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Canberra man jailed after drugs, cash found in kitchen appliances

The vigilance of police sniffer dogs has landed a Canberra man in jail for nearly seven years, after they led their handlers to a large haul of drugs and money hidden under the man’s oven. Nathan James Davidson pleaded guilty to five charges in

Rooney traveller family jailed for modern slavery offences

One victim, whose ordeal spanned more than 25 years, was made to dig his own grave. The head of the family, Martin Rooney Senior, was jailed for 10 years, while two of his sons were each jailed for more than 15 years. The traveller

Father of modern Malaysia backs jailed former deputy in attempt to oust PM

Mahathir Mohamad, the father of modern Malaysia, is backing the man he sacked as his deputy and saw imprisoned on charges of sodomy to be prime minister, in an attempt to unseat the scandal-ridden incumbent. In a remarkable political U-turn ahead of a general election