What has been going on in the world of news while we've all been asleep?

» The Brit Awards are not just all about pop music, they are all about the women and people are already spec­u­lat­ing in quite a flimsy way that having such 'difficult' divas such as Kylie, Rihanna and Leona Lewis under the same roof might cause friction. ('Battle Of The Divas' — The Mirror)

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The Spice Girls are tipping a rel­at­ively unknown singer for success in 2008. Some woman called Adele… ('Adele Has Friends In High Places' — Daily Star)

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Mark Ronson is ready to work with Amy Winehouse again — as soon as he has finished his work on the Daniel Merriweather album. ('Talking Shop: Mark Ronson' — BBC)

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The Verve have thrown a wobbly and are threat­en­ing to hold back releasing their new album. A NATION MOURNS. ('The Verve Threaten To Withhold Next EMI Album' — This Is London)

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Britney's ex-husband Kevin Federline hopes that the couple will be able to even­tu­ally both raise their children together. ('Federline Hopes Spears Will Be Reunited With Kids' — Yahoo)

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Mariah Carey, Joss Stone, Paula Abdul and Katherine McPhee are among the names lined up for a new album by American Idol judge Randy Jackson. Is he the new Mark Ronson? No. ('Mariah, Paula, 'Idols' Join Jackson's Club' — Billboard)

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Kylie Minogue is quite happy with her current rela­tion­ship status — which does not involve Matthew Horne, the Catherine Tate actor. ('It's Time For Guy To Get So Lucky' — The Sun)

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Basshunter is still talking about sex. ('Basshunter: I'll Be A Porn Star' — The Sun)

Blimey.