Current Affairs Global - 25 August 2014

1. Oscar-winning British actor, film director and producer Richard Attenborough, famous for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi, has passed away. He was 90.


Lord Attenborough won an Academy Award for best director for 'Gandhi' in 1983. He also won four BAFTA Awards and four Golden Globe Awards


2. Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull team won Belgian Grand Prix held on Sunday. This is his third victory in this season after winning Hungary and Canadian Grand Prix this season.  


Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas, Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel secured second to fifth places respectively in the same race.