Woolworths, Target post massive losses, write-downs

WOOLWORTHS has posted a loss of $1.23 billion following its Masters hardware store failures and a downturn in sales at Big W.

Police and SES crews find missing Boonah woman

Suzanne Coghill is missing, last seen at a property on Hardcastle Rd

60-year-old went missing on Tuesday afternoon

Tapping into new resources

FOOD TRENDS: Michele Cooper became involved in Foods from the Earth to showcase the nutrients and applications of pulses like mung beans to Australian consumers.

New brand uses local crops research in food product

Biosecurity boasts best in show at Hermitage

DETECTOR DOG: Biosecurity officer Greg Horrocks showing how dogs are trained to detect chemicals.

Detector dogs demonstrate skill and welfare

Granite Belt poultry up for auction

AUCTION: Poultry will be up for sale at the Stanthorpe Agricultural Society poultry auction.

Stanthorpe Poultry Auction offers up fine fowl

Warwick researchers show tech potential flies high

FLYING HIGH: Ken Laws demonstrating the applications of drones for monitoring grains production at the School Plant Science Competition.

Drones used for crop research at Hermitage

Successful weekend at Stanthorpe campdraft and gymkhana

Grace Brennan from Killarney competes during the Stanthorpe Gymkhana on Saturday.

Stanthorpe Pony Club holds Gymkhana and Campdraft weekend

Tree clearing legislation loses traction in state parliament

NO SUPPORT: Independent MP Billy Gordon voted against land clearing laws that could hurt farmers, causing the bill to lose in parliament last week.

Laws lack key support in state parliament

Dalveen producer shares tech experiences

HIGH TECH: Prue Bondfield, co-principal of Palgrove Stud, is at the cutting edge of agriculture technology.

Granite Belt cattle co-principal at the frontline of technology

What price would you put on a kid's 'miracle'?

At nine years of age, Quiń had an accident that caused a cataract to one of his eyes. In an instant; this little boy with his whole life ahead of him faced a future of blindness.

Thousands of Aussies joining campaign to restore sight to kids

Here's how $10,000 gets you 23 cars and a boat

A decent crowd turned out for the Ipswich City Council public auction of abandoned vehicles.

Two bidders clean up as old bombs set for export market

Peabody now unconfirmed over reports it could sell Mackay region mine

Mine dispels rumours of closure

Peabody Energy denies it will sell Millenium Mine.

Why a major chain will close its store in Mackay

Mackay craft and fabric store Lincraft is closing down.

Store closure leaves craft customers upset

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

Collapsed business at centre of $440,000 fraud claim

Toowoomba accountant charged with $fraud as employee.

Warwick pays their respects to fatal fire victim

A Warwick man tragically died in a house fire Saturday evening. In light of the tragic event, residents took to the Warwick Daily News Facebook page.

Warwick's best tourism attraction

What do you consider Warwick's best toursim attraction?

LETTER: Leave meat off your plate

Is veganism actually healthier?

LETTER: Standards for bad language have changed

The story on JBS that had some readers questioning modern language standards.

Letter writer says the standards of language have slipped

OPINION: Same-sex marriage debate is a waste

GET WITH THE TIMES: Is same-sex marriage really going to impact you that much?

Marriage equality debate doing more harm than good

OUR SAY: A time to help a family in need

A man has died in a devastating Warwick house fire on Saturday night.

As a close-knit community, providing support is something we do best

Backpacker stabbing suspect likely to face charges today

Mia Ayliffe-Chung

“Obviously one of the possible charges is murder,” he said.

Former boyfriend's tribute to Home Hill stabbing victim

Jamison Stead met Mia Ayliffe-Chung on the Gold Coast in April. Photo: Facebook

"Mia was a beautiful soul who was always looking out for people."

LATEST: Police investigate Mundubbera murder

Gary Ryan died on Tuesday after being stabbed multiple times. Police have launched a homicide investigation.

A MAN in his 40s is dead after he was stabbed on Tuesday morning.

"There is no Planet B": 154 scientists write to Turnbull

"We know consequences of global warming would be catastrophic..."

'Would I get a smack if I told the truth?'

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

'A four-year-old doesn't come up with lies like that'

It's a dancing, hermaphrodite creature called a FIFO

Nerida Wilson, of the WA Museum, captured this image of the Mordilla fifo. The slea slug, discovered in waters off Western Australia, is named in honour of FIFO workers.

It dances in high-vis, but it's not a drunken FIFO worker

Should Year 1 students be made to take this test?

HOW young is too young for a test? How about Year 1?

Send a postcard to William

EXPLORER: William Peach is collecting postcards and learning about geography at the same time.

William Peach, 3 is collecting postcards

Sam jokes his way to major landmark

Tony Durkin and Sam Thaiday at the 2006 NRL grand final.

Endearing trait was that he never took himself seriously.

"Second Earth" discovered, just beyond our solar system

"The search for life on Proxima b comes next.”

Ranger visited kangaroo mob day before toddler got attacked

Kangaroos in a paddock on Dougan St, Point Vernon.

"This mob has never shown any problems or signs of aggression."

Man jailed for helping bride to be murderer

Marcus Stanford (centre) is escorted by police and corrections workers as he arrives at Leeton courthouse, Leeton, NSW, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Marcus Stanford, the twin of the man who murdered NSW teacher Stephanie Scott, has been jailed for at least one year and three months for helping his brother after the crime. (AAP Image/Andi Yu) NO ARCHIVING

Marcus Stanford was sentenced to one year three months jail

Burkini ban: French police force woman to take off top

After speaking to the woman, she appears to remove the top.

Woman waits for a month to be rescued in remote NZ hut

 Photo of the view looking down Routeburn Flats.

Her partner was killed falling down a slope

Cat plays mum to baby monkey

In this video frame grab taken Saturday Aug. 20, 2016 in Tyumen, Russia, a 16-year-old cat called Rosinka, carries a three-week-old baby monkey on her back. Russian cat has adopted a baby squirrel monkey after he was abandoned by his mother at a zoo, comforting the little primate by letting him cling to her back for warmth. (AP Photo)

Cat adopts squirrel after mother abandons it

Gladstone tradie grabs 'pure fantasy' sex toy

SEX TOY: Neil Smith was caught with a stolen sex toy.

Tradie steals pregancy test kit then returns for a fantasy sex toy

Man has 40 knives removed from stomach

Jatinder Malhotra, right, displays the 40 knives that were surgically removed from the stomach of the police constable, as he recuperates in a hospital in Amritsar, India Prabhjot Gill/AP

Man had 40 knives removed from stomach 'felt urge' to swallow them

'Magnificent' shark hooked off Noosa

HELLO THERE: Jonah Cooper was on hand as this large tiger shark was hooked at Granite Bay.

Ocean lover captures moment tiger shark hooked on Noosa drum line

S**t excuse holds up in court

A 48-year-old man has been found not guilty of failing to stop for police after an incident at Maleny.

Van driver fought the law and he won

Xbox Onesie: Fashion for lounge lizards unveiled

Would you wear it?

Xbox Australia team launches into fashion field with Xbox Onesie

The duck that saved a heartbroken dog

"True friendship is when you can rest your duckbill on them"

The Hard Word reviews Kyzer Soze

Kyzer Soze are playing Brisbane tomorrow at the Crowbar in Fortitude Valley. Photo Contributed

Kyzer Soze summon the evil for this mighty slab of death metal

Britney Spears 'almost drowned' in Hawaii

Britney Spears has revealed she 'almost drowned' while on holiday

Doco reveals real story behind Black Hawk Down

Former Black Hawk pilot Mike Durant shares his story, which helped to inspire the movie Black Hawk Down, in the TV series No Man Left Behind.

FORMER pilot recounts ordeal which inspired a Hollywood movie.

What's on the big screen this week

Toby Kebbell and Jack Huston in a scene from the movie Ben-Hur.

AN OLD classic returns to the big screen with a new young star.

Bachelor Richie gives bacon-loving Noni the boot

Noni Janur features on this season of The Bachelor.

TOOWOOMBA swimwear designer still single but focusing on her career.

Zumbo's Just Desserts serves up magical dishes

Gigi Falanga, left, joins hosts Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo on the TV series Zumbo's Just Desserts.

ADRIANO Zumbo’s decadent creations have become prime-time viewing.