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Although “Woman has baby” should be about as startling a headline as “Sun rises in East”, the entire world seems to have gone soppy about a particular episode of parturition in London yesterday. Certainly the rigorous quality control of the BBC has gone AWOL, as can be seen from this screen-grab:

ruddDon’t worry about the world coming to an end today.  It’s already tomorrow in Australia.  [Charles M. Schulz]

EDIT: The following day, Private Eye‘s front cover read simply (and hyoooogely): “WOMAN HAS BABY”. Bloody right, too!


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