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.
- The ARN after party photos are here! Check out how the channel looked as it danced the night away
- The Federal Government has picked out an interim panel of five datacentre providers to provide services
State of the market
- The market shot up in morning trading after yesterday’s dismal performance, following strong results on Wall St. At 11:50am, the S&P/ASX200 was up 87.3 points
- The Aussie dollar is up and trading at $US0.8724. Gold is up slightly to $US994.1 an ounce while oil is up at $US66.8 a barrel
- Vaccinated schoolgirl dies: Doctors ask for calm following death from cervical cancer vaccine
- Budget better than forecast: $5 billion less deficit than expected
- Foxtel launches TV downloads: Available at no cost to pay TV subscribers and will take 400 hours of content at launch from 38 channels
- Bangkok meeting to draft Copenhagen climate agreement: Negotiators meet in Bangkok to pull together draft climate change agreements
- Decomposing body found in hospital: Dead body left for four days in North Shore hospital
- Thorpe drops court case: Dropped defamation action against the sports daily L'Equipe yesterday because the newspaper refused to defend its actions in an Australian court.
- Have a look at the excitement leading up to the big day
- Save test cricket: ICC boss makes plea to national boards to show “restraint” with 50-over cricket to save tests
- W League gets global: US, Taiwan and Demark players sign up for second season
- Wackiest moments in sport (video)
- Monfils wins: Second career title for Frenchman
- Roman Polanski saga continues: Academy award winning director fighting extradition
- Lady Sovereign detained: Arrested for allegedly spitting at a doorman
- Cate ruled out as Pauline Hanson: Hunt continues to find actor to play the politician
- Chess board sells for $143,000: Iconic board from the Ingmar Bergman film The Seventh Seal sells at auction
- Jackman stops performing for phone call: Ringing phone in audience disrupts a production of A Steady Rain
- Hey Hey is back: Reunion show 1 (of 2) to air tomorrow.
- Photos: Coolest robots
For the evening:
- Tuesdays are a time for cheap movies. Why not check out the powerful Australian drama, Van Diemen’s Land?
- Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 11, Max: 26
- Melbourne: Windy. A little rain later. Min: 13, Max: 23
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 27
- Perth: Fine. Min: 5, Max: 17
- Adelaide: Shower or two developing. Min: 15, Max: 22
- Hobart: Showers developing. Min: 7, Max: 18
- Canberra: Morning frost, sunny. Min: 1, Max: 21
- Darwin: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 23, Max: 34