From the Rob Ford crack saga to the selection of Pope Francis, 2013 provided its share of memorable moments.

It was the year cyclist Lance Armstrong came clean about using performance-enhancing drugs, explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield thrilled the world with his singing from space.

The world mourned the passing of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, but also celebrated the birth of Prince George, the new heir to the British throne.

See the video above to relive the year's biggest stories and newsmakers.