The lunch box - 31/05

The lunch box - 31/05

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.

General News

  • 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.


Tomorrow's weather:

  • 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

Product Wars:

  • Results so far...

  • 1st - Morgan Freeman - 78%
  • 2nd - Sean Connery - 76%
  • 3rd - Ian McKellen - 67%
  • 4th - Clint Eastwood - 65%
  • 5th - Yoda - 63%
  • Click here to cast your vote!

  • Follow Us

    Join the newsletter!


    Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

    Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

    Error: Please check your email address.


    Brand Post

    Show Comments