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Yeah , it's another weekend, guys and we would like to bring you some of the hottest and trending issues on social media right now! and it seems all talks are still all about #Brexit and #Britain

#Brexit: 3 million demand rerun of EU referendumRelated image

A petition on the parliament website calling for a rerun of the EU referendum has gathered nearly 3 million signatures since being launched at the end of last week.

This means the campaign has overtaken the 2007 Downing Street petition urging the Government to abandon plans for pay as you go road pricing which attracted 1.8 million signatures.

Such was the demand to sign the petition that the website crashed as a second petition, urging Sadiq Khan, London’s mayor, to declare the capital’s independence topped 100,000 signatures.

On Thursday 51.9 percent of votes were cast to leave the EU, versus 48.1 percent for remaining part of the bloc.

However, the narrow win masked regional discrepancies which saw majorities in favour of remaining in the EU among voters in Scotland, Northern Ireland and London.

Many of those signing the petition demanding a referendum rerun came from major cities.

The petition, set up by William Oliver Healey, said: "We the undersigned call upon HM Government to implement a rule that if the Remain or Leave vote is less than 60% based on a turnout less than 75%, there should be another referendum.”

#BETAwardsRelated image I Wish Wizkid won the BET International act Award- Black Coffee 

The 2016 BET Awards which was recently concluded saw South African artiste, Black Coffee, clinching the award for the Best International Act, Africa category.

Black Coffee, who was nominated alongside two other South African talented acts, AKA and Cassper Nyovest, said he wished the award would have gone to Nigerian superstar Wizkid.

In his word:

I would like to see Wizkid take it. He’s worked hard! I really think he deserves it. He’s also done well internationally being featured on Drake’s album and working with Chris Brown.

Speaking further on his dreams and aspirations, Black Coffee said:

One of the things I dreamt about when I was young was to be friends with Michael Jackson. I always wanted to take SA to the world and be known internationally. I had mapped down my dream since the beginning and I’ve been working towards them.

On BET, the multi-award winning DJ and Producer, said being nominated was a beautiful thing as it reminded him of all the hard work he has put in since the beginning of his career. He also praised the award show organizers saying not only do they promote African artists, but they also ensure to work with the entertainers.

And in sports Related image

United set to sign Ibrahimovic and Mkitaryan Manchester United are closing in on two major signings with deals for the Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic looking likely after a busy Saturday. José Mourinho is keen to sign both players as he steps up his recruitment drive before his first season in charge at Old Trafford. Mkhitaryan has one year left on his contract at the Bundesliga club and, while Dortmund have publicly said that he is not for sale, they have now admitted that the player is ready to move on. United are ready to bid £30m for the 27-year-old and are confident that Dortmund will accept their offer. The Armenian, who joined Dortmund in 2013 from Shakhtar Donetsk for £23.5m, is looking for a new challenge and is desperate to play in the Premier League despite an offer of a pay rise to remain at his current club. Both Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic are represented by Mino Raiola and the Italian agent, while overseeing the potential Mkhitaryan deal, met with the Swede on Saturday to go through Manchester United’s offer again. Ibrahimovic has already agreed a salary with the club and is now just waiting to talk to Mourinho about his role in the team. United are prepared to offer the 34-year-old a one-year contract worth £220,000-a-week and the Swede is expected to fly to Manchester in the first week of July in the hope to clinch a deal.    #HilaryBenn: Half of labour Related imagecabinet set to resign over Hilary Benn's sack More than half of the Labour shadow cabinet is expected to stand down on Sunday in a major coup against Jeremy Corbyn, triggered by the result of the EU referendum and the leader’s decision to sack Hilary Benn. Loyal members of shadow cabinet told the Guardian they were writing their resignation letters after Heidi Alexander, the shadow health secretary, stepped down on Sunday morning. A Labour source said Alexander’s decision to resign in the wake of Benn’s dismissal would prove hugely significant, because unlike the shadow foreign secretary she was a more “loyal and pragmatic” member of the Corbyn team. “She is seen as a moderate, practical and pragmatic voice,” they said. “Hilary always had a problem with Jeremy. Now that Heidi’s gone, most of the shadow cabinet will step down. He can’t just replace those positions because other frontbench ministers won’t step up to the roles.” In her resignation letter to Corbyn, Alexander said: “It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to you to resign from the shadow cabinet. The result of the referendum last week means that our country is facing unprecedented challenges. “More than ever, our country needs an effective opposition which can hold the government to account and which is a capable of developing a credible and inspiring alternative to an increasingly rightwing and backward-looking Conservative party. As much as I respect you as a man of principle, I do not believe you have the capacity to shape the answers our country is demanding and I believe that if we are to form the next government, a change of leadership is essential.” The Guardian understands Angela Eagle, Lucy Powell, Jonathan Ashworth, Lisa Nandy, Chris Bryant, Luciana Berger, Gloria De Piero, Charlie Falconer, Ian Murray, Rosie Winterton and Andy Burnham could be among those to resign from the Labour frontbench on Sunday. A spokesman for Corbyn insisted he has no intention of resigning. “Jeremy Corbyn is the democratically elected leader of the Labour party and will remain so,” the spokesman said.Facebooktwittergoogle_plus

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