The lunch box - 21/10

The lunch box - 21/10

Spring Lunchin’

As colour comes back into nature, and with temperatures warming, we’re here to brighten your lunch with the tastiest bits of news for the day.

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State of the market

  • The markets have followed US leads and opened weaker. At 11:06am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 25.9 points
  • The Aussie dollar has continued the climb and is trading at $US0.9245. Gold is up very slightly to $US1058.6 an ounce and oil has fallen slightly to $US79.1 a barrel

Product Wars: Wacky Mp3 players

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Light sabre Mp3 - 83%
  • 2nd - Swiss army knife - 78%
  • 3rd - Hand grenade Mp3 - 73%
  • 4th - Cassette Mp3 - 63%
  • 5th - Underwater googles Mp3 - 62%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

General news


  • Football: Liverpool and Barcelona stunned in night of upsets
  • Football (2): No conflict with Moore, insists Postecoglou
  • Tennis: Hingis won't be making a comeback
  • Tennis (2):Henin joins Clijsters in Brisbane
  • Cricket: Old enemies, new battleground
  • Boxing: Title tilt and Mundine rematch the apples of Geale's eye
  • Racing: 'Saintly wobbles too' says Bart about So You Think and the Cox Plate
  • Racing (2): Great Cox Plates - Beadman and Saintly dug deepest in a gut-busting grind for the ages
  • Racing (3): Price confident in Moonee Valley showdown
  • Racing (4): Not many champions but one waiting in wings


For the evening:
  • Cook up a storm! Home cooking can be a fun and relaxing evening activity, with the bonus that you get to eat after! has plenty of recipes, so why not pick your favourite and give it a go?

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance shower. Min: 16, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 9, Max: 22
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 15, Max: 30
  • Perth: Fine, becoming cloudy. Min: 12, Max: 25
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 25
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Mostly fine. Min: 10, Max: 24
  • Darwin: Late gusty storm. Min: 26, Max: 35

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