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British PM could recall parliament if suspension ruled unlawful

Reuters Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Boris Johnson could recall parliament if Britain's highest court rules he unlawfully suspended it, a government lawyer said on Tuesday, after judges heard the prime minister wanted a shutdown because it was an obstacle to his Brexit plans.
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