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70–metre (235 feet) artefact, to be exhibited Britain in 2022 for the first time in its 950–year history Click to show or hide the answer
Displayed at a beach that's deemed to be clean and pollution–free; originating in France, but now awarded by an international organisation based in Denmark Click to show or hide the answer
Annual fund–raising event: reintroduced in 2012, twenty years after it was scrapped by the Scout Association for health & safety reasons Click to show or hide the answer
Brand of cigarettes, launched in the UK by W. D. & H. O. Wills in 1894: the Full Strength version has been officially recognised as the strongest available (in terms of nicotine content); named after part of a ship Click to show or hide the answer
Distress signal used by Marconi operators in the early years of the 20th century, but replaced from 1906 by the internationally recognised 'SOS'Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Word that links a Major League baseball team, a song written in November 1944 and sung to the tune of Lily Marlene, and a type of biscuitClick for more information Click to show or hide the answer
New Zealand–based comedy duo: Bret McKenzie and Jermaine Clement Click to show or hide the answer
Foodstuff featured in an annual festival on the Isle of Wight (since 1983), to fund the island's booming industry of growing it Click to show or hide the answer
International sports competition created by media mogul Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympic Games of the 1980s (US boycott 1980, Soviet Bloc boycott 1984); held five times, 1986–2001 Click to show or hide the answer
Replaced the gestatorial chair (sedia gestatoria) in the 1970s Click to show or hide the answer
Has used registration numbers in the range SCV 1 to SCV 9, and (since 2013) SCV 00919
Inaugurated in 1965, first recipient was actor Rupert Davies; discontinued in 2003, last recipient was Stephen Fry; other recipients include Harold Wilson (1964 and 1976), Eric Morecambe (1970), Fred Trueman (1974), Ian Botham (1988), Tony Benn (1992) Click to show or hide the answer
First awarded to Barbara Windsor in 1976; awarded annually since 1981, when Felicity Kendal won; first male recipient was Michael Barrymore (1986, shared with Anneka Rice); since 1997 there has been a male and a female recipient each year Click to show or hide the answer
Name used for a match, from about 1830 at least until the First World War – after the Roman goddess of the hearth Click to show or hide the answer

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