Our most popular stories of the year
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Norwich cult character Marigold, JLS, flooding, crime and a lost wedding ring are amongst some of the subjects that sparked the interest of Norwich Evening News readers in 2014.
We've collated statistics for the eveningnews24.co.uk website, our social media accounts and Google searches to compile a guide to the most popular stories that were read, shared and commented on during the past 12 months.
Through our websites we aim to bring you up to the minute news of what is breaking in Norwich - and the very latest sporting twists and turns.
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- 1 'An insult to the city': Couple ditch 'hellhole' hotel after 45 minutes
- 2 Hundreds give amazing send-off to well-loved supermarket worker
- 3 Former Norwich boxing champion banned from contacting ex-partner
- 4 What next for The Birdcage in Norwich?
- 5 Norwich bar named among 30 best cocktail spots in UK
- 6 Road cleared after overturned lorry on A47/A11 Thickthorn roundabout
- 7 50,000 home plans go ahead but issues remain
- 8 Elton John to kick off UK leg of farewell tour at Carrow Road
- 9 Neighbours of award-winning council estate blighted by rubbish and rats
- 10 Car collides with bus near petrol station on Dereham Road
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It was a year dominated by sport according to the top trending searches nationally from Google.
Top trending searches
World Cup 2014
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Grand National 2014
Top 10 news stories on Google in the UK
Malaysian Airways Disasters
Luis Suarez Bite
Scottish Independence Referendum
Sir Cliff Richard Allegations
Celebrity Photo Hacking
Oscar Pistorius Trial
Michael Schumacher Accident
Frank Maloney Sex Change
Alan Henning Beheading
Ukraine Military Unrest
During 2014 the Evening News Facebook page and Twitter account @eveningnews have increasingly become ways to keep people in touch with the news. Below are the subjects that people talked about.
Most shared, commented on and and liked on Facebook
Who remembers Marigold? 'I always smile when I think of him' - Artist's tribute to Norwich eccentric Marigold
Can you help reunite a lost wedding ring with its owner by sharing this post? A Norwich mum uncovered the buried treasure in a St Clement's park sandpit, and now wants to find its owner.
Most popular on Twitter
Can you help us track down the owner of a wedding ring lost at a Norwich City game?
Former JLS star Marvin Humes is set to open Lost - Norwich's newest nightclub
Bargain hunters queue overnight in Norwich for @drmartens #DrMartens