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Crews from the West Midlands Ambulance Service rescuing those trapped on the Smiler rollercoaster at Alton Towers Resort where two carriages crashed on June 3, 2015 in Alton, England. Four teenagers were been seriously injured. West Midlands Ambulance Service

National Running Day is held annually on the first Wednesday of June. Runners everywhere celebrate their passion for running by signing up for a race or joining group runs. The non-sweating option is just tweeting the hashtag #NationalRunningDay. Maybe this is why it is the #1 worldwide trending topic at the moment.

Also making the rounds on the internet is the aftermath of Alton Towers crash and Rafa Benitez being appointed as Real Madrid manager.

Read on to see the top stories and subjects trending across the web.

Google trends UK – Top 5

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Rafael Benitez appointed new Real Madrid manager

Twitter trends UK – Top 10 (as of 12pm BST)

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Facebook trends - Top 5

  • Daly Cherry-Evans: Rugby Player Changes Mind, Will Stay with Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
  • Alex Salmond: Social Media Commenters Criticise MP for Comments After Charles Kennedy's...
  • Fazal-ur-Rehman: Pakistani Politician Blames Women Wearing Jeans for Earthquakes and Inflation
  • French Open: Tsonga, Wawrinka, Ivanovic and Šafářová Advance to Semifinals in Tennis Tournament
  • Pont Des Arts: Paris Cuts Love Locks From Bridge Due to Pressure From Locals and Safety Concerns
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Sepp Blatter revealed he will quit as president of Fifa Alessandro Della Bella/Getty Images

Alexa Trends – Top 10

1. Caitlyn Jenner

2. Calculator

3. Bruce Jenner

4. Sepp Blatter

5. Windows 10

6. Iggy Azalea

7. @shopsophiasindy

8. Wunderlist

9. Fallout 4

10. Google my Business

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