Celebrities from both the United Kingdom and the United States took to social media on Thursday night and Friday to react to the U.K.’s historic vote Thursday to leave the European Union.
Despite having four months to decide if they would choose to remain in the European Union, it seems many Britons didn’t actually know what they were voting for on Thursday. Instead, they waited until after the vote to ask Google what the EU actually is. Read Full Article at RT.com
Euroskeptic parties across the EU have been inspired by the British ‘Leave’ vote with right-wing politicians in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and France all calling for referendums on their countries’ membership in the bloc. Read Full Article at RT.com
Authorities in the Austrian town of Mistelbach issued a temporary pool ban for refugees following a sexual assault by a “dark-skinned’ man on a 13-year-old girl. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Stonewall Inn is now a National Monument. A symbol of LGBT resistance to police abuse, the gay bar received the protected area status a day after the NYPD commissioner declined to apologize for the department’s role in the 1969 Stonewall riots. Read Full Article at RT.com
More than 75,000 people have signed a petition to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan calling on him to declare the capital city an independent state and apply for EU membership. Read Full Article at RT.com
Flooding in West Virginia has killed 14 people and cut power to over 500,000. A state of emergency has been declared in 44 counties. At one point, the raging floodwaters carried away a house – while it was on fire. Read Full Article at RT.com