Today’s UK Twitter Trends

Today’s Twitter Trends (Apr. 19): Doctor Who’s Day Excitement

Anticipation continues to build on Twitter on this Doctor Who’s Day. Here’s a look at some tweets and photos. The first one’s on us:

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 18): Harsh Critical Phrases

Angry hashtagged criticisms expressing annoyance at other peoples’ behaviors trended on Twitter today in the UK. The three favorite phrases were #shutyodumbassup, #gositinacorner, and #youdeservetobesingle.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 15): Google Honors Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplain is trending today on Twitter in the UK, in celebration of what would have been the great silent movie comedian’s 122nd birthday, which is actually tomorrow, April 16.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 14): Congratulations, Holly!

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 13): ‘Bugger Bugged’ by Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant is trending on Twitter in the UK today not because of a film role but because of the role he played in turning the tables on a former tabloid reporter in the current scandal over celebrity phone hacking.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 11): Sienna Miller Rejects Tabloid’s Apology

The News of the World celebrity phone hacking scandal has been trending in the UK. Actress Sienna Miller says she won’t accept News International‘s apology and that she won’t drop her suit against the tabloid.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 8): News International Apologizes to Hacked Celebrities

A tarnished tabloid and a high-stakes horse race are both trending on Twitter in the UK today.

News International

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 7): Soccer Star Wayne Rooney’s Potty Mouth

Soccer star Wayne Rooney is trending today on Twitter in the UK.

England’s Football Association today rejected an appeal by Manchester United’s Rooney, who had been slapped with a two-game suspension for swearing into a TV camera during a game last weekend.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 6): Katy Perry in Scotland, Geri Halliwell in a Bikini

Twitter trends have been undergoing some technical problems, so it’s a tad difficult to say just where Geri Halliwell and Katy Perry are in the pecking order of today’s trends. But honestly, as far as these two are …

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 5): One Direction, Jools Holland

Musicians are trending today on Twitter in the UK — on the one hand, the young band members of a teen sensation, and on the other, a seasoned veteran.