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Sterling to fall to $1.20 if Corbyn wins -

The pound is in for “a rough ride” if the Conservatives lose the general election, currency traders and analysts believe, after a number of strong polls for Labour sent the currency into a tumble late last week. Sterling could fall by another 5pc on a ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn promises 'flexible' train ticket for football fans -

Jeremy Corbyn will use FA Cup final day to commit to developing a "flexible football ticket" to help fans travel to matches which are moved for television coverage with minimum disruption. A Labour government will work with train operators ...and more »

Are UK pollsters heading for another embarrassing election? - The Conversation UK

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps somewhat unfair on the pollsters ...and more »

Six killer moments from TV leaders' debate as Corbyn and May face Paxman and studio audience -

The Battle for Number 10 , shown on Sky News and Channel 4, was one of the biggest political events of the campaign so far. Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May appeared live on air to answer questions - first from a studio audience then from ex-Newsnight ...and more »

6 times Tories said exactly what they are now attacking Jeremy Corbyn for saying about the war on terror -

Jeremy Corbyn came under fire from the Conservatives this week after a landmark speech about the war on terror. The Labour leader said said we "must be brave enough" to admit the war on terror has failed in the wake of the Manchester suicide bombing ...and more »

Never has British politics felt so wild and unpredictable as in this election - The Guardian

All eyes were still on the Andrew Neil interview – on social care, “you need to be honest, I would suggest, and tell the British people you've changed your mind” – when Theresa May's free school-breakfast policy started to come unstuck. The Tory ...and more »

The pound drops below $1.28 as the Tories' poll lead continues to shrink - Business Insider

LONDON — The pound is more than 1% lower on Friday after a poll showed the Conservative Party's lead in the general election narrowing substantially. The poll, published by YouGov late on Thursday, showed the Labour Party increasing its projected vote ...and more »

Labour will breathe new life into UK grassroots football with reinvestment of Premier League TV funds -

Labour has pledged to commit five percent of football's TV broadcast revenue back into grassroots football in a bid to revolutionise the lower-level game. In a major speech given at the iconic Hackney Marshes, Jeremy Corbyn will reveal his party's ...and more »

General election 2017: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled live on Battle for Number 10 -

Each leader answered questions from a live studio audience before being grilled by Jeremy Paxman. Mrs May refused to debate Mr Corbyn head to head on live TV so they did not share the stage at any point tonight. Jeremy Corbyn gave an inspiring answer ...and more »

Corbyn, Paxman, May and a TV studio audience: the verdict - The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn has been fighting for his job for two years and it shows. He knows how to deal with the difficult questions now. The only moment when he paused and goggled was when he was asked about the Falklands. “I er wanted there to be a [cough ...and more »