Each week we offer a selection of headlines appearing in the world press along with our comments.
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Teachers Reject Spy-Cam”
Does that mean teachers will not spy on my attempts to cheat on tests?
UK, Guardian: “Coolness The Key
Especially for those of us stuck in St. Louis in the summer.
South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Ditch The Bishop”
Replace him with a rabbi.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Swine Flu Offers Chance To Learn More”
About death, I assume?
Sweden, The Local: “Shrugs Off Reports Of Shrinking Baby”
What else would you expect from the shrinking man?
South Africa, Argus: “Three Officials Guilty Of Theft”
Is that all? Boy, you should be happy.
Israel, Haaretz: “Weddings Banned Without Swine Flu Proof”
Not at Jewish weddings!
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “City Trying To Hash Out Pot”
This is one city that is high on happiness.
UK, The Independent: “Counter-Terror Police Face Budget Cut”
This is a real scary story.
Australia, West Australian: “Court Orders Muslims To Cancel Friday Prayers”
Why can’t they be good Christians and pray on Sunday as God ordained?