The lunch box - 05/08

- Another day another lunch

Snack down on some juicy news bits over lunch, and keep up to date with the goings-on in the world with the ARN lunch box!

Channel latest

State of the market

  • The market fluctuated all morning and was 4.2 points down on yesterday’s strong gains at 1pm.
  • The Aussie dollar buys $US0.8438, gold is trading higher at $US969.7 an ounce while oil is down but still above the $70 mark at $US71.4 a barrel

General news


  • The Ashes (1): Siddle slide poses riddle for selectors
  • The Ashes (2): Time for Australia to pick up the pace
  • Formula One: Massa vows return, Williams put skids under Schumacher
  • AFL: Essendon to defend drug charge against Lovett-Murray
  • NRL: Broncos plan to shed stars
  • Football: Young Matildas pelted with bottles after brawl with Chinese


For tonight:

  • Empire has nothing by praise for Coraline, the stop-motion horror/children’s movie combination from the genius behind The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Fine. High cloud. Min: 8, Max: 20
  • Melbourne: Wind increasing. Min: 10, Max: 18
  • Brisbane: Fine. Min: 11, Max: 23
  • Perth: Few showers, mainly morning. Min: 11, Max: 19
  • Adelaide: Fine, windy. Overnight change. Min: 10, Max: 21
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 8, Max: 15
  • Canberra: Fine, morning frost. Min: 0, Max: 15
  • Darwin: Fine and sunny. Min: 18, Max: 32