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Brisbane's Courtney Thorpe crowned Miss World Australia 2014

Anne-Louise Brown Courtney Thorpe is a children’s book author, stylist and budding journalist. Now, the Brisbane beauty can add being crowned Miss World Australia 2014 to her list of achievements.

Brisbane Transport chief to leave post after 14 years

BCC has refused to renew Brisbane Transport chief Alan Warren's contract.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has sacked the man who has made Brisbane’s buses run on time for the past 14 years, as it opens the door to privatising Brisbane’s profitable bus runs.

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Billion dollar shake-up for riverside Brisbane revealed

Kurilpa Point is set to undergo a billion dollar redevelopment.

Tony Moore The biggest shake-up of riverside Brisbane since the re-development of the Teneriffe Woolshed’s 20 years ago will get underway on Tuesday as Brisbane City Council begins to drip feed details of...

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Brisbane weather to get a dose of spring

Amy Remeikis Prepare to leave the extra layers at home this week.

Brisbane mum dies undergoing stem cell therapy in Russia

Kellie van Meurs

Natalie Bochenski and Anne-Louise Brown Supporters of a Brisbane mother of two who died while undergoing a controversial stem cell treatment in Russia say it did not cause her death, nor have others been discouraged from seeking it.

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Brisbane filmmakers hope The Bus Knight rises

The bus station at the Kelvin Grove QUT campus on July 25, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia. Left to right ID being : Sam Ashford-Rowe , Tony Walsh , Brenton Pinsent .

Natalie Bochenski Three budding filmmakers are raising money to bring the story of an urban Brisbane hero to the screen.

Brisbane man forced US child to take indecent photos: police

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Marissa Calligeros A 22-year-old Brisbane man has been charged after allegedly grooming an American girl online and forcing her to take indecent images of herself.

Brisbane man's alleged 'sextortion' of American girl disturbing: police

Kik Messenger

A Brisbane man used a social messaging app to obtain indecent photos of a young American girl and threatened to publish them if she didn't send more, police say.

More than 100,000 visit Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets

Crowds of up to 28,500 a night have flocked to the Night Noodle Markets.

Tony Moore Brisbane’s first Night Noodle Markets have won Lord Mayor Graham Quirk’s heart – and stomach – with more than 100,000 people so far joining the feast at South Bank.

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Suburban stoush over house that blocks Brisbane River views

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NEWS- Pontoons on Brisbane River near Indooroopilly.

Kim Stephens The well-heeled residents of one of Brisbane's most prestigious riverside streets have banded together to block a house development they say will compromise their water views.

Fire destroys home on Brisbane's bayside

The house in Prospect Street, Wynnum, goes up in flames.

Marissa Calligeros A house on Brisbane's bayside has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Axe used in Brisbane tavern hold-up

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Two men wielding an axe and a piece of wood held up a Brisbane tavern in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Who cries for those who don't come by boat?

Bill O'Chee There are a lot of tears currently being shed for so-called "asylum seekers" who try to get to this country by boat. But we are crying for the wrong people.

Privatisation of bus services out of council's hands: Lord Mayor

Kim Stephens The potential privatisation of Brisbane's bus network is out of City Hall's hands, according to the Lord Mayor.

Cancer patients 'taking advantage' of life insurance: CommInsure analyst

Amy Remeikis A senior analyst with the Commonwealth Bank’s insurance arm has accused some cancer patients of “taking advantage” of life insurance by setting up policies soon before they die.

Brisbane heroin syndicate made $160k a week: police

Qld police

Kristian Silva Police seize 5kg of drugs and charge 87 people following 12-month operation.

Win tickets to Hundred Foot Journey preview in Brisbane

Hundred-Foot Journey launches in cinemas on August 14.

We’re proud to be hosting a special preview screening of Hundred-Foot Journey on Monday July 28, and we’ve got 100 double passes to giveaway.

There's nothing wrong with Brisbane Broncos: Anthony Griffin

Outgoing Broncos coach Anthony Griffin says the club is in good shape.

Marissa Calligeros Sacked coach says the NRL club is in good shape as Bennett signed.

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Brisbane Night Noodle Markets a hit with hungry locals

Noodles.

Natalie Bochenski The smell of spice, the sound of sizzling meat and the sight of dozens of coloured lanterns greeted hungry Brisbane residents on Thursday night, as the city embraced its first Night Noodle Markets at...

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Police open fire on offender in Brisbane

At least six bullets hit the Pajero as it was driven towards the police officer.

Police have shot at a man who tried to run down an officer in Brisbane.