Beam me up, Scotty

Maya Driver

We made it through Monday, phew! So why not relax and reward yourself by catching up with the latest hot searches on the web?

Susan Boyle is continuing to wow the world with her voice. The video of her performance on Britain's Got Talent has been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube! Although she is now facing competition from 12-year-old Shaheen Jafargholi, whose impressive CV has caused complaints by those who feel the show should be for amateurs.

A fatal motorway incident that occurred on Saturday claimed the lives of 5 people whose identities were revealed today. The crash happened after one vehicle performed an illegal U-turn and began driving the wrong way up the M1. Police have yet to understand what caused the driver to drive the wrong way.

London's Leicester Square was a haven for geeks and Trekkies as the new Star Trek movie premiered last night. The film follows the early years of James T Kirk and Spock while they are still cadets at Starfleet Academy and features Sylar from Heroes as Spock and Shaun of the Dead's Simon Pegg as Scotty.

Top searches for April 21st, 2009:

  1. Susan Boyle - YouTube video performance viewed 100m times

  2. M1 wrong way crash - fatal motorway accident

  3. Over counter diet pill - soon to be available in UK

  4. Budget 2009 - will be published tomorrow

  5. Coleen Nolan - secret abortion at 16

  6. Hell's Kitchen - stars in tears under pressure

  7. Britain's Got Talent - competition is stiff

  8. Star Trek movie - premiered in London's Leicester Square last night

  9. China Grand Prix - first win for Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel

  10. Girls Aloud tour - starts this Friday at Manchester MEN Arena