It’s lunch time!
The morning’s over and you need that little boost to energise you through the rest of the day. That’s where the lunch box comes in – interesting news, ideas for the evening and the all-important weather, in one neat package.
- In the lead up to ARN’s awards night, we’ve listed the finalists. Check it out and get excited – just 3 more sleeps!
- In the mean time, read David’s thoughts on Telstra – amongst all the celebrations around the forced split of the company, there is another side to consider
- Ingram Micro and Upsonic have partnered up as a result of the Vantex acquisition.
State of the market
- The market briefly rose in early morning trading but soon slipped into negative territory. It then held its own for the rest of the day. The S&P/ASX200 finished 15.8 points down at 4677.4.
- The Aussie dollar is down on the greenback at $US0.8667. Gold is also slightly down and selling for $US1010.3 an ounce while oil is selling for $US72 a barrel
- Sting: Police claim $2m airport cocaine syndicate busted
- Wong plan: Developing nations can raise greenhouse emissions
- Sworn in: KRude hits target with F-bomb blitz
- Green breakfast: Kev and Bill get down to business
- Dialling up a debt: Cost of mobiles hits home
- Bugging banking: Cyber virus targets online log-ins
- Pink stink: Disgraced Swans owner and his ex-wife's secrets
- Horror attack: Bear mauls tourists at Japanese bus stop
- Cricket: Australians denied series whitewash
- NRL: Carroll set for shock switch
- NRL (2): The 46 points that have fired up Parramatta
- AFL: Collingwood rolls dice on Scott Pendlebury
- AFL (2): Premiers will be first among equals
- Lying for Semenya: Athletics boss clambers for moral high ground
- Football: Seven-goal thriller as Man Utd pinch 'classic' derby
- Athletics: Jeter, Gay overshadow Liu in Shanghai
- Emmy Awards 2009: On the red carpet (photos)
- Emmy Awards 2009 (2): Collette beats Fey to win oustanding actress in a comedy
- Emmy Awards 2009 (3): Nominations and winners
- Megan Fox: Scared of her 'supernatural' sexual power
- Twilight: New Moon trailer
- Cinema: Aussie films talk of the festival
- Blaxploitation: Rewind to a funkier time
- Top 10: The best Monty Python moments - or are they ? (watch!)
For the evening:
- Time for new music! Muse’s newest effort The Resistance, is sure to please fans, and if you’ve not heard of the English supergroup, now would be a good time to check them out.
- Sydney: Rain at times. Min: 17, Max: 25
- Melbourne: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 21
- Brisbane: Fine and hot. Windy. Min: 19, Max: 33
- Perth: Mostly fine. Min: 8, Max: 19
- Adelaide: Windy. Showers. Possible thunderstorm, Min: 11, Max: 18
- Hobart: Rain periods, windy. Min: 7, Max: 18
- Canberra: Rain periods. Chance thunderstorm. Min: 9, Max: 20
- Darwin: Afternoon shower. Min: 25, Max: 33