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Thu 28 May 2020

Big player in Virgin bid reveals head quarters preference

premium_icon Big player in Virgin bid reveals head quarters preference

A bidder to buy Virgin has revealed where it wants to headquarter the airline’s operations, as the State Government says it should stay in Queensland.

TV shock: Rabs benched for historic NRL return

premium_icon TV shock: Rabs benched for historic NRL return

Rugby league’s greatest caller has been sidelined for the historic showdown between Brisbane and Parramatta, with a little-known commentator replacing him.

Rescue plan for troubled 75-year-old building firm

premium_icon Rescue plan for troubled 75-year-old building firm

A family-owned building products company has called in administrators with debt of more than $2 million but there could be a silver lining.

Pubs say they want 100 patrons in weeks

premium_icon Pubs say they want 100 patrons in weeks

The Queensland Hotel Association is pushing for the number of people allowed in pubs to jump from 10 to 100.

Dolly Parton writes coronavirus-inspired song

Dolly Parton writes coronavirus-inspired song

American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton has penned a new song about challenges people are facing during stay-at-home measures brought on by coronavirus.

Audit blasts Manus detention contract

Audit blasts Manus detention contract

An audit of controversial contracts for immigration centre services on Manus Island and Nauru has found Home Affairs did not keep proper documentation.

Top five romantic movies, TV shows and books

Top five romantic movies, TV shows and books

Not only are people drawn to movies, TV shows and books they’ve consumed before, they’re devouring all things romance-themed.

What’s got H&A star Ray Meagher in a lather?

premium_icon What’s got H&A star Ray Meagher in a lather?

Home And Away has resumed filming — but what’s got the show’s longest-serving cast member Ray Meagher thinking he might be suited to a different career?

Border ultimatum as tourism companies threaten mass protest

premium_icon Border ultimatum as tourism companies threaten mass protest

Tourism operators are planning a mass protest if the Premier doesn’t open the Queensland border to visitors by July.

Motorbike to ‘Baby Shark’: Charlie’s new goal celebration

premium_icon Motorbike to ‘Baby Shark’: Charlie’s new goal celebration

COVID-19 has changed the AFL, but this could be the strangest. With no crowds at the Gabba, Lions players have selected songs to play after their goals.

Hundreds of job losses at Queensland University

premium_icon Hundreds of job losses at Queensland University

Almost 100 university employees will lose their jobs despite the uni having already having closed campuses and offered of voluntary redundancies and frozen pay

Leilani Clarke: Serial cop spitter guilty of serious assault

Leilani Clarke: Serial cop spitter guilty of serious assault

A magistrate has predicted a glamorous indigenous activist guilty of spitting, kicking or slapping police officers will “end up in custody”.

Coles’ limited-edition lockdown treat

Coles’ limited-edition lockdown treat

For the first and perhaps last time ever, Coles will be selling one of the most iconic cinema treats and fans are ready to “stock up”.

Why cops shot ‘distressed’ man on side of freeway

Why cops shot ‘distressed’ man on side of freeway

Police have detailed what led to a distressed man being shot dead by officers on the side of a busy freeway, explaining they had to use lethal force.

You can score a year of free beer, but there's a catch

premium_icon You can score a year of free beer, but there's a catch

James Squire is offering Queenslanders free alcohol, showing their love for Ginger Beer bright and loud – for those brave enough to take on the challenge.

The Hollywood stars who still make us swoon

The Hollywood stars who still make us swoon

From Brad Pitt to George Clooney, we celebrate the stars who continue to make our hearts flutter.

High-tech new machinery to ‘revolutionise’ mining

premium_icon High-tech new machinery to ‘revolutionise’ mining

A revolutionary ore sorting technology will soon be used, leaving higher grade ore to be processed and increasing efficiency in mining production.

Ex-Bandidos bikie free after assault of former footballer

premium_icon Ex-Bandidos bikie free after assault of former footballer

A former Bandidos bikie and fish and chip shop owner has walked free from court after taking part in a violent pack assault of an ex-footballer.

‘Monumental day’ for cattle exporters as judgment looms

premium_icon ‘Monumental day’ for cattle exporters as judgment looms

A ruling on a years’ long legal battle over the Federal Government’s 2011 live export ban is now imminent, in what has been described as ‘monumental day’.

Forget beige lockdown food, this takeaway rocks

premium_icon Forget beige lockdown food, this takeaway rocks

It’s a pared-back menu but the flavours are dialled up high in the Dark Kitchen, says food reviewer Alison Walsh.

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