An Afghan police officer shot nine of his comrades to death while they slept. Some reports say that the victims had been drugged before they were shot.
In other news, German chancellor Angela Merkel seems to have withdrawn her opposition to an €800 billion increase in the Eurozone “firewall”. According to the latest polls, this policy change is opposed by three out of four Germans.
Meanwhile, a brewery in Lithuania has successfully lobbied the government to designate beer as an essential service, so that a strike by brewery workers thereby would become illegal.
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Ah I remember the days when beer was essential … beer for breakfast, never a good sign … yes, when you’re having Tartan Special with your cornflakes, you just might have a wee problem …