The lunch box - 17/05

The lunch box - 17/05

Welcome back to a new week - the signs are pointing to a wet, cold, and miserable one, so stay indoors over lunch and catch up over these tasty news snacks!

Channel News

State of the market

  • Falls in Europe have sent jitters and falls throughout the markets. At 11:28am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 81.8 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is falling and sells for $US0.8827. Gold is trading even higher at $US1235.8 an ounce and oil is down to $US71.2 a barrel.


General News


  • T20 World Cup: South African recruit helps England thrash Australia in final
  • Formula One: King of Monaco - Webber takes over title lead after Monaco win
  • World Cup 2010: All games live - broadcast obstacle removed
  • World Cup Bid 2018: England's bid chairman resigns over bribe claims
  • Serie A: Inter Milan wins fifth straight title
  • Golf: Adam Scott comes from behind to win Texas Open
  • FA Cup: Drogba delivers double for Chelsea
  • Cycling: Cadel still in race after homegrown heroics
  • NRL: Stuart's Origin warning
  • NRL (2): Embarrassed Wests Tigers apologise
  • NRL (3): Jennings' hat-trick thrusts his name in front of Origin selectors
  • AFL: Fortress St Kilda attacked by Essendon
  • AFL (2): Carlton flicks Power switch
  • AFL (3): Limited glory for Hawks in win
  • Rugby union: Depth means some stars won't make squad
  • Rugby union (2): Brumbies turn focus to retaining talent


Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: A few showers. Min: 14, Max: 19
  • Melbourne: Early fog then sunny. Min: 7, Max: 19
  • Brisbane: Early light rain, afternoon shower. Min: 12, Max: 22
  • Perth: Shower or two developing. Min: 7, Max: 21
  • Adelaide: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 8, Max: 21
  • Hobart: Late shower. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Canberra: Fine, early frost. Min: 1, Max: 17
  • Darwin: Cloudy, light rain. Min: 25, Max: 30

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