After Theresa May's missteps, a Corbyn victory is no longer inconceivable - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

On the eve of the US presidential election, experts at Princeton university decided that Donald Trump had a 1 per cent chance of being elected. Before the last general election, Populus, the opinion poll firm, gave David Cameron a 0.5 per cent chance ...

British PM boycotts TV debate as election looms - Free Malaysia Today

The Conservatives enjoyed a 20-point lead at the start of the campaign but this has now fallen into single figures. teresa-may LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May boycotted a primetime television debate Wednesday, just days before the June 8 ...

Corbyn wrong-foots May by taking part in UK election debate - Irish Times

Jeremy Corbyn and other opposition leaders piled pressure on the Conservatives in a televised debate on Wednesday night, warning voters against giving Theresa May a blank cheque next week. The prime minister stayed away from the debate, leaving ...

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 ...

What time will the 2017 General Election result be announced? Everything you need to know - Birmingham Mail

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Mistakes leave Theresa May struggling to secure decisive mandate - The Straits Times

With just a week remaining to her country's general election campaign, British Prime Minister Theresa May still looks almost certain to win the vote on June 8. But all opinion polls indicate that the scale of her electoral victory will be much smaller ...

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

Leaders round up on Prime Minister Theresa May for refusing to take part in the debate. BI's political correspondents pick Leanne Wood and Caroline Lucas as the winners. Scroll down to catch up on all the key moments and all the gossip from inside the ...

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 ...

Amber Rudd: Theresa May's saviour... or her successor? - Telegraph.co.uk

Theresa May got Amber Rudd to take her place on tonight's TV debate. Maybe she should get Ms Rudd to take her place for the rest of the campaign, too. Robust and commanding – or, if you prefer, strong and stable – the Home Secretary looked like the ...

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.

'I was hoping she was here' Diane Abbott ridiculed by Amber Rudd in BBC debate jibe - Express.co.uk

DIANE ABBOTT was skewered with a sly dig by Amber Rudd during the live BBC TV debate as the Home Secretary answered a leadership question. By Darren Hunt and Chris Campbell. PUBLISHED: 21:27, Wed, May 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 21:55, Wed, May ...

Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity - Stourbridge News

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Conservatives of planning another five years of austerity to pay for tax handouts for the wealthy if they win the General Election on June 8. In his opening statement in the BBC's election debate, the Labour leader said ...

BBC Election Debate 2017: House Of Cards Trolls Theresa May On Twitter - HuffPost UK

Theresa May's no-show at the BBC Debate became a bigger story once Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dramatically announced on Wednesday morning he would be taking part. It left Amber Rudd, the Conservative Party minister, to face-off with the leaders of ...

PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance - BT.com

Home Secretary Amber Rudd accused the opposition parties of offering “bluff, bravado and tempty, shiny election promises”. Share this. Facebook; Twitter; Google plus; Email; Share. 0. Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerity.

People actually felt sorry for Amber Rudd during the election debate - Metro

Amber Rudd has received an unexpected outpouring of sympathy on social media after the general election debate. The Home Secretary represented the Tories, and took the flak for Theresa May's decision not to take part. Given the other six parties sent ...

Election Debate: Amber Rudd says 'there is no magic money tree' to solve food bank crisis - The Independent

Conservative Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said there is "no magic money tree" to pay for further welfare support after being confronted about a soaring rise in the use of food banks. In a heated early clash in the BBC election debate, Labour leader ...

'Theresa May is a plastic Margaret Thatcher': Labour's Angela Rayner steps in for Jeremy Corbyn at Gloucestershire rally - Gloucestershire Live

Jeremy Corbyn was a no-show but Labour's Angela Rayner visited Stroud yesterday to rally hundreds of party supporters ahead of the final week of campaigning of the General Election. The shadow education secretary came to Forest Green Rovers New ...

UK Election Countdown: Amber light - Financial Times

YouGov published a seat forecast that suggests a hung parliament, with the Conservatives losing seats if the election were held tomorrow. Comedian Russell Brand endorsed Jeremy Corbyn, following his successful backing of Ed Miliband at the last general ...

Terry Glavin: May's Conservatives have frittered away a commanding lead, but remain far better than the dubious Corbyn - National Post

It started last July. In an unguarded, hot-microphone remark following an interview on Sky News, the former Conservative cabinet minister Ken Clarke was overheard chortling about the “fiasco” of the Conservative leadership race – an event triggered by ...