HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WORLD’S PRESS

Each week we offer headlines that appeared in the world press along with our own comments.

Sweden, The Local: “Wedding Guest Hit By Cannon”
One must admit, this wedding was a real blast off.

Norway, Aftenposten, “Forty Years of Harald And Sonja”
To tell you the truth, I’d prefer forty years of them then eight of George and Laura.

Finland, Sanomat: “How Far Will Russia Go?”
At least as far as Georgia.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Vets Won’t Have To Pay For Medals”
No, but they will have to pay for the wounds.

China, China Daily: “Nude Ride In Canada”
We must make a naked evaluation of this incident.

Australia, Smith.com: “Bye By Beijing”
Hello, hello prison for dissidents.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Lawyer Gets 2 Years For Bribing Prosecutor”
The prosecutor gets the right to prosecute the man who gave him money.

Sweden, The Local: “Finding The Toilet In Stockholm”
Just follow your nose.

Swaziland, Swazi Observer: “Fred Crane Dies At 90″
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Tractor and his children, Ned and Nancy Bulldozer.

Norway, Aftenposten: “Princess Challenges Ruling”
She insists it is OK to be kissed by a frog.

Swaziland, Swazi Times: “EBC Caught With Pants Down”
However, he stood up and dealt with the situation.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Fat Grafts Do Make You Younger”
A bit heavier, but definitely younger.

Argentine, Buenos Aires Herald: “God Gives Drought Aid To Farmers”
He soon will give them a few storms and hurricanes.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Useful Tips for Expats Motorists”
Kill the pedestrians gently.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Danes Active In Terrorism Abroad”
Heck, that’s a lot better than being active in Denmark.

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Hormones Improve Older Women Sex Drive”
Now, how about doing something for the older men so they can keep it up.