Election, iPhone 5 and Kim Kardashian top Yahoo searches

Yahoo has released its list of the most-searched terms for the year. The  list reveals that, unsurprisingly, we've been very interested in the US election - but have relaxed by following the Kardashians and dreaming of an iPhone 5.

How celebrities spread Twitter's biggest-ever story

Steve Martin and Kim Kardashian drove the breaking of the news of Osama bin Laden's death.

Failed ex-Russian spy snags sweet media gig

Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton have taught Anna Chapman well - who seems to have snagged a sweet new gig in media thanks to her fame for doing nothing more than being a bad spy. 

Year's top searches center on BP and soccer

The BP oil spill proved more interesting than any celebrity this year, according to Yahoo's round-up of the top search queries of the year.