Cilla, Clarkson and Corbyn top Google searches

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The death of TV presenter and singer Cilla Black prompted the biggest Google search trend in the UK this year.

The most searched-for story of the year, according to the technology giant, was that of the passing of the much-loved entertainer at her villa in Spain in August.

Top Google searches of 2015

Top Google searches of 2015

Second on the list was Lady Colin Campbell, who courted controversy on reality TV show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, with the Rugby World Cup in third place.

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson was just ahead of the Paris terrorist attacks while the iPhone 6s and Jurassic World also figured in the top 10.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was the top trending politician of the year, ahead of former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, with Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon, Miliband brothers Ed and David, and US presidential hopeful Donald Trump also on the list.

All Trending

1. Cilla Black

2. Lady Colin Campbell

3. Rugby World Cup

4. Jeremy Clarkson

5. Paris

6. iPhone 6s

7. Grand National 2015

8. Jurassic World

9. Election Results

10. Charlie Hebdo