Here’s the answers to the latest set of news questions, then.
Who or what are : -
Lady Coe , long time partner of Lord Coe, they married last week.
French writer who has made accusations in print against Dominique Strauss Khan
Lee Hall’s opera banned by primary school, then reinstated after bad language toned down
80 year old given ASBO for racist behavior etc.
Sir Nicholas Bratza
Elected president of European Court of Human Rights
He won a Next model competition after a campaign by internet users
He attempted to kill his wife with a home made electric chair
The nickname of Yingluck Shinawatra – sister of Thaksin – newly elected PM of Thailand
Stephen Lee Davies
The ‘sexsomnia’ sufferer cleared of rape charges last week
Commander of the Atlantis on the last ever Space Shuttle Mission
Set a new record for visiting all 270 London tube stations – 16 hours, 29 minutes
Mary Anne Goosen
Dutch hiker who was trapped in a ravine in Malaga for 18 days
First man in the UK to be convicted of trafficking females out of the UK
Hills Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge
State run college - 3rd highest proportion of students going on to Oxbridge after Eton and Westminster
On trial in Japan for murder of Lyndsey Hawker
Capital city of new country of South Sudan
Agent of J.K.Rowling whom she has left
Royal Navy medical officer court martialled for refusing to undergo rifle training because he did not agree with Afghanistan War
Found guilty of drink driving a lawn mower
Bride making a sit in at All Saints church in Maerdy to prevent its closure
City in South Korea chosen to host 2018 Winter Olympics
Firm selling NPower
Took his 400th Test wicket for India in a test match v. the West Indies
Teacher from Pontarddulais who admitted using cocaine as a ‘pick me up’
Civil Servant suspended for criticising Eric Pickles online using pseudonym ‘The Naked Civil Servant’
17 year old New Zealand swimmer who ‘divorced ‘ his parents
Which athlete broke the british long jump record ?
Who did GB play in their latest David Cup match ?
Who was dropped from the England cricket team for the deciding one day international against Sri Lanka ?
How old was Betty Ford, who passed away last week ?
What did the Austrian town of Brennau finally get around to doing ?
Annulling the honorary citizenship they conferred on Hitler in 1938
Which company recalled a model of fridge freezer, several months after faults leading to fire hazards were originally highlighted ?
Sony announced that it will cease production of what in September ?
Mini disc walkman
Which injury forced Bradley Wiggins to retire from the tour de France ?
Which was the first company to remove all of its advertising from British News International Papers ?
In the women’s world cup ( football ) which team did England face in the quarter finals ?
Pilots from which airline have decide not to strike ?
Which actress announced that she will be leaving the cast of Eastenders later this year ?
Pam St. Clement
How many independent nations are there now that South Sudan has become independent ? ( according to the Independent )
Which area in Canada, devastated by wildfire, was visited by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ?
How many years has the News of the World been published ?
Which man is the new face of L’Oreal ?
In which country is Dadaab refugee camp ?
The world’s first synthetic organ transplant took place. Which organ , and where did it happen ?
Windpipe - Sweden
What is the first single to sell 1 million this decade ?
Someone Like You - Adele
The pre Olympic Three Day Event took place in which London Venue this week ?
Which company spilled 1000 barrels of oil into Yellowstone River, Montana ?
Bryn Teg Comprehensive school in Bridgend made the papers last week when a £100,000 footpath was built between the school and where ?
The local McDonalds
Who was paid by a consultancy firm to enhance Gadaffi’s image ?
Which organization launched their own retail brand ?
Which actor announced that he has gone teetotal ?
In a MORI poll who were voted – a) most capable – b) most likeable – and c) worst recent prime ministers ?
Which British rider held the tour de France White jersey until Friday 8th July ?
Facebook announced that it now has how many users worldwide ?
A great white spot caused by a storm has appeared on which planet ?
The British Medical Journal has blamed what for infidelity, unsafe sex, and divorce ?
Mills and Boon
What is the codename for the Met Police investigation of the claims that journalists from the News of the World paid police officers for information ?
ON the Forbes list who is the highest paid film actress in the world ?
Which is the first West End/Broadway musical to be translated into chinese, and appear in Shanghai ?