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Easter crackdown off to busy start

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Cameron Atfield The annual Easter police road safety campaign and crackdown on drunken behaviour has begun in earnest, with more than 70 revellers arrested and 50 drink-drivers charged across Queensland.

Where to see Prince William and Kate in Brisbane

Britain's Prince William (R), his wife Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George depart from the international airport in Wellington on their way to Australia on April 16, 2014.  William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / MARK TANTRUM / POOL

Marissa Calligeros The best spot for royal watchers in Brisbane on Saturday will be at South Bank.

Man surrenders after 12-hour Sunshine Coast siege

A man has surrendered to police after a 12-hour siege at a Sunshine Coast resort.

George Brandis to rule on US kidnapping extradition

The federal attorney-general will decide whether a US woman accused of kidnapping her baby daughter two decades ago will be extradited.

Man charged over murder in Townsville car park

car park

Marissa Calligeros Man charged with murder of 21-year-old in Townsville car park.

Three months jail for stiletto attack

Gavel court justice

A woman has been sentenced to three months' jail over a shocking nightclub attack that involved a stiletto heel and left another woman's face scarred.

Gold Coast car dealership told it's OK to discriminate in favour of women

Cameron Atfield A Gold Coast car dealership will be able to specifically advertise for female staff without having to gain an exemption from the Anti-Discrimination Act, a tribunal has found.

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Scout leader jailed for sexting boy

Former scout master jailed under new laws targeting people grooming children for sex.

Missing twins 'seen' across Australia

Michael Watter with Isabella and Bronte Watter.

Kristian Silva Detectives search for Townsville twin sisters taken by their “fugitive” mother.

Woman in Queensland court over 1994 US kidnapping

A woman accused of kidnapping her baby daughter from the US two decades ago will face an extradition hearing in Queensland.

On-the-run sex offender turns himself in

Escapees

Marissa Calligeros A convicted sex offender has turned himself in to police after disobeying his home detention order in Brisbane.

Arrow attacks on animals on the rise

Cameron Atfield A spate of arrow attacks on animals across Queensland has been attributed in part to the popularity of movies and television programs with a distinctly survivalist theme.

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Contracts dispute sparks 'unprecedented unity' in medical industry

Amy Remeikis The doctor contracts dispute has led to "unprecedented unity" between medicos and their representative bodies, says the head of the Australian Medical Association, adding they need to stick together.

O'Reilly's Bonded Stores to be demolished

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Marissa Calligeros Bid to save historic Margaret Street buildings quashed by Heritage Council.

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Childers 'abduction': police analysing items from alleged kidnapper's home

Eden Kane of South Isis has been charged over the alleged abduction of a Childers toddler.

Marissa Calligeros Police analysing items found in remains of a fire at home of accused kidnapper.

Burnt torso: science, police work paints picture of victim

Doctor

Marissa Calligeros 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.

Wicked Campers 'Fat chicks are harder to kidnap' slogan breached advertising standards: watchdog

Natalie Bochenski Brisbane-based Wicked Campers was found to have made light of abduction by splashing the slogan “Fat chicks are harder to kidnap” on one of its vehicles.

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Lawyer Peter Russo to run in Sunnybank for Labor

Peter Russo

Amy Remeikis He stood and spoke on behalf of client Scott Driscoll as the former MP made a last ditch plea for mercy.

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Queensland government employees involved in drug syndicate: police

Police raid a Southport home

Kristian Silva Queensland government employees were involved in a Gold Coast drug syndicate that couriered millions of dollars worth of drugs through commercial airports, police allege.

Karawatha Forest project work to begin

Tony Moore Brisbane’s 900-hectare Karawatha Forest will finally get the southside’s first environmental learning centre when work starts in September.

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