HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

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”
No comment.

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