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The Year in News

  1. Biggest 'discoveries' and hoaxes of 2013

    With the world's knowledge at people's beck and call, you'd think monsters and mermaids wouldn't have much sway in the public imagination.

  2. Syria gas attack draws international condemnation

    Syria gas attack draws international condemnation

    Shocking images of children being gassed in Syria were beamed around the world, sending mass waves of condemnation from international leaders.

  3. Boston marathon rocked by deadly bombings

    Boston marathon rocked by deadly bombings

    On April 15, three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two pressure-cooker bombs detonated at the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon.

  4. Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his cell

    Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his cell

    The death of the 53-year-old kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro brought an abrupt and dramatic ending to a sordid case that shocked the United States and the world with revelations of depravity and brutality carried out in an ordinary Cleveland home.

  5. Best clips of 2013: The year's most memorable videos

    Best clips of 2013: The year's most memorable videos

    2013 served up some of the more incredible viral and amazing videos. Take a look at the best of the year.

  6. Bushfire emergency declared in NSW

    Bushfire emergency declared in NSW

    In October, a state of emergency was declared as bushfires raged across New South Wales.

  7. Famous faces lost: Chrissy Amphlett

    Famous faces lost: Chrissy Amphlett

    Legendary Aussie rocker Chrissy Amphlett passed away in April at the age of 53, triggering an outpouring of grief and tributes from fellow musicians.

  8. Famous faces lost: Paul Walker

    Famous faces lost: Paul Walker

    American actor Paul Walker died on 30th November in an horrific car accident in Los Angeles.

  9. Famous faces lost: Sir David Frost

    Famous faces lost: Sir David Frost

    Iconic British broadcaster and the man who made Nixon say sorry, we farewelled Sir David Frost in August.

  10. Famous faces lost: James Gandolfini

    Famous faces lost: James Gandolfini

    In June, The Sopranos lead actor James Gandolfini died of a heart attack in Italy at the age of 51.

  11. Famous faces lost: Margaret Thatcher

    Famous faces lost: Margaret Thatcher

    One of Britain's greatest and most controversial prime ministers, Margaret Thatcher, died at the age of 87.

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