There was a festive air about Rome today as the city centre was pedestrianised for the national sport - protest marching. Of course, it was more than a bit of a pain if one actually wanted to go somewhere... Also, as one might imagine, the Eastern European clergy in Rome (and not only them, of course) are none too keen on Communists...
Here's a picture of lemurs. (In-joke)
What is it with animals and pumpkins?
Are we seeinf a lack of imagination?
The Telegraph reports that Buttiglione has stepped down. I don't think that we should be surprised at how 'tolerant' the European parliament really is. Additionally, there's an opinion piece from Charles Moore who questions the new powers of the EU.