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BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz 1 February

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It's been a testing week for European relations.

There have been rumblings in Romania over rumoured 'anti-British' ads to dissuade immigrants, Polish people frustrated over the British corruption of their tongue and Beckham fans feeling snubbed over his move to a French team.

Tempers have been short in the world of entertainment too with a Downton Abbey star engaging in some 'downstairs' behaviour on Twitter and a bizarre slanging match between 'human Barbie' and 'body mod' Ken.

Politics became increasingly fractious as David Cameron lammed over his long-anticipated Europe speech and there's been party dissent over the quality of his leadership.

But then again, as one unnamed minister told the Guardian's Nick Watt this week: "I have been involved in Conservative politics for 20 years. The Conservative party is never not plotting."

Have you been paying attention or is your news knowledge a tad flabby? Test your knowledge in Huff Post UK's news quiz, and see if you can Beat The Week.

BEAT THE WEEK

  • Question 0 of 20

    Who has snapped up ailing company Jessops?

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    What did Julian Assange announce he was going to do this week?

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  • Question 2 of 20

    What did high storms on the Shetland Isles unearth?

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  • Question 3 of 20

    Who won the Costa book award?

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  • Question 4 of 20

    What was revealed as the fartiest animal in Britain this week?

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  • Question 5 of 20

    Why did Justin Welby (present Archbishop) apply for the Archbishop of Canterbury role?

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  • Question 6 of 20

    What did Camilla and Charles do for the first time this week?

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  • Question 7 of 20

    What did research suggest would mean 'less sex' for modern husbands?

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  • Question 8 of 20

    Where will David Beckham soon be moving to?

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  • Question 9 of 20

    What 'treasure' worth £100,000 was found on a dog walk this week?

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  • Question 10 of 20

    What turned 100 years old this week?

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  • Question 11 of 20

    What does a Facebook app launched this week help you do?

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  • Question 12 of 20

    What did David Cameron call Nick Clegg over planned boundary changes this week?

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  • Question 13 of 20

    What is the second most spoken language in the UK according to a census?

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  • Question 14 of 20

    Which is the worst city to find work in, according to figures released this week?

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  • Question 15 of 20

    What did the Australian PM's partner get into trouble for saying this week?

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  • Question 16 of 20

    Who were One Direction mistaken for in Africa?

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  • Question 17 of 20

    'Downton Abbey's Brendan Coyle used distinctly downstairs language when he told a fan to do what on Twitter?

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  • Question 18 of 20

    A Romanian newspaper hit back at claims 'hordes' of its citizens would immigrate to the UK this week, instead urging people to come to Romania. But which of these reasons did it use?

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  • Question 19 of 20

    Who debated religion at Cambridge Union this week?

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