Word is tweeting out that the BBC has booked a German soloist for Last Night of the Proms.
No problem with that, until you get to the last number but one.
Not so much *how do you sing Rule, Britannia in German, as how does a German give credence to British rule?
Think of all those Unions Jacks.
Think what Angela Merkel will make of it.
Heavens above, she might even turn up.