Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Sweden, The Local: “Hospital Performs Eye Surgery On Wrong Woman”
Is it the wrong woman got the surgery or the wrong doctor performed it?
Denmark, Copenhagen Post; “Chicken Seeks Mexican Citizenship”
This is one clucky story.
Japan, Japan Times: “Confession Leads To Body In Obama Bay”
Chalk another thing up to Barack Obama –killing people in Japan, no less!
Kenya, Kenya Standard: “Education Official Sent Home Over Missing Millions”
The least one could do is make him stand in the corner with a dunce cap.
Swaziland, Times Of Swaziland: “Headman Arrested For Striping 3 Girls”
You mean, headmen can’t just strip girls? What’s the use of being a headman?
Papua-New Guinea, Post Courier: “I Was A Camel”
Oh, so that’s why you have that hump on your back!
Ukraine, Kyiv Post: “Will Swine Flu Spare Ukraine”
I hear the head swine is Russian!
Singapore, Straits Times: “Liquor Thief Caught”
He was captured in between a burp.
UK, The Independent: “Things Will Get Better”