Rivals attack May for election debate no-show - Financial Times

The absence of Theresa May was one of the main talking points as seven senior politicians traded blows in an unconventional television debate just eight days before Britain's general election. Mrs May refused to turn up to the BBC event in Cambridge ...

Election debate 2017: Amber Rudd praised for taking part in leaders' debate despite death of her father - Evening Standard

Amber Rudd took part in Wednesday's General Election leaders debate despite the death of her elderly father, it has been revealed. The Home Secretary's father Tony passed away at the age of 93 on Monday, The Sun reported. A source told the paper: “It ...

BBC debate: Rivals attack Theresa May over absence - BBC News

Theresa May's political rivals lined up to criticise her for not taking part in a seven-way general election debate. She was accused of lacking "guts" and of "running away from the debate" during the 90 minute BBC TV event. Home Secretary Amber Rudd ...

Chaotic BBC debate fails to move the dial - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

The BBC's seven-way election debate proved that you can't have a proper debate with seven people in it. It was a shouty, bity affair in which no one really stood out. This meant that Theresa May pretty much got away with her decision not to turn up.

BBC Election Debate Live: Jeremy Corbyn takes part as Theresa May sits it out - Telegraph.co.uk

Theresa May has been accused of running scared of tonight's seven-way debate on the BBC as she also faced accusations of "extreme cowardice" over her decision not to take part. Jeremy Corbyn accused the Prime Minister of showing "weakness" and ...

Why should I vote Conservative? Where the Tories stand on the NHS, Brexit, immigration and other key issues - The Independent

With just days to go before the country goes to the polls, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are ramping up their efforts to deliver a victory for their parties. The Conservatives have attempted to make the campaign about the Prime Minister's approach to ...