Police officers have farewelled one of their own at Newcastle’s Christchurch Cathedral. Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson died on the way to a police pursuit in the Hunter Valley just over a week ago.

A man has terrorised a busload of passengers, smashing the windscreen and ripping the wipers off with his bare hands.

The Inspector of the ICAC has slammed the corruption watchdog’s investigation into Crown Prosecutor Margaret Cunneen.

And Gold Coast surfer Mick Fanning has suffered a shock third round exit at his home break at Snapper Rocks.