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The Latest: EU Brexit talks to take notice of non-EU nations

  • Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves Downing Street in London Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017. Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end of March.  (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

    Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves Downing Street in London Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017. Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end of March. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Gina Miller, the lead claimant in the legal fight to get Parliament to vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, makes a statement outside the Supreme Court in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Gina Miller, the lead claimant in the legal fight to get Parliament to vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, makes a statement outside the Supreme Court in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)  (The Associated Press)

  • Artist Kaya Mar holds a painting near Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Artist Kaya Mar holds a painting near Parliament in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says the interests of the EU and Norway "for a large part are corresponding."

Michel Barnier has told Norwegian news agency NTB that during the negotiations with London "we will take pay attention to third countries that are closely associated with the EU, like Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein."

Barnier was on a one-day visit to non-EU member Norway. The Scandinavian country is part of the European Economic Area that belongs to the EU's huge, tariff-free single market in goods and services, pays into EU coffers and accepts free movement from member states.

On Tuesday, Britain's Supreme Court ruled Prime Minister Theresa May must seek parliamentary approval before get parliamentary approval before triggering Brexit.

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12:05 p.m.

London police have arrested a second person for allegedly making threats to Gina Miller, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court challenge related to Britain's planned departure from the European Union.

The 51-year-old Miller, an entrepreneur, became the face of the lawsuit which demanded that Prime Minister Theresa May's government get parliamentary approval before triggering Brexit.

Police arrested a 50-year-old man in central London Wednesday on suspicion of racially aggravated malicious communications.

Miller says that she hired bodyguards after the lawsuit was filed. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that May must seek Parliament's approval before starting the formal process of leaving the EU.