Each week, we offer a review of the world press along with our comments.

Sweden, The Local: “Doctors Miss Pencil In Boy’s Brain”
I think we can write this story off.

Norway, Aftenbladet: “Best Christmas Present We Could Have”
Bush ducking shoes and having no socks to hang up for Santa.

Romania, Seven Times.Ro: “New Train From Romania To Transylvania”
The Dracula express leaves at midnight.

Australia, West Australian: “Cricket Bat Killing- Not Guilty”
I think someone struck out on this one.

Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Braving The Storm”
America in the fall of 2008.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Anti-Kidnapping Expert Kidnapped”
he is holding himself for ransom.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Heavy Toilet Seats A Risk”
I think we will flush this one down the toilet.

Sweden, The Local: “Volvo Cars Guilty Of Manslaughter”
District Attorney Toyota presented the argument for a guilty verdict.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Mass Failure IN Citizenship Test”
It was taken by members of the Bush administration.

Australia, The Age: “Catch me If You Can”
The defiant response of Governor Blagojevich.

Oman, Oman Tribune: “Brown Rejects Iraq War Inquiry”
If I was part of the Blair administration the last thing we need is an inquiry.

Japan, Japan Times: “Singing Tunafish Blues”
Jimmy Codfish put on a terrific one fish singing performance.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Mice Blamed For 100 Cat Deaths”
The mouse was caught by Detective Meow.

Sweden, The Local: “Two In Hospital After Elk Crash”
So, how is the elk doing?