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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 »

After Theresa May's missteps, a Corbyn victory is no longer inconceivable - Spectator.co.uk (blog);

After Theresa May's missteps, a Corbyn victory is no longer inconceivable - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Spectator.co.uk (blog)After Theresa May's missteps, a Corbyn victory is no longer inconceivableSpectator.co.uk (blog)On the eve of the US presidential election, experts at Princeton university decided that Donald Trump had a 1 per cent chance of being elected. Before the last general election, Populus, the opinion poll firm, gave David Cameron a 0.5 per cent chance ...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 »

What time will the 2017 General Election result be announced? Everything you need to know - Birmingham Mail;

What time will the 2017 General Election result be announced? Everything you need to know - Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhat time will the 2017 General Election result be announced? Everything you need to knowBirmingham MailEnter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

Mistakes leave Theresa May struggling to secure decisive mandate - The Straits Times

Mistakes leave Theresa May struggling to secure decisive mandateThe Straits TimesWith just a week remaining to her country's general election campaign, British Prime Minister Theresa May still looks almost certain to win the vote on June 8. But all opinion polls indicate that the scale of her electoral victory will be much smaller ...and more »

BBC Debate: Opposition leaders round on 'absent' Theresa May - Business Insider;

BBC Debate: Opposition leaders round on 'absent' Theresa May - Business Insider

Business InsiderBBC Debate: Opposition leaders round on 'absent' Theresa MayBusiness InsiderLeaders 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 »

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 »

'I was hoping she was here' Diane Abbott ridiculed by Amber Rudd in BBC debate jibe - Express.co.uk;

'I was hoping she was here' Diane Abbott ridiculed by Amber Rudd in BBC debate jibe - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk'I was hoping she was here' Diane Abbott ridiculed by Amber Rudd in BBC debate jibeExpress.co.ukDIANE ABBOTT was skewered with a sly dig by Amber Rudd during the live BBC TV debate as the Home Secretary answered a leadership question. By Darren Hunt and Chris Campbell. PUBLISHED: 21:27, Wed, May 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 21:55, Wed, May ...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 »

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 »

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 »

How the next five years after the election will look: five scenarios - iNews;

How the next five years after the election will look: five scenarios - iNews

iNewsHow the next five years after the election will look: five scenariosiNewsHer campaign was punctuated by wobbles, but Theresa May's decision to call a snap election has been vindicated by a handsome Tory majority. Mrs May has secured her grip over her party and won a place in Conservative folk lore. She now has an ...and more »

As UK Polls Tighten, Jeremy Corbyn Mocks Theresa May for Refusing to Attend Debate - The Intercept;

As UK Polls Tighten, Jeremy Corbyn Mocks Theresa May for Refusing to Attend Debate - The Intercept

The InterceptAs UK Polls Tighten, Jeremy Corbyn Mocks Theresa May for Refusing to Attend DebateThe InterceptAfter a dramatic tightening in the polls ahead of next week's general election in the United Kingdom, and a series of nervous performances by Prime Minister Theresa May, the opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, spent much of the day mocking his rival for ...and more »

Strong, stable... and laughing: the Theresa May interview - Jewish Chronicle;

Strong, stable... and laughing: the Theresa May interview - Jewish Chronicle

Jewish ChronicleStrong, stable... and laughing: the Theresa May interviewJewish ChronicleA week after the appalling terrorist atrocity in Manchester, and only a few hours ahead of her first television 'debate' of the election campaign, Theresa May could have been expected to be frenetic. But Mrs May is someone who rarely seems out of ...and more »