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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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VIDEO: Snake bites city's own 'Steve Irwin' grandfather

WILDLIFE WARRIOR: Antonias Stappas, 76, was bitten on his fingers by a brown snake at his Redbank Plains home. Pictured with his daughter Seva Stappas and granddaughter Jorgina Reihana, 3.

Meet the 76-year-old who chased a snake, caught it and set it free

Nardya Miller honoured by her best friend

Nardya Miller passed away in January.

"She would have wanted something positive to come out of this."

Child safety intervention targets Ipswich families

A boy on bike and a car on the road

Program helps families safely care for their children at home

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The true cause of the Oscars bungle

THE Oscars have ended with a moment that left everyone speechless — but not in a way anyone expected.

HUGE OSCARS FAIL: Wrong film handed Best Picture award

Presenter Warren Beatty shows the envelope with the actual winner for best picture as host Jimmy Kimmel, left, looks on at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The winner was originally announced as La La Land, but was later corrected to Moonlight.

IN A monumental stuff-up, La La Land incorrectly named Best Picture.

Blue Heelers' Ditch Davey joins 800 Words cast

Ditch Davey joins the cast of 800 Words as Terry, the younger brother of George, played by Erik Thomson.

George Turner's brother, Terry, arrives to Weld with a 'few demons'

Oscars winners 2017: Full list of Academy Award winners

Viola Davis accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for Fences at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

WHO won Oscars this year? Here’s a full list of every winner.

Why can’t Nicole Kidman clap properly?

Nicole Kidman's style of clapping has puzzled Oscars viewers.

FOR some reason, it seems Nicole doesn’t really know how to clap.

Muslim actor makes Oscars history

Mahershala Ali accepts the award for best actor in a supporting role for Moonlight at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

MOONLIGHT star Mahershala Ali makes Academy Award history.

NO ONE OFF LIMITS: Kimmel burns down the house at Oscars

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

HOST delivers a torrent of abuse on Hollywood’s night of nights.

Mining homes dive: $600k homes sell for $120k-$300k

18 Yeates Street, Moranbah sold for $135,000 in December, after being repossessed by a bank. The owners bought for $545,000 in August, 2011.

The economy still has two speeds, but with a painful twist

Mackay's property market climbing like a Rocket Man

Renewed confidence in Mackay means more homes are being snapped up by those eager to plant their roots in the region.

There's movement in the real estate sector and it's all positive.

'Why we drove 800km to buy a treehouse with a disco ball'

The new owners have planned a few updates, but will stick with much of the original design.

A couple travelled almost 800km for the home of their dreams.

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Stunning home blends South Pacific beauty with Orient style

Immaculate residence with two outdoor living areas

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