Sounds of pilot trying to smash his way back into locked cockpit have emerged on voice recorder, investigator says.
Dan Harrison Former US president George W Bush once called John Howard a "man of steel" in a reference to his steadfast support for the United States-led invasion of Iraq.
Kristen Ochs A 38-year-old drunk driver has crashed his BMW into three parked vehicles in Bondi overnight causing extensive damage.
Matt Wade The morning after his election victory Mike Baird signalled no time would be wasted implementing his signature policy - to lease a 49 per cent stake of state's poles and wires to the private sector and spend the proceeds on new infrastructure. Assuming the NSW Parliament approves the plan, what happens next? Here are five key questions answered:
Peter Martin The Commonwealth treasury has set out the case for an increase in Australia's rate of goods and services tax and a series of cuts in income and company tax, saying that at 10 per cent Australia's GST is one of the lowest in the developed world.
Tom Decent and Megan Levy A man has been charged with a string of robberies across Sydney after he was arrested while allegedly holding a fake gun just metres from the Lindt cafe in Martin Place, police say.
Reviewed by Thomas Hounslow Ed Sheeran leaves thousands of female fans in tears and awe.
Chloe Booker Discovering the Anzac records on the Ancestry website will be fascinating reading.
Sean Nicholls Mike Baird has declared work will begin on the privatisation of NSW electricity businesses "from today" while demanding Labor respect his election mandate by supporting the transaction through the upper house so he can use the anticipated proceeds to implement his promised $20 billion infrastructure program.
Damien Murphy Sail boats bobbed in the background, and ferries hooted as the man of the moment stood near the spot thought to have been named by Arthur Phillip to describe his first meeting with the polite but naked locals.
UPDATE: Diversions in place on the Sturt Highway after truck rollover at Hay.
Sheltering struggler Robert Pluis was a fatal mistake for Darren Greenfield.