Band Aid 30's “Do They Know It's Christmas?” stormed to number one in the UK and 62 other countries. The charity single shifted more than 312,000 copies last week, making it 2014's fastest-selling single so far. Creator Bob Geldof thanked the nation on radio and said he was "so proud". It is the fourth version of the track to be released, and featured artists include Bastille and Rita Ora. Each version of the track has made it to number one.
Band Aid 30 Single At Number One
A British-led confederation has outlined its plans to land a robotic probe on the moon in 10 years' time. It aims to raise £500m for the project by asking people to donate money. In return, donors will be able to have photos, text and their DNA included in a time capsule that will be buried under the lunar surface. Lunar Mission One aims to survey the Moon's south pole to see if a human base can be set up in the future.
UK 'To Lead Moon Landing' Crowd Funded
The announcement of Perry's upcoming performance was made at half-time during the Cowboys-Giants game on Sunday night. Perry then tweeted she had "already started testing out ideas" for the show, which will happen on 1 February in Arizona. The show is the most-watched musical event of the year, with 115 million viewers in the US watching this year. Perry joins the likes of Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and Madonna to perform there.
Katy Perry to Play At Super Bowl