December 2016 News Quiz (Round 4)

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It has been chaos on the trains this week due to a strike on which rail franchise?
Southern Rail

 

Which comic book superhero has had her appointment as a UN honorary ambassador cut in less than two months following protests?
Wonder Woman

 

Which rugby player posted a video to refute stories from fake news sites that he was dead? a) James Haskell b) Danny Cipriani c) Sam Burgess
a) James Haskell

 

Who was the presenter of the BBC weather from 1978 to his retirement in 1998, famed for his exhuberant style, large glasses and spitting image puppet, who died this week?
Ian McCaskill

 

The 'must have' celebrity accessory, has fueled a rise, last year, in the theft of what? a) smart phones b) Rolex watches c) dogs
c) dogs

 

Which brewing giant hopes to refresh Punch Taverns in a takeover that other brewers cannot reach?
Heineken

 

Which Scottish city's councillors are considering if the city should celebrate the new year with silent fireworks?
Edinburgh

 

Which ex-footballer has pledged to donate £500,000 worth of toys to a childrens charity?
Rio Ferdinand