In terms of romance, 2013 gave us just as many life-affirming love affairs as it did heart crushing break-ups and head-scratching couplings.
Here are some of the year’s most notable couplings and uncouplings…
The Twitter-bashing of New Zealand singer Lorde by Justin Bieber and One Direction fans raises a number of concerning issues.
Lindsay Lohan's bad luck with the law looks set to continue. It looks like Paris Hilton's younger brother Barron, who was king hit while at a party hosted by Lohan, plans to press charges against the troubled actress.
In a revealing interview with Marie Claire magazine, Katy Perry has opened up about the real reason behind her break-up with Russell Brand
Hotel heir Barron Hilton was attacked over the weekend while at a party in Miami for allegedly bad mouthing Lindsay Lohan.
There are plenty of blokes who would be worried. But it would take more than Justin Bieber to cause a rift in the relationship between Big Brother bridesmaid Tahan Lew and her boyfriend, V8 Supercars Ford Performance Racing star David Reynolds.
She has an immaculate Hollywood pedigree, but Isabella Rossellini's recent roles see her playing seductive snails and amorous whales. Pip Cummings meets her in New York.
Cricketer Brett Lee only needs to walk down the street in India for crowds to form - and this popularity is setting the pace for a successful new business career in the country.
Until we acknowledge and accept the variations of grey, then there are going to be a hell of a lot of queer people at home who find themselves falling for both men and women and feeling extremely confused and isolated because they struggle to find representations of themselves in the public sphere.