The A-Z of 2016 O-Q

30 December 2016, 21:16 | Updated: 3 January 2017, 12:56



Hugh O'Brian - actor, Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Barack Obama
Michelle Obama
Oil price
Sarah Olney wins Richmond by-election
Opinion polls get it wrong
Ozone hole in Antarctica shrinks
Ore Oduba wins Strictly Come Dancing
Orgreave - battle of - inquiry ruled out
Overseas Aid
Ozzy Osbourne's affair
Oscars race row
Orangutans on endangered list
George Osborne sacked, still highest earning MP
Offshore banking
Georgia O'Keeffe at the Tate
Old Labour returns under Corbyn
Oxfam shop refuses donations of any more 50 Shades of Grey
Oganesson - new element named


Rick Parfitt - musician, Status Quo
Arnold Palmer - golfer
Billy Paul - singer
Jimmy Perry - writer, dad's Army
Cecil Parkinson - politician
Shimon Peres - ex-Israeli President
Jim Prior - politician
Sylvia Peters - continuity announcer

Popular vote - Hillary won but still lost
Tim Peake - UK astronaut
Planet Earth II
Pastafarians - worshippers at Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster recognised
Panama Papers
Adam Peaty world records at Rio
Paul Pogba world record transfer to Man Utd
Michael Phelps medal haul continues
Pistol and Boo - Johnny Depp's dogs v Australia
Palace of Westminster repairs
Marine Le Pen
Plain cigarette packaging
Oscar Pistorius appeal fails
Pulse nightclub shootings, Florida
Pfizer fined £84.2m, overcharging NHS
Pneumonia fells Hillary
Postal service 500 years old
Post Office strike
Poundland price increase
Pound falls post referendum
Prison riots
Pokemon Go
Pearl Harbour first visit by a Japanese PM
Poverty in Uk
Mike Pence US VP
Project Fear - EU referendum
Vladimir Putin
Political correctness (gone mad)
Poppy ban - FIFA
Picasso's Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery
Performance enhancing drugs, especially for asthma
Philippine President Duterte
Post-truth, Oxford dictionary word of the year
Pussy - Trump says he grabs them
Pay for play - Clinton accusation
Giant panda no longer endangered
Pension triple-lock scrapped?
Polymer five pound notes
Beatrix Potter 150th anniversary
Pizzagate - fake news story re. paedophile ring
Port Talbot steelworks


Qantas launches direct London - Australia flights
Quantitative easing
Queen's 90th birthday
Queue - UK at the back of for trade deal: Obama
QI - Fry leaves TV show
Quintuplets born in Australia
Quality Street ditch Toffee Deluxe - Xmas ruined
Quinoa - "food" fad
Quid pro quo - Clinto accusation