Hopefully, you spotted that the previous posts about prescription windscreens and Google's animal translation app were April Fools. Here is a round-up of some of the other hoaxes, spoofs and jokes that have appeared in the media today.
• Radio 4's Today programme suggested that Shakespeare was French.
• The First Post said that Gordon Brown had got a border collie puppy called Avril (with pictures!)
• The Moscow Times reported that supermodel Naomi Campbell is set to become a member of United Russia (Vladimir Putin's party).
• The Daily Telegraph claimed that specially trained ferrets are being used to deliver broadband to rural areas (see pic above).
• The Guardian features a new Labour poster campaign portraying Gordon Brown as a 'Dirty Harry figure' (very good, this one!)
• The Daily Mail introduces us to the AA Rocketman (lots more on the Automobile Association site).
• According to The Sun, football referees are to use Segways during next season's Premiership matches.
• Google changed its name to Topeka (it's complicated!).
• Dogs to test foreigners' English (great story from 'EnglishClub.com)
If you're still not fed up with hearing about April Fool's Day, The Guardian News Blog has a round up of the best (and worst) hoaxes from this year and previous years. The Daily Telegraph has a collection of April Fool PR stories. Social Media news blog Mashable presents its choice of the 'Funniest April Fools Jokes', while TechCrunch has a 'Definitive List'. Finally, BBC News Magazine has '10 stories that could be April Fools... but aren't'.