Your top stories of 2013 - Part 1

Presenter Christa Ackroyd's departure from the BBC was one of the most-viewed stories of 2013
Presenter Christa Ackroyd's departure from the BBC was one of the most-viewed stories of 2013
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WHICH stories most interested our readers in 2013? The answers may surprise you.

Here is the first part of a countdown of the news, sports and sometimes plain bizarre stories from that reverberated around the world. Click the links to revisit them, and refresh your memory...

1. And finally... BBC comes clean over split with Christa Ackroyd

2. Armed police in Knaresborough ‘lockdown’

3. Mystery over on-screen vanishing act of Look North’s Christa Ackroyd

4. Who is the mystery player that has Leeds boss in hot pursuit?

5. BBC attacked over £150,000-a-year Christa Ackroyd absence from Look North

6. Leeds will kick-start transfer talks tomorrow with No1 most wanted player

7. Doncaster Rovers v Leeds United: Chances of enticing winger to Leeds not ruled out

8. Leeds borrow from Dubai firm

9. Leeds thwarted in bid for Dexter Blackstock

10. Nigel Adkins ‘lined up to replace Warnock at Leeds

11. Leeds set sights on England starlet

12. Warnock remains optimistic as Leeds close in on wanted men

13. Transfer window

14. Yorkshire faces being sidelined over Tour after Whitehall plot

15. Yorkshire hotel voted fourth best in world

16. MP wants BBC to explain Christa Ackroyd’s Look North disappearance

17. Lonely Planet: Yorkshire in top three of world travel list

18. Analyst hits out at ‘delusional’ Morrisons deal

19. McDermott identifies Leeds transfer targets

20. New faces finally on the way to lift Leeds in window

21. Leeds close to signing Aruna Dindane in Middle East deal

22. Ex-England star wants Leeds move

23. McDermott opens door to Leeds’ forgotten man

24. CCTV captures woman dressed as Incredible Hulk in fight outside York McDonalds

25. Transfer deadline live blog: Ins and outs at Yorkshire’s clubs - Barnsley

26. Elland Road Red Bull Stadium? Leeds in big money talks with drinks giant

27. No respect from George Galloway as he tweets on Thatcher death

28. Leeds chairman increases stake in club

29. Shock as Leeds Utd ‘up for sale’ AGAIN

30. Leeds ‘will stump up cash for new striker this week’

31. Becchio waits in wings as Leeds hold out for a hero

32. McDermott reveals pre-season plans for Leeds

33. Penny drops at Leeds: No more transfer money from Gulf owners

34. Leeds reject £7m bid and left puzzled over Radebe link

35. McDermott close to spelling out Leeds transfer plans

36. Leeds fan Richard Ismail dies in hospital a year after Sheffield attack

37. Leeds chairman buys £48m stake in Gulf parent

38. Leeds close in on Hunt as Millwall bid collapses

39. McDermott spells out ‘frank outline’ of requirements to Leeds board

40. Now BBC’s Stuart Hall on rape charge