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Brexit: UK Parliament suspension ruled unlawful

Judges at Scotland’s Court of Session said the PM was trying to prevent Parliament holding the government to account.

Judges at Scotland’s Court of Session said the Prime Minister was trying to prevent Parliament holding the government to account ahead of an October Brexit deadline. The UK Parliament’s five week suspension began in the early hours of Tuesday morning. We’ll hear from a former UK Supreme Court justice, and ask what this means for Boris Johnson.

Also in the programme: Astronomers have discovered the first planet outside our solar system which has water and the correct temperature to support life; and the Canadian park saved by crowdfunding.

(Picture: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons in September 2019. Credit: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit handout.)

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