Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Finland, Sanomat: “Libraries Rent Skis And Tennis Raquets”
If this goes on, can we expect renting of women and men of the night?
Australia, Canberra Times: “Cyber Attacks On Diplomats”
A lot safer than rifle attacks.
UK, The Independent: “I’m In Debt, And I’m In Love”
Just a shanty built for two.
South Africa, Argus: “Train Kills Woman, Boy Friend Arrested”
OK, I’m slow on the uptake, was he the train engineer?
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Smile And Count Your Blessings”
Sharia law does not require 10 lashes per smile.
Germany, The Local: “TV Broadcaster Gets President Name Wrong”
But, he got the country correct!
Greece, Kathimerini: “Courts May Try Longer Hours”
As long as they aren’t into longer sentences.
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald:
“School Rugby Brawlers Face Disciplinary Hearings”
“School Rugby Violence No Problem Says Ref”