British MPs must vote on whether or not to trigger Article 50, to begin the UK's exit of the European Union: this was the verdict was the result of a high court challenge to the Brexit process, which may seriously delay the Prime Minister's Brexit timetable.
Also, a report today by Amnesty International has highlighted severe abuse of refugees being processed in so-called 'hotspots' in Italy in accordance with a flagship EU processing scheme. It details coercive measures taken by Italian officials — including beatings and electrocution — to force refugees to have their fingerprints taken. We speak to Amnesty’s Italy researcher, Matteo de Bellis.
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