08/11/2012 07:01 GMT | Updated 08/11/2012 07:02 GMT

US Election 2012: 'Mitt Romney Enters White House', Announces Croatian Newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija

Newspaper bosses in Croatia have apologised after running a headline saying loser Mitt Romney had won the US presidential election .

The country's Slobodna Dalmacija paper was so convinced that Romney would win they printed a front page saying "Mitt Romney Enters White House."


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"We had to let the edition go for printing at 3am and it looked the most likely result at the time. We got it wrong and we're sorry for confusing our readers," said a spokesman.

"Now we're going to send a copy of the paper to Mr Romney. It might be some consolation to him," they added.

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