Posted by: crisdiaz24 | May 12, 2011



1.   Osama Bin Laden was assassinated in Afghanistan. (Pakistan)

It was not in Afghanistan that Osama Bin Laden was assassinated. It was in Pakistan.

2.  Spanish golf champion, Severiano Ballesteros, died in Santander, on the 7 May 2011. (Pedreña)

3.  Marconi discovered radium. (Marie Curie)

4.  Whitney Houston is undergoing treatment for her gambling addiction. (alcohol and drug addiction)

5.  A Ship packed with refugees sank just off the coast of Syria last week. (Libya)

6.  China is battling to prevent a major nuclear crisis. (Japan)

7.  Nick Clegg is Britain’s Prime Minister. (David Cameron)

8.  Prince William has just got married at St Paul’s Cathedral. (Westminster Abbey)

9.  Rafael Nadal has beaten Novak Djokovic at the Mutua Madrileña Master in Madrid. (Novak Djokovic)

10.Penelope Cruz stars the film Pirates of the Caribbean 1. (Pirates of the Caribbean 4)

11. Spain is expected to need nearly €30 billion of extra financing from the E. U. for 2012. (Greece)

12. Easy Jet threatens to leave Spain if made to pay 1 million Euros in fines. (Ryanair)

13.Eurovision Song Contest is to take place in July. (May)

14.Arnold Schwarzenegger finished a seven-year run as Kentucky governor in January. (California)

15. Apple has just bought Skype. (Microsoft)

16. WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (Australian Peace Prize)

17.Zapatero attended a political rally in Santander last Thursday. (last Tuesday)

18.The Forbideen City can be visited in Bombay. (Beijing)

19.The film THOR has been directed by Ang Lee. (Kenneth Branagh)

20.Manchester United is to play Real Madrid in the Champions League final. (F.C.B.)



1.     Severiano Ballesteros’ funeral was held in Santander yesterday. (Pedreña)

It was not in Santander that Severiano Ballesteros’ funeral was held. It was in Pedreña.

2.    Jordanian army tanks have shelled the third Syrian largest city. (Syrian army tanks)

3.    Japanese Emperor refuses to be paid his salary until the problem in the Nuclear Power Station is not solved. (Japanese Prime Minister)

4.    A tsunami is expected to hit Rome in the next few days. (An earthquake)

5.    Arnold Schwartzeneger has just split up with his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy. (Maria Shriver)

6.    Almodóvar’s film Volver will compete for the Festival de Cannes’ Palme d’Or. (The skin I live in)

7.    Works by Joan Miró have been displayed at London’s National Gallery (Tate Modern)

8.    The major earthquake that struck Japan took place on the 21th March 2011. (11 March 2011)

9.    Prince William married Katherine Howard two weeks ago. (Katherine Middleton)

10. The sons of Osama Bin Laden have criticised the British authorities for carrying out his “arbitrary killing”. (the US authorities)

11.  The Spanish elections will be held on the 23rd of May. (22nd)

12. The first full face transplant to be held in the world was undergone in the USA. (in Spain)

13. The Trans-Siberian is a train you can take to travel from London to Venice. (the Orient Express)

14. Actress Elizabeth Taylor died in London earlier this year. (in Los Angeles)

15. Football player Piquè is going out with Beyoncè. (Shakira)

16. The evening News is usually at 9.30. (9.00)

17. Bin Laden used to hide in a Pakistani cave. (in a house)

18. Wouter Weylandt’s cycling team pulls out of Tour de France after his deadly crash last Monday. (the Giro d’Italia)

19. Spain’s nuclear power expansion plans have been abandoned after Fukushima. (Japan’s)

20. Geoffrey Rush will reunite Pirates of the Caribbean’s director, Rob Marshall, to make a new version of Dashiel Hammet’s The Thin Man. (Johnny Depp)


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