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  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones perform 'Silver Train' with Mick Taylor in Brisbane, Australia
    The Rolling Stones did a rare performance of "Silver Train" with Mick Taylor during their concert at the Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia, on Nov. 18, 2014. According to an announcement on the official Rolling Stones website,...
  • Heat causes bats to die en masse (Part 2)
    Heat causes bats to die en masse (Part 2)
    Continued from Part 1Bats are not able to withstand heat above 109 degrees, a conservation worker says(Queensland's Brisbane sweltered in temperatures of 106 on Saturday, reported ABC News):"They just fall," says the worker who has...
  • Heatwave in Australia causes bats' death
    Heat causes bats to die en masse
    Top news coming in to a warm San Francisco today is a story about bats.Just as America is recovering from the polar vortex phenomenon, Australia has been recovering from a heatwave.In recent days, Queensland's interior has actually been...
  • Ben Wall makes weight for UFC Fight Night 33 after eating heaps of bacon
    Ben Wall makes weight for UFC Fight Night 33 after eating heaps of bacon
    According to a Dec. 6 report from News.Com.Au, Brisbane fighter Ben "Manimal" Wall (7-0) ate heaps of bacon to make weight for his UFC debut.Wall, 24, was advised to eat as much as he could in order to jump up two weight divisions to...
  • Gorgeous Russian striker Aleksandra Albu to make UFC debut against Julie Kedzie
    Gorgeous Russian striker Aleksandra Albu to make UFC debut against Julie Kedzie
    According to an Oct. 8 post from MMA Junkie, gorgeous Russian striker Aleksandra Albu (1-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is set to battle Julie Kedzie (16-12 MMA, 0-1 UFC) on Dec. 6 at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.Kedzie is a WMMA legend...
  • Sampology
    Reinventing the Remix: An Interview with Sampology
    Sampology has a fairly unassuming appearance for a young DJ. His floppy hair and rail frame is compelling in a world of flashy superstar producers and overnight sensations, but Sam Poggioli is taking a different path toward recognition. He hails...
  • Rally for the reef
    Rally for the reef
    These days it seems as if the faraway land of Australia is the focus of attention when it comes to preserving the state of our reefs.Perhaps it is because the Great Barrier Reef is encountering the largest, fastest and most widespread industrial...
  • Stalemate in Brisbane
    Stalemate in Brisbane - Council vacancy leads to political turmoil
    Four members of the Brisbane City Council have deadlocked over the process to fill a council vacancy left by the sudden departure of veteran councilmember Sepi Richardson just prior to the end of the last year. Brisbane is one of the smaller...
  •  Maria Sharapova of Russia announces her withdrawal from the tournament on day three of the Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 1, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.
    Maria Sharapova pulls out of Brisbane due to collarbone injury
    Maria Sharapova is not taking any chances. She has pulled out of the Brisbane International because of a slight injury to her right collarbone. ESPN reported on Jan. 1, 2013, that the French Open champ was feeling some pain as she was practicing...
  • Hawaiian Airlines announces intent to become only US carrier to serve Brisbane
    Hawaiian Airlines announces intent to become only US carrier to serve Brisbane
    Hawaiian Airlines will become the only US carrier to serve Brisbane, Australia, with new nonstop service to Honolulu to commence from November 27, the Honolulu-based airline announced Tuesday. Hawaiian will operate the nine hour flight thrice...
  • Lady Gaga
    Lady Gaga encounters heavy traffic to her concert: ‘In traffic with monsters'
    Lady Gaga maybe a superstar, but the entertainer has to drive to the show just like everyone else. On Wednesday the entertainer seems to have hit a bit of a snag when she was in traffic and expected on stage a short time later. It seems that all...
  • Watanabe Penalty
    Brisbane eliminated
    Brisbane Roar's disastrous run in the Asian Champions League has continued as they fell 4-2 to newly promoted Japanese side, FC Tokyo, in Japan on Wednesday night.The result means that Brisbane now have no hope of advancing in their maiden...
  • Brisbane Roar celebrate their title
    Brisbane controversially defend title
    Brisbane Roar defended their A-League Championship as they won the Grand Final against Perth Glory 2-1 in controversial circumstances.It was a tight match as is characteristic for a cup final and the first half while showing plenty of promise...
  • Estivan Velez celebrates
    Brisbane continue to struggle in Asia
    Brisbane Roar's inaugural Asian Champions League campaign is in ruins after falling 2-1 to Ulsan Hyundai on Tuesday night in Brisbane.Ange Postecoglu surprised many when he named his strongest possible eleven despite facing an A-League Grand...
  • Ryan can't save Broich goal
    Brisbane win to host Grand Final
    Brisbane Roar will host the A-League Grand Final after a copy of last year's semi-final results saw them win the second leg 3-2, winning 5-2 on aggregate defeating the Central Coast Mariners.The match started in controversy as Brisbane opened...