Parliament Must Have a Say on Brexit, UK Supreme Court Rules

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The British Supreme Court has ruled that the government cannot trigger the process to leave the European Union without parliamentary approval. The politician overseeing the process, David Davis, says the government will introduce legislation within days to start the formal process of taking the country out of the EU. A constitutional expert and our political correspondent explain what the ruling means in practice. Also on the programme: France plans to increase the size of warning labels advising pregnant women not to drink; and what does President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal mean for free trade in Asia? (Image: Gina Miller, who launched the legal challenge for parliamentary approval of the Brexit process, outside the Supreme Court. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP)