UK Politics

Quiz: What the Papers Say

Fleet Street was dominated by local election coverage last week, but what else were the British newspapers writing about?

1. Who won the French Presidential Election on Sunday?

a) Nicolas Sarkozy

b) Francois Hollande

c) Marine Le Pen

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2. Who got 74 votes more than the Lib Dem candidate in the ward for the City of Edinburgh?

a) A man in a penguin suit

b) The SNP


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3. Who did a Commons Committee conclude was not 'not a fit person to exercise stewardship of any international company'?

a) Rebeka Brooks

b) James Murdoch

c) Rupert Murdoch

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4. Which newspaper was criticised by the FA for highlighting the speech impediment of the new England football manager?

a) The Sun

b) The Mirror

c) The Times

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5. Which painting sold for a record £74 million this week?

a) Edvard Munch's 'The Scream'

b) Claude Monet's 'Water Lilies'

c) Vincent Van Gough's 'Sunflowers'

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Listen back to the What the Papers Say Podcast with George Parker.

What the Papers Say will be next broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 2245 on 11 March, with Dennis Sewell.

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