Google changes name? Don't be fooled (3)

08:13, April 02, 2010      

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Britain's Guardian newspaper employed the services of its mixed-up April Fool correspondent Olaf Priol for a full page story on the ruling Labour party's secret ad campaign depicting Brown as a tough guy character from a Quentin Tarantino/Arnold Schwarzenegger film.

A few British newspapers also ran a spoof BMW ad offering branded roundels for BMW cars in the color of the political party the driver supports.

"BMW is giving you the chance to personalise your car depending on your political view," the small print says under a picture of three BMW badges in red for Labour, blue for Conservative and yellow for the Liberal Democrats.

The advert promises the badges can be replaced in seconds and in the event that the election, which is expected to be launched next week, results in a hung parliament, purchasers can have their roundels replaced for free by contacting [email protected]

Australian broadcaster ABC put out a spoof interview with an injured David Beckham in which the former England soccer captain said he was set to join the Australian national team, the Socceroos, as assistant manager and lead them to World Cup glory in South Africa this summer.


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