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

South Africa, Argus: “New Twist In Toilet Saga”
It goes up, not down?

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Toddler Stuck In Washing Machine”
That’s a new twist on dealing with diapers.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post; “Even Penguins Are Freezing”
The thought makes me feel warm.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Rise In Hate Crimes”
Just wait what happens to hate crimes now that Republicans haters control Congress.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Promises, Promises”
The story of campaigns and then comes the reality of governing.

Norway, Norway Post: “Not So Happily After”
The American people after voting clowns into power.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Slippery Commute”
Slips to get to Congress don’t bother me, it’s the slippery deals done in it, that are my concern.

UK, Guardian: “M16 Spy Not Gay”
He’s just unhappy.

USA, New York Post: “Police Back Prostitution Reform”
To legalize or not to legalize it?

Sweden, The Local: “Pastor Over Sleeps”
Thank God was the reaction in the church.