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BEAT THE WEEK: Take Our News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

The hot weather has raised everyone's temperature this week, what with Gywneth Paltrow wowing everyone in a revealing dress, Lelo releasing a super ex...

BEAT THE WEEK: Thatcher, Thatcher, Thatcher And Wait.. Did That Happen Too?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

It might have escaped your attention, but former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died this week. The papers have been awash with coverage of the I...

BEAT THE WEEK: April Fools And Other Jokes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

The week catapulted into play with April Fools, a slew of joke stories hitting newspapers on Monday from the liberalist Guardian goggles to the Mirror...

BEAT THE WEEK: Archbishops, Chancellors, Referendums And Saying Your Prayers

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

There's been a lot happening this week, what with the budget being announced, a new archbishop enthroned, a date given for the Scottish referendum, an...

BEAT THE WEEK News Quiz: Prisoners, Popes And Press Reform

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

MPs have been getting into trouble this week, with Chris Huhne sentenced to eight months in prison and Eric Joyce MP arrested again after a brawl in p...

BEAT THE WEEK: Oscars, Outrage And Eastleigh

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

There's been glamour and red carpet victories this week, with the teary-eyed triumph of the Oscar awards, as we saw Adele in her first live performanc...

BEAT THE WEEK: Gaffes, Gags And Gongs

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

This week has seen political fighting in Eastleigh heat up as Tory candidate Maria Hutchings puts her foot in it... again.. and again. The Lib Dem...

BEAT THE WEEK: From Pope Jokes To Planetary Peril

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

Shocking headlines have dominated the newsstands this week, from the Pope quitting on Monday, in a move not seen at the Vatican for 600 years, to Olym...

BEAT THE WEEK: It's Neigh Laughing Matter

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

This has been an historic week, with both the 10 year anniversary of the protest against the Iraq war as well as a victory for gay rights, after MPs v...

BEAT THE WEEK: Rumblings In Romania And Peeved Poles

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

It's been a testing week for European relations. There have been rumblings in Romania over rumoured 'anti-British' ads to dissuade immigrants, Pol...

BEAT THE WEEK: Take Our News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

From dodgy burgers to gaffe-prone politics, to this week has seen revelations, drama and controversy. Lance Armstrong admitted to doping and St Jam...

BEAT THE WEEK: Take Our News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

Workers may have dribbled into January hungover and bloated, but 2013 has already packed a punch on the news front. The Falklands row has been reig...

BEAT THE YEAR: Take The 2012 News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

It's been a funny old year. From the French and US elections to 'arrogant posh boys' at home, political headlines have seen riotous laughter (or shoul...

BEAT THE WEEK News Quiz: Plods, Plebs And 'Pocalypses

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

From plebgate to plodgate, it's been a odd sort of week. The frosty weather has turned distinctly soggy and hopes of a white Christmas are slowly ...

BEAT THE WEEK: Gay Marriage, Monkeys And Drug Wars

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

It's been a week of gay marriage debates, church outrage, expenses scandals and Leveson rumblings. Environmentalists have been fracked off, while ...

BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz

Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

This week was a tough one for women, nudists, the Middle East and long-range romantic gestures. Take our quiz of this week's news (when your boss i...

BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

From kangaroo testicles (I'm a Celeb) to Corby by-elections, the last seven days have seen politicians make fools of themselves both on-screen and off...

BEAT THE WEEK: Huff Post UK's News Quiz

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

From bonfires to election fever, the last seven days have been a whirlwind of Obama headlines, jungle high-jinx and ever-furrier moustaches (it is 'Mo...