The European Union is prone to living in a fantasy world. But its latest pronouncement effectively whitewashing Palestinian terrorism and simultaneously demonising Israel marks yet another, astonishing, low point
In the Tour de France, the annual multiple bicycle race, riders are classified according to their performance in the various categories of the race. The overall winner gains the coveted yellow jersey.
The last rider to finish is affectionately termed the lanterne rouge, the red lantern. The political lanterne rouge this year goes to the European Council of the European Union, while Tony Blair should be given the yellow jersey.