Trucks

Man drives trucks into house, sets it on fire

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

Trucks collide on Bruce Highway, causing major delays

Qld police

Kristian Silva Delays are expected on the Bruce Highway until at least mid-afternoon, following a crash between two trucks early on Friday morning.

Trucks crash on Bruce Highway

Police direct Bruce Highway traffic after a truck became stuck under the Anzac Avenue overpass.

Kim Stephens Bruce Highway closed after truck slams into Anzac Avenue overpass.

Ekka 2014: What's on Wednesday, August 13

Lots of prizes to win at the Ekka.

Almost everything that's on at the Ekka on Wednesday, August 13.

Ekka 2014: What's on Thursday, August 14

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Thursday, August 14.

Navy ship HMAS Bundaberg goes up in flames in Brisbane's east

A boat goes up in flames at Hemmant, east of Brisbane.

Kristian Silva A large navy ship fire east of Brisbane has been brought under control after three hours.

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Ekka 2014: What's on Saturday, August 9

Make the most of your day at the Ekka.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Saturday, August 9.

Ekka's new opening day proves a success

The attendance figure for the first day of the Ekka has surpassed last year's first day.

Natalie Bochenski Moving the Ekka’s opening day from a Thursday to a Friday has been hailed a success, with first day numbers up on 2013.

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Ekka 2014: What's on Friday, August 15

All the Ekka favourites, and plenty of surprises, are on show today.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Friday, August 15.

Ekka 2014: What's on Saturday, August 16

Milli Richards shows exactly how to enjoy a strawberry on a stick at the Ekka.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Saturday, August 16.

Ekka 2014: What's on Sunday, August 17

The Inbetweeners cast member Blake Harrison has a go at sheep shearing at the RNA Showgrounds.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Sunday, August 17.

Ekka 2014: What's on Sunday, August 10

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Sunday, August 10.

Ekka 2014: What's on Tuesday, August 12

Showbags galore on offer at the Ekka.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Tuesday, August 12.

Ekka 2014: What's on Monday, August 11

The right hat can help you to enjoy all of the activities at the Ekka.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Monday, August 11.

2014 Ekka goes a little bit country, a little bit urban pop

Fire eater Brendan Mon Tanner brought colour and light to the launch of the 2014 Ekka.

Natalie Bochenski Country music star Troy Cassar-Daly and former The Voice contestant Prinnie Stevens will headline this year's $2 million free entertainment program at the Ekka.

Brisbane to trial potentially life-saving emergency vehicle technology

Fire trucks could get the power to change traffic lights.

Kim Stephens Revolutionary new Queensland technology that switches traffic lights from red to green to enable ambulances and fire trucks a clear passage to emergencies will be trialled in Brisbane.

Truck crash causes Gateway Motorway delays

Two trucks have collided on the Gateway Motorway.

Kristian Silva Fire crews had to use hydraulic equipment to free a man from his truck following an accident on the Gateway Bridge.

'Placing politics above our kids'

David Shankey,chase Taylor,7,Lyra Shankey,6, Mia Lucinsky,9, Zane Taylor,6, Olivia Van Ligten,9, Ava Fyfe,5, and Stuart Fyfe outside Dutton park state school.

Kim Stephens Frustrated parents of Dutton Park State School students say Brisbane City Council is placing politics above the safety of their children by refusing requests for a school zone on Annerley Road.

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Brisbane Laneways: a guide

Burnett Lane.

Jodi Panayotov While for some people the term Brisbane Laneways is an oxymoron, other more adventurous souls are gradually discovering the charms of our city’s narrow thoroughfares.