The lunch box - 05/05

The lunch box - 05/05

It's Wednesday - halfway through the week. Been watching Master Chef? It's pretty good so far.

Channel News

State of the market

  • The global markets have crashed thanks to growing fears about Greece. At 12:29pm, the S&P/ASX200 was down 83.5 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is selling for $US0.9102. Gold has slipped to $US1167.8 an ounce and oil prices are down to $US82.3 a barrel.


General News

  • Politics: Another rate rise, another blow for PM
  • Politics (2): Modest tax from with an eye to election
  • Banking: Westpac first-half profit soars to record $2.88bn
  • Shares: Stocks tumble as global markets hammered
  • World: Cop zapping fan ruled okay
  • World (2): Pakistan seizes seven over Times Square bomb plot
  • record blow: Jessica Watson to 'miss out on world record'
  • Business: 'Madness' hits Spain as Greek contagion spreads
  • Environment: Volcanic ash cloud - more airspace cloud



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Sunny. Min: 12, Max: 22
  • Melbourne: Few showers. Min: 11, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 25
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 10, Max: 27
  • Adelaide: Possible shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 18
  • Hobart: Shower or two. Min: 7, Max: 15
  • Canberra: Fine. Eartly frost. Min: 1, Max: 18
  • Darwin: Fine, sunny and drier. Min: 25, Max: 34

Product Wars:

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Personal computers - 80%
  • 2nd - VHS (with VCR player) - 66%
  • 3rd - Brick phones - 61%
  • 4th - CDs (with CD players) - 59%
  • 5th - Video games consoles - 57%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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