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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Do I need to file a UK Self Assessment tax return?

There are a number of reasons why you might need to complete a Self Assessment tax return if you earn British income.

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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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Australia stands firm with UK in face of terror, says PM following London attack

“We will never let them intimidate us or challenge our democratic way of life,” says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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Kitting out your new London digs: should you go new or second hand?

Most Aussies coming to London aren’t making a permanent move, so finding affordable options to fit out their new home is a must. There’s markets, and then there’s Argos…

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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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It’s easy for an Aussie expat to pick up a London accent, innit

But don’t just think the expat affliction of acquiring an English accent is necessarily about contracting posh, clipped tones and a habit of saying yo-gurt, instead of yogurt.

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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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UK immigrants can find a sense of ‘home’ through food

2016 will be remembered as the year ‘diversity-angst’ came out the closet with a bang! Social documentary photographer, Tanya Houghton’s recent exhibition suggests that a powerful way to dissolve such fear is through food.

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Considering a Move to the UK? Learn about the Culture

If your New Year’s plans include possibly moving to the UK, then there is a lot you’ll want to consider before making your final decision.

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The UK won’t easily find post-Brexit trade partners in the Commonwealth

OPINION: Optimism may be shared by the likes of Australia and Canada, which are big players in the Commonwealth and where the monarchy still looms large in the public imagination. But it is not shared globally.

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