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Radiohead lead singer signs petition calling for second EU referendum

The lead singer of Oxford's Radiohead, Thom Yorke, has signed and tweeted a petition calling for a second EU referendum. More than 1.2 million people have now added their signature.

Radiohead's lead singer Thom Yorke Credit: ITV

More than half a million people have signed a parliamentary petition calling for a second referendum of the UK's membership of the EU.

An unprecedented surge of people trying to access the page briefly caused the official petition website to crash as many Britons shocked by the referendum result tried to engineer a re-run.


BMW workers fear for their jobs after Brexit

Workers at the BMW Mini plant in Cowley, Oxfordshire, say they now fear for their jobs after Britain's vote in favour of Brexit.

The employees say they can't see why BMW would keep the plant open, when it will be cheaper to produce the cars in mainland Europe instead.

Watch the workers speak outside the plant in Cowley below:


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Further travel delays after overnight flooding

Commuters at Victoria Station in London. Credit: PA

Passengers commuting from work on Thursday were hit by delays and cancellations due to heavy rainfall and flooding in parts of London.

Operators such as Abellio Greater Anglia, Gatwick Express, Southern, South West Trains and Thameslink were affected, with Network Rail saying it had 1,200 engineers working on weather-related problems on the network.

A number of train stations - including Ruislip Manor, Upminster Bridge, and Lambeth North - were completely closed due to flooding, with Blackfriars and Mansion House closed during the evening rush hour.

Meanwhile, the Waterloo and City line was completely suspended, and services on the Bakerloo, Circle, District, and Hammersmith and City lines were all hit by severe delays.

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