Each week we offer selections from the world press along with our comments.
Kuwait, Arab Times; “Man Jailed For Hosting Mixed Concert”
It is against the law in Saudi Arabia for Martians to be allowed at a concert for Earthians.
Finland, Sanomat: “Millions Spent On Anti-Graffiti Campaign”
I think we can write off this story.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Gravesen Hangs Up Boots”
He already has one foot in the grave.
Swaziland, Swaziland Observer: “63 Toilets To Benefit Needy”
When you got to go there never are enough toilets.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Iceland Appoints First Gay Prime Minister”
Now, this is a gay story.
Singapore, Straits Times: “Thieves Steal Shoes”
With the feet in them?
Bangladesh, Daily Star: “Six Doctors Asked To Perish In 8 Weeks”
Now, this is what I call really reducing staff.
Fiji, Fiji Daily Post: “Balls Up, Balls Down”
I think the ball is in your court.
Sweden, The Local: “Plan To Save Marriage”
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Goat Arrested For Robbery”
This story really gets my goat.
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Burger King Staff Held At Gun Point”
Eat the hamburgers or else!
Canada, Toronto Star: “West End Arsonist Seeks Voice”
I think he was seeking a light.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Nipple Threat”
I think I will suck on my thumb while pondering this one.
Sweden, The Local: “Wild Boars Crashes More Than Elks”
This is one boring story.