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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 »

Corbyn on defensive over manifesto while May labelled 'blowhard' by Paxman - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has said he is “not a dictator” as he justified why a series of long-held beliefs, including scrapping Trident, nationalising Britain's banks and dissolving the monarchy, had not been included in Labour's manifesto. The opposition leader ...and more »

Will Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May go head to head? Everything you need to know about Sky and Channel 4's ... -

The Battle for No10 sees the Labour and Tory leaders face a Q&A and grilling from Jeremy Paxman at 8.30pm on May 29. Here's everything you need to know. Share; 22Comments. By. Oliver Milne. 19:50, 29 MAY 2017; Updated 10:46, 31 MAY 2017. News. Share ...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 »

Jeremy Corbyn versus Theresa May - the verdict on TV leaders' debate -

He spent 20 minutes answering questions from a studio audience and 20 minutes of Paxman. He survived – unscathed with his reputation enhanced. Painted weak on defence, he disarmed his critics. Two years' ago Ed Miliband was floored by a question from a ...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 »

Jeremy Corbyn quizzed over Trident, IRA links and NATO comments in BBC grilling with Andrew Neil -

Jeremy Corbyn faced a tough grilling from Andrew Neil over his views on Trident nuclear weapons, his past IRA links and past comments about NATO. The Labour leader was questioned on BBC One as part of a series of interviews with party leaders. It came ...and more »