Surely not an April Fool? Could this be real?

Please let us know if you have any other gems. Surely truth can’t be stranger than fiction?

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On 1 April 2012 15:50

Here is our top 10 so far, just off the top of our heads. We’d like you to tell us if these are April Fool’s Day jokes or not, and we’ll add yours if appropriate:

1. The BBC is an objective and impartial news outlet.

April Fool?

2. Ed Miliband is leader of the British Labour Party.

April Fool?

3. Far-Leftist George Galloway, a man who said of Saddam Hussein: "Sir, I salute your courage, your strength, your indefatigability" and tweeted to the extremely large Muslim population of his constituency, “By the Grace of God we have won the most sensational victory in British political history“ has just been elected as a member of Parliament for the West Yorkshire city of Bradford.

April fool?

4. Saudi Arabia is on the United Nations Human Rights Council.

April Fool?

5. Barack Obama is leader of the Free World.

April Fool?

6. The European Union is in favour of democracy, even in Ireland, Greece and Italy

April Fool?

7. Catherine Ashton, former Treasurer of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), is the EU’s foreign policy supremo

April Fool?

8.  French President Nicolas Sarkozy said the Greek crisis is over

April fool?

9. The Guardian newspaper ran op-eds in support of Communist East Germany at the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

April fool?

10. As UN Sec Gen elect, Ban Ki Moon sang, to the tune of Santa Claus is coming to town, “Ban Ki Moon is coming to town“.

April Fool? 

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