Britain's best (and worst) April Fools Day shenanigans 5 years ago

Britain's best (and worst) April Fools Day shenanigans

April Fool's Day is the best (worst) day on the internet thanks to the abundance of unfunny jokes tripping everyone up. 

People are losing their jobs over an innocent joke made by Google, we've heard about endless "new tunes" which just turn out to be old tunes by Rick Astley, and every single bit of footy news is likely to be complete bobbins.


In short, don't believe anything you read today. For example:

Netflix isn't making their own version of Star Wars:


No, Shakespeare wasn't a founding member of 80s Los Angeles rap collective NWA:


Santander aren't offering 'Santandems' double bikes any time soon:

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PornHub actually did strangely transform into CornHub at the stroke of midnight...



But Scotland and Wales didn't decide they were going to be a "country on their own" if Britain votes to leave the EU:

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The saddest kids in the world really didn't receive a brand new 'iPad':



Barclays and Boris Johnson didn't announced a new 'Boris Boards' collaboration soon to be hitting the high street:


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EU better believe it, Nigel Farage didn't decide he wants to stay in  Europe after all:


Oh yeah, and Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau didn't decided to pose naked for a gay mag:


This obviously didn't happen:

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And possibly the worst of the worse - the fake proposal:


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