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Do You Know What Happened In UK News This Week?

A storm battering Britain, the steel industry in crisis, and the death of Ronnie Corbett. 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. 1. Steel industry in crisis

    Thousands of jobs are at risk after Tata Steel, the country’s biggest steel producer, announced it plans to sell its entire UK operation. Which Welsh town is its largest UK steel mill based in?
    Andrew Matthews / Press Association

    Thousands of jobs are at risk after Tata Steel, the country’s biggest steel producer, announced it plans to sell its entire UK operation. Which Welsh town is its largest UK steel mill based in?

    Pontypool
    Porthcawl
    Port Talbot
    Pontypridd
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Port Talbot.

    Four thousand workers and 3,000 contractors face potentially losing their jobs in the town – not to mention the many businesses who rely on the factory indirectly.

    It's Port Talbot.
    Via Andrew Matthews / Press Association
  2. 2. Zaha Hadid

    Renowned British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid died aged 65 – which one of these buildings wasn't designed by her?
    Jochen Luebke/AFP/Getty Images

    Renowned British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid died aged 65 – which one of these buildings wasn't designed by her?

    Via Getty Images
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    Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Via Getty Images
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Scottish parliament building that wasn't designed by Hadid.

    The others are the London Aquatics Centre, the Riverside Museum in Glasgow, and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London, all of which Hadid designed.

    It's the Scottish parliament building that wasn't designed by Hadid.
    Via Getty Images
  3. 3. Stormy weather

    Britain began the week being battered by a storm – but what was the storm called?
    Steve Parsons / Press Association

    Britain began the week being battered by a storm – but what was the storm called?

    Kirsten
    Katie
    Kim
    Khloe
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Storm Katie.

    At least 2,000 homes were left without power and 23 flood warnings were issued as Katie brought high winds and heavy rain to the UK on Easter Monday.

  4. 4. Junior doctors

    Junior doctors are angry that the new contract imposed on them by the government will disproportionately affect...who?
    Paul Ellis / AFP / Getty Images

    Junior doctors are angry that the new contract imposed on them by the government will disproportionately affect...who?

    Fathers
    Mothers
    Aunts
    Uncles
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's mothers – they are concerned the new pay deal won't protect those on maternity leave or with childcare responsibilities.

    The government's own assessment acknowledged that it may disadvantage some women doctors, but concluded that “any indirect adverse effect on women is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim”.

  5. 5. EU subsidies

    The editor of which Eurosceptic British newspaper was revealed by BuzzFeed News this week to have received £60,000 from the EU in subsidies for his Scottish shooting and hunting estate?
    Langwell Estate

    The editor of which Eurosceptic British newspaper was revealed by BuzzFeed News this week to have received £60,000 from the EU in subsidies for his Scottish shooting and hunting estate?

    Daily Mail
    Daily Telegraph
    Daily Express
    The Sun
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Paul Dacre, the longstanding editor of the Daily Mail.

    Dacre claimed £59,534 in 2014 alone for his Langwell Estate from the EU's Common Agricultural Policy fund. In a separate move, Dacre – whose paper is also notoriously sceptical of climate change – has set up a business to develop renewable energy, building a hydroelectric power plant on his Scottish land.

    It was Paul Dacre, the longstanding editor of the Daily Mail.
    Via Luke MacGregor / Reuters
  6. 6. London mayor race

    Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan used whose lyrics to describe his relationship with party leader Jeremy Corbyn?
    Jonathan Brady / Press Association

    Labour's mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan used whose lyrics to describe his relationship with party leader Jeremy Corbyn?

    Madonna
    Michael Jackson
    Adele
    Napalm Death
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sadiq Khan quoted Michael Jackson!

    Khan – who was described as "hostile" to Corbyn on a leaked list allegedly produced by the leader's office – told BuzzFeed News: “I’m not hostile in any way. In the words of Michael Jackson: ‘The girl is mine. I’m a lover not a fighter.’”

  7. 7. Sugar in food & drink

    The maker of which iconic British delicacy this week pledged to reduce the sugar content in its products?
    Peter Byrne / Press Association

    The maker of which iconic British delicacy this week pledged to reduce the sugar content in its products?

    Creme Eggs
    R. White's Lemonade
    Tunnock's Tea Cakes
    Irn-Bru
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was A.G. Barr, manufacturer of Scotland's favourite hangover cure, Irn-Bru.

    A.G. Barr said it would “substantially” reduce the sugar in its drinks to reflect the changing preferences of shoppers. It also said it expected the financial impact of the new sugary drinks tax to be minimal.

    It was A.G. Barr, manufacturer of Scotland's favourite hangover cure, Irn-Bru.
    Via John Walton / EMPICS Sport
  8. 8. Cat in the post

    Cupcake the cat survived an unexpected adventure when she was accidentally posted more than 260 miles – after she managed to hide in a box full of...what?
    Facebook: GroveLodgeVets

    Cupcake the cat survived an unexpected adventure when she was accidentally posted more than 260 miles – after she managed to hide in a box full of...what?

    Cupcakes
    Cat food
    DVDs
    Wasps
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cupcake managed to get trapped inside a box of DVDs.

    "I feel terrible about what’s happened, because I put everything in the box and sealed it straight away so I don’t how she managed to get in there," her owner Julie Baggott said.

  9. 9. Ronnie Corbett

    Comedy legend Ronnie Corbett of the Two Ronnies died at the age of 85. But how many candles did he want in his most famous sketch?
    Press Association Images

    Comedy legend Ronnie Corbett of the Two Ronnies died at the age of 85. But how many candles did he want in his most famous sketch?

    None
    Two
    Four
    Six
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He didn't want any: Corbett played the shopkeeper in the famous "Four Candles" sketch.

    It was Ronnie Barker who played the customer (who in any case wanted fork handles, not four candles...).

    He didn't want any: Corbett played the shopkeeper in the famous "Four Candles" sketch.
    Via BBC

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