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The lunch box - 01/06

The lunch box - 01/06

One more week, and a long weekend to look forward to. Just beware of the weather.

State of the market

  • The markets are down after data show slower than expected manufacturing rates. At 11:42am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 35.5 points.
  • The Aussie dollar is currently selling for $US0.8403. Gold is trading at $US1221.8 an ounce while oil is up at to $US74.4 a barrel.

General News

  • Israel under fire: Israel is facing widespread condemnation after its commandos killed several activists during a boarding operation.
  • Bear promises: A new political party named “The Best Party” has come to power in Iceland after promising free towels at pools and a polar bear in the capital’s zoo.
  • Woman set on fire: A woman in Melbourne has been set on fire by a man who prevented rescuers from reaching her using knives.
  • Greens get stronger: The latest opinion polls show The Australian Greens growing in strength.
  • Farnham shocked by jocks: NT John Farnham fans have shocked the star by throwing a large set of male underwear onto the stage during his performance.
  • Nursing nightmare: A 92-year Melbourne old woman was been abandoned on a footpath by hospital staff for 45 minutes.

Sport

  • Tennis: Sam Stosur defeats Justine Henin – chance for final?
  • League: League can’t compete with AFL.
  • Soccer: Socceroos nearly at full strength for friendly.
  • AFL: Akermanis told to give up media presence.
  • Commonwealth Games: Australia appoints its youngest lawn bowler ever.
  • AFL (2): Folau to switch to AFL.

Entertainment

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Chance shower. Min: 12, Max: 20
  • Melbourne: Fog clearing. Min: 8, Max: 17
  • Brisbane: A shower or two. Min: 12, Max: 22
  • Perth: Partly cloudy. Min: 7, Max: 20
  • Adelaide: Mainly fine. Partly cloudy. Min: 8, Max: 19
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 6, Max: 16
  • Canberra: Fine. Early frost. Min: 1, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Sunny. Dry. Min: 19, Max: 30

Product Wars:

  • Results so far...

  • 1st -Morgan Freeman - 77%
  • 2nd - Sean Connery - 75%
  • 3rd - Ian McKellen - 68%
  • 4th - Clint Eastwood - 64%
  • 5th - Yoda - 62%

  • Click here to cast your vote!

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