Someone must have been wearing blinkers the day they came up with this idea at the Belgian government: in order to protect teenagers in chat rooms and forums, they will receive an electronic identity card reader on their 12th birthday. This reader, once connected to their PC, will let them authenticate as genuine teenagers™ and be protected from Joe the pervert trawling their communities pretending to be a 13-year-old.
Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt has accused the US of being a very dangerous nation wanting to rule the entire Arab world. I guess we'll be hearing about freedom waffles and freedom chocolate very shortly.
Edward Heath's Conservative Government was so overwhelmed by the explosion of violence in Northern Ireland that it drew up secret ‘ethnic cleansing’ plans to forcibly expel hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholics and to redraw the border to create a Protestant-only ‘sectarian statelet’, it was revealed today.