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

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Saudi Man Arrested Over Sex Boasts On TV”
If I know Saudi Arabia, this man will have something chopped off and it won’t be his head.

Sweden, The Local: “Lesbian Couples Cause Run On Swedish Sperm Bank”
Does this mean they are seeking foreign sperm? I know someone who might be interested.

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Municipal Workers To Lay Down Tools”
Is this good or bad news?

UK, Guardian: “Former Madam Refuses To Pay Back Millions”
One you put it in, there is no taking it back.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Bank Declares Recession Over”
I have a hunch my bank account does not reflect that information.

UK, The Independent: “What A Horrible Year I Had –PM Brown”
The people of the UK might argue their years was a bit worse.

Egypt, Egypt Times: “Love In Time Of Shariah”
Behind closed doors if you ask me.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Gold Thief Nabbed”
He was released and given a pound of silver for his trouble.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “What Is Narcissism?
Sarah Palin gazing into a mirror and asking, ‘who is fairest in the land?’