Current Google Insights trends: 'Russian spy' Anna Chapman, dancing chicken-eating man, Larissa Riquelme, 'Eclipse'

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The name of alleged Russian spy, Anna Chapman, is the search term with the most significant growth worldwide on Google Insights on the morning of July 5.

According to reports, the "flame-haired beauty" was arrested on June 27 and is currently being held on "charges of money laundering."

People in Italy have been using Google to search for articles about Italian actor and former Big Brother Italy contestant Pietro Taricone. The star passed away on June 29 after being seriously injured in a skydiving accident.

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In fourth place is the name of lingerie model Larissa Riquelme. Searches have increased over the week after Riquelme promised to "run naked through the streets 'with my body painted with the colors of Paraguay' if Paraguay wins the World Cup."

Teen-vampire flick " Eclipse", the third film in the Twilight saga, is in fifth place on Google Insights followed by the French terms for employment service ("pole emploi") and weather service ("meteo France").

The name of America's largest online movie ticket seller, Fandango, is eighth on the charts as Twilight fans search the net in hope of purchasing advance tickets for Eclipse.

People in China have been searching for "4399" and "7k7k", before heading to Chinese online gaming websites http://www.4399.com and http://www.7k7k.com.

The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days as measured by Google Insights, recorded on July 5 at 10:30 AM GMT are:

1. anna chapman (Breakout)
2. pietro taricone (Breakout)
3. 2204355 (+1,100%)
4. larissa riquelme (+850%)
5. eclipse (+110%)
6. pole emploi (+100%)
7. meteo france (+90%)
8. fandango (+50%)
9. 4399 (+40%)
10. 7k7k (+40%)

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