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Top of the posts: Google Zeitgeist, viral videos and David Cameron talks about tantric speeches

Neela Debnath
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  • Last updated: Friday, 14 December 2012 at 5:07 pm

20121214 300x300 Top of the posts: Google Zeitgeist, viral videos and David Cameron talks about tantric speechesAs 2012 draws to a close, Google released its list of the most searched for terms this year, Alex Masters looked at some of the biggest search trends in the UK.

Meanwhile George Arnett gave a rundown of the top viral videos of this year which included K-pop smash hit Gangnam Style, Nick Clegg’s apology song and the short film of James Bond escorting the Queen to the Olympics opening ceremony.

In the world of arts Charles Reynolds reviewed the latest episode of US drama Homeland.

Down at Westminster Andy McSmith gave readers some snippets from the Press Gallery lunch at the Commons, where David Cameron joked that his long awaited speech on a referendum on the EU would be a ‘tantric’.

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2. Review of Homeland ‘Broken Hearts’ By Charles Reynolds

3. New YouTube redesign unveiled, with a focus on subscriptions and original content By Alex Masters

4. Cameron’s after lunch slip By Andy McSmith

5. What did we search for in 2012? The Google Zeitgeist reveals all. By Alex Masters

6. Lionel Messi in numbers: Is the Barcelona player the greatest-ever footballer? By Majid Mohamed

7. From Gangnam Style to Nick Clegg’s apology song: The top viral videos of 2012 By George Arnett

8. UK retailers slash £20 off 32GB Nexus 7 price By Alex Masters

9. Cameron: “We are raising money for the rich” By Andy McSmith

10. The Photography Blog: New cameras, new technology. But is it of any use to our photography? By Alex Hare

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