Cilla, Clarkson and Corbyn top Google searches
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.
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.
1. Cilla Black
2. Lady Colin Campbell
3. Rugby World Cup
4. Jeremy Clarkson
6. iPhone 6s
7. Grand National 2015
8. Jurassic World
9. Election Results
10. Charlie Hebdo