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Which past leader of Russia died in April 2007?
Which 2007 convicted celebrity drunkard is nicknamed Lilo?
What month in 2007 was the smoking ban in England introduced?
Who was the heroic baggage handler at the attempted Glasgow
Who suggested that Gordon Brown had transformed from Stalin to
In Chinese astrology, 2007 was the year of the what animal?
Representatives of which army drew huge crowds at the British
Museum when first appearing in September 2007?
Who suspended the constitution in Pakistan in November 2007?
Which country won the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest?
Which psychiatrist and host of BBC Radio 4's In the
Psychiatrist's Chair died in October 2007?
Who became the 2007 Formula One World Driver's Champion in
Who was the BBC reporter kidnapped in the Gaza Strip and later
released in July 2007?
Donald Tusk replaced a twin to become prime minister of which
Which zoot-suited jazz musician died in July 2007?
Cristina Kirchner became the first elected woman president of
Who became respectively First and Second Ministers of the 2007
power-sharing Northern Irish Assembly?
What was Paris Hilton's offence for which she was sentenced to
45 days in prison?
In what Sudan city was Gillian Gibbons imprisoned for the
blasphemous naming of a teddy bear incident?
What was the Blue Peter cat name voted by viewers but
substituted by the production staff because it was not considered
The iPhone was launched by which company?
What month in 2007 did Tony Blair depart as UK prime minister?
The fifth Harry Potter film released in July 2007 is called
Name the England soccer manager sacked by the FA in November
Which severely injured soldier defied his negligible survival
chances and featured strongly in the 2007 campaign to improve compensation for
seriously wounded armed forces personnel?
Which England rugby player was controversially denied a try in
the 2007 World Cup final against South Africa because his foot was deemed to
have been in touch before grounding the ball?
What was increased to 18 on 1st October 2007 in England and
Adam Applegarth presided over what controversial corporation?
What video game was banned in 2007 for its "...unremitting
bleakness and callousness..." ?
What two countries joined the European Union on 1st January
Who was appointed new England soccer manager in December 2007?
Who won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his environmental work
including the controversial film An Inconvenient Truth?
What city hosted the 2007 World Athletics Championships?
Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, previous founders of Kazaa
and Skype, launched their new video and TV show distribution website in October
2007 called what?
Which country's victory at Wembley in November 2007 put the
home nation out of the European Cup?
Faye Turney became famous as a member of which of the services?
Who made the highly critical documentry film Sicko, about the
US healthcare system?
Which former politician and convicted perjurer was appointed in
November 2007 to lead a prison reform task force for the Conservative
Whose video called 'Falling Down' was banned on British TV?
Which company was found officially responsible for the Suffolk
Bird Flu outbreak in February 2007?
On which Indonesian island was the United Nations Climate
Change Conference held in December 2007?
What Cumbrian town was used as a 2007 pilot for the digital TV
It was announced in April 2007 that Lord Justice Scott Baker
would replace Baroness Butler-Sloss in what position?
What remarkable sale price did Damien Hirst's diamond-encrusted
Which world champion 400m runner successfully overturned her
Olympic Games ban for missing drug tests?
Monks featured strongly in the September protests in which
Which northern England city was flooded by torrential rain on
on 25 June 2007?
In what US city did Barack Obama announce his presidential
candidacy in February 2007?
Which Bollywood actor was at the centre of the 2007 Big Brother
TV Show racism uproar?
Shinzo Abe resigned in September 2007 as prime minister of
Which corporation bought 1.6% of Facebook for $240m?
The Kate Moss Collection was launched by what store chain?
The two CDs lost by the UK department HMRC (Her Majesty's
Revenue and Customs) contained personal details of 20m people relating to
claims of what?
Who resigned as England cricket coach after the 2007 Ashes
series 5-0 defeat?
What nickname was used by the media for the senior policeman in
charge of the Cash for Honours investigation?
In May 2007 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the
biggest what in history to date?
Intensive British forces operations in Afghanistan through 2007
were centred in which province?
In what significant UK location was the August 2007 Climate
Change Camp sited?
Which movie star left the much publicized 'rude pig' phone
message for his twelve year old daughter?
In a bizarre 2007 confessional frenzy, Ruth Kelly, Jacqui
Smith, Harriet Harman, Hazel Blears and Alistair Darling where among several
British government ministers to make what admission?
At the end of 2007 how many England Premiership football
(soccer) clubs were foreign owned?
In June 2007 the Millennium Dome re-opened under what name?
Which famous aviator and adventurer went missing over the
Nevada Desert in September 2007?
The perfume brand 'Mwah' was launched in 2007 by which
What country celebrated on August 15th 2007 its 60th
anniversary of independence from British rule?
Who resigned as World Bank President after failing to disprove
allegations of his nepotism?
Which country won the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup?
Following an Ofcom investigation which TV company was judged in
September 2007 to be the worst offending in the premium line phone-in scandals?
What film won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Picture?
Speculation towards the end of 2007 suggested that Rupert
Murdoch's News International Group was in discussion to buy what significant
business networking website?
Which rapper cancelled his UK tour when refused entry to the
What was the name of the Space Shuttle which launched on June
Who made this amusing statement: "I have expressed a degree of
regret that may be equated with an apology..." ?
Whose secret donations of over half a million pounds caused a
big problem for the Labour Party when they were exposed in November 2007?
Who became the new French president in 2007?
Who was charged with fraud when he reappeared five years after
going missing in a canoe off the Cleveland coast?
Clarence Mitchell was appointed media spokesman for whom in
Which Formula One racing team was expelled from the 2007
Constructors Championship for spying on a competitor?
Blake Fielder-Civil achieved notoriety as whose errant
Which former newspaper owner and business mogul was sentenced
to 78 months imprisonment for fraud in December 2007?
Which major city switched off its lights for an hour on the
evening of 31 March 2007 as a political statement about climate change?
What was the village and laboratory site name connected with
the August 2007 foot-and-mouth desease outbreak near Guildford in Surrey?
Garments of which famous clothes label were found being made by
child labour in India in October 2007?
Which organization announced euphemistically it would
'transition' its modestly performing '360' social networking website?
What Richard Dawkins' book attracted huge popularity and
controversy throughout 2007?
In 2007 according to World Health Organization statistics what
are the only two non-African countries with an under-five infant mortality rate
of more than 10%?
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