UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal

LONDON (AP) – In a major blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Britain’s highest court ruled yesterday that his decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks in the crucial countdown to the country’s Brexit deadline was illegal. The unanimous, strongly worded Supreme Court judgement declared the order to suspend Parliament “void and of no effect.” The court found that Johnson acted to limit debate on Britain’s impending departure from the European Union (EU) in violation of Parliament’s constitutional role. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin