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London - 13 October 2016
1. Wide of the High Court
2. Group carrying European flags
3. Man carrying European Union flag, UPSOUND (English) "Yes to parliamentary democracy. No to the decisions on the basis of lies."
4. Woman wrapped in European Union flag outside court
5. Man offering leaflets to queue of people, UPSOUND (English) "Uphold the vote"
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Slater, Convener, Invoke Article 50 Now campaign:
"Brexit was the biggest democratic mandate in British political history and it must be respected. This legal challenge, while it's presenting itself as technical, constitutional sort of affair, really that guise is an attempt to stop Brexit from happening, to frustrate it, to complicate it on behalf of mainly un-named business interests. As far as we're concerned that's a democratic outrage and that's why we're here today."
Rival groups protested outside the High Court in London on Thursday as lawyers inside battled over whether the British government has the power to trigger the UK.'s exit from the European Union without approval from Parliament.
Half a dozen protesters carrying a banner asking for the EU exit known as Brexit to start now were met by a dozen other people carrying EU flags.
The case is considered the most important constitutional matter in a generation and centers around whether Prime Minister Theresa May can start negotiating Britain's exit from the EU without a vote in the House of Commons.
May has said she will invoke Article 50 of the EU treaty - triggering two years of official exit talks - by March 31.
She is under pressure from lawmakers to give them a vote first, but insists that is not necessary.