Entries by Rachel Junge

Hunt on for killer after death of Queensland man

A CRIME SCENE has been set up at a unit in Brisbane’s north, following the suspicious death of a man. Emergency services were called to a unit on Osborne Road in Mitchelton just before midday on Saturday. They found the 42-year-old resident and rushed him to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, but he died […]

Is this car safety ad too “gory”? Facebook thinks so

FACEBOOK again has Australians up in arms, after refusing to allow another advertisement on its platform. Just a day after it was revealed this Breast Cancer campaign was deemed “in violation of its partial nudity policy”, Facebook has labelled a car safety campaign too ‘gory’. The commercial by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) […]

Queensland scientists develop sweetener with “almost no calories”

DO YOU like the idea of a natural product that will satisfy your sweet tooth, without the weight gain? The call has gone out to food and beverage companies keen to develop a new sugarcane-based product, that has almost no calories. The product, known as PlantZap, is a sugarcane extract developed locally by scientists at […]