Thursday, April 03, 2008
No speaking French on cell phones in Flanders
TV channel RTL reported on Tuesday that Flanders is preparing to ban speaking French on mobile telephones.
The channel also said that a translator would break into conversations in French and translate into Dutch.
Tensions between Belgium's Dutch and French speaking politicians have run high as they struggled to form a government after a June election in 2007 and only were able to agree a cabinet earlier this month.
April Fool if you haven't caught it yet....