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Fatal fire engulfs Brisbane home (Supplied: Douglas Mair)

Tue, 2018-04-17 11:05
Fire and smoke billowing from a Everton Hills home on morning of April 17, 2018. Three people died in the fire.

Neighbours heard an explosion before fire tore through this Brisbane home

Tue, 2018-04-17 09:48
Aerial vision of the Everton Hills home where three people died when a fire broke out.

Women doing too little, too late to get healthy for pregnancy, experts say

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:39

Women need to do more to improve their weight and nutrition before they get pregnant, experts say, with a new study warning potential mothers are risking more difficult pregnancies and poorer birth outcomes by failing to address their health before conception.

Why has this autumn felt more like summer?

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:36

An unusually hot March and April have broken temperature records across Australia. Are heatwaves like this becoming more frequent? Why?

Queensland Police say an explosion was reported at the scene of a deadly house fire

Tue, 2018-04-17 08:21
Qld Police say they received reports of an explosion and yelling at the scene of a house fire in Brisbane's north that killed three people. The investigation is ongoing.

Public urged to report 'anything remarkable' before deadly explosion

Tue, 2018-04-17 07:21

Police investigating suspicious fire after neighbours in a suburban Brisbane street witness an explosion that quickly engulfed a home, leaving two men and a woman dead.

Three dead in Brisbane house fire

Tue, 2018-04-17 07:21

The blaze that broke out at an Everton Hills home this morning, leaving three people dead, is being treated as suspicious and forensic officers are waiting to examine the scene.

'Think of it as a really tiny mine': Digging for gold from SIM cards

Tue, 2018-04-17 06:53

Billions of dollars worth of precious metals go into e-waste every year. Researchers at this laboratory are using ultrasound technology to recycle some of it — from a very tiny source.

'Think of it as a really tiny mine': Digging for gold from SIM cards

Tue, 2018-04-17 06:53

Billions of dollars worth of precious metals go into e-waste every year. Researchers at this laboratory are using ultrasound technology to recycle some of it — from a very tiny source.

Scones, jam and no cream: Long-life cream loss causes uproar in outback

Tue, 2018-04-17 06:32

Cooks in some of Australia's most remote kitchens are left reeling after a common outback staple — Devondale long-life cream — disappears from supermarket shelves.

'No word': Cameroon team chief says he's heard nothing from missing athletes

Tue, 2018-04-17 05:50

The head of Cameroon's Commonwealth Games team says he flies home today but has still not heard from eight athletes who went missing last week.

Ballet dancing for health also 'makes me feel beautiful', seniors say

Tue, 2018-04-17 05:50

Queensland Ballet and university researchers team up for an Australian-first study into the benefits of ballet for seniors, led by one of the best in the business.

Seven was briefed on closing ceremony

Mon, 2018-04-16 16:59

Channel Seven was given a detailed briefing ahead of the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony despite the broadcaster later saying it was shocked that athletes were not shown walking into the stadium.

Glitch takes Woolworths checkouts offline around the country

Mon, 2018-04-16 16:48

Woolworths checkouts disabled by a nationwide technical glitch are back online, the supermarket says, after an earlier outage forced customers to abandon their shopping in the aisles and some stores to close their doors.

Scottish Commonwealth Games marathon runner Hawkins out of hospital

Mon, 2018-04-16 15:57

Team Scotland confirms runner Callum Hawkins, who collapsed in distress while leading the Commonwealth Games marathon, is released from hospital on the Gold Coast.

Teenager with rare syndrome hopes new medication may slow condition

Mon, 2018-04-16 14:53

Tori Punch has an extremely rare genetic condition that causes her bones, tissues and organs to grow out of proportion, but now there are positive results coming from a medication trial overseas.

What the law says about a stranger taking a photo of your child

Mon, 2018-04-16 13:19

Imagine being in your backyard and a neighbour takes a photo of you and your children playing together. Creepy, yes, but in situations like this there's nothing you can really do. Here's what the law says about your privacy when it comes to photography.

Canoes, bikes and unrestrained furniture — the dos and don'ts of car packing

Mon, 2018-04-16 13:08

Drivers are preparing to head home from adventures before school resumes and police worry many could be operating illegally.

Central Queensland community left powerless after mining road blast

Mon, 2018-04-16 12:59

A community is left powerless after a routine Anglo American mining blast leaves a 90-metre-deep crack in the road, now deemed unfixable.

Queensland drover struggles with education of her children after funding setback

Mon, 2018-04-16 10:42

A Queensland drover and single parent struggles to educate her youngest sons after the Federal Government rejects her application for payments under the Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme for the third year in a row.