King not dead
28 Aug 2004, 13:22
Published: 28 Aug 2004 13:22 GMT+02:00
The site in question copied the layout, colours and web address of the BBC News site and declared that "the King of Sweden was shot dead on his way to his hotel in Athens, after attending the Olympics".
The Royal Press Officer, Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg, said that it was a "tasteless joke that is beyond all limits".