Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Man Survives Drain Drama”
Sounds like one smelly story.

Singapore, Straits Times: “Teacher Locked In School”
I guess he can clean blackboards as punishment.

USA, New York Daily News: “Halloween In Hollywood”
Hollywood Halloween is not as bad as a Republican Halloween in Congress.

South Africa, Argus: “We Don’t Want A Society of Secrets”
Then stay out of America.

USA, AOL: “Police Find A Leg”
I assume they have a leg up on solving this case.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: Foreign Minister Found Guilty Of Slander”
I guess this guy never got in trouble with Fox News.

China, China Daily: “Wen To Affirm China Commitment To Asia”
Oh, were they thinking of leaving Asia?

Finland, Sanomat: “Government Against Grandmother Clause”
However, they do believe in Santa Claus.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Man Caught Reading While Driving”
This is one book too good to put down.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald” “Hobbit To Stay In New Zealand”
Whew, that removes one big problem in my life.