11 Unexpected Most Read Stories On The BBC News Website

What did more people read about? Fukushima or boobs?

1. More people clicked on a story about a horse in McDonalds than Kate going into labour.

Alastair Grant / AP and Twitter: @mattstokoe

2. And more people read about Beyoncé’s hair being stuck in a fan than about Prince George being born.

Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images and Twitter: @samburnejames

3. More people read this I’m A Celebrity item than the breaking news that Thatcher had just died.

Mike Lawn / Getty Images and Twitter: @flashboy

4. And more people read about a guy’s head stuck in a bin than Eric Hobsbawm’s passing.

Wesley Hulton Archive / Getty Images and Twitter: @GLove39

5. What was more popular? Fukushima nuclear plant water leakage or post-pregnancy boobs? BOOBS.

Ruslan Kudrin at Shutterstock and Twitter: @ed_son

6. A story of a man fending off attackers while holding chips attracted more clicks than the Pope’s resignation.

Alessandra Tarantino / AP and Twitter: @BlackPlaques

7. More people wanted to know about a kitten on the tube than how much MPs were going to be paid.

Reuters Tv / Reuters and Twitter: @jonhew

8. And then there are times when the Most Popular stories seem weirdly connected. Like this one…

Ross Kinnaird / Getty Images and Twitter: @ThomasDixon2013

9. And this one.

Humannet / Shutterstock and Twitter: @OfficiallyMarkB

10. This one.

Andrew Winning / Reuters and Twitter: @ianvisits

Check out more articles on!

Scott Bryan is the UK entertainment editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
  Your Reaction?


    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Illegal immigrants living in Britain will face abrupt eviction from rental properties under new laws designed to reduce the UK's appeal as a migrant destination.
    • President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday a plan that is considered to be "the strongest action ever taken" in the U.S. to combat climate change.
    • Cilla Black, the legendary English singer and TV star, has died at her home in Spain, according to local police. She was 72 years old.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing