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

2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Cashing in on Catherine's dresses

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, may be worth $2 billion to the UK fashion retail industry according to consumer analysts Mintel, but the "Replikate" phenomenon is lining the pockets of many enterprising eBay users around the world.


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4 hrs ago |

Kate dazzles in poppy frock as royals touch down

A QUEENSLAND police officer has been seriously injured after being struck by a motorbike, before the rider allegedly fled the scene.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Prince William, Oceania, US Military, US Air Force

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Funding shortage hampers efforts to save endangered bilbies

ASHLEY HALL: Easter has traditionally been a boom time for bilbies, with sales of chocolate bilbies filling the coffers of the Save the Bilby Fund.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Royal visit: Prince William and Catherine head to Queensland after visit to Easter show

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend Easter Saturday in Brisbane on day four of their first official Australian tour.


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17 hrs ago |

Gen Y career killer revealed

A YOUNG Childers girl has exposed the sugar town's underbelly and prejudices, after the rumour mill went into overdrive following her abduction.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Yesterday |

Teen escapes deadly avalanche

A QUEENSLAND teenager was lucky to avoid an avalanche on the slopes of Mt Everest which killed six people, after being in the same area just hours earlier.


Related Topix: Avalanche, Games, Blackjack, Boat Disaster, Australia, World News, Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Katy Perry shares snap of her adorable new pooch Butters just weeks ...

Is this the start of World War III? Jews ordered to 'register' and list property in east Ukraine city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings You won't hear him Roar! Katy Perry shares snap of her adorable new pooch Butters just weeks before she embarks on world tour She is preparing for a three leg tour which ... (more)


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The Huffington Post

Cat Attacks Family, Sends 3 To Hospital

Three members of a Roseville, Calif., family were taken to an area hospital Tuesday night after their pet cat -- named Khat -- became suddenly aggressive and attacked them.


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Dover Street Market

"Walking into" Dover Street Market "can feel like entering an exotic aviary," reports Matthew Schneier in The New York Times .


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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Council enlists poo-sniffing dog in fight to save koalas

A highly specialised detection dog trained to sniff out koala droppings is on the case in Logan, south of Brisbane, Australia, in a bid to boost protection for the vulnerable species.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Science, Ecology

'The nights were the worst'

World War I pilot Lieutenant Lyell Keith Swann as a young man in 1918. Picture: The Swann Diaries by Eldon RG Bryant IN the school library of Adelaide's Prince Alfred College can be found some of the state's most treasured WWI documents.


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Royals to give sick kids 'happy memories'

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to Bear Cottage children's hospice is all about "creating happy memories" for sick kids and their families, the centre's head nurse says.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Palliative Care, Medicine, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Choc'n'roll: Your guide to Easter

HOTTEST royal, sweetest egg, freshest seafood - it's the Easter long weekend and here's our ultimate guide to what's hot in Brisbane.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Seafood, Australia, World News, Recipes, Fruits

Canberra Times

Burnt torso: science, police work paints picture of victim

Detectives are relying on medical science to identify a man whose burnt, dismembered torso was found on the side of a rural Queensland last year.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Australia, World News, Quinine (generic), Quinamm, Quiphile, Medicine, Oceania

Sydney Morning Herald

Meriton founder ponders $3b offer

Australians "would be silly to be afraid of the Chinese": Harry Triguboff says Chinese investment should be welcomed.


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New Scientist

Future Nokia phones could send quantum-coded texts

Quantum cryptography could be the star feature of your next cellphone. The first pocket-sized quantum encryption device has been created in collaboration with the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, and could let you send completely secure messages although you will need to plug it into a quantum phone booth to do so.


Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Australia, World News,

Townsville Bulletin

Turban charged helmet row

Veerpal Kaur and Bhupinder Singh Channa, who has been charged for riding a motorbike without a helmet.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Oceania

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Chocolate Strings Sweeten Their Repertoire with Upcoming Single Dropping in April 2014

A mini orchestra of reggae, soul, dub and afrobeat, Chocolate Strings of Brisbane, Australia, are one of the most hard-working bands in the area, with scads of festival performances and a few quality recordings under their belts.


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Court rejects acrobat's appeal

QUEENSLAND'S highest court has rejected an appeal by a circus acrobat who was convicted and jailed for almost a decade for knowingly infecting his girlfriend with the HIV virus via unprotected sex.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Australia readies for royal visit

THEY'LL see the beach, the bush, Uluru and Taronga Zoo but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - aka Prince William and Kate - are in for anything but an average tourist experience when they touch down in Sydney on Wednesday.


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