Saturday, 17 January 2015

In The News

In the news

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

Amedy Coulibady
Wilfred Bony
Scott Mitchell
Brian Clemens
Alex Rukin
Jo Swinson
7:29 Brighton to Victoria
Jeremy Jackson
Sir Jack Hayward
Judge Joanna Greenberg
Beagle 2
MTN Qhubeka of South Africa
Trevor Ward Davies
Bhavik Patel
Ethel Lang
Eddie Tipton
Raif Badawi

In Other News

Transport officials have suggested a new road sign warning about which creatures?
Which Swedish film star died aged 83?
Which british TV and film actor passed away aged 87?
Where was a statue of Margaret Thatcher unveiled?
What was the score between Soton and Man Utd?
Roger Federer reached which milestone last week?
What did Cardiff City do for the first time in 2 years?
Who was the second sleb kicked out of Big Brother?
Why did Crayola apologise last week?
Who was the Ballon D’Or world footballer of the year?
Whose was voted FIFA goal of the year?
Who was the only premier league player to make the world XI of the year?
Who received a lifetime award at the Golden Globes?
Which storm brought weather chaos to the UK?
Who won the Golden Globe, playing Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything”?
Which alcoholic drink is to either have its alcohol content reduced or to be served in smaller cans?
Martin Luther King’s children are embroiled in a court battle over what?
Which football team rejected a takeover bid from the owners of the Phoenix Suns basketball team?
What has been banned in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal
Who launched his Reality Party then had to scrap it because he’d missed the deadline for registering it?
What has David Cameron said that he will give up until the election?
Inflation was announced as the lowest for how long?
Which former world leader had his last remaining conviction overturned last week?
London Irish parted company with their director of rugby last week – who is he?
Ronnie O’Sullivan overhauled Stephen Hendry’s world record of career century breaks. What was Hendry’s figure?
Who was reported as considering a bid for the US presidency ?
Who overtook Elvis as the solo artist with the highest number of career album sales last week – although still behind the Beatles overall?
Who announced his intention to stand against Nigel Farage in the South Thanet seat in the General election?
Who announced they will run their last race in the London marathon 2015?
What was the score in the FA Cup between Spurs and Burnley?
How many presents has Prince George been given on overseas tours?
Who was rescued by staff on Richard Branson’s Necker Island?
Which best selling crime author suffered a stroke?
Which two films have received most Oscar 2014 nominations?
Which team are to refund money to the fans who travelled to see them beaten 4 – 0 by Bradford in the FA Cup?
The US officially ended its ban on the importation of which items?
The Toru de France organisers announced that the 2016 race will again visit which country?

What did Rory McIlory do for the first ever time in a tournament last week?

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