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Brexit: A high-stakes court case could force Queen to pick a side

The Supreme Court will try to pick a way forward this week, but ultimately, it could come down to Queen Elizabeth II to pick side

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace | Photo: AP/PTI
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace | Photo: AP/PTI

The UK has descended into chaos since it voted to leave the EU in 2016. That referendum opened a seemingly unbridgeable divide that has led to political deadlock and stretched Britain's famously unwritten constitution to its limits. The Supreme Court will try to pick a way forward this week, but ultimately, it could come down to to pick side.

First Published: Wed, September 18 2019. 01:43 IST
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