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UK election: Jeremy Corbyn ridicules Theresa May for refusing to debate as race tightens - ABC Online;

UK election: Jeremy Corbyn ridicules Theresa May for refusing to debate as race tightens - ABC Online

ABC OnlineUK election: Jeremy Corbyn ridicules Theresa May for refusing to debate as race tightensABC OnlineBritain's main Opposition Leader has castigated Prime Minister Theresa May for refusing to debate him on live television, as narrowing opinion polls injected drama into the country's election campaign. In a last-minute change of plan, Labour Party ...and more »

Theresa May savaged by party leaders for debate no-show: 'Good leaders don't run away' - The Independent;

Theresa May savaged by party leaders for debate no-show: 'Good leaders don't run away' - The Independent

The IndependentTheresa May savaged by party leaders for debate no-show: 'Good leaders don't run away'The IndependentParty leaders have launched blistering attacks on Theresa May for not showing up to the election debate. The Prime Minister declined to take part in the seven way head-to-head debate broadcast on the BBC, sending Home Secretary Amber Rudd in her ...and more »

Election 2017: No disasters, no breakthrough in TV debate - BBC News;

Election 2017: No disasters, no breakthrough in TV debate - BBC News

BBC NewsElection 2017: No disasters, no breakthrough in TV debateBBC NewsAt the end of the debate, some of the audience I spoke to were clearly pretty fed up that Theresa May hadn't turned up. In contrast, they were pleased that Jeremy Corbyn had shown his face. For him, that decision seems to have been a tactical win. If ...and more »

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

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

The IndependentTheresa May branded 'weak' for refusing to take part in BBC election debateThe IndependentTheresa 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 »

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

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

Free Malaysia TodayBritish PM boycotts TV debate as election loomsFree Malaysia TodayThe 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 ...and more »

Debate summary – how did they do? - Liberal Democrat Voice

Debate summary – how did they do?Liberal Democrat VoiceApologies for the abrupt ending to the previous post. I have a MacBook that just won't charge which, as you can imagine, is incredibly frustrating. So, I am typing this on my phone. The debate tonight was prettty much Amber Rudd getting some fairly ...and more »

Rivals attack May for election debate no-show - Financial Times;

Rivals attack May for election debate no-show - Financial Times

Financial TimesRivals attack May for election debate no-showFinancial TimesThe 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 »

Election debate 2017: Amber Rudd praised for taking part in leaders' debate despite death of her father - Evening Standard;

Election debate 2017: Amber Rudd praised for taking part in leaders' debate despite death of her father - Evening Standard

Evening StandardElection debate 2017: Amber Rudd praised for taking part in leaders' debate despite death of her fatherEvening StandardAmber 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 ...and more »

BBC debate: Rivals attack Theresa May over absence - BBC News;

BBC debate: Rivals attack Theresa May over absence - BBC News

BBC NewsBBC debate: Rivals attack Theresa May over absenceBBC NewsTheresa 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 »

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

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

Telegraph.co.ukAmber Rudd: Theresa May's saviour... or her successor?Telegraph.co.ukTheresa 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 ...and more »

Chaotic BBC debate fails to move the dial - Spectator.co.uk (blog);

Chaotic BBC debate fails to move the dial - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Spectator.co.uk (blog)Chaotic BBC debate fails to move the dialSpectator.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.and more »

Amber Rudd took part in debate despite her father dying two days before - Metro;

Amber Rudd took part in debate despite her father dying two days before - Metro

MetroAmber Rudd took part in debate despite her father dying two days beforeMetroThe Home Secretary defended the Conservative record despite her father passing away days before, it has emerged. Amber Rudd appeared in Theresa May's place during the election debate on BBC One this evening. She decided not to step down even ...and more »

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

Jeremy Corbyn says Tories planning five more years of austerityStourbridge NewsJeremy 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 ...and more »

Amber Rudd just tried to use terrorism to smear Corbyn. It backfired immediately [VIDEO] - The Canary;

Amber Rudd just tried to use terrorism to smear Corbyn. It backfired immediately [VIDEO] - The Canary

The CanaryAmber Rudd just tried to use terrorism to smear Corbyn. It backfired immediately [VIDEO]The CanaryOn the BBC debate on 31 May, Amber Rudd tried to use terrorism to smear Jeremy Corbyn. But it backfired immediately. Corbyn managed there to turn one of Rudd's key lines of attack – that he's weak on terror – against her. He got the applause, not her.and more »

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

PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearanceBT.comHome 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.and more »

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

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

MetroPeople actually felt sorry for Amber Rudd during the election debateMetroAmber 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 ...and more »

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

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

HuffPost UKBBC Election Debate 2017: House Of Cards Trolls Theresa May On TwitterHuffPost UKTheresa 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 ...and more »

BBC Election Debate audience laughs and boos as Tory Amber Rudd says

BBC Election Debate audience laughs and boos as Tory Amber Rudd says "judge us on our record" - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukBBC Election Debate audience laughs and boos as Tory Amber Rudd says "judge us on our record"Mirror.co.ukHome Secretary Amber Rudd was left humiliated when the BBC Election Debate audience laughed at her after saying: "Judge us on our record." The plea was met with loud cries and laughter from the studio audience in Cambridge. Ms Rudd was debating on ...and more »

BBC TV audience laughs when Tory Amber Rudd asks voters to 'judge us on our record' - International Business Times UK;

BBC TV audience laughs when Tory Amber Rudd asks voters to 'judge us on our record' - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKBBC TV audience laughs when Tory Amber Rudd asks voters to 'judge us on our record'International Business Times UKHome Secretary Amber Rudd's attempted defence of the Conservative Party general election manifesto was mocked by a BBC audience on Wednesday evening (31 May). The senior Tory was quizzed by moderator Mishal Husain over why the policy ...and more »

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

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

The IndependentElection Debate: Amber Rudd says 'there is no magic money tree' to solve food bank crisisThe IndependentConservative 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 ...and more »