Ad
British prime minister Theresa May held emergency cabinet talks on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

EU court adds to knife-edge Brexit drama

EU judges have granted the UK the right to stop Brexit, amid fresh question marks on whether Tuesday's (11 December) crunch vote in London will actually take place.

"The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the EU," the European Court of Justice, the bloc's highest tribunal, said in Luxembourg on Monday.

The verdict came as MPs in the UK prepared to vote on British prim...

Get EU news that matters

Back our independent journalism by becoming a supporting member

Already a member? Login here

Author Bio

Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

British prime minister Theresa May held emergency cabinet talks on Monday (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

Tags

Author Bio

Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Ad

Related articles

Ad
Ad