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Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate - The Guardian

Theresa May criticised for not taking part in seven-way election debate as Labour leader makes last-minute decision to attend. General election 2017 – live updates · Heather Stewart , Rowena Mason and Peter Walker. Thu 1 Jun 2017 06.16 EDT First ...and more »

Election debate: reaction and analysis after Jeremy Corbyn and party leaders spar – as it happened - The Guardian

Here is our main story about the debate. Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate. Read more. And here is John Crace's sketch. The Hand is left to do the heavy lifting while Maybot reboots. John Crace. John Crace. Read more.and more »

Theresa May under fire for sending Amber Rudd to TV debate just 48 hours after her dad's death - Mirror.co.uk

Theresa May faced criticism for allowing Home Secretary Amber Rudd to stand in for her at the BBC Election Debate - despite her dad's death just 48 hours earlier. Retired stockbroker Tony, 93, passed away on Monday, but Ms Rudd insisted she would press ...and more »

Amber Rudd appears on election debate just 48 hours after her father died - Telegraph.co.uk

Amber Rudd took part in the BBC election debate just 48 hours after the death of her father. Tony Rudd, who died on Monday evening aged 93, had been planning to watch Wednesday night's debate with the rest of his family. A family friend said he took ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Corbyn had a rough ride but May lacked a human touch in BBC Question Time debate - Business Insider

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from a live studio audience on Friday evening on BBC One. May faced emotional questions about benefit cuts and the public sector wage freeze while Corbyn came ...and more »

BBC Debate: Opposition leaders round on 'absent' Theresa May - Business Insider

CAMBRIDGE — The second televised debate of the 2017 UK general election took place last night, where the main opposition leaders did battle in a one and a half hour long debate televised on BBC One. The Prime Minister Theresa May refused to take part ...and more »

'House of Cards' throws shade at Theresa May for ducking UK debate - Mashable

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was called out by House of Cards on Twitter after she didn't appear at a general election debate Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Theresa May announces general election, Twitter explodes with memes. Here's the tweet, which hit a ...and more »

Theresa May branded 'weak' for refusing to take part in BBC election debate - The Independent

Theresa May's refusal to take part in a live TV election debate has come under fire from her political rivals, who accused her of “weakness” and taking the British public for granted. Seven politicians took to the stage to fight it out on Wednesday ...and more »

The seven-way TV debate: the verdict - The Independent

It wasn't quite as unwatchable as it threatened to be. It was good to be reminded that Tim Farron existed. He was quite good. His opening statement was the most straightforward. His pitch was a penny on income tax for the NHS and social care, and ...and more »