What an extraordinary and momentous world news and current affairs calender .
Few can remember so many massive stories packed into so few months
We've had massive natural disasters, oil and nuclear disasters and financial disasters. We've had the reshaping of north africa and the middle east thanks to the Arab Spring. We've had the slaying of OBL after a decade of effort, we've had the wondrous spectacle of a royal weddings. Phone hacking. Etc. Etc.
The list just goes on and on.
Its provided a boon for news media and the coming of age of social media as influential news channels.
This must be one of the very finest news runs of all time.