The lunch box - 11/11

The lunch box - 11/11

Spring Lunchin’

Yeah, it's Wednesday. Halfway through the week now. Let the ARN Lunch Box offer some relief with news from all over the world. Be informed, be amused.

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The markets continue their recent strong performance with a fourth day of gains. At close of trading, the S&P/ASX200 - which remained solid all day - was up 23.4 points at 4757.0.
  • The Aussie dollar fell slightly during the day and currently trades at $US0.9293. Gold is also up very slightly to $US1102.5 an ounce while oil prices have fallen 1.42 per cent to $US78.3 a barrel.

General news


  • Cricket: McGrath backs Binga for first Test
  • Cricket (2): Clarke comeback at critical stage
  • NRL:Tell the AFL it's dreaming - Geyer
  • Golf: I'd love to return, says Tiger
  • Rugby league: Watmough says we'll fight Pommie fire with fire
  • Tennis: Safin says Agassi should give prize money and titles back
  • Football: German goalkeeper, Enke, commits suicide, according to friend
  • Football (2): Women's stoush goes viral
  • Football (3):We need European influence, according to Moore


For the evening:

  • Dorian Gray is our pick of the upcoming movies. It’s divided critics a bit, but the gothic world of Oscar Wilde is a story always worth visiting.

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 16, Max: 29
  • Melbourne: Becoming sunny. Min: 19, Max: 29
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 15, Max: 28
  • Perth: Cloudy, shower or two. Min: 18, Max: 28
  • Adelaide: Dry. Sunny. Min: 25, Max: 39
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 12, Max: 20
  • Canberra: Mostly fine. Min: 13, Max: 32
  • Darwin: Afternoon/overnight storm. Min: 25, Max: 35

Product Wars: Movie/TV inspired gadgets

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Doctor Who K9 style Roving security sentry - 87%
  • 2nd - Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 71%
  • 3rd - Dick Tracy inspired touch-screen internet watch - 69%
  • 4th - James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 67%
  • 5th - Get Smart Shoe Phone - 66%

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

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