Ten of the UK's favourite tweets of 2018

Twitter has released a collection of 10 of the most-liked tweets in the UK in 2018 so far.

Friday, 7th December 2018, 12:49 pm
Updated Friday, 7th December 2018, 1:55 pm
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The collection illustrates some of the best, funniest or most heartfelt things which have struck a chord with UK users of the social media site since January.

Harry Maguire, along with his affectionate nickname, became not just a cult hero but also a meme as England's football team charged to the semi-finals of the World Cup this summer.
This remarkable moment in a youth team football match in Wales saw an adult on the sidelines take the term "pushy parent" somewhat literally

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After Blackpool Police shared a photo of a suspected thief, the Ross from Friends lookalike made waves on social media and actor David Schwimmer gamely played along
A year on from the tragic terror attack at Manchester Arena, in which 22 people and the suicide bomber were killed, Ariana Grande shared words of support for the city, whose symbol is a bumble bee.
Dani Dyer was one of the undoubted stars of Love Island 2018, winning the ITV2 show. But her success didn't make things any easier for her dad, EastEnders actor Danny
This job description got huge traction in the UK, with people left in wonderment at the thought of picking up little penguins all day as a job.
If there's one thing Oasis fans want it's for Liam and Noel Gallagher to patch things up and get back on the road.
The UK was hit hard by the loss of Barry Chuckle, real name Barry Elliott, this year, but no-one more so than his younger brother and other half of hit kids' TV show Chucklevision, Paul.
There were many brilliant Peter Crouch tweets this year, but this one was probably the pick of the bunch.
Finally, some tweets transcend borders and time and, with more than a million likes this one of a squirrel sliding down a pole simply ticks all the right boxes.