April Fools' 2014: How many did you fall for?
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As per the spirit of April 1st, the internet was alive with the sound of foolishness this morning – everything from square eggs to Ant and Dec going their separate ways to Warburtons building two loaf-shaped skyscrapers on either side of the Gherkin. Yes, a lot of the foolishness was food-based. So, how many did you fall for? We’d like to think we’re pretty savvy, but we’ve been proved wrong this morning in a few cases... Here’s how the internet did April Fools’ Day 2014. Can you guess which of these news stories are actually true? We swear that a couple of them really are... Of course, topical issues were at stake this morning. Over at the Telegraph, it was reported that Alex Salmond was set to replace the Queen on a new Scottish pound coin should our northern friends gain independence later this year, whilst the Guardian revealed that Scottish drivers were set to start driving on the right and the Independent wrote of peacekeeping plans being drawn up by the UN in the case of Scotland going it alone.
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