West End

West End house goes up in flames

Cameron Atfield Emergency crews are on the scene of a major hour fire at West End.

Plans for 460-apartment West End complex has councillor up in arms

The proposal is for 460 units in four buildings at 321 Montague Road.

Kim Stephens Brisbane developer Pradella has lodged plans for a four-stage, 460-apartment complex in West End’s river precinct that has the local councillor decrying its lack of public space.

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Development to bring 1500 units to West End

The Absoe Furniture site at West End.

Tony Moore A Sydney developer has paid $42 million for a West End building site, with plans to build up to 1500 apartments in the suburb over the next five years.

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West End police to leave historic station

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Kristian Silva Police in West End are set to move to a new home after 130 years based at a historic Queenslander on Boundary Street.

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White powder scare at West End mail centre

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Marissa Calligeros Police are investigating a white powder scare at a government mail screening centre in inner-Brisbane.

Police chalk up West End confrontation

The 'I heart Bikies' graffiti at West End.

Tony Moore A man who was taken to the West End police station by five heavily-armed officers for writing in chalk, "I Love Bikies", on the footpath of the suburb's main street has labelled the reaction...

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West End to get Aldi supermarket

Supermarket chain Aldi is set to move into West End.

Marissa Calligeros The inner-Brisbane suburb of West End will gain a sizeable second supermarket in the form of no-frills discounter Aldi.

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New ending in tale of West End's 12 storeys

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Daniel Hurst The Newman government has cleared the way for 12-storey buildings in part of West End opposite Toowong by ticking off on changes to the local plan.

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End of an era: West End brothers call it a day

Michael Argyris

Amy Remeikis In an age where sibling love has been commercialised by the Kardashian clan, the Argyris brothers embody another time.

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Brisbane's best markets

Jodi Panayotov One thing that can safely be said about Brisbane without being vigorously rebuked is that its dwellers love a good market.

South Brisbane makes way for a new Milk Factory

The old Coronation Hotel on Montague Road.

Tony Moore An old South Brisbane pub will be reborn as the locale's newest Milk Factory.

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Brisbane Live: Friday October 3, 2014

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Welcome to Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

Attacks on Muslim women a 'sad indictment' on Brisbane

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Cameron Atfield It's the ugly side of society and, of late, it has only been getting worse.

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Man 'threatened to light headscarf on fire': police

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Kristian Silva A man has been charged over allegedly threatening to light a woman's headscarf on fire in West End.

Riverwalk draws female riders

Donald Campbell at the New Farm entrance to Riverwalk.

Kim Stephens Female cycling population votes with its wheels on newly opened Riverwalk.

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South Brisbane plan a 'fluffy cartoon': architects

The redevelopment of South Brisbane's Kurilpa Peninsula is set to include highrises and parkland.

Tony Moore Architects to ask council to redraft a "fluffy cartoon" plan to develop South Brisbane.

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Community groups fear G20 impact on homeless and other vulnerable people

Protesters at the Melbourne G20 meeting in 2006.

Cameron Atfield Community groups will meet in Brisbane next to discuss concerns over the G20 summit's impact on the homeless, the mentally ill and other vulnerable people.

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Thousands line river for 2014 Riverfire

Brisbane Riverfire display.

Cameron Atfield A spectacular light show, deafening noise and the sheer physical power of jet engines – not a sense was spared from onslaught at Brisbane's annual Riverfire on Saturday.

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Toowong traffic headaches over 'champagne flute' towers

An artist's impression of Sunland's proposed $420 million Grace on Coronation development.

Tony Moore Developers of the "champagne flute towers" on the old ABC site at Toowong plan to let traffic turn right across one of Brisbane's busiest roads where there is currently a "left turn only" sign.

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Win a holiday to Darwin in the 10-day challenge, day 3

Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin lets you get up close and personal to the creatures of the Top End.

It's Day 3 of the Darwin holiday challenge, where you get the chance to win a two-night getaway to the Top End.