Scottish court to hear no-deal Brexit suspension case next month

LONDON (Reuters) - A legal bid to prevent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament to stop lawmakers blocking a no-deal Brexit will be heard at a Scottish court next month.

A group of about 70 lawmakers from opposition parties are backing a bid to have Scotland’s highest civil court rule that Johnson cannot ask Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, or suspend, parliament before Britain leaves the European Union on Oct. 31.

The case had its first court outing on...
source: Reuters

2019-08-13 13:32
Latest news from Reuters
today 00:59 Johnson's Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points - Survation
today 22:53 Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push
yesterday 19:44 Johnson extends lead over Labour to nine points - BMG poll
yesterday 13:26 Britain investigating whether leaked trade papers were hacked - sources
yesterday 12:23 PM Johnson says election race not over yet
yesterday 12:23 Johnson pledges transformative Brexit as nerves are rattled by UK polls
yesterday 10:17 Labour's McDonnell: I worry anti-Semitism has affected our election campaign
yesterday 10:17 UK security minister says no Russian money behind Conservative election bid
yesterday 10:17 Naughtiest sin? Johnson admits cycling on the pavement
yesterday 10:17 'Nervous' Johnson promises Brexit and less immigration ahead of election
yesterday 09:14 Johnson promises lower immigration if he wins election
yesterday 22:44 Johnson sees lead over Labour edge up - YouGov poll
yesterday 22:44 Poll predicts Conservatives to win majority of 38 in election - Sunday Times
yesterday 22:44 Knife-edge? Johnson ahead but polls suggest majority might be tough
2019-12-07 23:41 Conservatives 11 points ahead of Labour before election - Deltapoll
2019-12-07 21:35 Johnson's Conservatives keep 15-point lead over Labour - Opinium poll
2019-12-07 20:32 Johnson's lead over Labour narrows - Savanta ComRes poll
2019-12-07 19:29 Johnson's Conservatives see lead cut - poll
2019-12-07 14:14 UK minister says concerned about election interference after leak of documents linked to Russia
2019-12-07 01:38 Leak of classified papers ahead of UK election 'tied to' Russian operation - Reddit
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:38 The Queen sends Instagram wild with heartwarming Christmas video marking 'landmark' moment
today 02:50 Leeds United are the real deal but Hull City are set up to beat them
today 02:50 Leeds United are the real deal but Hull City are set up to beat them
today 02:35 Archaeology breakthrough: New insight into Romans after 1700-year-old stink bomb let off
today 02:35 Boris Johnson storms into huge 14 point lead as Labour’s horror slump continues - new poll
today 02:35 Tories left raging after Channel 4 announces left-wing Remainer panel for election night
today 01:47 The origins of our malaise go back to the early 2000s and the complacency of liberal centrists
today 01:47 Five Hull FC players who are facing challenges ahead of the 2020 Super League season
today 01:47 Five Hull FC players who are facing challenges ahead of the 2020 Super League season
today 01:47 Stanley Gene on life after rugby league, his current job and hopes for Hull KR
today 01:47 Stanley Gene on life after rugby league, his current job and hopes for Hull KR
today 01:32 Melania Trump fury: FLOTUS creates Twitterstorm for ‘sickening’ visit to child hospital
today 01:32 Daily horoscope for December 9: YOUR star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 01:32 Jacqueline Jossa: I’m A Celebrity 2019 Queen admits show has been a ‘turning point’
today 01:32 Martin Lewis explains your consumer rights - when you can & can't return non-faulty items
today 01:32 UK weather forecast: Storm Atiyah threatens to disrupt election voter turnout
today 01:32 Firth of Clyde drama: two sons rescued but their father is still missing
today 01:32 Michelle Obama heartache: Child shares adorable FLOTUS moment that becomes viral sensation
today 01:32 Shark horror: Researchers have close encounter with massive 12ft Great white beast
today 01:32 Freddie Mercury NEVER told his parents he was gay: Mum Jer explains why
today 00:59 Johnson's Conservatives poll lead jumps to 14 points - Survation
today 00:32 Labour in power will 'diminish appetite' for Scottish independence, Leonard argues
today 00:29 Woman swills can of beer outside court after admitting cruelty to her dog
today 00:29 Extinction Rebellion block roads outside Heathrow Airport
today 00:29 Boris Johnson to visit EVERY region of England and Wales in last 3 days before election
today 00:29 Juice Wrld dead: Rapper dies aged 21 after medical emergency in Chicago airport
today 00:29 Nigel Farage in ‘Reform Party’ plan if Brexit happens on January 31 ‘I’ve registered it’
today 00:29 Gift of life for schoolboy after Cystic Fibrosis drug boss plea
today 00:29 Warning of Labour-SNP Indyref2 deal by end of week: ‘Don’t let Sturgeon in by back door’
today 00:29 Royal heartbreak: Meghan Markle spotted in unseen emotional photo for a devastating cause
today 00:29 Lib Dem humiliation: Moaning Jo Swinson trounced on Twitter over controversial NHS tweet
today 00:29 Daily Express Community Christmas crusade: Film of hope to combat loneliness released
today 00:29 ‘Last chance to save Brexit’ Boris Johnson warns voters of ‘chaos’ under Labour
today 23:38 Kristoffer Ajer makes big Fraser Forster claim as Celtic goalkeeper's heroics secure Betfred Cup glory
today 23:38 115 best pictures from Celtic's dramatic Cup Final win over Rangers
today 23:38 James Tavernier reveals Rangers pride as he slaughters 'mind-boggling' offside decision
today 23:38 Bus crash near Galashiels station as coach smashes on to railway line
today 23:26 Family of nine ‘surviving on just £480 a month’ after Universal Credit slashed
today 23:26 PS5 release update and PlayStation 5 price news coming this date?
today 23:26 Man City boss Pep Guardiola had personal chat with Fred after Man Utd racist incident
today 23:26 I’m A Celebrity 2019 results: Who finished second on I’m A Celeb? Who was runner-up?
today 23:26 Weather warning: 1,500-mile wide Storm Brendan barrels towards UK in general election week
today 23:26 Royal SHOCK: How Prince Charles helped Government solve political issue
today 23:26 I’m A Celebrity 2019 winner: Who won I’m A Celebrity tonight?
today 22:53 Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push
today 22:23 Manchester City fan arrested for ‘monkey gestures’ says he was ‘putting hands in pants’
today 22:23 Friends of London Bridge attack victim crowdfunding for huge party in his memory
today 22:23 Hearthstone on Nintendo Switch? Blizzard talk Battlegrounds impact
today 22:23 Scarlet fever strikes UK: Hundreds of children report rash - what are the symptoms?
yesterday 21:35 The inspirational Hull man battling brain tumour and determined to live out his dream
Watch the news from UK on Facebook