These two Apple iPhones were most searched globally on Google in 2017

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Among the global elections section, French Election topped the list followed by German federal election, United Kingdom election, Uttar Pradesh election, Georgia special election and more.

You don't have to search far for that: it is Bollywood and cricket, says Google's 2017 Year in Search report for India. The top trending worldwide term was Hurricane Irma. Former NBC anchor Matt Lauer hit No. 2 overall and was the top person search in general.

The annual Year in Search analyzes Google Trends data to uncover "what the world was searching for". So popular search queries give us a good look into what people were thinking about over the past year. A number of other subjects of sexual misconduct allegations also made the Top 10 people list, including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Bill O'Reilly.

Exit polls show clear majority for BJP in Gujarat and Himachal
The Congress is likely to improve its seats tally but will fall short of the magic number needed to win the Assembly election. Of the 4.35 crore registered voters, 2.97 crore exercised their franchise in the elections held on 9 and 14 December.

And surprisingly, the making of slime was the most searched for How to. question. The movement spawned a widely shared hashtag, #MeToo, used by women to demonstrate the far-reaching prevalence of sexual harassment.

The search engine released its figures from the year, which showed Hurricane Irma was the most searched category and Lauer came close in second place, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actress announced her engagement to Prince Harry last month.

Google also unveiled the top trending search terms nationally. Other news stories that piqued people's interest were the solar eclipse and the price of the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

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