Saturday, 3 August 2013

In the News

In the News

Who or What are the following and why have they been in the news?

1. Baroness Ashton
2. Lord Howell of Guildford
3. Ruta Meilutyte
4. Doreen Lawrence
5. Paul Lamb
6. Daniel Pelka
7. Magdelena Luczak and Mariusz Krezolek
8. Peter Cruddas
9. Centrica
10. Gary Hunt
11. Kelly Clarkson
12. Aamir Liaquat Hussain
13. Jim Messina
14. Teresa Cooper
15. Lower Stumble
16. Cuadrilla
17. Beuverie Express

In Other News

1. Which two supermarkets announced that they will not sell lads mags unless they are packaged in ‘modesty bags’? 2. Which musician passed away aged 74?
3. 3 million people celebrated mass where with Pope Francis?
4. Which club did Hull beat in their Challenge Cup semi final?
5. What was the final score in the women’s Euro final?
6. Who won the Hungarian GP?
7. Who has applied to follow a Political Science course at Oslo University?
8. Who was stripped of the title of Companion of the Order of the Bath?
9. Who were divorced on the 31st July?
10. Of which of his 19 charges was Bradley Manning found Not Guilty?
11. Which BBC programme was criticized for breaching the BBC’s product code?
12. What is Britain’s new national animal?
13. The High Court ruled that cuts at which hospital are unlawful?
14. Who won a legal battle with Top Shop?
15. The speech prepared for the Queen in which eventuality was revealed last week?
16. What profession or occupation is to be made illegal?
17. The estate of which writer failed to defend a copyright case in court last week?
18. Who announced that she is to miss the athletics world championships in Moscow?
19. Who is taking temporary charge of the England under 21 football team?
20. Who has been granted temporary asylum in Russia?
21. In an eBay poll, what has been voted the worst fashion item of all time?
22. Who became a father at the age of 71?
23. Whose conviction for tax fraud was upheld?
24. Who was accused of vote rigging on a monumental scale?
25. What rose above the price at which the Government bought the majority of its shares?
26. What was the score between Swansea and Malmo in the Europa League?
27. Who will compere the next Oscar ceremony?
28. What was Michael Clarke’s score in the first innings of the third Ashes test?
29. The world record for what was lowered to 7.36 seconds last week?
30. Who did Forbes Magazine announce as the highest paid woman in Hollywood last week?
31. £90 million worth of jewellery was stolen from a hotel room in which country ?
32. Which magazine is the subject of a special exhibition at the Museum of London?
33. What is the venue for the 3rd Ashes Test?

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