MTV's Favourite April Fool's
We scan the press to bring you the best pranks from today...
As pioneers of programmes such as Punk'd - which sees ladies' favourite Ashton Kutcher playing tricks on unsuspecting celebs - here at MTV we know a little bit about pranks! Here's a low-down of our favourite April Fool's stunts from today...
The NME reported that Kasabian have been selected to sing the national anthem before England's football match with Ukraine. A spokesperson for the band supposedly told the music publication that; "The band are all footie mad, so were more than happy to 'play' Wembley, especially as it means they'll beat Oasis to the stadium!"
The Guardian published a story in its media section declaring that the paper was closing down and moving entirely to Twitter. "Experts say any story can be told in 140 characters," read the story, headlined, "Twitter switch for Guardian, after 188 years of ink."
The Daily Mail Photoshoped home Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, whose husband was recently caught purchasing pornography, so it looks as if she is leaving Ann Summers! The paper then stated that "considering her husband's rather adventurous viewing habits, Jacqui Smith would be perfectly justified in showing her own broad-minded streak..."
Elsewhere in the papers, the Telegraph claimed that Britain was harnessing the power of fish to supply Britain's electricity needs whilst the Metro said that a farmer has bred unique tartan sheep!
In the online sphere, internet giants YouTube surprised users this morning by putting all its videos and text upside-down.
Elsewhere Anchor Butter claimed that the new Google application, Google Street View, has ruined its new TV ad campaign by showing pictures of cows roaming across London rather than in lush green pastures...
If we've missed any good pranks then please share them with us below. And keep your eyes peeled for MTV.co.uk's very own little white lie!