This Is The Twitter Reaction To The High Court's Brexit Ruling

Leave voters are calling it the "Great British Betrayal"

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The High Court has ruled that parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the European Union, which means the government cannot trigger Article 50 on its own.

The judgment, which stated "The court does not accept the argument put forward by the government," is a major blow for Theresa May, who has always insisted she would remain in control of Britain's departure from the EU.

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As to be expected, the landmark ruling has sparked mixed reactions from both sides of the Brexit campaign on social media.

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Leave voters aren't exactly happy with the court's decision, with some describing it the "Great British Betrayal" on Twitter. There has been talk of riots and civil unrest from some Brexiters...

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Some tried to see the funny side by pointing out the irony...

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While many people shared their sheer frustration with the news...

Of course, those in the 'remain' camp couldn't wait to celebrate...

And there was great news for the pound, which has risen the most against the dollar since August.

According to the Guardian, ministers will appeal to the supreme court against the decision at a hearing in early December. Until then, this tweet just about sumps things up...