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How to cook people and sell your soul to China

More trouble for Dreamliner

Boeing's troubled new Dreamliner aircraft has been grounded after issues with it fire extinguishers.

The fresh issues come after the Dreamliner spent four months grounded for catching fire.

Boeing engineers have fallen on their swords for designing the best possible method of killing people.

Troubled BlackBerry puts itself up for sale

Blackberry has responded to the failure of its latest products by exploring "strategic alternatives".

An expression of interest from China-owned Lenovo was rebuffed as being "too strategic".

"We haven't decided between bankruptcy or selling state secrets yet," said one senior executive.

Fonterra milk scare claims first scalp

Fonterra's Managing Director NZ Milk Products Gary Romano has resigned after the botulism scare.

Countries around the world have used the scare to ban New Zealand milk and boost their domestic producers.

"We're not sure what Botulism is but it's done wonders for our milk," said a Russian trade official.

Tiny brewery chased by Red Bull over 'similar' trademarks

Red Bull lawyers have taken issue with the Redwell microbrewery over their name.

While massive legal action was expected, Red Bull ended the dispute after it made the media spotlight.

"We honestly thought the names are similar enough to justify my new Lexus," said a Red Bull lawyer.

CSG booming in Queensland as NSW lags behind

CSG mining is powering ahead in QLD as the industry struggles to find traction in NSW.

"We're seeing significant backlash from the public," said a NSW industry spokesperson.

"Eight in a row ya losers!" screamed someone from north of the border.
 

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Ipswich traffic cops prepared for huge weekend

Senior Sergeant Troy Hamilton is reminding people to drive safely this Christmas period. Photo: David Nielsen / The Queensland Times

Police out in force as holiday makers come home

West Moreton's $8 million health budget blow out

The latest performance results are out for Ipswich Hospital. Photo in operating theatre.
Photo: Kate Czerny / The Queensland Times

Pressure mounts on financially strained service

AWLQ breaks its silence on controversial pound deal

The Ipswich pound and rehoming centre will be run by RSPCA after September 30.

Animal Welfare League Queensland has written a letter to you.

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Rob Kardashian admits his first crush was his sister Kim

Rob Kardashian once had a crush on his sister Kim Kardashian West.

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E3: Who's Gonna Take The Weight

Mahershala Ali in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Marvel's Luke Cage S1E2: Code of the Streets review

Simone Missick and Mike Colter in a scene from the TV series Marvel's Luke Cage. Supplied by Netflix.

*WARNING: spoilers if you haven't seen Marvel's Luke Cage*

Kim Kardashian West 'sick of talking about Taylor Swift'

Kim Kardashian West is sick of talking about Taylor Swift.

Justin Bieber ordered to attend Miami deposition

Justin Bieber has been ordered to travel to Miami for a deposition

Sludge metal heaven served up across Australia

Black Rheno bring their stripped back sludge metal through regional Australia.

Black Rheno to hit a town near you

Beach-side real estate starts at $85k on Fraser Coast

HERVEY BAY REAL ESTATE: You can buy this townhouse in Scarness for under $300k.

Live your beach-living dream locally.

$40million hotel, shops development project for Mackay

Mt Pleasant hotel and retirement accommodation, proposed at 194-202 Malcomson St.

$40m development to take Mackay to 'the next level'

Housing report points to a lift in local market

AFFORDABLE HOMES: First home buyers have the opportunity to purchase modern new homes in the Ipswich region for under $400,000.

Region shaping up as the "final frontier” for affordable housing

Five ways to slash household bills and save the environment

THINK GREEN: Considering the environment when building or buying your next home can save you big dollars. The Village Building Company, who is responsible for Woodlinks Village at Collingwood Park, builds homes with this front of mind.

THERE is nothing as sweet as slashing dollars from your bills.

Investors out-bid first-home buyers in booming market

Housing generic.

Ipswich's housing market is putting more cash into sellers’ pockets