Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Right Idea, Wrong Crooks”
On Wall Street, it is the Right Crooks with the wrong idea.
Sweden, The Local: ‘Ping Pong Prisoner Player Gets Paid For Injured Pinky”
What does he get for being electrocuted?
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Polygamist On Trial”
He is being defended by three of his wives.
UK, Guardian: “Brown-Out Of Recession By Xmas”
Which Xmas, this year or two years from now?
Canada, Toronto Star: “9 Year Old Steers Car To Safety”
He received a ticket for driving without a license.
Indonesia, Jakarta Post:
South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Harvesting Rain IN Kenya”
Must have taken a heck of a lot of pans.
UK,The Independent: “60 Lashes For Journalist Over Saudi Sex Show”
I thought it was the man who got the lashes from the woman?