French barrister fights on over expatriates' rights

A French barrister who is challenging Brexit on the basis of the exclusion of many long-term expatriates from the 2016 referendum vote has had a second rejection from the European courts.

Julien Fouchet argued that the Brexit negotiation was illegal as the referendum was not open to long-term Britons abroad, even though it affects them. But his case, brought on behalf of Britons in the EU, including war veteran Harry Shindler, 97, is unacceptable, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled.

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