Mayor Caroline Cayeux of French town Beauvais admits "this was a mistake and we will do better next year."
The origins of April Fools' Day, a holiday celebrated by playing tricks on people and spreading hoaxes, are shrouded in mystery and lost to history. But there are a few good theories of how and why the first of April became a day of impish delight.
The French capital was the place to be on April Fools' Day.
"Stalin's face is at Arbatskaya, this is not a joke," Russians wrote on Twitter.
Richard Branson's #BransonToBranson April Fools' Day hoax may have pushed the Branson, Missouri, mayor out of office.
CERN researchers published a press release about finding the Force. That's a capital F.
The founder of Virgin announced the company would be moving its U.S. headquarters to Branson, Missouri.