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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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New law spells major shake-up for dog owners, pet shops

Got a frisky dog? You need to read this.

I was just screaming 'my baby is in the car'

An image of the burnt out car on Springfield Parkway taken on June 10, 2004.

Road tragedy now mum's inspiration

NRL takes back seat to Origin for six weeks

CENTRE STAGE: Maroons captain Cameron Smith holds the 2016 State of Origin shield aloft. The NRL is set to take a back seat for the next six weeks as Origin dominates the rugby league landscape.

Game yet to come grips with the annual drop off in interest in NRL

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I was just screaming 'my baby is in the car'

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Your gig guide to a great night out in Ipswich

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: Don't miss out on the offerings from the top spots in town.

The latest on the live music scene across the city

Paddinton Bear is coming to Ipswich

IN TOWN: Annette Kitching plays the part of Paddington Bear in The Cute Little Bear From Peru at the Incinerator Theatre.

FAVOURITE children's character set to delight in new show

What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

The band will perform at the Racehorse Hotel on Friday.

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

Ipswich cook faces elimination round on MasterChef

What the viewers didn't see when Nicole cooked to stay in the competition

Lyn's knock-out show gets her to next round on The Voice

ONWARDS AND UPWARDS: Lyn Bowtell is through to the battle rounds on The Voice.

'It was bitter sweet to win like that'

Is this the talent you get when you limit electronics?

Cassidy Kilburn in the Get the Beat International Dance Competition.

Cassidy, 11, preparing for national dance championships

Your gig guide to a great night out in Ipswich

THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: Don't miss out on the offerings from the top spots in town.

The latest on the live music scene across the city

Dreamworld may supersize with 'Disneyland expansion'

Dreamworld could become a “more attractive and entertaining park”.

Bush balladeer brings bruised blues to Brissie

BRIGHT FUTURE: Jordan Merrick has just released his EP, In Colour.

Singer-songwriter Jordan Merrick on his debut EP, In Colour

Report reveals progress on $319m airport upgrade

Aerials of the Sunshine Coast.Jetstar plane in front of the Susnhine Coast terminal, Sunshine Coast Airport.

Over two dozen government approvals needed for airport expansion

Lost dough leaves sour taste after company collapse

Kathleen and John Mahoney from Sugar and Spice Bakery were stung after the collapse of Cantro Pty Ltd and are still owed money.

Supermarket operator collapse leaves sour taste for bakery

'Ridiculous': Council refuses renovation at heritage home

NOT FAIR: Karen Solomon of Newtown is angry with Ipswich City Council for refusing her plans to build a colonial style double car port at her Newtown home.

Council rejected development application

Council refusal of 'high density' development ends in court

Ipswich City Council first meeting with the new 2016 council.

Developer took the matter to the Queensland Planning Court

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