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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Send money to the UK with Westpac’s new LitePay service for only AUD $8

LitePay International Payments offers a secure and safe way to transfer money from Australia to family and friends in the UK with a low transaction fee and competitive FX rate.

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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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Boris Johnson puts on the charm offensive to entice Australia into Britain’s post-Brexit future

OPINION & ANALYSIS: What a funny chap, he is; although, it must be said, his mastery of the Australian vernacular leaves something to be desired.

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Good news: UK Home Office announce changes to family migration

The newly amended UK Family Migration rules should be a positive change for families and spouses.

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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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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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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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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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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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