Year in review: Top 20 biggest news searches of 2019

Andy Wells
·Freelance Writer

It has been yet another year packed full of news, and searches on Yahoo UK have revealed exactly what users have most been interested in finding out more about.

Politics has been at the forefront of 2019’s biggest stories - from Brexit to a brand new prime minister to a General Election that changed the political landscape.

Some of the year’s biggest players - including Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Donald Trump - all feature in the list, which is dominated by the comings and goings of Westminster.

Other more surprising entries include ‘Boeing 737 MAX’ after the aircraft was grounded over safety concerns.

Also away from the world of politics, 2019 saw weather disasters and the environment become major talking points, with the emergence of Extinction Rebellion hitting the headlines across the globe.

Here we take a look at the biggest news searches of the year, with some no doubt featuring on the list by the end of 2020...