The Daily Mash:
THE nation of Greece said sorry to the European Union with a present of an enormous wooden horse.
Left outside the European Central Bank in the dead of night, the horse has now been moved into the ECBâ€™s central lobby where it is proudly on display.
A gift tag attached to the horse, which is surprisingly light for its size and has small holes along the length of its body, suggested that it should be placed in the bankâ€™s vaults overnight to avoid it being targeted by thieves.
Mario Draghi, President of the ECB, said: â€œHow nice of the Greeks to acknowledge the trouble weâ€™ve been put to on their behalf with this wonderful horse, handmade and so large it could hold a dozen double-decker buses.
â€œThe card with it, which had a teddy bear dressed as a hobo on the front, explained that Greece made us this because they donâ€™t have enough money for a present, which brought a tear to my eye.
â€œHowever, unless they can somehow find billions overnight then austerity measures must continue.â€
Oddly, Greek representatives in Brussels have hinted that they may soon be in a position to settle their debts and have puzzled the French and German banks that hold their loans by asking if there is any discount for cash. …