New trains for NSW's intercity fleet will be built overseas after the Baird government awarded the contract to a UGL-led consortium.
Sean Nicholls, Nick O'Malley Several NSW Liberal party powerbrokers have been asked to resign from its state council.
Julie Power After being bullied at his new Sydney school because he couldn't speak English, 16-year old refugee Awkar Ruel could succumb or survive.
Mark Kenny Treasurer Scott Morrison has distanced himself from the Coaliton's most criticised piece of hard-nosed political strategy against Julia Gillard's minority government in 2011: the blocking of the Malaysian "people-swap" solution.
Emma Partridge Wearing a blue forensic suit, a man explained to police where and why he stabbed his estranged wife, Leila Alavi, 56 times with a pair of scissors in a suburban Sydney car park.
Nicole Hasham As the world's best athletes chase Olympic triumph in Rio, Ezatullah Kakar watches on from his island jail and hopes his own sporting dreams are not sunk.
Henrietta Cook Everyone has a unique typing style – but cheaters type differently.
David Wroe Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove issued a plea on Thursday for Vietnam veterans to ensure that future servicemen and women are not treated as shabbily as they were when they returned from service.
Lisa Visentin, Jacob Saulwick Two mixed-use towers proposed for The Rocks may again test the Baird government's judgment over the historic neighbourhood.