Residents clean up after stormy Sunday

2:40 PM   Backpackers stood on lookout at Stanthorpe during storm, with forecasters on Monday predicting more thunder, wind and possible hail to come.

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Man stabbed in East Brisbane

A man was stabbed in East Brisbane on Monday afternoon.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 5:18 PM   A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed multiple times at East Brisbane

Arrest over boxer's stabbing death

Bundaberg Boxing Club members are mourning the death of local boxer Landon Delinecort.

Jorge Branco and AAP 5:06 PM   Bundaberg boxer was stabbed in stomach on Friday night.

Mission Australia Youth Survey: Teenagers worried about future jobs

A survey has found teenage girls lack confidence in their academic abilities.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 4:58 PM   Mission Australia's national youth survey has revealed more than half of young Queenslanders believe there are obstacles preventing them from gaining employment or furthering their studies, with young women more concerned than young men.

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Man tried to lure schoolgirl into 4WD

Police have released a comfit image of the man.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 4:36 PM   The man reportedly told the Roma 13-year-old her parents had sent him to pick her up and asked her to get into his 4WD.

Brisbane traffic: Pacific Motorway crash kills two

A traffic crash on Pacific Motorway has left two people dead.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 4:19 PM   Horror crash closes southbound lanes on Pacific Motorway.

'Hit and run' victim was 500 metres from home: police

Police investigate the suspected hit and run at Oakey.

Jorge Branco 4:06 PM   A 43-year-old suspected hit and run victim was just half a kilometre from his home in the Darling Downs when he was struck and killed overnight.

Asbestos cancer warrior tells Brisbane her story

Lou Williams in Brisbane with her daughter Debbie and husband Keith.

Tony Moore 3:57 PM   Lou Williams as a young girl would use broken pieces of asbestos sheeting as a chalk. Today, she is one of Australia's best known meso warriors, campaigning for those fighting asbestos cancer.

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Take Heart Australia sets up CPR training to increase cardiac arrest survival rate

Take Heart Australia day 2015 at Broadbeach.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 3:52 PM   Events set up across Australia aim to educate public in CPR to help prevent cardiac arrest fatalities.

Pilot dies in fiery ultralight crash in Townsville

A man has died in an ultralight crash in Townsville.

3:35 PM   A Townsville man is dead after his ultralight plane crashed and caught fire shortly after take off.

Qld judge told not to release Christmas rapist

A tourist buswalking in Noosa National Park was raped on Christmas Day in 2001.

2:25 PM   A psychiatrist has urged a judge not to allow a violent rapist to be released from prison, nearly 14 years after he attacked a woman bushwalking in Noosa National Park on Christmas Day.

Driver escapes motorway truck fire

Motorists can expect delays after eastbound lanes closed on Logan Motorway.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 2:08 PM   Logan Motorway closed eastbound after fire south of city.

Ethics report could seal Miller's fate

Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller's fight to stay in Cabinet could come to a head this week.

1:53 PM   Minister's fight to stay in Cabinet could come to head this week.

Divers comb river where Tia's body was found for clues

Tiahleigh's body was found a week after she disappeared.

1:11 PM   Police divers have resumed searching the river where the body of murdered Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer was found.

Premier open to drug testing at festivals

Fans converge on Sydney Olympic Park for Stereosonic on Saturday.

12:21 PM   Suspected drug death at Stereosonic sparks calls for drug control.

Schools to get $26m in maintenance

Education Minister Kate Jones is targeting a $260 million maintenance backlog in Queensland schools.

11:49 AM   Education Minister targets $260 million maintenance backlog.

Triple 0 call captured screams

April and Ian Bailey, pictured with April's daughter.

Jorge Branco 11:08 AM   Police call on new technology in cold case double-murder.

Snake bites man at tomato farm

A man was taken to hospital on Monday after being bitten on the wrist by a brown snake while working at a plantation.

Amy Mitchell-Whittington 10:45 AM   Man in hospital after being bitten on the wrist by brown snake.

Cop suspended for computer hack

A north Queensland police officer allegedly failed to disclose a conflict of interest and retrieved confidential information from police computers.

10:20 AM   Officer allegedly accessed confidential information on police computers.

Pedestrian killed by car

A man was struck by car at sunrise in Oakey on Monday morning.

Jorge Branco 9:31 AM   Man struck by car at dawn in Darling Downs town.

Teen critical after crashing into tree

A teenager is in a critical condition after slamming his ute into a tree near Hervey Bay.

8:05 AM   Boy fighting for life after slamming ute into tree near Hervey Bay.

Workers compensation claim damaged by karate video on Facebook

Paul Kennedy failed in his bid for full compensation after a video of him performing karate emerged.

Drew Creighton 1:00 AM   A Queensland man seeking almost a million dollars' compensation will receive far less after being outed in a karate video on Facebook.

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Man hit by lightning amid 125kmh winds

The removal of a fallen tree begins in Goodna after Sunday night's storm.

8:39 PM   Golf ball-sized hail and strong winds damage homes across southeast.

Cloudy with a chance of life: how to find alien life

Is there life yet to be discovered beyond the Earth?

Brad Carter, Amanda Bauer, Jonti Horner 8:23 PM   How do you go about hunting for life on another planet elsewhere in our galaxy?

Non-fatal strangulation to attract seven year maximum under new laws

DV Connect CEO Di Mangan, Attorney General Yvette D'ath, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for communities Shannon Fentiman announce laws to attract higher sentencing for non-fatal strangulation.

Drew Creighton   The Palaszczuk government announced on Sunday, new laws to make non-fatal strangulation an offence attracting a maximum seven year penalty.

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USQ researchers seek to measure human wisdom

Can psychologists develop an accurate scale for measuring the development of wisdom?

Leonie Thorne   A new psychological measure of wisdom being developed might be able to tell whether you make good life choices.

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Thousands march for climate change action

Crowds at the People's Climate March through Brisbane.

Drew Creighton   Thousands marched upon the Brisbane CBD for the People's Climate March, ahead of the Paris climate talks next week.

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Tributes flow for Qld stabbing victim

Bundaberg Boxing Club members are mourning the death of local boxer Landon Delinecort.

The heartbroken family of a young Queensland man who died after being stabbed have paid tribute to the young boxer.

Roma resident rubbishes 'tidy town' award

Roma, which has about 7000 residents, last won the "tidiest town" top honour in 2006.

Erin Maclean   A denizen of Roma is dirty that the town has been labelled the sunshine state's "tidiest town" despite not having recycling bins.

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Ain't no sunshine as Sheeran pours out heart in rain

The Brit sweated as the sky opened up.

Drew Creighton   Ed Sheeran, solo, with guitar in hand. The crowd at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium needed nothing else.


McCulkin murders: witness claims confession

A former gang member claims his associate confessed to being involved in the murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two daughters in 1974.

Jupiters penthouse gets a reno

The penthouse at Jupiters Casino on the Gold Coast is fitted out to cater for Chinese billionaires who "love to gamble". Nine News

Starfish wash up on Tangalooma beach

Thousands of dead starfish are found on a beach near the Tangalooma Wrecks on Moreton Island.

It's an avalanche, not a sinkhole

A sinkhole opens up at Jumpin Pin on North Stradbroke Island off Brisbane, but experts say it's more like an avalanche or "rapid beach erosion event".

More thunderstorms to come after lightning show

South east Queensland can expect more isolated thunderstorms as the region mops up from 26,000 lightning strikes and "very large hail" on Monday night

Older men at schoolies is 'just not ok'

Numbers are down at schoolies week on the Gold Coast but teenagers say older revellers are there in force but it's "not their place". Nine News

Donated rental house trashed by family

A $1,000 per week luxury Gold Coast rental house which Clive Palmer gifted to a Beenleigh family who lost their toddler son in a house fire, faces a $100,000 repair bill.

Schoolies celebrate with a swim

Maroochydore State High School students say it "feels pretty amazing" as they take the plunge into the ocean to celebrate the end of their school lives.

Drill rig driver rescued from cliff face

RAW VISION: A 32-year-old man is hauled to safety as his drill rig sits precariously on the edge of a quarry wall at Keperra, north-west of Brisbane. 7 News Queensland

Facebook mum gets paid by Aldi

Redcliffe mother Sam Jockel is the face behind Aldi Mum, a Facebook page with 90,000 followers who help review products for the grocery giant.

Les Miserables a 'cathartic experience'

The acclaimed theatre production Les Miserables is a "dream come true" for the cast, who perform at QPAC from November 10 until January 17.

Hollingworth 'washed his hands' of abuse

Former Brisbane St Paul's Headmaster Gilbert Case "couldn't recall" students' cries for help while Archbishop Peter Hollingworth had "washed his hands of the matter".

Festival couple get married on stage

Two Brisbane punk rock music fans become the first couple to tie the knot on stage at the Fest 14 music festival in Florida.