Google reveals full Year in Search 2021 list – did you look any of these up?

GOOGLE has revealed its Year In Search 2021 – a look back at the top searches over the past 12 months.

It reveals a deep insight into the minds of Brits, who relentlessly asked about Squid Game, Matt Hancock and whether a Jaffa cake is a cake or a biscuit.

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Google handles billions of web searches every day, many from humble Blighty.

The biggest search trend of the year was the Euros – which saw England lose out to Italy on penalties for continental glory.

Telly also dominated searches, with Squid Game topping out the list for TV, while sci-fi blockbuster Dune heading the movies roster.

Brits also searched for banana bread recipes, nail art and sea shanty memes to help pass the time while the UK passed in and out of lockdowns.

Matt Hancock was a huge search term, after The Sun’s explosive exclusive revealed his secret affair with an aide.

And unsurprisingly, Covid and lockdown themed searches were trickled through various lists.


Sport was generally high on the overall search list, taking up five of the top spots with Euros, Premier League, Christian Eriksen, Emma Raducanu, and England vs Denmark.

In the All Questions category, “Is Facebook down?” and “Is WhatsApp down?” topped the list – likely due to the mammoth 7-hour global outage in early October.

Plenty of US politicians crept their way into UK search lists, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi.

And Adele’s Easy On Me was only trumped for lyric searches by Lady Gaga’s classic hit Poker Face.

Here are the full lists for the Google Year in Search UK…

Overall Search

EurosPremier LeagueChristian EriksenCovid vaccinePrince PhilipMatt HancockEmma RaducanuSarah EverardEngland vs DenmarkSean Lock

News

Covid vaccineMatt HancockSarah EverardAfghanistanGMEKyle RittenhouseGabby PetitoGreen list countriesLockdownPalestine

Sport

EurosPremier LeagueEngland vs DenmarkChampions LeagueEngland vs ItalyWimbledonOlympic medal tableEngland vs GermanyEngland vs ScotlandNBA

People

Christian EriksenMatt HancockEmma RaducanuPiers MorganAlec BaldwinTravis ScottRonaldoJack GrealishTyson FuryAshley Cain

Political Figures

Matt HancockJoe BidenBernie SandersGreta ThunbergNicola SturgeonSajid JavidOwen PatersonJackie WeaverAngela RaynerNancy Pelosi

Athletes

Christian EriksenEmma RaducanuRonaldoJack GrealishTyson FuryHarry KaneAnthony JoshuaConor McGregorAndy MurrayGareth Southgate

TV

Squid GameBridgertonThe SerpentLine Of DutyLove IslandBehind Her EyesIts A SinPembrokeshire MurdersVigilFriends Reunion

Film

DuneBlack WidowEternalsNo Time To DieRed NoticeArmy Of The DeadShang ChiHalloween KillsSuicide SquadJungle Cruise

Song Lyrics

Poker Face lyricsEasy On Me lyricsSweet Caroline lyricsBrown Sugar lyricsgood 4 u lyricsThree Lions lyricsdrivers license lyricsBody remix lyricsBad Habits lyricsAll Too Well lyrics

Memes

Matt Hancock memesBernie Sanders chair meme4 lads memehamster memePrince Philip memesits coming home memesSquid Game memesea shanty memehomeschooling memeLine of Duty memes

All Questions

Is Facebook down?Is WhatsApp down?When will lockdown end?What does COP26 stand for?When will I get the vaccine?Where does vanilla flavoring come from?How many times has Italy won the euros?How many cases in my area?What does impeachment mean?When does Love Island finish?

When

When will lockdown end?When will I get the vaccine?When does Love Island finish?When does lockdown start?When does Love Island start?When do shops reopen?When will schools reopen?When do gyms reopen?When do hairdressers open?When does the Olympics start?

Who

Who are the Taliban?Who won Logan vs Floyd?Who left Strictly?Who do England play next?Who is Ashley Cain?Who will England play next?Who is H?Who paid the largest criminal fine inhistory?Who is Bernie Sanders?Who wins Squid Game?

Recipes

Banana bread recipeSex on the beach recipePimms recipeIced coffee recipeBaked oats recipeScallops recipeOvernight oats recipeMalt loaf recipePornstar martini recipe UKSourdough starter recipe

Ideas

Lockdown birthday ideasPergola ideas30th birthday gift ideasPumpkin design ideasValentines meal ideasSexy halloween costume ideasNail ideasLockdown valentines ideasQuiz round ideasGarden ideas UK

Second Hand

Second hand furniture near meSecond hand books onlineSecond hand electric carsSecond hand sofaSecond hand watchesSecond hand kitchensSecond hand iPhone 11Second hand cars near meSecond hand clothesSecond hand Rolex

Or

Who won England or Scotland?Bare with me or bear with meFiance or fianceeDo clocks go forward or back in March?Bear in mind or bare in mindIs a jaffa cake a cake or a biscuit?Who won Logan or Floyd?Who won Austin or Bryce?Yours faithfully or sincerelyEffected or affected

Travel

Travel update UKPCR test for travelCaravan holidaysPortugal holidaysTravel green listInternational travelTravel corridorsGreece travel restrictionsTravel to France from UKMalta holidays

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