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Which politi­cian’s visit to the Re­pub­lic of Ire­land has been “post­poned for sched­ul­ing rea­sons”?

Which TV pre­sen­ter has ad­mit­ted she smashed her chil­dren’s iPads over screen time rules?

Who plays Home Sec­re­tary Ju­lia Montague in BBC drama Body­guard?

Who this week said Theresa May’s Brexit plan is ‘worse than the sta­tus quo’?

In Septem­ber 1752, Great Bri­tain adopted which cal­en­dar al­most two cen­turies later than the rest of Europe?

In 1901, at the Min­nesota State Fair, which then vice-pres­i­dent fa­mously said – ‘speak softly and carry a big stick’?

Ja­pan for­mally signed the agree­ment to sur­ren­der in Septem­ber 1945 aboard which US ship?

In 1945, Pres­i­dent Ho Chí Minh de­clared Viet­nam’s in­de­pen­dence from which coun­try, un­der the new name of the Democratic Re­pub­lic of Viet­nam?

Born in Septem­ber 1913, Bill Shankly made 297 ap­pear­ances as a player for which club?

Born in Septem­ber 1965, Lennox Lewis, the last heavy­weight boxer to hold the undis­puted ti­tle of all four box­ing or­gan­i­sa­tions, re­tired in which year?

Which Scot­tish en­gi­neer and ar­chi­tect who died in Septem­ber 1834, de­signed the Me­nai Sus­pen­sion Bridge?

Who was the French his­to­rian and ed­u­ca­tor who died in 1937 and founded the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee?

In 1189 – Richard I of Eng­land was crowned at West­min­ster. What was he also known as?

In 1650 dur­ing the Third English Civil Wars, the Roy­al­ist forces led by David Les­lie, Lord Ne­wark were de­feated by the Par­lia­men­tar­ian forces led by whom?

Wayne Rooney was sent off in an Eng­land 2006 World Cup quar­ter-fi­nal fix­ture against which team?

Which Pre­mier League team did Michael Owen join af­ter leav­ing Manch­ester United?

As of 2018, which English foot­baller has scored the most goals in the World Cup fi­nals?

Who was in charge of the Scot­tish na­tional team when they reached the World Cup Fi­nals in 1998?

Which EastEn­ders char­ac­ter first ap­peared in the square in 1985 and re­mained ever since?

Who played a largely fic­tional ver­sion of Amer­i­can fur trap­per Hugh Glass in the film Revenant?

Which Amer­i­can mu­si­cian won the No­bel Prize for Lit­er­a­ture in 2016?

Which au­thor wrote the Cross­fire se­ries of ro­man­tic nov­els?

Which name links a Bri­tish band from the 2000s and the sur­name of the char­ac­ter Marty from the Back to the Fu­ture movie se­ries?

Mount El­brus is the high­est moun­tain in Europe but in which coun­try would you find it?

In 2012, writer, pre­sen­ter and poker player Vic­to­ria Coren mar­ried which Bri­tish comic ac­tor?

Which English football club used to play their home games at the Gold­stone Ground?

Which Dutch de­fender joined Liver­pool from Southamp­ton for a fee of £75m?

In Jane Austen’s novel Emma, what is Emma’s sur­name?

Which English player scored the open­ing goal of the Euro 1996 tour­na­ment?

What is the state cap­i­tal of Cal­i­for­nia?

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