Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
South Africa, Argus: “Baby Jesus Stolen”
Another thing to blame on President Obama.
USA, NY Daily News: “Senior Socks Teen Over Cell Phone Use”
The dream of everyone over the age of sixty.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Spend New Year’s Eve With Nuns”
Just don’t make it a habit.
Sweden, The Local: “Penis Amputated By Mistake”
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Rebel Without A Cause”
Any sane American who is tired of the Tea Party, Republicans and Obama.
UK,Guardian: “Cameron To Delay Hunting Vote”
I think he needs a shot in the arm to get going.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Shark Closes Beach”
It is about time we asked sharks to decide which beach we can use.
Sweden, The Local: “Sell Unused Xmas Gift”
Now, that is truly in the spirit of a capitalist Christmas.
USA, AOL: “Man Slashes Wife’s Throat”
Sounds like an idea for a new TV series–Who can kill his wife the most interesting way?
China, China Daily: “President Visits Low Income Families”
Visit for a moment, but don’t pass laws for the long run.
UK,The Independent: “Electric Prices To Rise After Grid Works”
So, if the grid doesn’t work prices are low? If so, for what?