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Google forgets Belgium

In a hasty attempt to delete unwanted search results, Google appears to have inadvertently misplaced Western Europe’s most invaded federal monarchy. All links to Smurfs and the Oscars of Jean-Claude Van Damme will simply lead the browser to an image a faceless figure, ironically entitled ‘This is not Rene Magritte’.

Quite how the European Union will now function without its capital is unknown, but what is clear is that sprouts will need re-branding. A Google executive apologised: ‘Every time someone tells me to forget a specific thing, that’s the thing I keep thinking about. But Belgium is so meh. Other than Tintin and coquettish photos of Audrey Hepburn, what do they have? Over-priced chocolates?’

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