High Court Strikes A Blow Against Brexit

Media gather outside the High Court in London on Thursday Nov. 3, 2016. In a major blow for Britain's government, the High Court ruled Thursday that the prime minister can't trigger the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without approval from Parliament. (Tim Ireland/AP)
Media gather outside the High Court in London on Thursday Nov. 3, 2016. In a major blow for Britain's government, the High Court ruled Thursday that the prime minister can't trigger the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without approval from Parliament. (Tim Ireland/AP)
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A British court ruled Thursday that Parliament must vote before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers the process by which the U.K. will leave the European Union. The government says it will appeal, but the decision creates more uncertainty about what's going to happen with Britain leaving the EU.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Rob Watson (@robwatsonbbc), BBC political correspondent.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This segment aired on November 3, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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