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News quiz of the week: Feb. 24, 2017

Friday  17:00,   24 february 2017
MSN

<p>​Take this quiz to test your knowledge about top news stories from the past[...]

M25 killer Kenneth Noye wins court challenge over open prison refusal

Friday  13:40,   24 february 2017
Press Association

Road-rage killer Kenneth Noye has won a High Court challenge against a decision refusing him a move to open prison conditions. Noye, now 69, was convicted of murder in April 2000 and sentenced to life with a minimum term of 16 years, after stabbing[...]

Corbyn faces tough test as voters go to the polls in two by-elections

Thursday  14:35,   23 february 2017
Press Association

Voters in Stoke-on-Trent and Copeland go to the polls today in two by-elections.The party is fighting to hold Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central in the face of strong challenges from the Conservatives and[...]

Thousands To March To 'Stop Trump' At Rallies In London And Across The UK

Thursday  18:20,   16 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

Thousands will take to the streets in central London on Monday as part of a nationwide day of action against Donald Trump.&nbsp;Owen Jones and the group Stop Trump, a coalition of anti-Trump MPs, activists, trade unionists and celebrities, are[...]

#AskPaulNuttall Sees Ukip Leader Pay The Price For His Latest Brag Backtrack

Wednesday  16:50,   15 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

#AskPaulNuttall Sees Ukip Leader Pay The Price For His Latest Brag BacktrackThe declaration had appeared on his website, but was taken down on Tuesday and attributed to a blunder by a Ukip press[...]

#AskPaulNuttall Sees Ukip Leader Pay The Price For His Latest Brag Backtrack

Wednesday  16:50,   15 february 2017
Huffington Post UK

#AskPaulNuttall Sees Ukip Leader Pay The Price For His Latest Brag BacktrackThe declaration had appeared on his website, but was taken down on Tuesday and attributed to a blunder by a Ukip press[...]

Corrie McKeague: Police to search landfill site

Friday  17:10,   10 february 2017
Sky News

Detectives looking for missing RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague are to search a landfill site. The 23-year-old gunner, who was stationed at RAF Honington in Suffolk, vanished on a night out with friends more than four months ago.Suffolk Constabulary[...]

Daughter of 'Britain's Schindler' calls for reversal of refugee scheme closure

Friday  10:45,   10 february 2017
Press Association

The daughter of Sir Nicholas Winton - who was hailed "Britain's Schindler" after saving hundreds of children from Nazi tyranny - has called on Theresa May to reverse the closure of the Dubs refugee scheme. Barbara Winton issued a[...]

Some NHS care ‘completely unacceptable’, says Jeremy Hunt

Friday  10:45,   10 february 2017
Press Association

He said there was “no excuse” for some of the problems faced by patients.Mr Hunt said there was “no excuse” for some of the problems faced by patients over the winter and accepted that some of the care being offered was not what anyone would want[...]

New insurance rules protecting driverless car crash casualties announced

Thursday  10:30,   09 february 2017
Press Association

Innocent casualties from driverless car crashes will be protected under new insurance rules, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced. A single insurance product will be required to cover both a motorist when they are driving as well as a[...]

Man questioned in John 'Goldfinger' Palmer murder probe

Saturday  17:25,   04 february 2017
Press Association

A man has been questioned on suspicion of the murder of notorious criminal John "Goldfinger" Palmer.A man has been questioned on suspicion of the murder of notorious criminal John "Goldfinger"[...]

John McDonnell promises Labour would close North/South public funding gap

Saturday  12:00,   04 february 2017
Press Association

A Labour government will act to close the public funding "gap" between the South and North of England, shadow chancellor John McDonnell is promising. Speaking at Labour's economic conference in Liverpool, Mr McDonnell will set out plans[...]

May confirms Brexit white paper will be published tomorrow

Wednesday  16:30,   01 february 2017
MSN

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that Downing Street will publish a white paper on Brexit planning tomorrow. Speaking from the despatch box at Prime Minister's Questions, May confirmedSpeaking from the despatch box at Prime Minister's[...]

Hatton Garden raid loot value doubles to £29m

Tuesday  15:50,   31 january 2017
Sky News

The estimate of the value of loot stolen in the Hatton Garden jewellery heist has more than doubled to £29m, a judge has been told. A lawyer for Danny Jones, one of the ringleaders of the gang behind the heist, said prosecutors claimed he and four[...]

Tunisia hotel massacre survivor says husband was a hero

Wednesday  19:00,   25 january 2017
Press Association

A survivor of the Tunisia hotel massacre described her husband as a "hero", saying he sacrificed his life to protect her from a gunman who killed 38 tourists. Stephen Mellor, 59, of Bodmin, Cornwall, was among 30 Britons who were killed at [...]