Saturday, 14 February 2015

In The News

In the News

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

Kenneth Noye
Fred Talbot
Robert Brown
Captain Guy Disney
Samson Lee
Rohan Dennis
Lizabeth Scott
Paul Brunt
Pierre Le Guennec
Gerhardt Richter
Lord Fink
Brian Williams
Francesco Schettino
Steve Strange
Heather Cho

In Other news

Name the French tennis player who pulled off a chock defeat of Andy Murray in the Rotterdam quarter finals
Which Acting Knight announced his retirement from the stage last week?
Who won the BAFTA for best actor?
– and best actress
– and best film?
Which county council found a priceless early copy of Magna Carta in its archives?
Who won the European women’s skeleton bob title?
Which team won the African cup of Nations?
Rangers were knocked out of the Scottish FA Cup by which team?
What was the Five Nations score between Ireland and Italy?
– and Scotland and France?
 – and England and Wales?
Which former cabinet minister was buried in an unmarked grave?
Which former winner of Sports Personality of the Year announced his intention to retire?
How many Grammys did Sam Smith win?
Which bank was accused of helping wealthy clients avoid paying tax?
Name the Aussie PM who withstood a leadership challenge from his own party?
Which manager was angered with discussion on Match of the Day which suggested he had been sacked and then reinstated?
Who managed to talked for a full minute on his Just A minute Debut?
The BBC changed the ending of which novel for their TV adaptation?
Which country will be competing for the first time as a guest in the Eurovision song contest?
The New Premier League deal with Sky TV is worth how much?
Who is rewriting “What Katy Did”?
What was the score between Liverpool and Spurs?
Who ruled himself out of the QPR manager vacancy?
What claim did Sam Allerdyce make about Man Utd which so upset Louis Van Gaal?
Which former world number 1 tennis player denied allegations of tax evasion?
Princess Anne, Laura Davies and Anneka Sorenstam were 3 of the first 7 what last week?
Who was sacked as manager of Aston Villa?
What is happening to the UK album chart in March?
Which Royal announced he is taking a 20% pay cut?
Which new badge have the Girl Guides just launched?
Which French club are seeking a partnership with Manchester City?
Who announced he is taking an indefinite break from the sport he used to dominate?
Which circuit will host the formula 1 British GP for the next two year while the Circuit of Wales is being built?

Which actress compared the Royal Family to aliens last week?

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