In answer to a British Foreign Office warning to vacationers headed to Rome, the mayor of the city punches back condemning the warning as misinformation. According to the news, Mayor Ignazio Marino says London is a far more dangerous place to visit than Rome.
Many people consider the way the French government operates peculiar at times. The idea officials there trying to fit square pegs in round holes took new impetus recently when it was desciovered new trains ordered by French train operator SNCF were actually too “fat” to fit into many train stations. The order, for some 2,000 new trains costing in excess of €15 billion euros, has to be modified, reportedly at a cost of millions.