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.
Anna Patty Incumbent Greens candidate Jamie Parker has secured the seat of Balmain after a tight two-way contest with the Labor Party's Verity Firth.
John Garnaut American statesman Henry Kissinger pocketed close to US$5 million for guiding mining giant Rio Tinto to wash its hands of its jailed China chief, Australian citizen Stern Hu, and build relations with Bejing.
Eamonn Duff The Sydney Dogs and Cats Home is in need of saving after it was told to leave its home of 70 years.
eamonn duff On paper, it was just another bumper sale of prime coastal real estate, soon to make way for a block of luxury units boasting ocean views.
Leesha McKenny For an independent contesting what - federally, at least - is a notionally Liberal seat, Alex Greenwich cut a relaxed-looking figure while visiting inner city polling places on Saturday.
Damien Murphy Mike Baird declares his love for the state of NSW and vows to take back the seats taken by Labor.
Cameron Atfield At least three Liberal National Party members are in contention to replace retiring Senator Brett Mason in the upper house ahead of next year's federal election.
Michaela Whitbourn Bob Carr and Morris Iemma say NSW Labor has found its leader, regardless of the election result.