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Here Are The Top 10 Google Searches In The UK In 2015

Everybody wanted to know about Cilla Black.

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Google has compiled its top trends for 2015, including the 10 most searched-for terms in the UK this year.

Here's what they were...

10. Charlie Hebdo

In January, 12 people, including four of France's most famous cartoonists, were killed when terrorists stormed the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula — a branch in Yemen — claimed responsibility for the massacre.
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In January, 12 people, including four of France's most famous cartoonists, were killed when terrorists stormed the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula — a branch in Yemen — claimed responsibility for the massacre.

9. Election results

Britain went to the polls in May in an election that saw Conservative leader David Cameron elected as prime minister for a second term. During the election, Labour leader Ed Miliband developed a devoted following of teenage girls which became known as "The Milifandom".
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Britain went to the polls in May in an election that saw Conservative leader David Cameron elected as prime minister for a second term.

During the election, Labour leader Ed Miliband developed a devoted following of teenage girls which became known as "The Milifandom".

8. Jurassic World

Released in June, Jurassic World became the highest-grossing film of the year. An image from the film of Chris Pratt taming some velociraptors was turned into a huge meme.
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Released in June, Jurassic World became the highest-grossing film of the year.

An image from the film of Chris Pratt taming some velociraptors was turned into a huge meme.

7. Grand National 2015

The annual race was won by a horse named Many Clouds, ridden by Leighton Aspell, in April.
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The annual race was won by a horse named Many Clouds, ridden by Leighton Aspell, in April.

6. iPhone 6s

In September, the option of pink casing was one of many new features of Apple's new iPhone model, the 6s.
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In September, the option of pink casing was one of many new features of Apple's new iPhone model, the 6s.

5. Paris

Paris suffered its second devastating terrorist attack of the year in November. At least 129 people were killed and more than 350 were injured in a series of coordinated shootings and explosions across the city on a Friday evening. French president François Hollande called for a global coalition to come together in the fight against ISIS, after they claimed responsibility for the attacks. “France is at war,” he said.
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Paris suffered its second devastating terrorist attack of the year in November.

At least 129 people were killed and more than 350 were injured in a series of coordinated shootings and explosions across the city on a Friday evening.

French president François Hollande called for a global coalition to come together in the fight against ISIS, after they claimed responsibility for the attacks. “France is at war,” he said.

4. Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC chose not to renew Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's contract in March after it was found that he assaulted one of the show's producers. The attack was said to be "unprovoked". Chris Evans replaced him as Top Gear's host. Clarkson is thought to be working on an alternative show with fellow former Top Gear presenters James May and Richard Hammond called Gear Knobs.
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The BBC chose not to renew Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson's contract in March after it was found that he assaulted one of the show's producers. The attack was said to be "unprovoked".

Chris Evans replaced him as Top Gear's host. Clarkson is thought to be working on an alternative show with fellow former Top Gear presenters James May and Richard Hammond called Gear Knobs.

3. Rugby World Cup

Host nation England were knocked out in the group stages by Australia, who were eventually beaten by New Zealand in the October final.
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Host nation England were knocked out in the group stages by Australia, who were eventually beaten by New Zealand in the October final.

2. Lady Colin Campbell

Socialite Lady Colin Campbell returned to the public eye in December when she appeared on ITV show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. She is best known for her 2005 biography of Princess Diana, The Real Diana.
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Socialite Lady Colin Campbell returned to the public eye in December when she appeared on ITV show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

She is best known for her 2005 biography of Princess Diana, The Real Diana.

1. Cilla Black

Singer and television presenter Cilla Black died at her home in Marbella aged 72 in August. Black became famous as part of the Liverpool music scene, which included The Beatles, in the early '60s. She was also well known for Saturday night dating show Blind Date, which ran across three decades. “We’ve been friends for nearly 20 years. She’s like my sister,” close friend and fellow television presented Paul O'Grady told the Liverpool Echo following her death.
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Singer and television presenter Cilla Black died at her home in Marbella aged 72 in August.

Black became famous as part of the Liverpool music scene, which included The Beatles, in the early '60s. She was also well known for Saturday night dating show Blind Date, which ran across three decades.

“We’ve been friends for nearly 20 years. She’s like my sister,” close friend and fellow television presented Paul O'Grady told the Liverpool Echo following her death.

Laura Silver is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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