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Shamima’s UK bid goes to top court
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Shamima’s UK bid goes to top court

    The government has been granted permission to fight a ruling that Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to Britain. The Supreme Court will consider whether the former Isis bride can enter the UK for a legal battle over the removal of her British citizenship. The Court of Appeal ruled against the government by granting Begum permission to launch a judicial review on 16 July. But at a new hearing on Friday, judges said the home secretary’s case should be heard “as soon as reasonably practicable”. Judges formally stayed the previous ruling, meaning that Begum cannot currently return to the UK from Syria. The Court of Appeal heard that The Sun would be referred to the attorney general's office for potential contempt of court proceedings because it published a sto...