Sources close to the French premier suggest he has agreed a deal with Simon Cowell's SYCO production company to judge 'Britain's Got Parliament' a new Westminster based reality extravaganza. Sarkozy has long been linked to the series in which European viewers can vote to keep their favourite parliamentarian in Westminster. Despite the parties reservations about Europe it is believed that the Conservatives will fair reasonably well with a ground swell of right wing support throughout the voting region.
It's rumoured that Angela Merkel has been approached to judge and it's believed that Louis Walsh will be permitted to complete the panel if the Republic of Ireland agree to a debt reduction plan less achievable than the Versailles Treaty.
The show has been the talk of Brussels today with wild speculation that a sizeable chunk of the phone vote profits will be handed over to the IMF.
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