Saturday, 12 July 2014

In The News

In the News

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

1. Popsisil and Sock
2. Errani and Vinci
3. Zimonic and Stosur
4. Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea
5. Tariq Khdeir
6. Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi
7. Fosse Court
8. UKube-1
9. Horatio Chapple
10. Francesco Beccheti
11. Sir Christopher Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn
12. Buff
13. Baroness Butler-Sloss
14. Ray Whelan
15. Malcolm Ashton
16. F-35

In Other News

1. Who won the men’s final at Wimbledon?
2. – and the British GP?
3. – and the first stage of the Tour de France?
4. Who made his return to first class cricket last week?
5. Who crashed out of the Tour de France in the first stage?
6. What was the score in the World Cup Argentina v. Belgium ¼ final 7. – and Germany v. France?
8. Which former cabinet minister last week faced questions from the police over a historic rape allegation?
9. Where was a hoard of Roman and British coins found?
10. Which legendary footballer passed away after suffering a heart attack?
11. Who was unknowingly recorded using the C word about Kevin Pietersen?
12. Which African country qualified for the Rugby World Cup last week?
13. Which US state announced that it will also be legalizing marijuana last week?
14. Which sportsman, who was arrested on suspicion of assault, saw all charges against him dropped last week?
15. 5 scripts for the new series of which show were leaked online last week?
16. Which former Soviet politician, then leader of his own country passed away last week?
17. Who won the 3rd stage of the Tour de France which finished in the Mall?
18. Where were passengers evacuated from last week?
19. Which memorial was defaced last week?
20. Mark Cavendish requires surgery that means he is out of the Commonwealth Games. Which team would he have represented?
21. Ashley Cole signed for which team last week?
22. Who are Man Utd.’s new main shirt sponsor?
23. Which former Grand National winning jockey passed away last week?
24. A christian bakery in Northern Ireland last week faced a storm of criticism when they refused to bake a cake for a gay wedding featuring which two characters?
25. Which claim did Harriet Harman make last week about her career in politics?
26. Which country announced plans to build a rival to the Panama Canal?
27. Who rode through the Channel Tunnel before crashing out on stage 5 of the Tour de France?
28. Whose wearing of a Brazil shirt has been blamed for their 7 – 1 semi final defeat by Germany?
29. What was the result of the Argentina v. Netherlands world cup semi final?
30. Who was charged last week with pelting his neighbour’s house with rotten eggs?
31. Which hotel was hit by smash and grab raiders for the second time in 4 weeks?
32. Who lost his appeal to FIFA?
33. The world of competitive ballroom dancing announced it’s intention to impose which rule?
34. What were the odds offered by Paddy Power against a 7-1 win for Germany in the world cup semi final?
35. Where in the UK did a 4.2 earthquake strike?
36. Which former Archbishop of Canterbury backed assisted dying?
37. Who refused an apology from the Daily Mail?

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