Pictures: Getty
Pictures: Getty

A court has ruled that over 700,000 British expats will not be able to vote in the EU referendum.

Lord Justice Lloyd Jones delivered the ruling after 94-year-old Harry Shindler, who lives in Italy, and Jacquelyn MacLennan challenged the current legislation, according to the Telegraph, arguing that they were being illegally denied the chance to vote, having lived in another European country for over 15 years.

The couple are now likely to appeal to the supreme court.

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