Agence France Presse
|Spanish royal wedding of Prince Felipe de Bourbon and journalist Letizia Ortiz will use limoges soup bowls this coming Saturday for the reception banquet.
BBC Global News Wire
|Ugandan sniffer dog handlers who have been sent to Iraq to detect explosives note that dogs smell each ingredient of a bean, rice, meat, and vegetable soup separately, while humans can only smell the combination soup.
London Independence on Sunday
|David Randall reports that diners in a Virginia restaurant fled when a woman found a dead mouse in her soup.
|Jonathan Yardley reports on Mark Perry's new book on President U.S. Grant writing his memoirs, nothing Grant was in pain, unable to swallow, "imprisoned by a diet of soup and oatmeal."
|Chris Hutchins reports on the Secret Life of Colonel Parker, manager of Elvis Presley, not to mention his obnoxious nature, recalling him chewing out a waitress at lunch for not including enough pieces of turkey in his turkey soup, then letting his wife mop the soup that was dripping from his lips.
The London Times
|Sean Macauley reports that dope-crazed Jack Nicholoson fell for his 5 Easy Pieces co-star Susan Anspach when she licked a piece of carrot from his cup of vegetable soup: "You're not an intelletual," he shouted, "you're a sensualist like me."
|Josh Tyrangiel reports on "insane" Troy film director Wolfgang Peterson who muses at length on the importance of having soup at 11 am.
Newcastle Herald (Australia)
|Jacqui Jones reports on the "Merewether Mackerels" marking the official start of the Australian winter swimming season, followed by a cup of soup and rum.
|Melinda Hennberger reports that the wife of Presidential candidate John Kerry, Teresa Heinz Kerry, unwinds by preparing lentil soup at her farmhouse.
AP State and Local
|Frederic J. Frommer reports that comic/political critic Al Franken dotes on Thai tom yum koong soup while discussing poor early showings on his O'Franken Factor radio show.
Nationalwide News (Perth, Australia)
|Candice Silverman reports that Australian actor Ross Girven always eats a cup of chicken noodle soup suring his 25-minute performance break: "It's comfort food--it makes me feel better."
Global News Wire
|Pop star Bill Drummond is roving through Ireland with his Soup Line Project, making and serving hot soup to anyone who asks for it.