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UK election: science spending pledges overshadowed by Brexit - Nature.com

Parties promise more money for research, but scientists fear impact of split with European Union. Daniel Cressey. 31 May 2017. Article tools. PDF · Rights & Permissions. Anthony Devlin/Reuters. Conservative party leader Theresa May, seen visiting an ...and more »

Theresa May limps towards the election finishing line - Financial Times

Theresa May thought a snap election would empower her, but what started in April as a quest for a “strong mandate” to deliver Brexit is threatening to leave her diminished. Polls suggest the more people see of her, the less popular she becomes. With ...and more »

British Divided on Brexit Impact as New Elections Loom - Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called a “snap” election for June 8, the first general election since the June 2016 referendum in which the public narrowly voted in favor of a British exit, or Brexit, from the European Union. A new Pew Research ...and more »

Labour paper leak: Corbyn denies wanting 'uncontrolled migration' - The Guardian

Speaking in London, Jeremy Corbyn said Labour's position on immigration was set out in the party manifesto. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters. Immigration and asylum. Labour paper leak: Corbyn denies wanting 'uncontrolled migration'. Theresa May had ...and more »

'He actually cares': why young voters are backing Corbyn's Labour - The Guardian

Polls predict the majority of young people will vote for Jeremy Corbyn's party on 8 June. Here, some of them tell us why. Corbyn on the campaign trail. The latest Guardian/ICM poll shows a 12-point lead for the Tories – a two-point narrowing from a ...and more »

Theresa May is rattled by Question Time audience, while Jeremy Corbyn is grilled over Trident and IRA - Mirror.co.uk

Floundering Theresa May was confronted by a furious underpaid nurse and a tearful NHS patient yesterday in a torrid BBC Question Time performance. With less than a week to go till the election, the Prime Minister – who has chickened out of face-to-face ...and more »

Question Time leaders' special: May under fire over NHS and education –as it happened - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn virtually confirmed that he would not be willing to use nuclear weapons - but declined to say so explicitly. This generated his most difficult moment of the debate, as some audience members reacted angrily to his stance. Asked how he ...and more »

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn: rhetorical lessons for everyone - Financial Times

The peculiar spectacle that British voters had on Monday in lieu of a proper leadership debate was a television event billed as Corbyn versus May, but which wasn't. It involved the two prime ministerial candidates sharing not an instant of screen time ...and more »

Labour and the Tories start to spell out their differences on Brexit - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn promised a more consensual approach to Brexit negotiations on a campaign stop in Basildon. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA. Brexit. Labour and the Tories start to spell out their differences on Brexit. Rival speeches by the party leaders ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn Is Surging by Using Bernie Sanders's Playbook - The New Yorker

After seven years of Conservative austerity policies, large numbers of Britons seem to be warming to the Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's message. PHOTOGRAPH BY PETER NICHOLLS / REUTERS. Jeremy Corbyn, the sixty-eight-year-old leftist who heads the ...and more »