Saturday, 24 January 2015

In The News

In The News

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

Leo Varadkar
Gladys Hooper
Lindsey Vonn
A P de Villiers
Robert Allenby
Maggi Alphonsi
Dr. Dhanusan Dharmasena
Chris Bryant
Kenny McDowall
Rebecca Wooller and Blake Greene
Victorino Chua
Lorraine Etherington
Tony Verna
Katie Summerhayes
John Bayley
Hoegh Osaka
The Mirror and the Light
Nicole from Bournemouth
Pauline Yates
Geert Lainders

In Other News

Where did Pope Francis preach to 6 million last week?
Who left Big Brother without being ordered out or voted out?
Transport chaos was caused in Kent by what last week?
What was the score between Man City and Arsenal
Who threw away a 10 stroke lead in the golf in Dubai in his last round?
Which error was noted on the £2 Magna Carta coin?
Which member of the cast of Coronation Street passed away aged 60?
British Gas were criticised for only reducing their prices by what %?
Which Australian cricketer was fined half of his match fee for telling Rohit Sharma to speak English?
Which two teams will contest this year’s Superbowl?
Which politician walked out of an interview with Dermot Murnaghan?
Which political party’s poster gave an incorrect phone number, which actually belonged to a woman in Wolverhampton who started to receive constant hate phone calls?
In which country are the Houthi rebel group?
Who will be presiding over the Grand Jury in the Cannes film festival this year?
Frankie’s Fish and Chip shop in Brae was awarded the title of UK’s best Fish and Chip shop. It holds which other distinction?
What didn’t actually come to an end in a newspaper on Friday 16th?
Who lost a court battle with his father in law last week?
What was the score in the Liverpool v Chelsea Capital One Cup semi final?
Which actor passed out playing King Lear on stage, but came back to finish the performance after telling the audience that he had a slight fibrillation?
What will not be published until after the General Election?
What issue regarding cigarettes is to be voted on?
What was the score in the Spurs v. Sheffield United Capital One Cup semi final first leg?
Which golfer saved a drowning man in Barbados?
What was given a ticket by an over zealous traffic warden in Carmarthen?
The New England Patriots are under investigation for what?
Which former cabinet minister died aged 75?
Who publically denied charges made against him in connection with a court case in the USA?
Who had his appearance at the caravan and camping and motorhome show cancelled after what he said about caravans on Room 101?
What is to close in the House of Commons?
What did the Cairo Museum admit last week?
Which England cricketer was the subject of a blackmail attempt ?

Castrol – Johnson and Johnson and Continental all announced they are cutting their ties with what?

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