Friday, 25 September 2015

Answers to News Questions

In the News

Who or what Are the Following and Why have they been in the news?

Aymara Al Zawahiri
Tom Watson
Laura Alvarez
Edvald Boassen Hagen
Ron Springett
Sebastien Ogier
Malcolm Turnbull
Photograph 51
Loretta Lynch
Sonja Crisp
Theo Bronkhorst
Hanya Yanagihara : A Little Life
Jonathan Thomas
Ashya King
Jerome Valcke
Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov (Vovan and Lexus)
Steve Rannazzissi
Fred de Luca
Mohammed Ali

In Other News

Andy Murray’s singles win over which player put Britain into the Davis Cup Final?
Who is the new Shadow Home Secretary?
and Foreign Affairs secretary?
Chuka Ummuna gave which reason for quitting the Shadow Cabinet?
Germany suspended all rail traffic with which country?
Who won the Great North Run?
Who won the Walker Cup?
Who won the US Tennis Open – Womens singles?
Who equaled Rocky Marciano’s perfect boxing record of 49 – 0?
Which bank announced they will be doubling account charges?
Which title did Anthony Joshua win?
Which prison saw a rooftop protest?
Who will take over from Donald Trump hosting US Celebrity Apprentice?
Which former England cricket great passed away?
What was the result of the US Open Men’s singles final?
Who will become the first player to play in 5 world cups?
IN which European country is there to be a TV talent show to find a new National Anthem?
At which event did Jeremy Corbyn ‘stand respectfully’ without singing the National Anthem?
Which country declared a state of emergency over the immigration crisis?
The 125th anniversary of the birth of Agatha Christie took place in her birthplace. Where?
In the Champions League what was the score between Man Utd and PSV?
and Man City and Juventus?
and Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal?
and Cehlsea and Maccabi Tel Aviv?
Which England cricketer has been released by Essex?
Which new feature is Facebook going to introduce?
Whose secret chapel in Westminster Abbey was to be opened to the public?
Silvio Berlusconi has been refused entry to which country?
Which two former Cabinet ministers have been cleared of allegations of cash for access?
Which shadow cabinet minister has apologized for suggesting in the past that IRA members should be honoured?
What was won by How to boil an egg and the discovery that the interjection huh? Is part of a universal language?
Who opened the exhibition on Soviet Cosmonauts at the Science Museum in London?
Who was appointed permanent head of the England women’s netball team?
Which Wales and British and Irish Lions great was knighted?
What was the Europa League score between Spurs and Qarabag?
and Liverpool and Nordeaux?
and Celtic and Ajax?
What was announced by the Federal Reserve?
With which shadow minister is it alleged that Jeremy Corbyn had a ‘fling’ in their younger days?


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

Al Qaeda leader who has denounced ISIS
Elected Deputy leader of Labour Party
Wife of Jeremy Corbyn
Winner of Tour of Britain
Third goalkeeper in England 1966 world Cup winning squad passed away
Won world rally championship
Ousted Tony Abbot as leader of Australian Liberal Party/PM of Australia
Play about Rosalind Franklin, starring Nicole Kidman
US Attorney General who has promised more arrests of FIFA Officials
Lord Mayor of York caused controversy by criticizing the state of the chains of office
Arrested in Zimbabwe concerning the shooting of Cecil the lion
Bookies’ favourite to win the Booker Prize
Welsh international rugby player retired through epilepsy caused by head traumas
British boy who received photon treatment and is now clear of cancer
FIFA secretary general – suspended
Russian broadcasters played practical joke on Sir Elton John
Anti depressant revealed to possibly be ineffective
US Comic had to apologize for saying he was in twin towers during 9/11
Founder of Subway – passed away
Software programmer jailed for trying to buy ricin on the web

In Other News

Bernard Tomic
Andy Burnham
Hilary Benn
Differences over policy over EU membership
Mo Farah and Mary Keitany
GB and Northern Ireland
Flavia Pennetta bt Roberta Vinci
Floyd Mayweather JR (bt Andre Berto)
Commonwealth Heavyweight title
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Brian Close
Djokovic bt Federer
Mauro Bergamasco
75th Anniversary Service for Battle of Britain
2 – 1 PSV
2 – 1 Juventus
2 – 1 Dinamo Zagreb
4 – 0 Chelsea
Monty Panesar
Dislike Button
Henry V
Malcolm Rifkind and jack Straw
John McDonnell
IgNobel Prizes
Valentina Tereschkova
Tracey Neville
Gareth Edwards
3 – 1 Spurs
 1 – 1
2 – 2
No interest rate rise

Diane Abbot

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