Saturday, 25 July 2015

In the News

Here we are - just 30 to get us all back in the swing of things

In the News

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

Mick Fanning
Natalie Fitzsimmons
Ashley Madison
Simon Brodkin
Pete Kennaugh
Bill Turnbull
Ray Flynn
Nigel Richards
Jules Bianchi
Xiao Yuan
Laura Kuenssberg
Ai Wei Wei
John Bercow

In Other News

The flag was raised over which embassy in Washington DC for the first time in 54 years?
Who claimed that Senator John McCain was not a war hero because he was captured in Vietnam?
Who won the Open in a play off?
Which team did GB defeat in the Davis Cup quarter final, and which team will they face in the semi final?
Who was dropped from the England Ashes team to make way for Jonny Bairstow for the 3rd test?
Tyson Fury said that Wladimir Klitschko was as boring as what?
Which US Technology giant reported a $3 billion loss?
Name the author of Billy Bathgate and Ragtime who passed away this week
Where was the oldest fragment of the Koran text discovered ?
What was the Champions’ League score between Celtic and Stjarnan?
Who bought the Financial Times for £844 million?
Where did the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series begin?
The California Supreme Court has given permission for a civil suit over sexual assault claims against whom?
Which country’s football team had a point deducted from its European campaign after a swastika was imprinted on the pitch before a game against Italy?
Name the Maltese football team who only lost to West Ham in the Europa League on penalties
Which jeep manufacturer recalled 1.4 million vehicles?
Obama paid a first visit to which country since becoming president?

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