The lunch box - 10/11

The lunch box - 10/11

Spring Lunchin’

Yeah, it's Tuesday. Pretty ordinary day, hey. So the ARN Lunch Box offers some relief with news from all over the world. Be informed, be amused.

Channel latest

State of the market

  • A resurgent Wall St. has helped the market off to a second straight strong opening. And it didn't look back, although early gains of up to 81 points were moderated in the afternoon. The S&P/ASX200 finished 58.7 points up at 4733.6.
  • The Aussie dollar is still growing against a weakened greenback and sells for $US0.9319. Gold has been steadily climbing and now trades at $US1101.6 an ounce while oil is up 3.06 per cent to $US79.8 a barrel

General news


  • Cricket: Watson fit and firing as others drop like flies
  • Cricket (2): Australia to start World Cup in Zimbabwe
  • AFL: Wish list targets league stars
  • NRL:Tigers back ruing season that slipped away
  • Racing: Suspended Beadman's career under a cloud after meeting stewards
  • Golf: Thousands watch Woods at Kingston Heath
  • Rugby league: Hayne named international player of the year
  • Cycling: O'Grady in hospital after collapsing
  • Football: Gerrard makes unlucky Birmingham pay penalty
  • Football (2): Brosque left pinching himself at Socceroos recall


For the evening:

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 16, Max: 26
  • Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 18, Max: 31
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 16, Max: 27
  • Perth: Cloudy. Min: 15, Max: 31
  • Adelaide: Dry. Sunny. Min: 25, Max: 39
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 10, Max: 22
  • Canberra: Fine, mostly sunny. Min: 11, Max: 33
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 26, Max: 35

Product Wars: Movie/TV inspired gadgets

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Doctor Who K9 style Roving security sentry - 85%
  • 2nd - James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 74%
  • 3rd - Get Smart Shoe Phone - 70%
  • 4th - Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 68%
  • 5th - Dick Tracy inspired touch-screen internet watch - 65%

  • Don't like the results? Do something about it by voting here

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