From today’s BBC NI News quiz:
This is how the News Letter headlined the story that a fifth of people saw no harm buying counterfeit CDs and DVDs, despite the Government saying it funded crime.
- Dear Her Majestys Government: consider this a parable along the lines of The Boy who cried Wolf.
- What is this nonsense about funding crime? If there’s a socio-economic activity that’s more self financing than crime, I’d like to hear about it…
But on a slightly more entertaining note, it appears that everyone’s favourite drunken be-wigged Irishman is to be replaced as Eurovision presenter by everyone’s favourite drunken be-camped Irishman.
Norton described it as “an amazing job and a huge honour”.
He said: “Sir Terry is nothing less than legend and is an impossible act to follow, but somebody must and I just couldn’t say no.
“I can’t wait to get to Moscow. With a combination of cheap vodka and a language barrier what could possibly go wrong?”
Diplomatic incident ahoy, methinks…