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Police seize $5.5m worth of cannabis

Three men have been arrested after a raid in the NSW Riverina uncovered cannabis with an estimated value of $5.5m, two shotguns, two rifles, ammunition and a sum of cash.

Mensink 'somewhere in Europe': court

Clive Palmer's globe-trotting nephew is now thought to be in Holland after recently visiting the Boston Medical Center for advice on mental health problems, the Federal Court has heard.

Sledgehammer attack 'out of character'

When Akon Maiwen took ice, attacked two jewellery stores with a sledgehammer and stole $135,000 of gold and watches, he was suffering from a "perfect storm" of emotional distress.

Fahour calls time on Aust Post career

Australia Post chief executive Ahmed Fahour has rejected suggestions that criticism of his $5.6 million pay packet forced his surprise resignation, and launched a passionate defence of his record at the postal service.