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Can you answer the questions about big news stories from the UK in 2014?

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An inquest jury found that this man, whose death triggered the London Riots, was legally killed.January 7
This UK political party suspends a councillor for claiming flooding was caused by same-sex marriage.January 19
Lizzy Yarnold won gold in this event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.February 14
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, the killers of this soldier, are sentenced to life without parole and life with the possiblity of parole after 45 years.February 26
The first of these occur after a 2013 change in the law.March 29
Oxford University win this race by 11 lengthsApril 6
This football manager is sacked by Manchester UnitedApril 22
A teacher in this city was stabbed to death by one of her students.April 28
This publicist is jailed for eight years.May 2
This English rugby star plays his last game for Toulon against Saracens, winning the Heineken Cup.May 24
This former News of the World editor is found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones.June 24
This cycling race begins in Leeds.July 5
Women in the Church of England are allowed to be ordained into this role.July 14
This quad-annual multi-sports event opens in Glasgow.July 23
This mayor of London announces he will stand in the 2015 general election.August 6
The UK terror threat is raised from 'substantial' to this.August 30
It is announced that this member of the Royal Family is pregnant.September 8
This 'country' within the UK votes 'no' in an independence referendumSeptember 19
Douglas Carswell becomes UKIP's first MP after winning a by-election in this Essex seaside town's constituency.October 10
This woman is chosen to become the next leader of the Scottish National PartyOctober 15
In memorial of the First World War, the last of 888,246 of these is laid at the Tower of London.November 11
'Do They Know It's Christmas?' is covered in aid of Ebola and released this many years after the original.November 17
It is determined Andrew Mitchell 'probably did' call a police officer thisNovember 27
This former Prime Minister announces he will not stand for re-elction as an MPDecember 1

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