Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Poor Get Poorer In Affluent Society”
Those with power get money, those without, get poor.
UK, Guardian: “Irish Students Told To Bring Toilet Paper”
For the classroom shit or the toilet shit?
South Africa, Argus: “Shocking Revelation In Library”
Some people were caught reading books!
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Real Estate Agent- Now Is Time To Sell”
Because now is the time for us to get some money.
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Stone The Crow”
Better than stoning the Rolling Stones.
Sweden, The Local: “Toys R Us Scolded For Doll Discrimination”
From now on we have Bob dolls.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post; “Police Hunt Murder Suspect”
Wow, this is shocking news, imagine police hunting for murderers.
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “US Making Progress Fighting Terrorism Says Obama”
It is news like this that makes me feel safe. I guess if the president says it, it must be true. But, then again, I heard the same thing from Bush.
Japan, Japan Times; “Cops Initiate Groper Transit Arrests”
Exactly who and what are they groping?
Qatar, Gulf Times: “Flu Hotline”
Dial in to get the flu.
Netherlands, Radio Netherlands: “Why Aren’t Dutch As Fat As Brits”
Hanging onto the windmills?