I’ve always billed using my national fiscal number, but now I’ve got some loon telling me that I can’t do that anymore cross-border and that I need a European fiscal number. It would be nice if someone had told us. It doesn’t sound like the kind of thing we’ll get to vote on anyway.
- Almost-there syndrome
Google Street View won’t let me cross the border from Holland to Germany, and I’ve lost their phone number. Help! Aka:
- Why less democracy is better for Europe
Peter Mandelson on how fortunate we are that the European Commission is unelected, remote, unaccountable, and a major bureaucracy.
- Translator porn
News that pornstar Dolly Buster used to work as a translator for the Bundesgrenzschutz, the old German federal border guards, reminds
- Young German killed in a Barcelona bullfight
But what was Mr Wandersahen’s real name?
- John Kennedy Toole’s mum plays piano and sings
And talks New Orleans in excerpts from Confederacy of Dunces