Saturday, 16 November 2013

In The News

In the News

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

1. Nazdezhda Tolokonnikova
2. Haiyan
3. Mariam Muller
4. Mylene Picquette
5. Nicky Blair
6. Sean Conway
7. Isra Almodallal
8. Gravity
9. Nadhim Zahawi
10. Marc Marquez
11. Hildebrand Gurlitt
12. Grace Jones
13. Genevieve Sabourin
14. Mahinda Rajapaksa
15. Ming
16. Pink Star
17. Pyotr Pavlensky
18. Beth Reeks

In Other News

1. Where did a state of emergency end officially last week?
2. Who sings the Keane song “Somewhere Only We Know” for this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert?
3. What became the tallest building in the USA last week?
4. Who is launching a new restaurant in Terminal 2 at Heathrow?
5. Which classical composer died aged 69?
6. What won’t Alan Titchmarsh be doing in 2014?
7. What does Hull City’s owner want to change the club’s name to?
8. Who won the ATP Tour Finals?
9. What shape of tattoo did David Dimbleby get last week?
10. Which former England international became manager at Hibernian last week?
11. Which country are England’s rugby league world cup quarter final opponents?
12. What is Britain’s most congested city?
13. Who apologized for filming war scenes in Britain during Remembrance Sunday?
14. What was the score in the RL world cup between France and Samoa?
15. What was the score between Man Utd and Arsenal?
16. From which landmark were Greenpeace banners hung last week?
17. In rugby union, what was the score between England and Argentina?
18. – and Wales and South Africa?
19. IN the RL World Cup what was the score between England and Fiji?
20. What ‘bribe’ for breastfeeding mums was announced last week?
21. Who was the 6th celebrity to leave Strictly?
22. Which US criminal was sentenced to life in prison?
23. Which world leader became an honorary black belt in Taekwondo last week?
24. How long an extension was Chris Coleman given to his contract as Wales manager last week?
25. What was Sachin Tendulkar’s score in his last ever test innings?
26. Who lost his ageism claim last week?
27. What became the world’s most expensive painting last week?
28. Whose death was ruled last week as probably accidental?
29. What award was given to Bob Dylan last week?
30. Which European country refused to host the dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons last week?
31. It is announced that, in IT terms, London will be one of the world’s first cities to get what?
32. What was the score between England and Chile?

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