Saturday, 30 August 2014

In the News

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

1.Carol Mills
3.Paul Collingwood
4.Sean Foley
5.Iain Watters and Diana Beard
6.William Pooley
7.Uxbridge and South Ruislip
8.Abdel Majid Abdel Bary
9.Steven Moffat
10.Angel di Maria
11.Helen and Maurice Kaye
13.Neil Young
14.Peter Theo Curtis
15.Charles Vacca
16.Kamla Devi
17.Sir Gerald Howarth
18.Joan Rivers
19.Douglas Carswell
20.KSC Lokeren
21Ashya King
22.Jim Murphy

23.Outlaw Pete

In Other News

1.How old was Lord Attenborough, who passed away last week?
2.Nick Clegg visited which country to promote trade?
3.Which clergyman began a week long fast and vigil for world peace?
4.Where did Kate Bush kick off her 22 night residency last week?
5.Due to a price crash, which drug can now be prescribed on the NHS to any men who need it?
6.An Earthquake struck the northern coast of which state?
7.How was Lewis Hamilton forced out of the Belgian GP?
8.In which rarely run event did Mo Farah beat Steve Ovett’s 36 year old British Record?
9.What was the score in the Rugby League Challenge Cup final?
10.A mint condition issue of Action Comics 1- featuring Superman’s debut – sold for a world record on ebay. How much?
11.Who, rather surprisingly, spoke out about his dislike of manufactured boy bands?
12.What was the score in the Man City v. Liverpool match?
13.Which team added to Louis Van Gaal’s woes by inflicting a humiliating defeat on Man Utd. in the Capital One Cup?
14.Francois Hollande announced the new French Government. How many Governments does this make 15.during his presidency so far?
16.What did the BSI introduce last week?
17.Which dish caused all the furore over The Great British Bake Off last week?
18.Which team knocked premier league Leicester out of the Capital One Cup?
 – and QPR?
19.Which 106 cap veteran announced his international retirement last week?
20.What was the score between Arsenal and Besiktas?
21.Who was named as ‘new’ manager of Crystal Palace?
22.Where did the second ODI between India and England take place?
23.Apple announced that they would release what on 9th September?
24.Which 3 members of the Friends cast reunited for a ‘Friends’ sketch – and on whose show?
25.Which Hollywood couple tied the knot?
26.Which team did Spurs beat in the Europa League?
27.To whom did the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police apologise last week?

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