BRUSSELS |Top EU court hears Brexit challenge as critics slam May deal

27Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BRUSSELS — The European Union‘s highest court on Tuesday began considering whether Britain can change its mind about leaving the EU, as British Prime Minister Theresa May battled criticism of her divorce deal from both U.K. politicians and U.S. President Donald Trump.

The Brexit session opened by the European Court of Justice will assess the issue under an accelerated procedure due, since Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29.

Since Article 50 of the EU treaty of Lisbon dealing with departing members is scant on details — because it was expected that no EU nation would want to leave — a group of Scottish legislators wants to know whether the U.K.

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