The lunch box - 31/08

The lunch box - 31/08

- 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 market rose sharply in morning trading but then fell away. By the close of trade, the S&P/ASX200 had shed that early 36 point gain to finish down 10.5 points at 4479.1.
  • The Aussie dollar is up again, reaching $US0.8413. Gold is trading higher at $US958.8 an ounce while oil is also up and selling for $US72.7 a barrel.

General news


  • NRL: Roosters star arrested and charged
  • NRL(2): Dogs consider life after Noddy
  • US Open rules slammed: Roddick gives tennis authorities a serve over Twitter warning
  • Cricket: Rain saves England in Twenty20
  • Tennis: Stosur primed to launch US Open assault
  • Football: Spurs , Chelsea both win to share top, Man Utd and Liverpool also take the points
  • AFL: Western Bulldogs too slick for Collingwood
  • AFL (2): End of an era for Swans
  • Motor racing: Raikkonen wins Belgian Grand Prix


For the evening:

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 11, Max: 20
  • Melbourne: Early shower or two. Min: 7, Max: 16
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 10, Max: 23
  • Perth: Shower or two, increasing. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 7, Max: 17
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 4, max: 12
  • Canberra: Fine and sunny. Min: 3, Max: 14
  • Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 22, Max: 33

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