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1 What was recorded at Sarm West Studios on 25 November 1984?

2 Ercole Mattioli and Eustache Dauger are proposed identities for which prisoner?

3 The Norse god Baldr was killed by a spear made of what?

4 Who followed Charles Hamilton and Frank Kennedy?

5 Which tennis venue is named after a first world war fighter pilot?

6 What was “made in Scotland from girders”?

7 Edith Holden’s Nature Notes for 1906 become a bestseller under what title?

8 In London motoring, what is the ULEZ?
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2 Ercole Mattioli and Eustache Dauger are proposed identities for which prisoner? The Man In The Iron Mask?

3 The Norse god Baldr was killed by a spear made of what? The one thing that hadn't promised not to harm him - mistletoe

5 Which tennis venue is named after a first world war fighter pilot? Roland Garros in Paris

6 What was “made in Scotland from girders”? Forth Rail Bridge?

8 In London motoring, what is the ULEZ? Is that the area within which you have to pay to drive your motor vehicle in?
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6, Irn Bru but the Forth Bridge is a good answer too. :D
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4. Rhett Butler as Scarlett O'Hara's husband
8. OC is correct - stands for Ultra Low Emission Zone
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Here are the answers. I had completely forgotten about the existence of the answer to #8.

1 Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas?
2 Man in the Iron Mask.
3 Mistletoe.
4 Rhett Butler (husbands of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With the Wind).
5 Roland Garros (Paris).
6 Irn-Bru drink.
7 The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady.
8 Ultra-low emission zone.

Well done the Hard Facts team - 7/8.
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