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

Sweden, The Local: “Sweden Pays Man For Sex With 14 Year-old”
I wonder what he gets for sex with an older woman.

Finland, Sanomat: “Brothers In Arms, Partners In Crimes”
Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld, etc…

Australia, Brisbane Times: “KFC Pig Leads To Diner Fine”
Imagine if the owner’s name was Feinstein!

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Over 30,000 Beggars Are Held”
Just wait until the tourists come, they will all be released.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Intelligent Plaster Can Call Doctor”
But, can the doctor call the plaster?

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Fewer Know Bible”
And, even fewer follow anything in it.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Students Cautioned About Absenteeism”
I suspect many teachers would like to avoid cautioning them.

UAR, Khaleej Times: “Motorists Paying Too Much For Fuel”
Gee, thanks for letting me know about that. I never would have known unless you told me.

Qatar, Gulf Times: “Asian Bachelors Beaten”
Hopefully, by abused Asian women.

Norway, Aftenposten: “No Bears Shot Yet”
But, how many hunters have been shot?

Australia, The Age: “We Share Your Pain”
Like heck you do, we have had eight years of Bush, what have you had?

Finland, Helsinki Times: “Minister’s Thought For Today”
For today and always it is, vote for me at the next election.