Current Google Insights trends: Robert Enke, Hannover 96, Carrie Prejean

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The name of German goalkeeper Robert Enke continues to command the top position in Google's list of search terms with the most significant growth worldwide on November 17 at 9:30 AM GMT.

Robert Enke takes the top three positions, with fans searching for his name and the name of his football team, Hannover 96.

The football player, famous for his role as a goalkeeper for both German and international clubs was tipped to play for the German team in the upcoming 2010 World Cup.

Enke committed suicide on November 10, shocking friends, family and fans. A service was held at the Hannover Stadium in Germany on Sunday, November 15 and tens of thousands of people turned out to say farewell.

Former Miss USA 2009 first runner-up Carrie Prejean is back in the internet news and blog headlines - this time for her comments suggesting the Christian faith condones breast implants. Prejean has also gained web notoriety for the reported existence of a sex tape featuring the pageant queen.

The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days as measured by Google Insights, recorded on November 17 at 9:30 AM GMT are:

1. robert enke (Breakout*)
2. hannover 96 (Breakout)
3. enke (Breakout)
4. carrie prejean (+400%)
5. 2012 ( +170%)
6. veterans day (+160%)
7. modern warfare 2 (+150%)
8. loto (+70%)
9. lady gaga (+50%)
10. e okul (+50%) ("e school" in Turkish)

*Breakout defines a search term that has experienced a change in growth greater than 5000 percent.