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Builders in tuxedos

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The Chinese government has taken no risks commissioning refurbishment work for a new embassy building in Lancaster Gate. To avoid any chance that a British secret agent sneaks in disguised as a contractor, dressed in full black tie beneath his hard hat and donkey jacket, the People's Republic has shipped over 12 of its most loyal comrades from Beijing to do its muscle work for it. The name of the firm? The imaginatively named Beijing Construction Company.

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