Heres what the papers say.
Newspaper round-up: Saturday 13 January
Today's Mirror claims that Robbie Williams's reign as the king of the Brits is well and truly over. He has been sensationally snubbed by the awards panel, receiving no nominations for his disastrous album Rudebox.
The critically-panned CD, which was meant to signal his big comeback, was deemed so bad by the voting academy that for the first time in 10 years he is not a contender for Best British Male, Best British Album or Best Single.
Instead, Lily Allen, Arctic Monkeys and Razorlight are expected to dominate proceedings at this year's event at London's Earl's Court Arena on February 14.
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The Daily Mail covers the story of Madonna and Angelina Jolie being involved in 'the mother of all catfights'. Such is the level of vitriol between the two stars that the pillow-lipped Miss Jolie broke cover this week to accuse her rival of 'illegally' adopting her oneyearold Malawian son, David Banda.
Miss Jolie's attack came after the singer went on the offensive herself, branding Miss Jolie and her boyfriend, Brad Pitt, as '*****s' after they declared their ambition to build their own 'rainbow coalition' of international adoptees.
As many people think that scientists are likely to find evidence of extraterrestrial life this year as believe that Andy Murray will win Wimbledon, according to a poll for The Times.
This month?s Populus poll, undertaken over last weekend, shows that, among other possibilities in 2007, nearly two thirds of the public think it likely that Prince William will get engaged, only slightly more than expect Britain to suffer a significant terrorist attack.
The Independent reports that since new parking restrictions were introduced - some say imposed - in Lewes in September 2004, there has been a remarkable backlash in which a group of vigilantes and vandals have been blowing up the newly installed meters.
So far there have been more than 200 attacks in which 35 of the town's 96 meters have been written off. The covert bombers have used a variety of devices ranging from simple bangers and powerful crow scarers, to a mix of firework explosives that have scrambled the innards of the meters. In the latest incident, which happened in the past month, two machines were blown up.
Terrorists attacking British bases in Basra are using aerial footage displayed by the Google Earth internet tool to pinpoint their attacks, according to today's Telegraph.
Documents seized during raids on the homes of insurgents last week uncovered print-outs from photographs taken from Google.
Dirk Benedict has struggled to come to terms with seeing his brother gun down and kill his father when he was 18, the Sun reveals. His former wife said ?a part of him died? when Roy, then 24, shot George Niewoehner during a row. Memories of the shooting, allegedly to protect his abused mum Priscilla, have haunted Dirk, 61 all his life.
Online, the BBC reports that huge crowds have turned up at a US porn convention. Thirty thousand people gathered in the US city of Las Vegas for the annual convention of the pornography industry. The scale of the Adult Entertainment Expo reflects the huge growth in a business which is said to be bigger than Hollywood and worth $57bn (?29bn). Estimates of its annual contribution to the US economy range from $12bn-$20bn.
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