2017 quiz of the year: how closely were you paying attention?
Take The Week's 2017 news quiz to see how well you remember the year's key events
From the massive hurricanes in the Atlantic to Theresa May losing her Commons majority, 2017 was a dramatic year.
Presidents Trump, Macron and Barrow all came to power, while in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe was unexpectedly ousted after 30 years in charge.
Comfortingly perhaps, the year ended with England once again losing the Ashes in Australia. At least there is one thing we can count on.
So how closely were you really paying attention to the news this year? Take The Week's 2017 quiz below to find out.