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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 »

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 »

Corbyn visit to grave of PLO terrorist from Munich attack stirs uproar - The Jerusalem Post

Jewish leaders called the revelation "beyond the pale," and demanded UK opposition leader Corbyn make his views known about Palestinian acts of violence. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Jeremy Corbyn. Britain's leader of the ...and more »

Theresa May retains lead in new poll taken after Manchester bombing - The Independent

Theresa May retains a 12-point lead in a ComRes opinion poll for The Independent – a finding that will steady Conservative nerves after a YouGov poll on Friday showed the lead narrowing to just five points. Despite growing support for Labour and Jeremy ...and more »

Young voters have registered to vote in force – Theresa May made a dire mistake underestimating them - The Independent

The news that over a quarter of a million under-25s registered to vote on the last possible day was encouraging for those who have been trying to mobilise the youth vote during this election campaign. The figures had been steadily rising in the days ...and more »

Elections 2017: Poll tracker shows how Labour has steadily eroded Conservative lead - The Independent

With less than three weeks to go until polling day, the Conservatives' lead over Labour has been steadily narrowing. The Independent's poll tracker, which charts the overall trend by taking an average of all mainstream polls, shows Theresa May's party ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn: the war on terror is simply not working - The Guardian

The sight of the army on Britain's streets after the Manchester suicide bomb attack is a clear sign that the UK's foreign policy and approach to fighting terrorism is not working, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader said there must be more money ...and more »

Corbyn, and an election surprise - Open Democracy

"Game on": Corbyn delivers a stump speech in Croydon. Dominic Lipinski/PA Images. All rights reserved.The previous article in this series, published a week ago, examined the idea that something was happening in the United Kingdom's general-election ...and more »

Theresa May's 'no deal is better than a bad deal' Brexit logic could end up destroying the British economy - The Independent

After Theresa May originally used the 'no deal' formulation in January, many pointed out its foolishness, its lack of realism. And she stopped using it for a time. So why is it now in the Conservative manifesto? Is it because she's afraid the ...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 »