorkshire’s temperamental weather might be a far cry from warm Australian beaches and long sunny days but it seems you’d have to do far worse to get the crowd from Down Under, under the weather in the UK.

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‘Royal hoax call’ battle goes to Australian High Court

The so-called ‘Royal hoax call’ scandal, in which a British nurse committed suicide after being duped by Australian radio DJs, has reached the Australian High Court.

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Will UK and Australian flags change if Scotland votes ‘Yes’...

The Scottish vote for independence from the United Kingdom could result in the Union Jack changing. Does this mean the Australian flag would need to change as well?

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Scotland minister brands Aussie PM ‘foolish, hypocritical and offens...

Tony Abbott elicits criticism from Alex Salmond over his statement that ‘the world would not be helped by an independent Scotland’, ahead of next month’s referendum.

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British nurses caught in new Australian red tape

While Australians are limited from immigrating to the UK by European Union restrictions, UK nurses wanting to work in Australia say that they, in turn, are stuck in new Australian bureaucratic mud.

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Australian job seekers may benefit from new UK visa deal

‘Unintended’ British visa regulations that have had a limiting effect on Australians looking for employment in Britain might soon be altered.

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