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Plymouth diver Tom Daley has made a late appearance in Google UK's list in the most popular web searches of 2013.
He came eighth in the list of top trending people, just behind Nigella Lawson. It follows his YouTube announcement of his same-sex relationship earlier this month.
Glastonbury Festival was the seventh most-searched event this year - with the Grand National leading the pack.
Olympic medalist Tom Daley said he was overwhelmed by the positive response he had received from the public, after revealing earlier today that he is in a gay relationship.
British Swimming chief executive David Sparks congratulated Tom Daley after he revealed he was in a relationship with a man, saying everyone within British Swimming supports him. In a statement, he said:
Edward Coe, chairman of the ASA Group Board, who was himself named a role model by the lesbian, gay and bisexual charity Stonewall last year, also offered his unequivocal support.
Celebrities, MPs and sport stars have been tweeting their congratulations to Olympic medalist Tom Daley after he revealed he is gay in an emotional online video.
Tom Daley announces via his You Tube channel that he's in a relationship with another man.
Viewers have been commenting on Tom Daley's announcement via the ITV West Country Facebook page. Here's a snapshot of the reaction:
In an online video posted by Olympic medalist Tom Daley, he described how he is constantly asked about his love life in interviews, but that he was not in any kind of serious relationship until Spring, when he met his boyfriend and his life changed.
He said his closest family and friends have reacted in a loving and supportive way, but that he was nervous about a possible backlash from some people.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has announced that he is dating a man. In a video on his You Tube channel, he says he has only just told his family about his relationship, and that there were 'mixed opinions'. But he added that his mother had been very supportive.
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Gay campaigners say Tom Daley's announcement that he's in a gay relationship is 'inspirational'