First court challenge to Brexit fails

First court challenge to Brexit fails

Belfast judge says beyond court's power to interfere in process

Justice Paul Maguire said that it was beyond the power of the Belfast court to interfere in the process of triggering Article 50 to leave the EU.

The decision in Belfast comes as a panel of three senior judges in London considers a similar case demanding a parliamentary vote before May invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.It is likely both of the cases will be swiftly appealed to the UK Supreme Court for another hearing....

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