The Null Device

Temporary mass exodus

Approximately 5% of the population of Poland is expected to go to Rome for the Pope's funeral this week.

Pilgrims have been queuing at Warsaw's central station all week hoping to land a coveted seat on the trains leaving today. LOT, the national airline, is struggling to cope with the demand and Poles are said to be buying tickets for any destinations heading south that may get them closer to Rome.

(I wonder if the Polish mass exodus will spread to London. If so, don't count on food stalls at street markets being open this weekend.)

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