Interest is being expressed by Holyrood and by north of England councils about potentially working together to their mutual economic advantage (your report, 22 August).
Perhaps a new North British Kingdom could emerge. Suitable names seem to have been used up. Perhaps Bernicia could be resurrected, albeit Northumberland orientated. Cumbalba is way off.
A competition is needed, and in the process an emperor could be selected. Now who would be favourite to be Emperor of the North?