Queen Street Mall

LIVE COVERAGE: Shots fired in Queen Street Mall siege


The Queen Street Mall has been evacuated amid reports of gunman in the area.

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Police also fired 'lethal' rounds during Queen Street Mall stand-off

Police fired both "lethal and non-lethal rounds" at an armed man involved in a 90-minute stand-off with officers in the Queen Street Mall on Friday, it has emerged.

Zara all set to open in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast

Marissa Calligeros International fashion retailer Zara has finally found a home in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

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Fortitude Valley facelift complete

The Brunswick Street Mall - pictured here before its facelift - has been revamped.

Kim Stephens The six-month transformation of Brunswick Street Mall from grungy entertainer to, it is hoped, upmarket inner city daytime destination is complete.

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Di Bella Coffee replaced by Carbon Media in Telstra award

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens Fortitude Valley production company Carbon Media replaces Di Bella Coffee as business of the year.

Phillip Di Bella loses Telstra business award

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens Telstra has stripped Brisbane coffee entrepreneur Phillip Di Bella of his 2014 Queensland Business of the Year award.

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Di Bella loses Telstra award but Newman stays quiet

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens Premier refuses to comment on saga over member of his Advisory Board.

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Di Bella unleashes foul-mouthed Twitter tirade

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens Coffee king Phillip Di Bella, one of the Lord Mayor's key economic advisors, launches expletive-laden tirade during Wednesday's State of Origin match.

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Premier, Lord Mayor stand by Di Bella

Brisbane coffee king Phil Di Bella.

Kim Stephens, Tony Moore The Queensland premier and Brisbane's Lord Mayor have both backed Phillip Di Bella, despite the emergence of his long history of offensive, expletive laden rants aired on social media.

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Queen Street McDonald's fined most in Brisbane's foodhall of shame

Striking McDonald's worker Bartolome Perez, 42, (L) protests outside McDonald's on Hollywood Boulevard as part of a nationwide strike by fast-food workers to call for wages of $15 an hour, in Los Angeles, California August 29, 2013. Fast-food workers staged strikes at McDonald's and Burger Kings and demonstrated at other stores in sixty U.S. cities on Thursday in their latest action in a nearly year-long campaign to raise wages in the service sector. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS FOOD BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)

Kim Stephens A McDonald's outlet in the Queen Street Mall has the dubious honour of being slapped with the largest fine for food safety breaches of any Brisbane resturant in 2013.

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Burberry to open in Brisbane's CBD

Burberry's Brisbane store will front Edward Street.

Marissa Calligeros British luxury fashion house Burberry is set to open its doors in Brisbane’s Queens Plaza.

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Pods to be at heart of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley regeneration

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has revealed its upmarket vision for the revitalised Brunswick Street Mall, which is set to transform the grungy Fortitude Valley icon.

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Brisbane Roar victory: thousands turn out to celebrate

Roar victory parade

Kristian Silva Thousands of fans have lined the Queen Street Mall and King George Square to celebrate with the Brisbane Roar, who won the A-League 2013-14 grand final on Sunday evening.

Rachael Finch to get smoking 'make-under'

Rachael Finch is hoping to spread the word about the dangers of smoking.

Kim Stephens Former Miss Universe contestant Rachael Finch has one message for young women who take up smoking.

Missing teenager located

Police have located a 14-year-old girl who was reported missing during the weekend.

Brisbane Live: Monday December 16, 2013

Old currency seized in bikie raids.

Welcome to Brisbane Live, which provides rolling coverage of news and weather in the Queensland capital.

Brisbane welcomes in the new year

brisbane new year's eve

Kim Stephens Kim Stephens hits the streets to see how New Year’s Eve played out across Brisbane.

I never meant to hurt anyone: mall gunman

Gunman Lee Matthew Hillier confronts an undercover police officer in Brisbane's Queen street mall

The gunman who sent Brisbane’s central pedestrian mall into lockdown last year says he never meant to hurt anyone.

Brisbane charity collectors in council's sights

Charity collector

Kim Stephens City Hall is set to reduce the high concentration of charity collectors on CBD streets after receiving hundreds of complaints about the city's tin shakers.

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Brisbane Christmas celebrations to come to life

brisbane city christmas

Natalie Bochenski A 3D-animated toy factory will be projected onto City Hall and stars of The Voice will sing carols during Christmas in Brisbane City.