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.
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.
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.
Michaela Whitbourn Bob Carr and Morris Iemma say NSW Labor has found its leader, regardless of the election result.
Lucy Cormack and Esther Han Under the red-hot midday sun, Grant Whatley from Mosman and his sons nine-year-old Ben and six-year-old Thomas will be among tens of thousands of cricket fanatics charging through the gates of the hallowed Melbourne Cricket Ground to cheer Australia on to World Cup victory.
Melissa Fyfe Victorians wanting to stop perpetrators from committing domestic assaults are considering how to rein in violent men.
Nick Toscano, Workplace Reporter Victoria's union chiefs have unanimously called on Labor to expel Rudd-Gillard frontbencher Martin Ferguson from the party as anger rises over recent comments savaging the ALP and the trade union movement.
Tim Barlass Two domes on extending arms slowly stretch from opposing sides and finally join together as one.