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Do You Really Know What Happened In UK News This Week?

Weird jobs, weird sculptures, and comparing things to Hitler – take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the BuzzFeed News app and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.

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  1. What does Labour politician Andy Burnham want to be?

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    "Next Labour Leader"
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    "Mayor Of Manchester"
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    "Stone Roses Bassist"
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    "Adored"
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    The shadow home secretary is ready to quit Westminster politics after throwing his hat into the ring to lead Greater Manchester.

    Andy Burnham is from Liverpool.

    The shadow home secretary is ready to quit Westminster politics after throwing his hat into the ring to lead Greater Manchester.
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  2. What will no longer be allowed at festivals?

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    "Smoking"
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    "Vaping"
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    "Flares"
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    "Music"
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    It's flares that are going to be banned from music festivals.

    The pyrotechnic distress signals, that is, not the trousers. They're still fine.

    It's flares that are going to be banned from music festivals.
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  3. Fill in the missing job title from the Order of Procession that preceded the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament this week:

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    "Winchester Herald Pursuivant"
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    "Wales Herald Extraordinary"
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    "Falkirk Herald Extra"
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    "Wingardium Leviosa"
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    It's Wales Herald Extraordinary, of course. These are all real job titles and the Queen's Speech is a very real, very weird thing.

    Shout out to Thomas Lloyd, Esq., the current Wales Herald Extraordinary. Shout out to you, sir.

    It's Wales Herald Extraordinary, of course. These are all real job titles and the Queen's Speech is a very real, very weird thing.
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  4. Complete the reason given by male members for not letting women join a prestigious golf club:

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    "competitive spirit"
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    "masculine attitude"
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    "light-hearted banter"
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    "lunch arrangements"
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    The good men of Muirfield golf club in Scotland were concerned that the presence of ladies would affect their lunch.

    Muirfield, one of just two men-only golf clubs remaining in the country, voted against admitting women members this week. The club will now be prohibited from holding an Open Championship until the rule is changed.

    The good men of Muirfield golf club in Scotland were concerned that the presence of ladies would affect their lunch.
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  5. Members of which organisation were jailed this week?

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    "East London Knife Gang"
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    "Elite Insurance Fraud Ring"
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    "Oxford University Drinking Club"
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    "YouTube Prank Collective"
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    YouTube pranksters, naturally.

    The four men from YouTube prank channel Trollstation pleaded guilty to using threatening, offensive, or abusive language while staging fake robberies at two London art galleries in July 2015.

    YouTube pranksters, naturally.
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  6. What was the BBC forced to deny it'd do, in the face of public outrage?

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    "campaign for Brexit"
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    "privatise BBC iPlayer"
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    "delete all the recipes"
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    "compare ITV to Hitler"
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    The BBC announced that it was going to close some websites, including BBC Food, and people freaked out.

    They then had to clarify that the site's 11,000-plus recipes weren't going to vanish from the internet, and that BBC Good Food (a separate website) would still exist.

    The BBC announced that it was going to close some websites, including BBC Food, and people freaked out.
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  7. What creative work did Devon & Cornwall police produce this week?

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    "Traffic Accident"
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    "Massive Spliff"
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    "Murdered Woman"
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    "Huge Pile Of Guns"
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    It was a sand sculpture of a murdered woman.

    The force has since apologised “for any offence caused”.

    It was a sand sculpture of a murdered woman.
  8. What did London's new mayor accuse Donald Trump of being?

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    "Ignorant"
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    "Appalling"
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    "Ridiculous"
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    "Bigoted"
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    Sadiq Khan called Trump "ignorant", in the latest round of beef between Trump and London's first Muslim mayor.

    Sadiq Khan called Trump "ignorant", in the latest round of beef between Trump and London's first Muslim mayor.
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  9. And finally, former mayors of London still can't stop talking about Hitler! Who or what did Boris Johnson call Hitler this week?

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    "The European Union"
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    "Ken Livingstone"
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    "The Labour Party"
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    "A YouTube Prank Collective"
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    It was the EU that Johnson compared to Hitler.

    This comes shortly after London's other former mayor was suspended from the Labour party over his apparent inability to stop talking about Hitler.

    It was the EU that Johnson compared to Hitler.
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