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

Sweden, The Local: ‘Politician Buries 11,000 Chickens”
Well, that’s a lot better than American politicians who bury billions of dollars.

Israel, Haaretz: “Unkosher Insect In Rice”
But, was the insect blessed by a rabbi?

UK, The Independent: “Burger Returns To South Africa”
I guess it was on a vacation at a McDonald’s in America.

USA, NY Daily News: ‘Missing Governor Found”
Boy, is that a mistake!

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Jordanian Poet Convicted Over Quranic Verses”
Are we to assume the Prophet Mohammed never wrote or read poetry?

Turkey, Hurriyet: “World Bank Sees Future In Dump”
It sounds a lot better than subprime loans.

Norway, Norway Post: “Test Center For Intelligent Buildings”
The Dummies are sent to the dumps.

South Africa, Mercury: “No Crisis Despite Doctor’s Strike”
Does this mean we can do without doctors and still remain healthy?

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Garbage Strike Spreads”
The smell of this sickens me.