UK government rejects 4m-strong petition for 2nd EU vote

The Houses of Parliament are reflected in a woman's glasses as thousands of protesters joined a 'March for Europe' on July 2, to protest against Britain's vote to leave the European UnionThe British government on Saturday formally rejected a petition signed by more than 4.125 million people calling for a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU. “We the undersigned call upon HM (Her Majesty’s) government to implement a rule that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60 percent based a turnout less than 75 percent there should be another referendum,” the petition said. More than 77,000 fraudulent signatures were removed from the EU referendum petition.

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