Germany's April Fools' Day Gold
Published: 30 Mar 2012 07:30 GMT+02:00
Germans may not be known for their sense of humour, but we managed to dig up nine brilliant April Fools' hoaxes that tickled us in The Local office.
The pranks that we found date back from the turn of the century, when a gardening magazine claimed that sunflowers contained chemicals that made them glow in the dark.
From the arrival of aliens to the Soviets harnessing thunderstorms to make weapons, take a look through Germany's April Fools' Gold.
Feel free to tell us your best April Fools' hoaxes below