The A-Z of 2016 F-H

27 December 2016, 21:13

alphabet

F

Died
Dario Fo - playwright
Glenn Frey - The Eagles
Frank Finlay - actor
Margaret Forster - author Georgy Girl
Emile Ford - musician
Rob Ford - crack smoking mayor of Toronto
Carrie Fisher
Tenor Fly - singer

Football child abuse
FIFA corruption
Nigel Farage
Five pound note contains animal fat
Mossack Fonseca leak
Fascism
Chris Froome wins Tour de France
Mo Farah - double double gold
Freedom of movement
Fake news
Facebook - see entry above
Liam Fox - Brexiteer
Far right
Foreign aid
Fallujah
Foxconn replaces 60,000 workers with robots
Food banks
Florida nightclub Pulse shooting
Fake bomb at Old Traford
Harrison Ford injury fine $2m
Fishing rights
"Fantasy Island" - UK stance on Brexit
Fracking
FTSE 100 record high on back of plunging pound
Fabric nightclub closes

G

Dale Griffin - drummer Mott the Hoople
Christina Grimmie - contestant on US TV's The Voice, shot
Vivean Grey - actor Neighbours
Jon Glenn
AA Gill
David Gest - TV producer, once married Liza Minnelli
Randy Van Gelder - jazz recorder
Reg Grundy - TV producer, Neighbours
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Ron Glass - actor, Barney Miller

Zac Goldsmith
The Grand Tour
Gotthard Base Tunnel - world's longest
Goldman Sachs' ex-staff fill Trump cabinet
Michael Gove v Boris Johnson and experts
Greek debt crisis
Galileo - European GP satellites operational
Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester Utd after 29 years
Gender fluidity
The Garden Bridge
Grammar schools - PMs support
Giraffes face extinction
Philip Green
Gorilla escapes London Zoo
Gig economy
Gravitational waves discovered
Golf at the Olympics
Google tax bill
Global warming
Bob Geldof v Nigel Farage, battle of the boats
GoPro Karma drones fall from sky
Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson - Iceland PM resigns after Panama Papers leak
Ghostbusters - all female reboot
Rudy Giuliani
Gender identities - New York recognises 31 of them
Geda - Chinese monkey predicts US election result & Euro 2016

H

Died:
Norman Hudis - comedy writer, first six Carry On films
Barry Howard - actor, Hi-de-Hi!
Robin Hardy - director, Wicker Man
Henry Heimlich - inventor of the maneuver
Zaha Hadid
Merle Haggard
Harambe - gorilla, shot
Michael Herr - war correspondent, Apocalypse Now writer
Hanoi Hannah - Vietnam War radio personality
Florence Henderson - actor, Brady Bunch
Alan Haven - organist, collaborated with John Barry on Bond music
Donald Henderson - physician, small pox eradication
Guy Hamilton - director, Bond, An Inspector Calls

Hiroshima - first sitting US president visit
Heathrow third runway
Hipsters
Hillsborough disaster inquest
Bernard Hogan-Howe resigns from Met Police
Hard shoulders disappear on motorways
Hate crime increase after Brexit
Hatchimal - most wanted toy this Xmas
Honey G
Hissene Habre - ex president of Chad imprisoned
HS2
Paul Horner - fake news writer says Trump won due to him
Prince Harry + Meghan Markle
Jerry Hall marries Rupert Murdoch
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station
Hacking
Hero of Cologne - New Year sex attacks
Homelessness
Housing crisis
House prices
Hillary
Harriet Harman - longest serving female MP
Philip Hamond - Chancellor
Jeremy Hunt - Health Sec v junior doctors
Tom Hiddleston - 007 speculation
Harlequin ladybird invasion
Hospital parking charges
Holloway Prison closed
Hygge - Danish well-being
Jon Hinkley Jr - Reagan shooter released
Hamilton, the musical v Mike Pence

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