One more week, and a long weekend to look forward to. Just beware of the weather.
State of the market
- Spanish market fears have weakened the local market. At 11:43am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 14.1 points.
- The Aussie dollar is currently selling for $US0.8471. Gold is trading at $US1212.1 an ounce while oil is selling for $US74.3 a barrel.
- Two dead in family tragedy: A Victorian mother has been arrested after the bodies of two children were found in a house near Shepparton.
- Facebook returns fire: Facebook has labelled the Australian Federal Police as ‘entirely unresponsive’.
- Cop robs taxi driver: An off-duty Sydney police officer has been charged with bashing and robbing a taxi driver before running from the scene.
- Top kill fails: The latest attempt to plug a gushing oil leak has failed, leaving US authorities scrambling.
- Gaza aid ships set off: A small flotilla of vessels aiming to hit Gaza has set off despite Israeli warnings.
- Casual shooter puts man in hospital: NT police are on the hunt for a man who shot a fellow camper after a casual and polite conversation.
- Soccer: Matildas win Asian championships.
- Soccer (2): Cahill confident of being ready for Denmark friendly.
- Horses: Jumps racing under fire.
- League: More controversy for Melbourne Storm.
- New ball, new experience for Australia’s goal keepers.
- Netball: Southern Steel rocket into fourth.
- AFL: Bulldogs in trouble, but mood remains light.
- Eurovision: Germany wins.
- Movies:Dennis Hopper at age 74.
- Sad news: Gary Coleman dies after fall.
- Jackson:Michael Jackson's Trust lacks trust in kids.
- nudie:Jesse James mistress gets naked for Cheaters.
- Celebrity divorce: Heidi Montag to divorce Spenser Pratt.
- Sydney: Shower or two. Min: 13, Max: 20
- Melbourne: Local morning fog. Min: 9, Max: 17
- Brisbane: Fine. Min: 10, Max: 22
- Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 7, Max: 19
- Adelaide: Possible shower or two. Min: 11, Max: 18
- Hobart: Fine. Min: 8, Max: 16
- Canberra: Fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 2, Max: 15
- Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 19, Max: 29