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Summary

  1. Welcome to your social buzz. Here you'll find details of stories making an impact across social media
  2. This is an editorial trial
  3. England's Euro2016 and #Brexit are dominating social media - we'll be looking at those and other trending topics

Live Reporting

By Paul Harrison

All times stated are UK

Tales of two European Parliament speeches

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker greets UKIP leader
AP

Two completely different speeches at the European parliament received attention for different reasons.

The European parliament's first session since the UK's vote to leave has been marked by "tense and bitter exchanges".

Nigel Farage, a leading Leave campaigner and UK Independence Party leader, told MEPs: "you are not laughing now.

His speech was trending on Twitter, attracting more than 5,000 tweets during the peak of his speech.

Farage tells EU Parliament: 'You're not laughing now'

A bit later, SNP MEP Alyn Smith received a standing ovation from his European colleagues after he begged them not to "let Scotland down".   

His speech has been widely shared on news sites and social media, with his name being mentioned more than 7,000 times.

Alyn Smith MEP: "Scotland did not let you down. Please... do not let Scotland down now"

Keanu Reeves spotted in Westminster. Yup.

It's not even a week since the referendum, but Westminster has changed a lot. Sometimes it's like stepping into the Matrix...

Especially when you bump into Keanu Reeves in the Houses of Parliament.

Keanu Reeves spotted in Portcullis House. Insert Matrix joke...

Faisal Islam, Sky News political editor, shared his bewilderment:

... And if it wasn't surreal enough... Keanu Reeves has just turned up in Parliament...does all feel like The Matrix

... And if it wasn't surreal enough... Keanu Reeves has just turned up in Parliament...does all feel like The Matrix

BBC political reporter Matt Cole offered an explanation.

Bill&Ted 3 s'posed to be set in UK about Brit historical figures.Is that why #KeanuReeves being spotted around Parliament? #butwhereisBill?

Rio 2016 torch relay: A damp squib?

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A man has been arrested in Brazil for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water over it.

Video footage showed a bucket of water being thrown over the torch during the relay. 

The video went viral in Brazil hours after the dousing with local reports suggesting it was done for a dare.

The incident comes a week after a rare jaguar was shot and killed shortly after posing for a Olympic torch relay picture.  

Not a great start to the build up for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

The presidential order that went wrong

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko speaks
EPA

President Alexander Lukashenko has taught Belarusians to obey his instructions religiously over the two decades of his rule. 

There are even jokes about him telling people how to sort potatoes, the national vegetable.

But obeying them too literally can sometimes cause embarrassment.

A recent call by Lukashenko for the public to "undress and work", made in an address to the nation last week, has resulted in a "flash mob" on the web, with many Belarusians undressing at work and posting their near-naked selfies all over social networks.

An almost-naked graphic designer working in his office
Facebook/Mitya Pisliak

The hashtag #UndressAndWork in Russian has been trending both on Twitter and Facebook. 

It is not clear whether the president had meant to say "develop and work", which sounds similar in Russian, or simply meant "undress" as "roll up your sleeves", but surely you cannot punish someone for doing something ordered by the president - even if they are doing it tongue-in-cheek.   

Naked staff working in an office
Facebook/Fistashki

How Twitter reacted to England's 2-1 loss to Iceland

Google: the search trending in England: "What is football?"

England captain Wayne Rooney walked to console his teammates after the final whistle
Getty Images

England have been knocked out of Euro 2015 after a 2-1 defeat by Iceland.

The defeat comes just after the UK voted to leave the EU.

The Internet rushed to pounce on England's misery with topical gags and memes. #Brexit2 was trending on social media hours after the final whistle.

Hodgson is leading Brexit negotiations

Well, England, you've had quite the week

Only England could exit Europe twice in one week. #Brexit #Iceland #ENGICE ⚽️

The English football team just invoked Article 50 #Brexit2 #straightouttaeurope

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, couldn't resist taking a dig at England's expense, but his gag backfired...

UK-Iceland 1-2. Winter is coming.

Elsewhere a number of Twitter users congratulated Iceland, a supermarket chain, by mistake:

Everyone should be passing on their congratulations to @footballiceland they are the football team. We are the UK frozen food specialists

England's 2016 defeat and Brexit contiunes to dominate headlines

An England fan showed off his personalied Brexit football match before the England v Iceland Euro 2016 match
EPA

Good morning from London. 

People are discussing England's shock 2-1 defeat against Iceland on social media this morning. 

But it's not all about the football... Brexit fallout continues as the governing Conservatives and the opposition Labour party are embroiled in leadership battles.

Along with those stories, we'll let you know what else is trending throughout the day.