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Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn challenged Amber Rudd over the impact of the government's spending cuts as he sought to exploit the cracks in the Conservatives' general election campaign with his last-minute decision to take part in a live leaders' debate on BBC1 on ...and more »

Election debate: reaction and analysis after Jeremy Corbyn and party leaders spar – as it happened - The Guardian

He also says BBC executives should be sacked because of this although, if you watch the video of him saying this on his LBC show (instead of just listening), you might detect a smile on his face as he's saying this that suggests (at least, it did to me ...and more »

Rivals attack Theresa 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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Reality Check: May and Corbyn's record on anti-terror legislation - BBC News

"I am shocked that Jeremy Corbyn, just in 2011, boasted that he had opposed every piece of anti-terror legislation in his 30 years in office." - Amber Rudd, Home Secretary, BBC Election Debate. "Can I just remind you that in 2005 Theresa May voted ...and more »

Theresa May branded 'weak' for refusing to take part in BBC election debate - The Independent

Theresa May's refusal to take part in a live TV election debate has come under fire from her political rivals, who accused her of “weakness” and taking the British public for granted. Seven politicians took to the stage to fight it out on Wednesday ...and more »

Tories officially complain to the BBC over 'biased' debate audience - Mirror.co.uk

The Conservative Party has complained to the BBC about the audience for Wednesday night's TV debate, which they said was 'biased.' According to the Telegraph, Theresa May's joint Chief of Staff, Fiona Hill, told Tory staff to make the complaint after ...and more »

Boris Johnson says BBC debate audience was 'most leftwing ever seen' - The Guardian

The seven candidates debate in front of a studio audience. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/EPA. Boris Johnson has added his voice to those claiming the studio audience for Wednesday night's BBC leaders' debate was biased against the Conservatives, calling ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Amber Rudd's rise through Conservative ranks - Financial Times

Amber Rudd has told friends she was surprised to be appointed home secretary last July, just six years after being elected an MP. But chosen by Theresa May, the prime minister, to represent the Conservatives in Wednesday's televised general election ...and more »