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England’s High Court

Court Blow: British government must consult parliament before quitting EU

LONDON: England's High Court ruled on Thursday that the British government requires parliamentary approval to trigger the process of exiting the European Union, complicating Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans. The government said it would appeal against the decision and Britain's Supreme Court has set aside Dec. 5-8 to deal with the matter. Sterling rose on the news, with many investors taking the view that lawmakers would temper the government's policies and make an economically disruptive "hard Brexit" less…