Queensland News

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

A simple question over where drivers are allowed to park their cars has sparked a debate, with many motorists disagreeing with the law.

Plan to make Mars habitable

Plan to make Mars habitable

Researchers say small "islands" sealed off under lightweight shields that mimic the Earth's greenhouse effect could make Mars habitable.

Man caught with $48k of cocaine under wig

Man caught with $48k of cocaine under wig

A Colombian drug smuggler has shown the world how not to smuggle drugs by using a seriously shoddy form of disguise.

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say walking 8900 steps a day can help protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer's disease.

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Outspoken millionaire Dick Smith received a $500,000 tax refund, but says he shouldn’t get the money because he’s already wealthy.

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Detectives are searching for a man wanted in connection to the alleged murder of a man outside of Queensland pub.

Horror as tourist snaps neck on slide

Horror as tourist snaps neck on slide

The mother of a 23-year-old who broke his neck while on a waterside says she cannot watch the footage. WARNING: GRAPHIC.

UberEats to fix ‘unfair’ contracts

UberEats to fix ‘unfair’ contracts

UberEats says it is changing its contracts with restaurants so they no longer shoulder the burden of refunds for dodgy deliveries.

Viral sensation ‘bagel guy’ cashing in

Viral sensation ‘bagel guy’ cashing in

He made worldwide headlines when he lost his mind inside a bagel store, now he’s channelling that anger into a pair of boxing gloves.

Area 51 to be ‘stormed’ by 1.4m people, live streamed

Area 51 to be ‘stormed’ by 1.4m people, live streamed

A live stream will be set up to capture the moment more than a million alien enthusiasts “storm” a base said to hide secrets on extraterrestrial life.

Republican support for Trump up

Republican support for Trump up

A new poll shows support for US President Donald Trump has increased slightly among Republicans after his recent racially charged tweets.

"Enough is enough": Impeachment move against Trump

"Enough is enough": Impeachment move against Trump

A Texan Democrat has introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his racist tweets over the weekend.

US House condemns Trump attacks

US House condemns Trump attacks

Four Republicans have joined every Democrat and an independent to rebuke the president for his tweetstorm against four minority Democratic congresswomen.

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Fifty years after man landed on the Moon, Earthlings have been treated to a partial lunar eclipse. SEE THE PHOTOS.

Star ‘begged’ to dump allegedly abusive boyfriend

Star ‘begged’ to dump allegedly abusive boyfriend

The family of Nashville star Hayden Panettiere are reportedly pleading for her to dump her partner amid domestic violence fears.

Scientist run over by car and raped

Scientist run over by car and raped

Respected biologist Suzanne Eaton vanished during a conference on a Greek island. Now, gruesome details of her last moments have emerged.

Passenger’s ‘disgusting’ habit goes viral

Passenger’s ‘disgusting’ habit goes viral

A passenger has been shamed on social media after being filmed using his feet to scroll through movies while on-board a plane.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

Towns facing urgent ‘day zero’ crisis

AUSSIE communities are staring down the barrel of what authorities dub “day zero” — a crisis threatening lives and livelihoods.

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

Legal battle brewing over Bob Hawke’s will

The daughter of Bob Hawke is reportedly mounting a legal challenge against Blanche d’Alpuget over his will, two months after his death.

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone to give some refunds, spared millions in fines

Vodafone has agreed to refund customers hit by charges from shady digital content operators but, unlike Optus and Telstra, wasn't fined $10 million over it.

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