The lunch box - 17/07

The lunch box - 17/07


Show us your lunch box

We’ve had the ploughman’s lunch box, sushi and sandwiches, and now we want your lunch! Have you got an image for a lunch that is particularly delectable? Send it to us and we’ll put it up in our new section, the lunch box!

All we need is a high resolution image of a tasty midday meal. Send what you’ve got on to Matthew Sainsbury at In the mean time, enjoy today’s snack:

Goings on in the channel

State of the market

  • The morning started with a 25 point spike in trading following positive signs from the US and an improved outlook from Nouriel Roubini. But the gains slowed, then reversed and it now sits on a 3.5 point gain.
  • The Aussie dollar has dropped back below the 80 cent mark, and now buys $US0.7995. Gold suffered a $US4 drop and is trading at $935.4 an ounce while oil is selling for $US62 a barrel.

General news


  • Ashes: Strauss canes Aussie as England reach 6-364
  • Comeback king?: Wayne Carey considers a return
  • Tour De France: Status quo maintained
  • NRL: Preview all the weekend's action
  • AFL: All the latest news leading into Round 16


For the weekend:

Tomorrow’s weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 7, Max: 17
  • Melbourne: A little late rain. Windy. Min: 5, Max: 15
  • Brisbane: Fine. Cold at first. Min: 5, Max: 21
  • Perth: Shower or two, increasing later. Min: 10, Max: 19
  • Adelaide Possible late shower. Min: 8, Max: 16
  • Hobart Fine. Min: 2, Max: 10
  • Canberra Fine, morning frost. Min: -1, Max: 12
  • Darwin Fine and sunny. Min: 17, Max: 30

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