Friday, 7 November 2014

Answers to News Questions

News Questions

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

Eileen Clark
Dilma Rousseff
Alan Eustace
Fiona Woolf
Johann Lamont
Jamsheed Javeed
Dean Farley
Darko Milanic
There’s Something I’ve Been Dying To Tell You
Rom skatepark, Hornchurch
Titina Nzolameso
Zhang Jike
Fran Halsall
Jim Murphy
Young Fathers
Kit Symons
Tim Cook
Matt Radnall
SpaceShip Two
Alan Billings

In Other News

Name the former member of Cream who passed away last week
Sothebys are being sued over alleged misattribution of a painting they sold by whom?
Andy Murray won his third title in five weeks in which tournament?
What was the score between Man Utd and Chelsea?
Who secured a record equaling 12th Motogp win this season?
Tesco have put what up for sale to help reduce the profit overstatement
Which coach of Real Madrid reserve team, Castilla, has been banned for three months for not having appropriate coaching qualifications?
Who lost his appeal against having to pay costs for a high profile court case he lost?
Which team had their UEFA punishment slashed, much to the fury of Man City?
What was the score between Liverpool and Swansea in the Capital One cup?
Who wore a feminist T Shirt during PMs question time?
Endemol have signed a deal to produce a version of Big Brother in which country?
The Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into which financial scandal?
Minister Nicky Morgan announced that she has changed her mind and now supports what?
Which organization has been urged to join the fight against Ebola?
Name the new species of frog discovered in new York, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty
What was the score between Man City and Newcastle in the Capital One Cup?
The male and female governing bodies of which sport announced that they are going to merge?
Where is the SP Fireworks factory where a large fire broke out this week?
Last week there were calls for information about what to be placed on bottles of alcohol?
What was Jeremy Clarkson’s controversial tweet last week?
Sweden recognized which state last week?
Which Welsh player terminated his contract with Racing Metro?
Who lost the first round of his high court appeal?

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

Woman who pleaded guilty to international kidnapping after taking her three children to England 19 years ago
Won presidential re election in Brazil
Broke world record for highest parachute jump
Appointed head of Child Abuse Inquiry, then resigned
Resigned as Leader of Scottish Labour Party
New American alcohol-free whisky
Chemistry teacher who admitted planning to travel to Syria for Jihad
Jogger who appeared to shove David Cameron out of the way
Sacked by Leeds
Autobiography of Lynda Bellingham, topping bestseller lists
Given grade II listed status
Westminster Council wants to move them to Milton Keynes, and she is fighting this in the High Court
Winner of men’s Table Tennis world cup, who lost all of his prize money after kicking holes in an advertising hoarding.
Won two golds at World Sup swimming in Tokyo
Shadow International Development Secretary who announced himself as candidate for leader of Scottish labour Party
14 storey high US supply rocket exploded on take off
Winners of the Mercury Music Prize
Album which they won it with
Appointed full time manager of Fulham
CEO of Apple who came out last week
Last british serviceman to leave camp Bastion
Virgin Galactic spacecraft that crashed in the Mojave desert, killing its pilots
Labour party candidate elected new Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, beating UKIP.

In Other News

Jack Bruce
Valencia Open
1 – 1
Marc Marquez
Zinedine Zidane
Chris Huhne
CSKA Moscow
2 – 1 Liverpool
Harriet Harman
Tesco overreporting of profts
Same sex Marriage
Leopard frog
2 – 0 Newcastle
He tweeted that he was driving with a beer in the cup holder
Dan Lydiate

Rolf Harris

1 comment:

Gavin Tillman said...

Someone beat Baumgartner's record? How did I miss that? I must have been sleeping.

That's not why I'm writing though. Looks like an answer is missing: what did Tesco out up for sale?