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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 »

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 »

IRA bombing campaign 'wrong' - Jeremy Corbyn - BBC News

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the IRA's bombing campaign during the Troubles after coming under pressure to distance himself from the group's activities. The Labour leader said the IRA's actions were "completely wrong" because they killed civilians. Mr ...and more »

Pollsters puzzle over Labour surge – and volatile electorate could keep them guessing - The Guardian

The election was supposed to be a coronation of Theresa May. Will it still be? After the pundits were criticised for getting it wrong in 2015, many are bewildered by figures showing Labour has closed the gap to within five points. Michael Savage ...and more »

Theresa May launches strongest attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn amid concern her 'strong and stable' mantra lacks bite -

Theresa May has accused Jeremy Corbyn of providing an "excuse for terrorism” in her strongest attack on the Labour leader to date. The Prime Minister said Mr Corbyn had suggested the Manchester suicide bombing and other terrorist attacks “are our own ...and more »

Corbyn refuses to back Trident but says he will respect Labour position - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has declined to say he is in favour of keeping Trident, despite a commitment to renewing the nuclear deterrent in the Labour manifesto. In an interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil, Corbyn said he respected the party's decision to commit to ...and more »

Tories send out the big dogs to bark down Corbyn's terrorism speech - Business Insider UK

LONDON — Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said today that Britain's involvement in foreign wars has played a part in fuelling terrorism in his first campaign speech since the Manchester attack. Speaking in Westminster, central London on Friday, Corbyn ...and more »

#TheresaMayGIFs: hashtag mocks PM's performance on TV - The Guardian

Time will tell if the Sky News/Channel 4 TV debate featuring Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn has any impact on the election result, but on social media it was quite clear that May's performance sparked the most interest – but not necessarily in a good ...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 »

Tory nerves fray as Jeremy Corbyn narrows Theresa May's lead in new poll - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn has dramatically cut Theresa May's previously commanding lead in approval ratings among voters, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll, in a further sign that the race for Downing Street may be tightening with 10 days to go until ...and more »