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The lunch box - 21/05

The lunch box - 21/05

State of the market

  • Global markets have plummeted with heavy falls in the US and Europe. At 11:40am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 117.8 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is hitting new lows and sells for $US0.8169. Gold is trading at $US1180.6 an ounce and oil is down to $US68 a barrel.

General News

  • Secretly gay minister: NSW Transport Minister and husband, David Campbell, has resigned after footage of him emerging from a gay sex club was aired.
  • Dollar plummets: The Aussie dollar has continued to nosedive as markets tumble
  • Scientists create life: Geneticists have created the world’s first artificial life.
  • Wall St set to change: The US Senate has passed laws to reform Wall St stock markets.
  • Bangkok burns: Bangkok and Thailand are reeling as major shopping centres burn to the ground.
  • Police claim killer caught: A former US Marines soldier has been charged with murdering Sydney nurse, Michelle Beets, after allegedly stalking her for six days.

Sport

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: A few showers. Min: 12, Max: 18
  • Melbourne: Sunny. Min: 7, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Early shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 24
  • Perth: Showers, possible thunderstorm. Min: 13, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Hobart: Fine. Min: 3, Max: 13
  • Canberra: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 2, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Shower or two. Min" 25, Max: 32

Product Wars: GPS voices

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Morgan Freeman - 79%
  • =2nd - Ian McKellen - 73%
  • =2nd - Sean Connery - 73%
  • =4th - Clint Eastwood - 64%
  • =4th - Darth Vader - 64%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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