What next after landmark UK Brexit court case?

A High Court ruling the UK government must get parliamentary approval before triggering Brexit prompted personal attacks on the judges in the eurosceptic mediaBritain’s highest court is on Monday to begin hearing the government’s appeal against a ruling that it must first seek parliamentary approval before beginning the process to leave the European Union. What are the implications and likely government response to its ruling, expected in January? Prime Minister Theresa May will be free to invoke Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, the formal procedure for leaving the bloc, whenever she wants.

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