Monday, 4 May 2015

Answers to News Questions

In The News

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

Rima Horton
Sir Philip Carter
Box Office
420 celebration
Oskar Groning
Clive Howard
Matthew Warchus
Ankit Kishri
Lelisa Desisa and Caroline Rotich
Patrick Bamford
Katie Cross
Roy Mason
Jack Grealish
Sunrise Farms Iowa
Reanne Evans
Phil Rudd
Don the Sheepdog
Navinder Singh Sarao
Lutfur Rahman
Alison Saunders
Adam Johnson
Box Office

In Other News

Which High Street Bank said that it may move headquarters out of the UK?
What went back on display in Italy after 4 months?
Leaked emails suggested which star had a slave owning ancestor which he tried to cover up?
What was the result of the Liverpool v. Villa FA Cup semi?
How many medals did team GB win in the European Gymnastics championships?
Who won the Bahrain GP?
Which item on This Morning received a huge number of complaints?
Who announced that 2015 will be his last Open Golf Championship appearance?
Who announced he will ride in the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire?
What specifically was criticized as unrealistic in Poldark?
Pep Guardiola announced he is staying at which club this year?
Which New Zealand player was ruled out of the Rugby World Cup?
Who was inducted as a soloist into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
Where in London did an Air Ambulance land last week?
Name the teams contesting the Rugby European Champions Cup final?
Name the teams contesting the Rugby European Challenge Cup Final?
Which USTV star announced that she is going blind through macular degeneration?
What form of propulsion did the Japanese train which set a speed record of 374mph use?
Who denied editing his and other Tory MPs’ Wikipedia entries?
Which venue will host the GB v France Davis Cup quarter final?
What was the Champions’ league result of the Bayern v. Porto tie?
– and Barcelona v. PSG?
Where was a conference about the Charlie Hebdo Massacre cancelled?
Robert Downey Jr. walked out of an interview with whom?
What was the score between Real Madrid and Atletico?
 – and Monaco and Juventus?
Who scored a century for the W. Indies in the first innings of the 2nd Test?
Which Hollywood star joined the campaign for the return of the Elgin Marbles?
Which Premier League club have promised to slash season ticket prices the season after next?
Which anniversary did the Hubble Space Telescope celebrate?
Which US figure was given 2 years’ probation for leaking military secrets?
Which product did Apple launch last week?
Who announced a return to boxing promotion?
Which cycling team escaped a ban from the UCI over doping offences?

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

She married Alan Rickman
One of the architects of the Premier League who passed away
AP McCoy’s last ride
Celebration in support of legalization of cannabis
Auchwitz guard on trial in Germany – the ‘bookkeeper of Auschwitz’
‘Nightstalker’ rapist jailed
Taking over fro Kevin Spacey as artistic director of Old Vic
Indian cricketer who died during an IPL match
Men’s and Women’s winners of Boston Marathon
Football – Championship Player of the Year
Daughter of former striker David Cross, 1st woman to play cricket in the Lancashire League
Former Northern Ireland Secretary who passed away
Footballer wanted by both England and Republic of Ireland
Farm that has to slaughter 3 million chickens with bird flu
Women’s World Snooker Champion for the last 10 years lost in this year’s semis to Ng On Yee
AC/DC Drummer pleaded guilty to threat to kill in New Zealand
He ‘drove’ a tractor onto the M74
The so called bedroom trader accused of causing mayhem on US stockmarkets
Mayor of Tower Hamlets stripped of office for corruption
Chilean volcano which erupted without warning
DPP who faced criticism for her decision not to prosecute Lord Janner
Sunderland footballer charged with sex offences
Tony McCoy’s last ride

In Other News

Turin Shroud
Ben Affleck
2 – 1 Villa
Lewis Hamilton
Bondage for Beginners
Sir Nick Faldo
Bradley Wiggins
Aidan Turner’s scything
Bayern Munich
Aaron Cruden
Ringo Starr
Trafalgar Square
Toulon and Clement Auvergne
Edinburgh and Gloucester
Roseanne Barr
Grant Shapps
Queen’s Club
6 – 1 Bayern (7 – 1 aggregate)
2 – 0 Barcelona ( 5 – 1 aggregate)
Queen’s University Belfast
Krishnan Guru-Murthy
1 – 0 Real
 0 – 0 (1 – 0 Monaco)
Marlon Samuels
Liam Neeson
West Ham Utd
25 years
David Petraeus
Kellie Maloney

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