Saturday, 15 November 2014

In The News

In the News

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

Mockingjay Part 1
Dolores O’Riordan
Henry ‘Big Bank Hank’ Jackson
Francois Gissy
Trans-Pacific Partnership
Revelation TV
Sheikh Saud Bin Mohammad Bin Ali Al-Thani
67/P Churyumov Cherasimenko
Lee Joon-Seok
Sam Simon
Ali Astall
Michael Garcia
Harold Morgan
Rohit Sharma
The Imitation Game
Desmond O’Mello
Nigel Owens
Luke King
Chris Denning
Ayan Qureshi
Bath Blue
Angus Sinclair

In Other News

The Government faced criticism for ditching a Commons vote on what?
Which large US porganisation were hacked last week
Who last week pledged that he will never run for leadership of the Labour Party?
Who sent an open letter to Ant and Dec asking them to stop cruelty to animals in the I’m A Celebrity . . . bushtucker trials?
The Panorama broadcast about what was postponed ?
Where were new glass floored walkways unveiled last week?
The (4th) Band Aid 30th anniversary single is aimed at which cause?
Which highly respected former cricketer and broadcaster announced he is receiving treatment for skin cancer?
What was Mick Jagger reported as suffering from?
Who was the 6th celebrity voted out of Strictly?
Name the Pakistan batsman who scored 176 but suffered a head fracture in the same innings
Oxo will be screening an advert on Christmas Day as a tribute to whom?
A former stage set in the 2009 Star Trek film is becoming home to what or whom?
Who was banned from skiing competition for four years?
Two World Cup winners medals were sold by England 1966 players last week. Which two?
Which comedian and TV presenter sold Sir Stanley Matthews’ 1953 FA Cup winner’s medal?
Who asked Sheffield United to remove her name from one of their stands at Bramall Lane if they re-sign Ched Evans
Who said that the Conservatives were worse than Cromwell?
Who became the only writer to achieve sales of £10 million five years in a row?
An Andy Warhol triple image of whom sold for £51 million?
Where was a tiger not a tiger last week?
ON which racecourse have a number of races over the last 5 years been run over the wrong distance?
Who is the new manager of Burton Albion?
Who was appointed manager of Real Sociedad?
Which TV and film actor passed away aged 67?
What was the score in the match between Argentina and Croatia?
What was named the most influential book of all time?
Who knocked Andy Murray out of the ATP finals?
What was the score in the qualifying match between Greece and the Faroe Islands?
–and Romania and Northern Ireland?

– and Scotland and the Republic of Ireland?

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