Firstly, that would be the Belgian empire. Secondly, trust you to reach for the empire with a worse colonial record than ours, because cultural sensitivity really isn't your thing. Thirdly, there I was thinking we were labouring under the onerous rule of Kaiserin Angela or Empereur Emmanuel and suddenly you've pulled the rug from under me. Don't tell me that the Fail and the Torygraph have been lying to me all this time?!