Friday, 11 October 2013

In The News

In the News

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

1. Chloe Smith
2. Keith Bristow
3. Treve
4. Kristian Thomas
5. Max Whitlock
6. Tai Woffinden
7. Jay Phoenix
8. Helen Grant MP
9. Tommy Robinson
10. Bensalem Khan
11. Peter Higgs
12. Joanne Froggatt
13. Tracy Connelly
14. John Wildey
15. Alice Munro
16. Ali Zeidan

In Other News

1. Who was the first sleb voted out of Strictly?
2. Where did dismantling of chemical weapons begin?
3. Who was crowned the nation’s favourite celebrity chef by Olive magazine?
4. Who won the Korean GP?
5. Which former England Ashes hero retired from first class cricket?
6. What was the final score in the Rugby League Super League grand final?
7. What was the score between Spurs and West Ham?
8. Which jockey and trainer won the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe?
9. Who played Dame Nellie Melba in Downton Abbey?
10. Which team won The Rugby Championship?
11. What was the final score in the Seve Trophy?
12. Which former world leader was cleared of taking illegal donations?
13. What is the Government scheme to stimulate the property market called?
14. Which former world athletics champion was given a two year ban for drink driving?
15. Which classic sitcom is to return for a one off special?
16. What change is happening to the Scout oath from January?
17. Which Swansea City player has been selected for the Spanish national squad?
18. Which grand tour cycle race will visit Ireland in 2014?
19. Who is the new manager of Sunderland?
20. Who was refused an appropriate house by a housing association it was revealed last week?
21. Which world leader had a brain operation last week?
22. Name the Blackpool manager given a five match stadium ban
23. Who lost her post as a Labour Shadow Health minister last week?
24. What decision did MEPs pass regarding cigarettes last week?
25. Which soft drink was found to be the best hangover cure last week?
26. Lenny henry was given the freedom of where last week?
27. Who started the baton relay for the 2014 Commonwealth Games?
28. Which former party leader announced that he will be standing down in the 2015 general election?
29. What will not be available during the next Ashes series in Australia?
30. Andy Murray announced that due to injury he will miss which event in London?
31. Russian authorities claim to have found what aboard the Arctic Sunrise?
32. Which England footballer said that only English people should play for England?
33. A survey found what to be the favourite brand among young people?
34. What mistake was found in copies of the new Bridget Jones book , “Mad About The Boy”?
35. Where will former Liberian leader Charles Taylor serve his 50 year sentence?
36. Which island nation is having to contain a bubonic plague outbreak?
37. 9 lost episodes of which TV show went online last week?
38. Name the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange
39. Who has been criticized over allegedly homophobic tweets against Lennox lewis and Waldimir Klitschko?
40. Who announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket after his 200th test appearance next month?

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