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Hot topics: The top trending stories of the summer

<p>Facebook has just launched embedded posts across its network. The feature, which was available to selected partners since July, has been tweeked a little based on user feedback and is now available to everyone.</p> <p>To celebrate the new feature we are taking a look back at euronews’ top trending stories of the summer. </p> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">1. The Chinese “dog-lion”</h4><br /> The story of a Chinese zoo that found internet fame for its Tibetan mastiff dog posing as a lion.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151667297443110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151667297443110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">2. Train crash in Spain</h4><br /> A photo of the devastating train derailment near Santiago de Compostela on July 24. The crash claimed the lives of 79 people and left scores more injured.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151624474133110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151624474133110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">3. Taiwan parliament brawl</h4><br /> A brawl broke out in Taiwan’s parliament during a debate over capital gains tax. The opposing parties were fighting for a position at the podium.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200238731394137"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200238731394137">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;"> 4. Barrack Obama – Picture of the day </h4><br /> US President Barrack Obama jokes with the <span class="caps">NCAA</span> women’s basketball champions. Our viewers were torn: funny joke or disrespectful gesture?</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151641990253110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151641990253110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">5. The royal baby</h4> <br /> The first photos of royal baby, George Alexander Louis, who is now third in line to the British throne.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151622140853110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151622140853110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">6. Bulgaria protests – No Comment</h4> <br /> The protests were originally triggered by the controversial appointment of media business owner Delyan Peevski as the new head of the State Agency for National Security. Public anger eventually led to his removal but the demonstrations have continued for months.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200273121813876"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200273121813876">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">7. Giant Panda</h4><br /> A panda in China cools off from the heat.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151654940833110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151654940833110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">8. Snowden cartoon</h4><br /> The Edward Snowden saga started in June when nespapers revealed that the <span class="caps">NSA</span> had asked for millions of phone records from telecommunications company Verizon to be handed over. The whistleblower is currently in Russia after being granted temporary asylum.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151654841503110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151654841503110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">9. Underwater ballet in China</h4><br /> Stunning photography of a Russian synchronised swimming team.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151582179863110:0"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans/posts/10151582179863110:0">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div> <p><h4 style="padding:8px; margin-bottom:-4px; background-color:#3c5a9a; color:white;">10. China suicide attempt – No Comment</h4><br /> This dramatic video prompted social media users to hail the brave firefighter as a hero.</p> <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)<sup class="footnote"><a href="#fn1075717733637881867f8c8">0</a></sup>; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/fr_FR/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’));</script> <div class="fb-post" data-href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200584965449772"><div class="fb-xfbml-parse-ignore"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10200584965449772">Publication</a> de <a href="https://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans">euronews</a>.</div></div>