April Fool’s Day: all the best fake news

April Fool’s Day: all the best fake news
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[Ed. – Taking a break from its everyday fake news.]

In a time of fake news as well as weird and wonderful real news, you’d be forgiven for thinking some of these were real.

Train ticket tattoos

Are you still using paper train tickets, like some hopelessly trapped-in-the-past luddite?

Well, now, says Virgin Trains, customers can get their train ticket permanently tattooed on their body, thanks to the magic of Tick-Ink.

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UK to withdraw from Eurovision

Pink News gives a knowing nod to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union with the arguably more shocking revelation that the UK will also be pulling out of the Eurovision Song Contest!

“PinkNews understands that the withdrawal will come into effect in the first few months of 2019, meaning the UK will have just two more shots at the trophy,” claims the LGBT+ news org.

Lol death

Whose to say the normally-somber funeral industry can’t join in with the gaiety of April Fool’s Day?

Not Funeralbooker, the online funeral price-comparison service, who’ve just sent us this press release for the ‘UK’s first home cremation service.’

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