Welcome back to another week! It’s nearly World Cup time – I hope everyone’s all set for a lot of sleepless nights!
State of the market
- The markets have dropped sharply after falls on Wall St. and in Europe. At 11:37am, the S&P/ASX200 was down 142.4 points.
- The Aussie dollar is down to $US0.8109. Gold is selling for $US1217.3 an ounce while oil has slipped to $US69.7 a barrel.
- NBN: Just 16 per cent tipped to take it up
- Ole ole ole!: Top six free World Cup iPhone apps
- iPhone: Apple to unveil next model
- Google: Police investigate Wi-Fi data 'screw up'
- Space: Scientists excited by signs of life on Saturn's moon
- Poll shock: Labor faces wipeout
- Politics: Abbott digs himself a hole
- We need to talk about Kevin ... : Rudd that is
- Business: $38bn wiped off share market
- Media: Conroy worried over free-to-air's loss of French Open
- Environment: BP sucking up 10,000 barrels daily from oil leak
- Israeli commando attack: ''My legs were drowning in blood'
- Security: Woman, 21, issued with passport of man, 63
- Strange but true: These must be our most stupid criminals
- French Open 2010: Nadal regains title and #1 ranking
- French Open (2): Stosur's final misstep can be turned into a giant leap for the local game
- French Open (3): Face of the future Sam stands tall
- World Cup 2010: Jones leaves Cup after health scare
- World Cup 2010 (2): Socceroos fan passes out in Johannesburg driveway - believing he was in Cape Town
- World Cup 2010 (3): Socceroos won't panic after star spangled drama
- World Cup 2010 (4): Nigeria get the better of toothless North Korea
- Rugby league: Friend says he needed valium pills to counter tattoo pain and anxiety
- Rugby league (2): New improved Thaiday's thinking of home while he's sinking Sea Eagles
- Rugby league (3): Win leaves Bennett internally elated
- AFL: High-flying Pies outgun sliding Dogs
- Rugby union: Rusty 80 minutes they had to have
- Ernie DIngo: Open marriage revealed
- Russell Brand: Branded a star
- Gossip: 'Stephanie Rice in relationship with Nick D'Arcy'
- Society and culture: It's my show and I'll cry if I want to
- Doutzen Kroes: Too curvy for the catwalk
- Film review: Animal Kingdom - 4 stars
- Food: For those about to Wok, we sautee you
- Cameron Diaz: Has 'lots of sex' for beauty
- Sydney: Fine. Mostly sunny. Min: 9, Max: 18
- Melbourne: Mostly sunny. Min: 7, Max: 15
- Brisbane: Mostly fine, possible shower. Min: 11, Max: 22
- Perth: Mostly sunny. Min: 6, Max: 19
- Adelaide: Late shower. Min: 6, Max: 17
- Hobart: Fine. Min: 4, Max: 15
- Canberra: Fine, early frost. Min: -2, Max: 13
- Darwin: Sunny. Min: 20, Max: 31
Product Wars: GPS voices
- Results so far...
- 1st - Morgan Freeman - 77%
- 2nd - Sean Connery - 75%
- 3rd - Ian McKellen - 68%
- 4th - Clint Eastwood - 63%
- 4th - Yoda - 63%
- Click here to cast your vote!