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Local news for Brisbane, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago |

Big fashion moves into city circles

UPDATE: A SINGLE-car accident in southeast Queensland has killed a mother and two of her children while a little girl is fighting for her life.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

3 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

Working out of the Box: Julia Watson of 'Studio Rede'

Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.


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4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

How to make Clive Palmer irrelevant

The major political parties came together this week to agree on how dreadful Clive Palmer is.


Related Topix: Australia, Kevin Rudd

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Twin Bradley Morcombe will wear a photo of murdered brother on his wedding day

'Daniel will be watching from heaven': Twin of murdered Daniel Morcombe pays tribute to his brother as he prepares marry his sweetheart today Bruce Morcombe said it is a tale of to keep a family together through the utmost tragedy and stress Despite losing their brother, his sons Bradley and Dean have achieved life's milestones of jobs, partners ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, Australia, World News,

11 hrs ago | Planetizen

New York City Does In Fact Sleep

Brian Wilt, a data scientist at Jawbone, the company behind many fitness trackers, aggregated sleeping patterns of people across the world to see how people's sleeping cycles compare.


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15 hrs ago | Scoop

Plant & Food Research scientists honoured

Auckland, New Zealand. 22 August 2014 Two of Plant & Food Research's most preeminent scientists were awarded one of the highest honours in horticultural science earlier this week.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Australia,

19 hrs ago | Snurblog

Call: QUT Creative Industries Faculty PhD Scholarships for 2015 Entry

It's that time of the year, so we're now calling for applications from prospective PhD students who are interested in joining an innovative and high-profile research group at Australia's leading university for media and communication studies, Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Australian Tourism Board Creates 4-Minute Vacation With New Timelapse Video

High-quality videos are like a digital postcard from a destination that can quickly reach potential visitors all around the world, making it an investment more tourism boards are realizing is worth the cost.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Cameras, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Mail

One of Clive Palmer's star recruits, Senator Glenn Lazarus, has...

Find Britain's 'Black Beatle': Hunt for masked butcher identified as 'John' - a Londoner in gang of UK homegrown jihadis known as 'The Beatles' One of Clive Palmer's star recruits and former rugby league star, Senator Glenn Lazarus, has been caught ripping off Wikipedia material for use on his personal website Almost 500 words appear to have been ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel,

How Putin could foil our G20 ban

The task of protecting world leaders at Brisbane's G20 summit will be one of the biggest peacetime security operations in Australia's History.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Vladimir Putin,

CBS News

Which cities get the most and the least sleep?

A new study reveals how much sleep residents of different cities in the world typically get, suggesting that people in Melbourne sleep the most and people in Tokyo sleep the least.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Russia, New York

Hindustan Times

2 diplomats in race to be PMs G20 summit sherpa

Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or "sherpa" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Australia, Manmohan Singh


Physical Activity, Obesity, Weight Change, and Risk of Atrial...

From the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest ... (more)


Related Topix: Australia, World News, University of Minnesota, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC

The Daily Beast

Is Sleeping Apart Good for Couples?By Tim Teeman

The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.


Related Topix: Australia, Pop/Rock, Baz Luhrmann, Home Listing, Home, World News,

ABC News

No-show Clive Palmer irks prestigious economics committee

Clive Palmer is under fire again, this time for failing to turn up to any hearings of the Standing Committee on Economics, which he is required to attend because he is a member.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The forbearance agreements between PREPA an... )--Meggitt Training Systems will demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 Sept... )--Silverthorne Homes announced today its plans for revitalizing two upscale subdivisions in Center Grove and Fishers.


Related Topix: Prairie Village, KS, Australia, World News,

Customer Interaction Solutions

Meggitt Training Systems Demonstrates Next Generation Simulation Training at Land Forces 2014

Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.


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WFNT-AM Burton

What City Gets the Most Sleep?

Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, France,

David Hallberg to Withdraw from Upcoming American Ballet Theatre Performances Due to Injury

Due to a recurring foot injury requiring surgery, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will withdraw from upcoming performances with the Company this Fall, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Australia, World News,


Time ripe for Felix produce meter at Australia congress

Research on analyzing ripeness with the Felix Instruments F-750 produce quality meter was presented at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Life, Fruits, Food, Camas, WA