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REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2006

Can you answer the following questions on various events in 2006?

1.In February 2006, the largest cash robbery ever in Britain took place. What was the name of the Swedish security company whose depot was robbed?
Securitas
2.Who became the first UK act to enter the top ten of the UK singles chart on downloads alone with their song "Something Kinda Ooooh"?
Girls Aloud
3.In April 2006, a painting called "Giudecca, La Donna Della Salute And San Giorgio" set a new record auction price for a British artist when it sold for over 12 million pounds. Who painted it?
Turner
4.Which TV show featured both the actor and actress who won the Most Popular Actor and Most Popular Actress awards at the National TV Awards in 2006?
Doctor Who (David Tennant and Billie Piper)
5.In May 2006, who failed in a high profile attempt to break the world record by holding his breath underwater for longer than 8 minutes and 58 seconds?
David Blaine
6.Which celebrity couple released a charity album in 2006 called "A Whole New World"?
Jordan and Peter Andre
7.Daniel Anderson won the coach of the year award at the 2006 Sports Personality of the Year awards for coaching in which sport?
Rugby League
8.In 2006, it was announced that the murder of former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko was due to poisoning by which chemical element?
Polonium
9.Which actress gave birth to a baby girl called Suri on April 18th 2006?
Katie Holmes
10.Which three England footballer missed their penalty in the shoot-out with Portugal in the 2006 World Cup?
Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher