Saturday, 18 April 2015

The Return of the News

In the News

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

Alexander Pacteau
Manjinder Virk
Lord Janner
Adam Peaty
Seedling – Balder Success
Waleed Ghani
Viv Nicholson
Many Clouds
Delroy Facey
John Zylinski
Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey
SS City of Cairo
Jurgen Klopp
Aaron Hernandez
USS Oklahoma
Alex Reppold
Richard Desmond
Escape from Camp 14
Aaron Cook
Mustafa Kamal

In Other News

What was Sir Ian Botham’s England test wickets record beaten by James Anderson this week?
Who described the killing of 1.5 million Armenians  during world war II as genocide
Who said last week “I’m more British than UKIP”
Who announced candidacy for the Democratic Nomination?
Who won the Olivier Award for playing Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit?
Which team won the Boat Race?
What was the score in the Manchester football derby?
What position did Sir Bradley Wiggins finish in Paris – Roubaix – and why did he and a number of other competitors face censure?
Who won the Chinese GP?
How far did 300 runners in last weekend’s Portsmouth 10K actually run?
Whose notebook sold for £700000 last week?
Who is to receive a BAFTA Fellowship?
Who called for a ban on chewing gum in pubic?
Gunter Grass passed away last week. What was the English title of his famous book Die Blechtrommel?
The 5th June will be marked how by the BBC?
Which Liverpool player was supposedly shown in a Youtube video inhaling laughing gas?
Who won the US Masters?
Which famous rugby club are celebrating their 125th anniversary
Who faced Twitter death threats after speculation that she might replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear?
Who became the UN’s global advocate for elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards?
Which singer passed away , aged 73?
Who was named Laureus Sports Person of the year?
What was the champions league score between Barcelona and PSG?
– and Porto and Bayern Munich?
A surplus of £38million angered fans of which football club?
In which country were the world’s oldest ‘tools’ discovered?
Who scored a century for England in the second innings of the first test in Antigua?
Who appeared in Westminster Magistrates Court on sexual assault charges?

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