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1 Com­pi­la­tion al­bums

Led by the clas­sic Now That’s What I Call… se­ries, sales have soared 20 per cent in the past year and ac­count for a fifth of all al­bum sales.

2 Candy Crush Saga

Sweet suc­cess… The video game, made by the de­vel­oper King — in which play­ers score points by cre­at­ing rows of match­ing treats — has shot down An­gry Birds to be­come the world’s num­ber one.

3 Bidi­alec­tal­ism

Lin­guists have re­ported a rise in young peo­ple speak­ing with two dis­tinct re­gional ac­cents — one that they use with friends and a more stan­dard­ised speech for out­siders.

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