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1. Our first 'naughty lion' had a 'close encounter of the sexual kind' with a 'lady in a blue dress,' whilst in office. Who lied under oath about having this affair and was subsequently impeached as a result?
2. The second 'naughty lion' we come across is a fellow by the name of Adolf Hitler. One important leader was duped by Hitler and had these words to say about him after being promised by Hitler that he would not invade any more countries: "I got the impression that here was a man that could be relied upon when he had given his word". Less than a year later Europe was at war. Who was this gullible Prime Minister?
3. This time our 'naughty lions' were the top brass of the French army. In 1894 Europe was rocked by a scandal involving a French army captain who was accused of treason for passing secrets and plans of the French armies to the German Embassy in Paris. A huge cover-up and several false documents caused this to become the deceit of the century. What is this scandal now known as?
4. Paul Burrell is our fourth 'naughty lion,' with his catalogue of lies at this person's inquest. Whilst not technically being in a position of power, he was in a position of trust, as butler with a well loved and well known royal. He gained infamy for betraying whose trust?
5. This next 'naughty lion' is one of the richest and most powerful men in Italy. Having served in office three times he was convicted in 2011 for fraud and tax evasion, despite the European debt crisis, not something a Prime Minister of a leading EU country should be doing. Who is this media tycoon and liar?
6. Another 'naughty lion' scandal from a President by the name of Richard Nixon, came to light when Nixon's office had five men break into the Democratic National Committee HQ to find out how they intended to win the next election. Obviously this didn't go to plan, the men were caught, and Nixon lied about his involvement. He resigned as impeachment approached. This scandal is now known as what?
7. Our next person served time in a U.K. prison for perjury. He was a leading Tory MP who, had been accused of insider trading, funding a coup in Equatorial Guinea, perverting the course of justice and of course the obligatory sex scandal. Nowadays this man is best known for his penmanship, having written many best-sellers. Who is our seventh 'naughty lion'?
8. The next 'naughty lion' we come across is the former chairman of NASDAQ, Bernard Madoff. Caught in 2008 for his long running scam, and pleading guilty to 11 counts of federal felonies, he landed himself a 150 year prison sentence. What is the name of this rather infamous scheme Madoff used?
9. In 1962 the world was rocked by the stand-off between the Soviet Union and the USA during the Cuban missile crisis. Each side lied to the other, which almost led to a nuclear war. Which two 'naughty lions' were lying to each other?
10. Last but certainly not least, is our biggest 'naughty lion' of them all. Some would say that he was the main reason for the behaviour of all of the above 'naughty lions'. Others would tell us to have 'sympathy' for him. He has been around since the Old Testament and once tried to entice Jesus Christ with his lies. Who is the greatest liar and deceiver of all time?
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