Here Are 2017's Top UK Searches, According to Google

By Tom Pritchard on at

It's December, which means we're knee deep in the 'year in review' type stuff. Google's been slowly releasing various top ten lists of 2017, and now it's time to see what the search engine wing of the company has to say. Here are the UK's top searches of 2017, according to Google.

First up are the top trending searches:

  1. Meghan Markle
  2. iPhone 8
  3. Hurricane Irma
  4. Fidget spinner
  5. Manchester bombing
  6. Grenfell Tower
  7. 13 Reasons Why
  8. Tara Palmer Tomkinson
  9. Shannon Matthews
  10. iPhone X

Now the top ten 'how to' searches:

  1. How to make slime?
  2. How to buy Bitcoin?
  3. How to stay young?
  4. How to watch Mayweather vs McGregor?
  5. How to watch Joshua vs Klitschko?
  6. How to mine Bitcoins?
  7. How to make Yorkshire pudding?
  8. How to make a fidget spinner?
  9. How to vote in the general election?
  10. How to lose belly fat fast?

Inquisitive minds need to understand things, which is why we have the 'what is?' list:

  1. What is a hung parliament?
  2. What is an exit poll?
  3. What is the Confederations Cup?
  4. What is Bitcoin?
  5. What is the Antikythera mechanism?
  6. What is a pangolin?
  7. What is a general election?
  8. What is waterboarding?
  9. What is the DUP?
  10. What is Pink's real name?

Followed by news events:

 

  1. Hurricane Irma
  2. Manchester bombing
  3. Grenfell Tower
  4. North Korea
  5. London Bridge attack
  6. General election
  7. Harvey Weinstein
  8. Catalan independence
  9. Las Vegas shooting
  10. Kevin Spacey

The top trending people:

 

  1. Meghan Markle
  2. Tara Palmer Tomkinson
  3. Shannon Matthews
  4. Charlie Gard
  5. Jack Maynard
  6. Donald Trump
  7. Chester Bennington
  8. Bruce Forsyth
  9. Harvey Weinstein
  10. Jodie Whittaker

Sports events:

 

  1. Wimbledon
  2. Grand National
  3. World Cup 2018 draw
  4. Mayweather vs. McGregor
  5. ICC Champions Trophy
  6. Tour De France
  7. Confederations Cup
  8. Joshua vs. Klitschko
  9. FA Cup Final
  10. Champions League Final

Trending TV shows:

 

  1. 13 Reasons Why
  2. I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
  3. Strictly Come Dancing
  4. Celebrity Big Brother
  5. Game of Thrones
  6. Peaky Blinders
  7. Three Girls
  8. Taboo
  9. Little Boy Blue
  10. Love Island

The top films:

 

  1. Beauty and the Beast
  2. It
  3. Dunkirk
  4. La La Land
  5. Logan
  6. Murder on the Orient Express
  7. Justice League
  8. Fast & Furious 8
  9. Wonder Woman
  10. Blade Runner 2049

The top Number one songs:

 

  1. Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
  2. Harry Styles - Sign of the Times
  3. Dua Lipa - New Rules
  4. Post Malone - rockstar ft. 21 Savage
  5. Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do
  6. Clean Bandit - Symphony feat. Zara Larsson
  7. Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee - Despacito ft. Justin Bieber
  8. Calvin Harris - Feels ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean
  9. Sam Smith - Too Good At Goodbyes
  10. Camila Cabello - Havana ft. Young Thug

Top trending recipes:

 

  1. Chilli con carne
  2. Spaghetti Bolognese
  3. Beef bourguignon
  4. Beef stroganoff
  5. Hot cross buns
  6. Dauphinoise potatoes
  7. Omelette
  8. Millionaire shortbread
  9. Bechamel sauce
  10. Chicken thighs

And finally the top Premier League football teams. Which seems to be, erm, all of them:

 

  1. Manchester Utd
  2. Liverpool
  3. Arsenal
  4. Chelsea
  5. Tottenham
  6. Everton
  7. Manchester City
  8. West Ham
  9. Newcastle Utd
  10. Leicester City
  11. Southampton
  12. Crystal Palace
  13. West Brom
  14. Stoke City
  15. Watford
  16. Burnley
  17. Swansea
  18. Huddersfield
  19. Brighton & Hove Albion
  20. Bournemouth


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