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

Singapore, Straits Times: “Law Against Dumping Parents?”
There sure is one against dumping kids.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Man Dives After Diving Into Fountain”
OK, there are pennies in it, but diving for them!!

UK, The Independent: “August Month For Christmas Shopping”
If you live in Arizona, but for those in Michigan, …

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Cabbie Attacked”
Was that the tip?

Sweden, The Local: “Fewer Seek Asylum In Sweden”
After Iraq winters, it’s a mighty stretch to be in Sweden.

Israel, Haaretz: “Tips To Embrace Vegetarianism”
Blueberries, strawberries, carrots, peaches, etc..

Hungary, Budapest Times: “Goodbye Lenin”
Hello Putin.

Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Sh ort Shrift For Swan Lake”
It’s more like a Swan song.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Health Minister Discusses Swine Flu”
We prefer if he would cure swine flu.