Brexit defeat

High Court gives hope to Remain supporters

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THE UK Parliament must vote on whether Britain can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court ruled yesterday (Thursday).
The judgment means Theresa May’s government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to launch Brexit without the consent of MPs.
However, the government is appealing, with a further hearing expected next month in the Supreme Court.
A Downing Street spokesman said the UK government had no intention of letting the judgment derail Article 50 or ‘the timetable we have set out’.

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