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Inside Brisbane's billion dollar inner-city land debate

Tony Moore From the air over South Brisbane you can see how out-of-place the series of industrial sites along the Brisbane River opposite Milton – virtually in the middle of the city – are in 2014.

Three killed in single car crash on Sunshine Coast

Police

A single-car accident in South East Queensland has killed three of the five people in the vehicle, police say.

Pro-Palestinian protesters defy rain, pro-Israeli cinema-goers defy protesters

A protestor waves a Palestinian flag past a fake Israeli one with a swastika during a demonstration against Israeli offensive on Gaza, in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid on August 21, 2014. As the six-week war between Israel and Hamas raged on leaving truce talks in tatters, a pre-dawn air strike killed three members of the Islamist movement's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.     AFP PHOTO/ GERARD JULIEN

Cameron Atfield Heavy rain did not deter pro-Palestinian protest outside an Israeli film festival in Brisbane on Saturday night.

Accused cat killer denied bail in Gold Coast court

Court.

A Gold Coast teenager will spend another two months in jail for allegedly mutilating a cat, torching a car and scrawling an extortion message using the dead animal's blood.

Your Weekend August 22, 23, 24 | 2014

David Suchet in <i>The Last Confession</i>.

Natalie Bochenski Get into nature, see brilliant theatre or get into party mode this weekend in and around Brisbane.

Crowds of 20,000 tipped to attend Queensland Police expo

Police diver Constable Chris Obrien.

Kristian Silva About 20,000 people are expected to attend the Queensland Police's biggest expo in 15 years.

'Bomb house' tenant Daniel Fing yet to be interrogated

Convicted bomb maker Daniel Fing.

Kristian Silva Queenslad Police are yet to interrogate the man who allegedly stashed highly-volatile explosives in Brisbane home.

Sunshine Coast woman wins $35m

Lottery windfall

A Queensland woman can't believe her luck after winning a half share of a $70 million lottery prize.

Brisbane weather: Light rain to fall throughout Friday

Kristian Silva Southeast Queensland is in for a gloomy end to the working week, with showers predicted to last most of the day.

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Police dog squad, helicopter chase alleged robber

Kristian Silva The police helicopter and dog squad was called in to track down an alleged teenage robber after a home invasion south of Brisbane on Thursday night.

False alarm leads rescue chopper to Queensland dump

Search helicopter.

Search and rescue authorities are urging people not to bin their old emergency beacons after a chopper was sent on a wild goose chase that ended at a Queensland tip.

Taser disguised as mobile phone found in FNQ police raids

Senior Sergeant Matt Stevens demonstrates the Taser-style weapon disguised as a mobile phone.

Kristian Silva Police have seized a cache of drugs, knuckle dusters and a Taser disguised as a mobile phone during a series of raids in Queensland's far north on Thursday.

Cage fighter Wade Yates-Taui remanded over Queensland stabbing death

Max Waller

A cage fighter extradited from the US over the stabbing death on the Gold Coast has been remanded in custody.

Finals, not Bennett, the focus for Broncos

Ed Jackson Avoiding a second straight season without finals football trumps any personal duel with Wayne Bennett in coach Anthony Griffin's preparations for Saturday's NRL clash with Newcastle.

Remains of MH17 victims Roger and Jill Guard identified

Roger Guard was travelling with his wife Jill Guard onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine.

Natalie Bochenski The bodies of a Toowoomba couple killed in the MH17 disaster have been positively identified.

How can Bendigo be better-known than Brisbane?

Brisbane's Story Bridge and CBD

Natalie Bochenski Brisbane spends millions of dollars on tourism campaigns, promotional material and flashy ads, but it turns out a Victorian country town is more famous than us.

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Manslaughter charge over Alexandra Hills crash

Police at the scene of the crash.

Kim Stephens A 40-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following a crash that killed a 65-year-old woman at Alexandra Hills on Thursday.

Murder charges laid over Max Waller's death

Max Waller.

Kristian Silva Police have charged two men with murder over the June 2013 stabbing death of Gold Coast man Max Waller.

Cairns double murder trial: Accused had gun 'in case he ever needed to scare someone'

Cindy Masonwells, 33, with her partner Scott Maitland, 35.

A witness in a Queensland double murder trial has told jurors the alleged killer told him he had once pulled a gun on two men who had stolen a vehicle from him.

Brisbane fight could 'make or break' Alex Leapai's career, trainer says

Alex Leapai is focused on the road to redemption.

Kristian Silva Alex Leapai's next professional bout will be a "make or break" fight, trainer Noel Thornberry says, with the Logan boxer to take on American Malik Scott in October.