The lunch box - 06/05

The lunch box - 06/05

It's Thursday - and the weekend is in sight. More MasterChef tonight - another elimination. Here's the news ...

Channel News

State of the market

  • World markets are continuing to fall thanks to global fears of problems in Europe. At 11:32am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 76.3 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is down to $US0.9053. Gold has risen to $US1175.7 an ounce and oil prices are down to $US80.3 a barrel.


General News

  • Politics: Gillard denies misleading parliament on BER cost blowout
  • Politics (2): Gillard denies eyeing Rudd's job
  • Mining: Rio Tinto shelves billions in project
  • Defence: The tender that blew up in the army's face
  • It's 2010: A space nodyssey as Astro-nots fail to flt
  • Environment: We're in the top 10 of worst polluters
  • Business: Canada ready to cash-in on Australian resource sector
  • Inner city: Plan to close Sydney's George St to traffic
  • Jessica Watson: Sails into another storm
  • Conviction quashed: Prisoner walks free after 30 years
  • Heist: $1.6 million jewellery theft at London Westfield shopping centre
  • Media: Struggling Newsweek up for sale



Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 12, Max: 22
  • Melbourne: Few showers. Min: 12, Max: 20
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 13, Max: 25
  • Perth: Sunny. Min: 11, Max: 27
  • Adelaide: Shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 19
  • Hobart: Morning showers, windy. Min: 10, Max: 17
  • Canberra: Fine. Early frost. Min: 1, Max: 18
  • Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 24, Max: 33

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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