Now this is a headline that a decade or so ago, I would have bet the farm could never be on any real newspaper. And instead of the howling outrage it should generate, perhaps especially from the left, the soothing sound of crickets.
Teenage girls who fear they are being taken abroad to enter into a forced marriage are escaping by putting metal spoons in their underwear, a charity has revealed.
Karma Nirvana, a Derby-based campaign group which supports victims of forced marriage, advises girls to use a spoon, or any other metal object, to set off detectors at the airport and separate themselves from parents.
The charity says a number of girls have used the tactic to avoid being taken overseas and entered into a life of servitude.