It was the year of a royal birth, sporting triumph at Wimbledon and the death of Margaret Thatcher.
But what were the other stories covered by our newspapers in 2013 that got everyone talking?
Here are the top hits for JP titles for 2013:
Temperature to fall to -20 in big freeze (47,472 page views)
Warnock is on his way out of Leeds United, It’s just a matter of how and when (27,076)
Medieval knight remains found in Edinburgh car park (50,045)
Beautiful Nadine passes away in parents’ arms (84,961)
McDermott hands list of potential targets to Elland Road board (29,402)
Dog lured to its death by University of Limerick students in drunken game (58,600)
Leeds United in talks over megabucks link up with drinks giant (55,045)
Scottish fact of the week: Scotland’s official animal, the Unicorn (82,682)
New GTA V release tipped to rake in £1bn in sales (78,889)
Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V) hints, tips and cheats (91,463)
Police arrest 29 in vice raid at Leeds massage parlour (97,737)
Firefighters tackle major blaze at Red Hot World Buffet in Northampton (97,570)