The Lunch Box - 28/04

The Lunch Box - 28/04

One day down, three to go. And it's already hump day. So here's all the news you need to know and some you probably don't - but which will be good for dropping over lunch or dinner.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The markets have fallen sharply after very negative data from Europe. At 11:38am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 78.6 points.
  • The Aussie dollar has slipped overnight to $US0.9188. Gold is higher at $US1166.5 an ounce while oil prices are down to $US81.9 a barrel.


General News


  • NRL/Rugby union: Waldron receives huge golden handshake from Rebels
  • NRL: Storm not the only cheats, say chiefs
  • NRL (2): Coming to a TV near you ... 3D Origin
  • NRL (3): News Ltd demands Storm player sale
  • T20 cricket: Australia shocked by Zimbabwe in practice match
  • AFL: Cousins 'baffled' by retirement rumours
  • Football: Thorpe eager to make a splash for World Cup
  • Football (2): Socceroos' new World Cup look really rubbish but not that bad
  • Rugby union: Referee Walsh replaced for Brumbies clash
  • Rugby union (2): Deans backs Super Reds to go all the way


Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 24
  • Melbourne: Few showers. Min: 14, Max: 20
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 17, Max: 28
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 14, Max: 27
  • Adelaide: Morning shower or two. Partly cloudy. Min: 14, Max: 22
  • Hobart: Shower or two. Windy. Windy . Min: 10, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Mostly sunny. Min: 07, Max: 19
  • Darwin: One or two showers. Min: 24, Max: 33

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