When asked what a key benefit of the EU is, many would answer "peace in our time" but few would think of easier access to porn as a top bonus. The latter argument has been made by a French MEP as an argument in favour of the EU. Also, Twitter provides irreverent images of Silvio Berlusconi upon news he is to perform four hours of community service a week as a penalty for tax evasion. Finally, "The Atlantic" has identified the world's first "smiley" in a 17th century poem.
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