Saturday, 31 August 2013

In the News

In The News

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

1. Squee
2. Miffy
3. 3
4. The Ring O’Fire Anglesey Coastal Ultra Marathon
5. Lindsay Sandiford
6. Dan Evans
7. Tom Lackey
8. Sir John Chilcott
9. Major Nidal Hussain
10. Remploy
11. Gordon Taylor
12. Shakter Karagandy
13. Annette Iren Johansen
14. Peter Humphrey

In Other News

1. Who was not released from hospital despite early reports to the contrary?
2. Ohio State University is now being officially sponsored by which clothing brand?
3. Who caused controversy with her appearance at the MTV awards this week?
4. In which country did a mass wedding of police dogs take place?
5. A spoof advert by German media students caused a storm this week, showing a Mercedes car going back in time to do what? 6. There has been much opposition to the Miss World competition going ahead in which country? 7. Which Nobel Prize winning poet passed away last week?
8. A huge canyon was discovered where last week?
9. Who is returing to the BBC after 3 years to present a show on Radio5 live?
10. Which 83 year old faces charges of indecent assault and making indecent images?
11. Which all-time great welsh fly half passed away aged 83?
12. What was the score between Spurs and Dinamo Tbilisi?
13. – and between Swansea and Petrolul Ploesti?
14. Which team defeated Chelsea in the Super Cup?
15. Which English team are drawn in the same Champions League group as champions Bayern Munich?
16. What was the result of the Commons vote on military intervention in Syria?
17. Which actor funds a spy satellite to keep an eye on the Sudanese dictator?
18. Which children’s TV series of the 70s is set to reappear?
19. Name the 83 year old who played straight man to his brother in a double act who passed away last week?

1 comment:

dxdtdemon said...

Thank you, Mr. Clark for including #2. Given the way that the company's CEO has contributed about 10% of the endowment and controlled the Board of Trustees for the last two decades, I'm surprised that the sponsorship is only "official" now.
An Ohio State alumnus