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Judges rule UK parliament must approve start of Brexit

Jan 24, 2017 - 5:50 PM

4th UPDATE Majority of the 11 Supreme Court judges agree that the national parliament has to be consulted but lawmakers in Scotland Northern Ireland and Wales have no say

PARLIAMENT. People walk by the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 20, 2016. Photo by Ben Stansall / AFP

May braces for new Brexit battle over court ruling

Jan 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The UK Supreme Court will decide whether she can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU or whether she must seek prior approval from parliament

The sun sets behind The Elizabeth Tower, better known as 'Big Ben,' and the London Eye in London on January 17, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

UK Supreme Court begins hearings on Brexit challenge

Dec 05, 2016 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED All 11 Supreme Court judges convene to hear a challenge by the government against a ruling that Prime Minister Theresa May must seek lawmakers approval before starting the process to leave the European Union

A man waves a European Union flag outside the Supreme court building in London on the first day of a four-day hearing on December 5, 2016. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

UK Supreme Court to hear historic Brexit case

Dec 05, 2016 - 2:49 PM

For the first time ever all 11 Supreme Court judges will convene for the 4 day hearing which threatens to upset Prime Minister Theresa May s timetable for leaving the European Union

BREXIT. Pedestrians walk past a reflection of the Elizabeth Tower, otherwise known as Big Ben, in a window near the Houses of Parliament in central London, at sunset on November 29, 2016. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP