Each week we present headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.


South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Nigerian Preacher With 86 Wives Gets Reprieve”
I should hope so, the poor man must be exhausted.

Norway, Aftenposten: “Happy Meal Toys Hurt Hearing”
Big deal, you should see what the happy meal does to the stomach.

Australia, West Australian: “Minister Quits Over Sex Act In Parliament”
I don’t mind a few MPs fornicating with one another, it’s when they do it to citizens that bothers me.

United Kingdom, The Independent: “Underwear Police Minister Sacked”
He was caught with his drawers down.

Finland, Helsinki Times: “Butchers Meet Roosters”
At the chopping block, I assume.

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Girls Dissatisfied With Appearance”
But, how do boys feel about their appearances?

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Police Attacked In Brawl”
They were arrested for fighting off duty.

Ukraine, Kyiv Post: “Tymoshenko Mocks Yushchenko”
I really think it was Yuschchenko who mocked Tymoshenko. Then again, how would anyone know who did it first?

Sweden, The Local: “Ban On Bottled Water”
In Sweden, it’s the beer that counts, not the water.

Estonia, Baltic Times: “We Are Not Crooks”
Thieves maybe, but definitely not crooks.

Finland, Sanomat: “Handing Out Condoms Gets Support”
I know at least one body part that would definitely give support.

Norway, Aftenposten: “Malpractice Kills 2,000 Each Year”
But, how much does practice kill each year?

Malta, Malta Post: “Alarm Over Pest”
I think its name was Bush.

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Oral Sex On Rise”
It is the drooping that will cause a decline in oral sex.

Finland, Sanomat: “Rare Fighter on Display”
His name definitely was not Dick Cheney.