Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Student Welfare Rules Ban Job Hunt”
This is one way to keep students on welfare rolls.
Qatar, Gulf Times: “Sugar Rush Could Boost Prices”
South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Woman Sets Self On Fire, Walks Mall”
This is what is termed a fire sale.
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “People Trapped In Drain”
Hold off on the flushing please.
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: Minister Prepares For Swine Flu”
He is gathering flocks of pigs to spread the word.
UK, The Independent: “Natural High Drug Should Be Banned”
You mean no more walking in mountains and forests?
South Africa, Argus: “Red Ants To Handle Marshalls”
I assume in a very stinging manner.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Stabbed In Buttocks Over Parking Space”
I assume the victim will not take this lying down.
Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Fatal Star”
For John McCain it was Sarah Palin.