The Lunch Box - 03/12 (2pm Update)

The Lunch Box - 03/12 (2pm Update)

It’s summer time! But, since you’re in the office, pass the time until the weekend and the beach with some refreshing news pieces.

Channel news

State of the market

  • Despite a flat lead from Wall St. gold prices have helped the market rise in early morning trading. However, it later evened out. At 2.10pm, it was up 4.3 points
  • The Aussie dollar is largely flat at $US0.9278. Gold keeps rising and has now hit $US1213 an ounce but oil prices are down to $US76.3 a barrel

General news


  • World Cup football: Socceroos picture clearer after France, Portugal unseeded
  • World Cup bid: Go the distance for 2022, says Warner
  • Football: City sink Arsenal, Blackburn turf Chelsea
  • Green day: Danny beats Roy Jones jnr - in one round! (video)
  • Golf:Hend, Scott, Nitties, start wellin Australian Open
  • Golf (2): Sharks herds Scott, Ogilvy into calmer waters
  • Cycling: Armstrong claims feud with Contador is real
  • Rugby league: Bears will keep banging on NRL door
  • Cricket: Bollinger will be handed new ball


For the evening:

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Mostly fine. Min: 17, Max: 25
  • Melbourne: Shower or two developing. Min: 13, Max: 21
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 18, Max: 29
  • Perth: Hot, sunny. Min: 16, Max: 35
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 14, Max: 23
  • Hobart: A few showers. Min: 11, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 28
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower about. Min: 26, Max: 35

Product Wars: Best IT invention

  • Results so far...
  • 1st - Google - 75%
  • 2nd - Netspace - 65%
  • =3rd - Apple iPhone - 59%
  • =3rd - Nintendo Gameboy - 59%
  • 5th - Apple iPods - 58%

  • Click here to vote for your favourite!

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