Britain has martial law option under Brexit no-deal, but no plan to exercise it: minister

British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has the option of using martial law to quell civil disorder that might ensue under a no-deal Brexit, but that is not the focus of the government’s attention, Health Minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday. The Sunday Times cited unnamed officials as saying the government had been examining the powers at […]

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