UK court rules government cannot trigger Brexit
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May was dealt a severe blow on Thursday when the High Court ruled that parliament and not the government must trigger article 50 to signal Britain's departure from the EU.
The verdict, which the government has said it would appeal, means the UK’s decision to leave the EU must go to a parliamentary vote and cannot be decided by ministers alone.
While "Bremainers" will cheer the verdict, experts see the landmark ruling as slowing down the process of Brexit rather than putting a halt to it. The Local