We learn courtesy of this morning's Guardian that Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has not only shagged up to 30 women but that he once set fire to a greenhouse full of cacti while pissed out of his brain. Unfortunately for Lib Dem supporters, it wasn't an April Fool, and neither was John "greed is good" Hutton being named the best-performing Labour minister in March, albeit on a Tory-supporting blog.
Here's ten other true stories from the past year or so that really should have been April Fools...Feel free to add your own nominations in the comments.
Northern Rock boss gets £760,000 pay-off
Health inequality widens under Labour
Gordon Brown invites Thatcher to tea
Anglican archbishop calls for Sharia Law
Catherine Tate becomes Dr Who's assistant
Balshaw returns as England full-back
Harriet Harman elected deputy Labour leader
Andrew Porter appointed Telegraph Political Editor
China awarded the 2008 Olympics
Mugabe wins the Zimbabwean election