"The Local's staff neither wrote, published nor removed the article in question and The Local can therefore not vouch for any of the claims made. Our investigation so far indicates the article
appeared on a fake site designed to look like The Local, and never appeared on The Local's own site."
-- James Savage
, co-founder of Swiss newspaper The Local, on a story claiming
that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022. The fake news was published on what appeared to be a fake version of the paper's website and picked
up by Reuters. (Reuters