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?’