Tuesday, 15 May 2012

The "Better Late Than Never" In the News Questions

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

1) Adam Yauch
2) Professor Pongoo
3) HMS Ocean
4) Roland Moreno
5) Young
6) St. Helena
7) Harry Patch
8) I’ll Have Another
9) Claire Lomas
10) Obese
11) Maurice Sendak
12) Bill Miller
13) Chris Robshaw
14) Valerie Trierwiller
15) Fernando Zylberberg
16) Yulija Tymoshenko
17) Sir Michael Wishaw
18) Spyros Giannotis
19) Dave Richardson
20) Steven Dobbie

In Other News

1) How many seats were gained in the local elections by the Labour Party ?
2) Which former newspaper tycoon left jail ?
3) Which iconic building could become part of the new Chelsea stadium complex ?
4) Which businessman features as an animated Aardman character in a new advert ?
5) Who will be the new presenter of Daybreak with Lorraine Kelly ?
6) Which singer revealed that he has suffered from tinnitus for years ?
7) Which Italian football club won the serie A ?
8) Which rugby team won the top spot in the English Premiership ?
9) Who is the UK’s richest sportsman, it was announced last week ?
10) Which American politician said that he was perfectly comfortable with same sex marriage ?
11) Which country won the Olympic women’s test event in Hockey ?
12) Which sport has been scrapped for the 2016 olympics in favour of kiteboarding ?
13) What did a shopping centre in Colchester ban for May Day ?
14) Whose albums she owned as a child were auctioned online ?
15) Why was Brian Watson, the farmer pictured after killing the ‘giant rat’ in the news again ?
16) Who made a formal apology to the nation ?
17) Which was the second team to be relegated from the Premier League ?
18) What was the final score in the world snooker final ?
19) Which football team announced they would be changing their club strip from blue to red – and then announced that they wouldn’t ?
20) Where is the Haye v. Chisora bout – unlicesnsed by the British boxing authorities – due to take place ?
21) Whose appeal to the European court was rejected ?
22) Who died aged 83 in Los Angeles ?
23) The Tate Britain is to stage a major exhibition of which British artist ? 24) Who will be the first british torchbearer on the Olympic torch relay ?
25) Which one off Ricky Gervais show is to become a series ?
26) Who will play the Wizard of Oz in the Lloyd Webber production ?
27) Which greetings card company went into administration ?
28) What was the score in the Europa League final ?
29) Who delivered a BBC Scotland weather forecast last week ?
30) The Haye - Chisora fight will be licensed by the boxing authorities in which country ?
31) Who is the only overage player that Man Utd. will allow to play for GB in the Olympic Games ?

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