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UK Supreme Court begins hearings on Brexit challenge

Government is arguing that it has constitutional authority over foreign affairs, including right to withdraw from treaties
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 05:50

Supreme Court president David Neuberger has said people involved in the case had received threats and abuse and stressed that the judges would rule without any political bias after criticism from Brexit backers.


BRITAIN'S Supreme Court began a historic hearing on Monday to decide whether parliament has to approve the government's Brexit negotiations, in a highly-charged case that could delay the country's EU exit.

For the first time ever, all 11 Supreme Court judges convened to hear

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