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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.

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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.

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10. This one.

Andrew Winning / Reuters and Twitter: @ianvisits

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