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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 »

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 »

UK PM May's lead narrows after Manchester attack placing landslide win in doubt - Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed sharply, according to opinion polls published since the Manchester attack, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago ...and more »

Theresa May Doesn't Crack and Jeremy Corbyn Keeps His Cool in UK Debate - New York Times

LONDON — After an inept start to campaigning in Britain's general election and a pause following the Manchester bombing, Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday navigated a television debate and interview without sustaining further political damage, yet ...and more »

UK Labour Party's soft Brexit would still be hard - Reuters

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - A Labour government's soft Brexit would still be pretty hard. The UK opposition is gaining in polls ahead of Britain's June 8 vote. Leader Jeremy Corbyn is more pro-immigration than Tory Theresa May - but he is less pro ...and more »

Theresa May faces disaster after new poll finds Corbyn slashing her majority to just 2 seats - Business Insider

Shock poll finds Jeremy Corbyn closing in on Theresa May in the race for Downing Street. Conservative lead down to five points compared to leads of more than 20 points at the start of the campaign. Huge boost in Jeremy Corbyn's ratings could cost ...and more »

General election 2017: Extremist exclusion orders 'used' - BBC News

Powers to stop suspected extremists returning to the UK have been used for the first time, Amber Rudd has revealed. She would not tell the BBC's Andrew Marr how many times temporary exclusion orders had been used but said they were part of a home ...and more »

Corbyn visit to grave of PLO terrorist from Munich attack stirs uproar - The Jerusalem Post

Jewish leaders called the revelation "beyond the pale," and demanded UK opposition leader Corbyn make his views known about Palestinian acts of violence. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Jeremy Corbyn. Britain's leader of the ...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 »

Young voters have registered to vote in force – Theresa May made a dire mistake underestimating them - The Independent

The news that over a quarter of a million under-25s registered to vote on the last possible day was encouraging for those who have been trying to mobilise the youth vote during this election campaign. The figures had been steadily rising in the days ...and more »