The lunch box - 26/08

The lunch box - 26/08

- What’s for lunch today?

Snack down on some juicy news bits over lunch, and keep up to date with the goings-on in the world with the ARN lunch box!

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The markets bounced back after yesterday’s negative trading. By 3.30pm the S&P/ASX200 was up 60 points at 4465.8.
  • The Aussie dollar is down and buys $US0.8343. Gold is up slightly to $US946 an ounce while oil is down 3.12 per cent and selling for $US72.1 a barrel

General news


  • Cricket: Sack Ricky calls 'ludicrous', say returning cricketers
  • Tuquiri case: Must tell all before NRL return
  • Super Fred: Human side comes shining through as he passes final test
  • NRL: Tigers in tightest of tight spots as race for places go toes to wire
  • NRL (2): League fans blamed for rampage after match
  • Football: Clubless Neill not after money, says manager
  • Basketball: Now the Tall Blacks beat the Boomers
  • Athletics: UK paper claims Semenya testosterone level three times that of an average female


For the evening:

  • The Quay just got itself voted best restaurant. So, if you’re in Sydney, why not try it for yourself? Failing that, a number of other restaurants around the country picked up gongs - have a look at the SMH article, then book yourself in.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Cloud increasing later. Min: 9, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Partly cloudy. Min: 10, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 26
  • Perth: Fine. Min: 5, Max: 18
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 10, Max: 19
  • Hobart: A few showers, mountain snow. Min: 5, max: 12
  • Canberra: Fine and sunny. Min: 2, Max: 16
  • Darwin: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 22, Max: 33

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