The lunch box - 27/08

The lunch box - 27/08

- 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 continued their up and down trading following yesterday’s strong gains. At close of trade the S&P/ASX200 was down 3.7 points at 4450.8.
  • The Aussie dollar is trading slightly lower at $US0.8250. Gold is down and selling for $US945.8 an ounce while Oil is down to $US71.4 a barrel.

General news


  • Cricket: I've still got a lot to give, says Ponting
  • Cycling: Armstrong is on his way
  • NRL: Inglis waits for green light
  • Golf: Singh to play Australian PGA
  • Tennis: Stosur bounced from US OPen warm-up
  • Football: Arsenal cruise into Champions League stages
  • Football (2): Spurs smash Doncaster, Wigan hammered, Newcastle and WBA struggle though in League Cup
  • Football (3): Verbeek to try new game plan


For the evening:

  • Hayao Miyazaki is back with Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea – it’s sure to be worth seeing, though like the SMH review mentions, we suggest you see the Japanese-voiced and subtitled version over the English dub.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 10, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 15, Max:31
  • Perth: Few showers. Min: 7, Max: 15
  • Adelaide: Rain developing. Min: 10, Max: 21
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 5, Max: 12
  • Canberra: Rain periods. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Darwin: Fine, partly cloudy. Min: 22, Max: 33

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