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Crime

Brisbane Standoff With Armed Man Ends Peacefully After Seven Hours

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Busy streets were locked down after a man allegedly stole knives from a cafe and jumped onto the entrance to the Clem7 tunnel.

Crime

Crime

Man Drugged, Kidnapped, Forced To Hand Over Luxury Car

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Three people have been charged after allegedly drugging and robbing a man in a terrifying ordeal on Tuesday.

National

National

Adani Climate Protesters Arrested Again After Another CBD Shutdown

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Peak hour traffic was again disrupted by climate activist group Extinction Rebellion on Monday, with seven protesters taken into custody by police.

National

National

Anti-Adani Protesters Stop CBD Traffic And Hand Out Vegan Biscuits

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A group of around 40 climate activists moved through the Brisbane CBD on Thursday blocking six intersections during the busy peak commute. 

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Updated

Activists Glued Themselves To Brisbane Road During Peak Hour

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The Brisbane CBD was brought to a standstill after two environmental activists glued themselves to a major road.

National

National

Fire Investigators On Scene After Large Blaze Engulfs Brisbane School

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A large fire which ripped through a school in Brisbane's south will be investigated by fire authorities over the weekend.

News

News

Woman Wakes To Find Huge Snake Licking Her Forehead

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A Brisbane woman has received a wake-up call about as Aussie as it gets.

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Updated

Blaze Engulfs Brisbane Boarding House, Firefighter Injured

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A huge blaze broke out at a boarding house in South Brisbane.

National

National

Naked Man Triggers High School Lockdown

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A school in north Brisbane was forced into lockdown on Wednesday morning following reports that a naked man was on their premises. 

Anthony Albanese

Anthony Albanese

Inland Rail Is A Train Wreck. This Is The Only Way To Get It Back On Track

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When governments spend billions of dollars of public money on major transport projects, it is critical that they get the details right.

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Updated

Three Charged After Brisbane Doctor Gunned Down At His Home

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Police have charged two teenagers and a young man with murder after a Brisbane doctor was gunned down at his home earlier this week.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Embarrassing Typo Spotted On Dozens Of Brisbane Buses

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Couple Accused Of Trafficking Woman Into Forced Labour For 8 Years

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A Fijian woman who was allegedly trafficked into forced labour for a Brisbane couple is expected to face cross-examination in a Queensland court.

National

National

Can Your Council Eavesdrop On Your Conversations?

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Using surveillance devices to listen to, record and monitor people's conversations is reportedly at the heart of a new plan from Brisbane City Council.

National

National

Is This Australia's Most Confusing Road Rule Yet?

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Drivers have been left baffled by one of the most bizarre merging rules.

National

National

Brisbane Council Votes Against Equal Representation For Women

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A motion to ensure there is an equal number of men and women on council boards has been voted down by Brisbane City Council.

National

National

Man Wakes Up Stuck In A Hole After A Night Out Drinking In Brisbane

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A Brisbane man has woken up stuck in a hole, after a night out drinking in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley Entertainment Precinct.

National

National

This Anti-Hoon Road Coating Literally Shreds Tyres Of Speeding Cars

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Hoons who speed or perform burnouts could have their tyres ruined by a new surface to be applied to roads.

Good News

Good News

PNG Girl Returns To Australia For Life-Changing Surgery Free Of Charge

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Vascolynna Agamo has a fused jaw. She can’t chew, and it badly affects her speech and breathing.

National

National

Homeless Teens Left Hungry Due To 'Emergency Relief' Cuts

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With emergency relief funding for Brisbane Youth Services being cut after this year, the city's young homeless population may go hungrier than ever.

National

National

'We Are All Normal': Burger Shop Hits Back After Customer's Thoughtless Insult

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A business that employs people with Tourette's and Asperger's has hit back at a customer who made an insensitive comment to staff.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Allegedly Punching Passengers On Buses

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Police have charged a man who allegedly attacked commuters on Brisbane buses on two separate occasions. 

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Updated

Explosive Materials Found In Raid At Queensland Property

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An emergency situation has been revoked in Queensland after police raiding a home in Kallangur, north of Brisbane, found explosive materials.

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Updated

Measles Outbreak Spreads Across Four Australian States

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NSW Health authorities have confirmed a case of measles in Sydney just days after three other Australian states confirmed cases.

Sport

Sport

Farcical Cricket Scenes As Players Forced To Overrule Umpire

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Great sportsmanship. Not-so-great umpiring.

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Updated

Two Arrested After Shot Fired In Brisbane Siege

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An emergency situation has ended in Brisbane, with two men in custody after a shot was fired at police.

Crime

Crime

Police Charge Two Men Who Allegedly Dumped Murder Victim In Wheelie Bin

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Pair charged with murder after body found in wheelie bin.

News

News

Australia, You Now Have Electric Scooter-Sharing

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Heard of bike-sharing? Well, now there's scooter-sharing.

National

National

Experts Descend On Brisbane To Solve Australia's Sleeping Problem

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Whether you’re catching up on sleep with an afternoon nap, or counting sheep after a big day at work, experts say Australians don’t take their sleep habits seriously.

National

National

Family Survive Horrifying Kangaroo Attack

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It will be a birthday Jim Smith never forgets, after he and his family were viciously attacked by a kangaroo on Saturday night.

News

News

Why Did This Orange Turn Purple?

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A Brisbane mother bought an orange, and after giving it to her child, noticed it had turned purple!

National

National

Premature Babies Given Fighting Chance With New Incubators

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The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital is the first in the country to receive the new cribs.

Tech

Tech

Brisbane City Council Makes 10 'Drone Zones' Permanent

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Brisbane, get ready to drop into the drone zone.

National

National

Brisbane School Hit By Mass Flu Outbreak

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The outbreak left nearly 200 students and 15 staff sick.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flu Outbreak Closes School And Apple Worth $1 Trillion

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

Who You Gonna Call: Fatbergs Are Taking Over Aussie Sewers

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This unspeakable, abominable union is lurking in our sewers.

Crime

Crime

Everyday Heroes Try To Stop Jewellery Store Thief

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QLD Police are searching for a man in relation to a jewellery store theft.

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Updated

Muslims Abused At Worship In Mosque By Group With Cameras

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Religious leaders say it's an escalation of the abuse faced by Muslims in Queensland every day.

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Updated

Brisbane Man Charged With Terror Offences After Early Morning Raid

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The 21-year-old man is facing life in prison after allegedly making plans to travel to Syria to engage in hostile activities.

National

National

Ice-Laced Marijuana Given To Children: Caboolture Charity

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A Queensland charity has made the horrifying claims that children as young as ten are getting hooked on ice, through marijuana laced with the drug.

National

National

99-Year-Old War Veteran Rescued From His Burning Home

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Jackson almost lost everything in the fire, as neighbours tell of hearing the veteran's "screams for help" as they rushed to save him from the blaze.