Whether it's to stay in touch with friends, spy on your former schoolmates, play games or read the news, most of us log in to Facebook daily.

The Examiner has it's own page with more than 30,700 Facebook fans, allowing us to share the latest news published to our website with both Huddersfield residents and ex-pats living as far away as Australia and Canada.

We've taken a look back across 2014 to see which stories posted to our page caused the biggest stir, attracting the most page views.

From le Tour de France to crime stories, quizzes to nostalgia photo galleries, the top 10 showcased a variety of news and features.

Here's a countdown of the top 10 stories viewed via our Facebook page in 2014:

10. Century-old pictures of Yorkshire's coastal resorts and beauty spots like you've never seen them before

The Spa, Scarborough
The Spa, Scarborough

Our gallery of century-old shots of Yorkshire's coastal resorts was a big hit with our Facebook fans, attracting 91,168 page views. The pictures, taken from the USA's Library of Congress, show popular seaside spots including Scarborough, Bridlington and Whitby in 1890.

9. 20 Tour de France moments you'd only see in Yorkshire!

Alpacca's painted in the Tour de France leading jersey colours walk down part of the roads being used for the race near Reeth, Yorkshire
Alpacca's painted in the Tour de France leading jersey colours walk down part of the roads being used for the race near Reeth, Yorkshire

Yorkshire came out in force to support the Tour de France as it sped through God's Own Country and we were happy to show off our Yorkshire eccentricities too! From going mad for free tea to cheering the riders on in fancy dress, billions across the globe saw that Yorkshire people are the best spectators in the world. Our round up 20 of the best Tour de France moments had 93,009 page views.

8. Watch: Manchester bus station mass brawl leaves travellers horrified

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Dramatic footage of a mass brawl at a Manchester bus station attracted 93,327 page views on the Examiner site. A soldier was arrested after violence broke out at Piccadilly Gardens interchange, with two groups of men fighting in front of the bus stops, punching and kicking each other. Shocking footage was posted on YouTube.

7. See Huddersfield villages from above almost 100 years ago - can you see your house? (Picture Gallery)

A picture gallery of images showing Huddersfield villages from above in 1919 was popular with our Facebook fans, landing 103,473 page views. The pictures from the Britain From Above project showed how many areas of Huddersfield had changed in almost a century.

6. Can you pass GCSE Maths? Take our quiz here

Test your number skills with our GCSE Maths quiz
Test your number skills with our GCSE Maths quiz

At number six in our countdown was a GCSE quiz that received a whopping 27,846 shares from the Examiner website and 108,046 page view via our Facebook fans. We compiled 15 GCSE Maths questions to see how many of you would still pass the test.

5. Mirfield abduction attempt as man tries to drag 12-year-old girl into car

Police crime scene
Police tape

Back in April a terrified girl fled as a man tried to drag her into a car in Mirfield, triggering a major police investigation. Officer salso stepped up patrols in the town at the start of the school Easter holidays after that abduction attempt, which happened on a Saturday evening in Greenside Road. The story attracted 118,771 page views.

4. When snow was snow! Take a look back at Huddersfield in the snow in the 1940s, 50s and 60s

Snow drift, Diggle, Nr. Greenfield, Saddleworth
Snow drift, Diggle, Nr. Greenfield, Saddleworth

A nostalgia gallery of snowfall in Huddersfield in the 1940s, 50s and 60s was a big hit with our Facebook followers, landing 127,3030 page views! The picture gallery above showed a different time - with kids playing in the snow in normal clothes, buses running amid the falls and people generally not worrying too much at all.
 

3. LOOK: Did you dance the night away in Heaven and Hell? See if our pictures of the former nightclub inside the Co-Op Building bring back hazy memories

The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub
The Co-operative building used to house the Heaven and Hell nightclub

A different kind of nostalgia was the third most read story of 2014 via our Facebook page — this peek inside the former Heaven and Hell nightclub, housed in the Co-Op building, got 141,041 page views. Kirklees Council gave Examiner reporter Joanne Douglas a tour inside the empty building as surveys were carried out to assess its condition.

2. Lost nightclubs of Huddersfield: your memories on night spots that are no longer there

The Plaza in 1991

Back in January the Examiner took a trip down Huddersfield's nightclub memory lane after asking Facebook fans for their memories and pictures from nightspots that no longer exist. The resulting story attracted 191,568 page views as people reminisced about the dancing, the laughs and the venues that are no more.

1. Can you pass GCSE English? Test your word skills with our quiz

Can you pass GCSE English?
Can you pass GCSE English?

In first place, attracting a whopping 284,211 page views, our GCSE English quiz was the most read story of 2014, via our Facebook page. Similar to the GCSE Maths quiz that came in at number six on our chart, the quiz tested readers with 15 GCSE-level questions. The quiz was shared 69,390 times from the Examiner website as people brushed up on their grammar, punctuation and word definitions!

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