2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Decade of top searches
2001, Yahoo! has dipped into billions of searches to uncover our audience's
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retrospectives or surveys, the rankings come from online users’ own search
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unique way to gauge social trends and interests in the year’s top stop stories,
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Take a look back at a dozen years of Top 10s to see how the Web has grown — and
preoccupied readers in 2012.
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- Soccer-Rebel Simeone upsetting Spanish establishment
(A version of this article was first published on May 22) By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Dec xx (Reuters) - La Liga champions Atletico Madrid have become the mirror image of Diego Simeone as a well-organised and hard-working team with a fierce commitment and a strong rebellious streak. Prowling the touchline clad all in black with his hair slicked back, Simeone has cultivated a kind of gangster look as he successfully unsettles Real Madrid and Barcelona, the football establishment in Spain. ...
- Spurs pitch invaders fined, banned for three years
Three men have been fined £155 ($242) each and banned from football stadiums for three years after their pitch invasions forced a Tottenham match to be temporarily suspended last month. Nathaniel Thompson, 23, Helder Gomes, 22, and Daniel Jarvis, 26, were arrested following their incursions during the first half of Tottenham's Europa League win against Partizan Belgrade on November 27. Gomes and Thompson were detained by stewards and Jarvis was grabbed by Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado.