After Dull twinned with Boring it was only a matter of time before Bland got in on the act.Three of the world’s most tedious-sounding villages are preparing for a week of festivities to celebrate their, well, distinctive ordinariness.
Dull, a tiny community in Perthshire, is hosting a civic reception at the local cinema, where residents will be offered the chance to exchange niceties over a few drinks — nothing too raucous — with the mayor of Bland and his delegation on Friday.
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Silvio Berlusconi has described Emmanuel Macron as a “good looking lad with a with a good looking mom,” in an apparent dig at the age gap between the newly elected French president and his wife Brigitte Trogneux.
The former Italian prime minister, who developed a reputation for diplomatic blunders during his years in power, joked on Monday that Mr Macron was a “39-year-old lad, with good work experience under him and most of all with a good looking mom who has carried him under her arm when he was still a child”.
Mr Berlusconi did not mention Ms Trogneux’s name.